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The Contributors for ThoseLondonChicks.com It is because of these wonderful wonderful contributors that we have the magazine that we do. If you like a writers articles let them know! They give their all in their articles and we appreciate every ounce of energy taken to share an article. If you feel you have something useful to share then get in touch!

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Food Issues?

Hello, I’m Rosie, and I’m going to be doing a few posts here for  Those London Chicks. The main purpose behind my pieces will be to bring some awareness to eating disorders. To help dispel some of the stigma behind them, and to provide a little Internet hug to anyone out…

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How to Create a Beautiful Plate of Food

We are officially in the throws of holiday season, and with it comes celebrations and hosting duties galore. One of the most fun, out-of-the-ordinary ways to impress guests is to master the craft of plating food. Plating is a carefully thought-out artform, and executive chefs from all walks of cooking…

First Steps after Moving into a New Home

There’s no better feeling than moving into a new home and starting to make new memories. After all the stress and hard work while preparing for the move is done, it’s time to go on. The process of moving is hard and requires organization, but settling down in the new…

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Tonia Buxton’s Cupboard Cookies!

Fancy a sweet treat but not too sweet but don’t really want to go shopping for ingredients? Well, do we have the perfect remedy for that, These cookies! Our regular contributor and culinary goddess chef Tonia Buxton shares her recipe for “cupboard cookies”. They are perfect with an afternoon cuppa…

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A Poem • Authenticity

Awareness of self is the best place to be Unique in expressing myself vocally The truth of my journey will unfold How I decided to change to achieve my goal Embracing me and holding me tight, telling myself it will be alright Nurturing me from the inside out, claiming back…

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Safe • Netflix Review

This is a special one.  Starring our very own London Chicks, Karen Bryson, who plays Helen Crowthorne. Safe is one hell of a mystery crime drama by American writer Harlan Coben (The Five, Just One Look). Set in England, a gated community, and a missing child. Michael C. Hall (widely known for…

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Cold Buster Smoothie

Cold Buster Smoothie ….with Pear, Lemon, Ginger, Spinach and Flaxseeds It’s that time of year when the ‘change of season’ colds start to take hold. With that, we are looking for healthy tasty ways to get over it …There are a number of factors that spread it, but once you’ve…

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DON’T BURN YOUR BRIDGES

Every so often I’m asked a question, the answer for which I think you might be interested in. Here is Hope’s question: “What was one of the most important things you learned from a manager or mentor?” Love it! Well, my short answer is: Don’t burn bridges, but let me…

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Break the Rules: Bohemian Chic Interior Design

Ladies, it’s time you brought that irresistible Bohemian vibe from your wardrobe into your home, because there is nothing that can portray that warm, intimate homey vibe like a maximalist setting draped in colour, greenery, and vintage decor hailing from around the world. In essence, this is the look that will…

Energy Foods

Energy Foods Are you surviving on sugar and caffeine to keep you going throughout the day?  Low energy not only makes us feel dreadful but it also has a knock on effect on our immune system, mood and emotions.  There are many reasons why we may be lacking energy.  Ask…

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Tools of Divination, Activate The Gift Within

Visiting clairvoyants has been in our DNA since ancient civilisation. There was a time where every village would have a healer, a psychic or a diviner. These people would rely on their ‘gift’ to interpret the message from the divine, regarding their illness or wellbeing.   These readings are sometimes…

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Brows to be defined by!

Beautiful brows What makes the perfect brow: Shape? Size? Texture? Length? Each to their own girls, everyone’s brows can be beautiful these days with all of the wonderful new products and treatments available to us all. What determines the brow method you choose? Is it price, convenience, quickness, skills required…

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Chicks Chat with…Ilana Lorraine

Ilana Lorraine creative director, singer/songwriter, mentor from London. She is co-founder of a music night Sessions58 along with Nate James. She is also founder of The Coach House Retreat? We at Those London Chicks are pleased Ilana has taken the time out with chat with us. Ilana had you always…

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6 Steps to Self-Care: How to Love Your Body

Throughout our lives, we all have certain issues with our bodies. Many of us feel insecure when looking ourselves in the mirror or comparing ourselves with others. But it’s time to realize your own beautiful uniqueness and to accept your body as it is and enjoy it. There are ways…

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Travel the World with Kiri Bloore

Travel Beauty Tips with Kiri Bloore. As a sports presenter Kiri is rarely off a plane, we checked in with her to get some hints and tips on how to fly and stay fabulous while doing so. So kiri we know you have been on the road since January how…

