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Fear Of Food : I have a Food Poisoning Phobia

I almost felt the need to announce on my personal Facebook page how proud I am of myself I am today. You see, last night I cooked a roast that I had bought from the supermarket on Saturday. Yesterday was Tuesday, which means I’d bought the roast a full three…

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Many Many Ways Save Money On Your Household Expenses

I love being thrifty. I love saving money. Unnecessary spending or wasted money stresses me out. And we’ve lived reasonably well on a quite tight budget at different stages of our lives - so I think I'm pretty good at saving money around the house without feeling like we're missing…

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Diet and Exercise

Super Smoothie For A Super Fussy Eater

Today my son who is an incredibly fussy eater and hasn't eaten a vegetable except for potato in potato chips in years had all of these vegetables. And not only did he enjoy them he promised to have them every single day.

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Family

Pumpkin Butter Chicken Recipe

As promised - this is my new and improved “Butter Chicken” recipe. I’m putting “butter chicken” in quotation marks at this point because I feel like I’ve altered this so much that it doesn’t exactly resemble the traditional dish.

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Diet and Exercise

A LCHF Christmas : Low-Carbers Survival Guide

Christmas is rapidly approaching, which is wonderful! I love Christmas. It’s my favourite time of year! Christmas carols, decorations, seeing family, buying presents - the food. Oh how I love the food.

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Recipes

Easy Toum: The Not-So-Traditional Recipe

Easy Toum The Not-So-Traditional Recipe I was introduced to Toum by my partner’s family. My mother in law makes toum regularly and they consume it in much the same way that my family would use tomato sauce – it’s used on meat, vegetables, sandwiches, as a dip, on chips, etc.…

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Lifestyle

5 Reasons I loved Problogger

I’ve been back from bloggerland (aka Problogger) for a few days and I’m so lost and forlorn. I miss it so much. I want to go back. I want to go and live in bloggerland forever. My family can just come and visit me from time to time.

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Diet and Exercise

LCHF with a Carb-Eating Family

LCHF with a Carb-Eating Family   I’ve been following a LCHF (low carb, high fat) diet for the last 10 weeks now and one thing you need to know about me is I don’t like cooking things that I perceive as being too hard, too complicated and I REALLY don’t…

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Children Articles

Feeding a Fussy Eater Who Isn’t Allowed Solids

This is my current nightmare. My son would happily live off nothing but crackers and air, now can’t even eat crackers.

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Product Reviews

” Home-cooked Food for Babies and Toddlers ” Review

I recently received a lovely little recipe book and good guide by Sandra Beynon, a mother who says she’s wanting to pass on her love of cooking for her baby (who is now a grown teenager).

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Diet and Exercise

Weight Loss, Body Image and Lies I Tell Myself

“I’m perfect just the way I am." “I accept my body for how it looks." “My weight has no bearing on my self esteem." (Lies, all lies)

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Family

I Quit Cooking Dinner!

I’m over cooking dinner. Thinking about it. Planning it. Buying it. (Spending all that money.) Bringing it home. Cooking it. Serving it. Hoping it actually gets eaten. All of it. The whole process. I’m over it.

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What I Love About IKEA

Firstly, this was written our of pure, genuine enthusiasm for all things Ikea. I love the food, the furniture, the design, the space saving ideas, the bargains, the feeling that anything is possible - I just love the adventure of it all. So let me take you through all the…

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Family

Red Bread and The Way She Eats

As a pre-baby mum I promised myself to always provide nutritional and healthy meals and snacks to my kids no matter what. But 3 years later I have miss 3 and miss 9 months and guess what??? Miss 3 can be as stubborn in regards to eating a variety of…

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Children Articles

Feeding a Fussy Eater

A long time ago, before I had children, someone told me they cooked their family multiple meals a night to cater to their family’s individual tastes. I thought that was ridiculous. I thought: one day, when I have a family, there is no way I’ll be making an alternate dinner…

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Parenting Articles

Tips For Feeding Hungry Kids Without Going Crazy

Is it bad to admit I'm a bit over feeding my kids? Sure I'm grateful to have healthy, energetic children with good appetites, but sometimes I run out of ideas and sometimes I feel like we're running out of food! What do your children like to eat?

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