Saving The Planet One Pad at a Time

Photo courtesy of Eco Femme Let's talk periods. I know, I know, this is still not a topic that is openly talked about. We still feel the need to keep it to ourselves. But us women are all in the same red boat on a monthly basis! I came across reusable cloth sanitary pads a... Continue Reading →


Savoury Egg Muffins

If you fancy something yummy, cheap and easy to make, these Savoury Egg Muffins fit the bill! Ingredients 6 medium eggs 1 oz grated cheddar Half pepper, diced 1 medium tomato, diced 1 - 2 closed cup mushrooms, diced Splash of milk Salt and pepper Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Beat all... Continue Reading →

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

As you may know, I am trying to be more environmentally friendly. I have been looking into chemical free products for a while now. Using chemicals for everything just doesn't sit right with me. I think we just get caught up in buying what we think will clean our homes (99.9% of bacteria) as well... Continue Reading →

And Breath….

'Under your canopy I feel sheltered and protected. Your branches shield me from the wind and rain, the weather of everyday life. Your height and majesty remind me to be thankful. Your roots remind me to stay grounded in my thoughts and actions. Your changing colours remind me to take the time to look around... Continue Reading →

Island Life – Summer

Photo taken from the ferry just before departing. Wowzers, what a summer we have had! I think this is the first year since I moved here that we have had such a long spell of warm, dry and calm weather. Its was fab! Summer on our island usually lasts for a couple of weeks at... Continue Reading →

Vegetarian Spanish Omelette

I have to confess that until about a month ago I had never eaten a Spanish Omelette before....quite shocking I know! Well after enjoying one as part of a tapas meal with my hubby, I decided to give it a go myself. It's easy, tasty and healthy. You can share it between two people as... Continue Reading →


The view from my new office! This week I started a new job. I decided to take the leap and step away from the career area I had known and loved for the last 18 years, and plunge into the unknown. Oh my goodness, it was one of the toughest decisions I have had to... Continue Reading →

Weekly Meal Plan and Shopping List

Every Saturday I traipse round our co-op with a trolley, a list and a huffy teenager, in the hope of being able to purchase all the items on said list and not be left feeling deranged by the end of it.¬†Today went pretty smoothly and it was surprisingly quiet for a Saturday in the summer... Continue Reading →

Chickpea, Mushroom and Spinach Curry

This curry happened by accident (as my recipes often do!). I was making a curry for the rest of the family and just used what was in the fridge to make a veggie version for myself. It is sooooo tasty! Serves 1¬† Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil... Continue Reading →

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