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Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe

“Pumpkin pie spice? What’s that?” this London Chicks said as I flicked through recipes seeing it crop up again and again. Is this some new fandangled spice? NO. No it is not. It is basically several of our favourite autumnal spices that someone has cleverly re marketed as pumpkin pie…

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BakingBright – Halloween Style

By BakingBright Healthy Halloween Baking – Pumpkin & Maple Syrup Loaf (no butter, no refined sugar, wholemeal) Time for some healthy Halloween baking but also something that is still scrummy. This is a waste not, want not sort of bake. So many of us buy a pumpkin, carve a spooky…

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Corkers Crisps – a taste of the Mediterranean

It took about a second to say ‘Yes’ to reviewing Cambridgeshire’s family business Corker’s new range olive oil lighter crisp range. Made with Muleolivia, which significantly has been heralded the world’s best olive oil for four years, the idea is to give consumers a taste of the Mediterranean. But do…

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A Poem • Our Minds

A Poem Our minds are our gardens, our thoughts are our seeds, it is up to us whether we plant flowers or weeds. As we cultivate our minds day by day do we keep what is needed or do we throw it away.  Pick sense out of nonsense that’s the…

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American Animals • Chicks at the Flicks review

American Animals: The balance between documentary and narrative paints the perfect picture in this absorbing, bold, skilfully made, arresting heist movie. When the film opens we are presented with a statement: This is not based on a true story. As ‘not based on’ dissolves off the screen, it reveals a…

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Natural Home Remedies to Get Rid of Stretch Marks

Stretch Marks There are a lot of things that make a woman feel less perfect, which is why supplementing with beauty products like SK II became a thing. Aside from having acne, blackheads and uneven skin color, people are conscious about their stretch marks. These are long, narrow, streaks or stripes…

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Surviving Miscarriage Together

How do you write a blog about a miscarriage when so many people still think we shouldn’t talk about it? I thought long and hard about how to start this blog, most of it involved me second guessing whether I should actually write anything at all, but this subject is…

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How To Make Your Back Garden Tidy Healthy and Cosy

Gardening Image source: unsplash.com Although maintaining your yard can take up some of your time, it’s well worth it. With a beautiful looking front or backyard, you can enjoy barbecues with your friends, your children can have a nice place to play, or you can just go out when drinking…

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Tonia Buxton’s Giant Butter Bean Stew

As the days get colder and the nights come quicker, this is time of year we all appreciate some comfort food. What better than a one pot dish…and healthy too! Take a look at this fantastic step by step video tutorial of Tonia Buxton’s Giant Butter Bean Stew. Delicious and…

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Top 5 Must-Haves for Your DIY Dental Routine

DIY Dental Tips They say a face can launch a thousand ships, but if that same face had a perfect bright smile, will it launch millions instead? There is something about a smile that makes my heart melt (especially from that special someone we know so well). There’s almost this…

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Chicks Chat with… Caroline Millington

Caroline Millington multi-award winning journalist with a wide ranging experience across television, digital, social media and print media, including commercial and marketing campaigns. She is now Digital Producer at Loose Women for ITV.   Fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis Trust and part of Team Gav Aid raising money for charities in memory…

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The Party • Chicks Netflix Picks

Present day.  Politics. The Party written and directed by Sally Potter (Orlando, Ginger and Rosa) is set in the London, suburban home of Bill (Timothy Spall) and Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas).  In honour of Janet’s achievement of acquiring the position of Shadow Health Secretary, reading between the lines, my guess would be…

Overcoming Panic

Overcoming Panic Never underestimate the power of panic. Anyone that has suffered a panic attack will know that they are both terrifying and debilitating. Mix that with the embarrassment of being in front of other people and you have a destructive concoction that creates the dreaded panic attack. Panic is…

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Work from Home • Essentials for Entrepreneurs

When you’re working from home, your surrounding environment can be one of the most important aspects of your business. A comfy, warm and welcoming office space is much more appealing than waking up in your bed and pulling out the laptop with coffee stains on the keypad. Your mental attitude…

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Chicks Chat Beauty with… Imani Evans

Imani Evans, one half of MADD; Mother and Daughter Duo. She is normally seen on many a red carpet with her mum Sue Evans. She is a model, fashion blogger and brand influencer. She is a young woman with passion, purpose and bags of confidence! We at Those London are…