I have been so excited about this time of year, because I knew we would be making our Christmas cake! So this year, we (myself and my dad) have made 3 cakes. 1 is a traditional fruit cake, we nicknamed it our ‘big boy’ as this cake is huge! It’s packed full of fruit; sultanas,… Read More Shocktober Day 20 – The October Christmas Cake Making Tradition!
Over the past few weeks, I’ve written quite often about my lifestyle change, and most, if not all, of what I’ve wrote, has been positive. So, today we’re going to look at the more negative aspects, and the things that I miss. A proper cup of tea (I can only drink decaf now, and I’m… Read More What I miss, due to my lifestyle change…
I’ve mentioned a couple of times, in previous posts, that I no longer take painkillers. I have to take some medications, on a daily basis, but I no longer take pain relief medication, as they can interfere with my current treatment, and aggravate my health problems. So. I’m in a great deal of pain, most… Read More Alternative Pain Relief
It’s been a rough few days, and I have been having some serious cravings. I’m happy to report that I haven’t given in, but woah. The temptation has been real! All I’ve wanted for days is a stuffed crust pepperoni pizza, with spicy wedges, garlic and herb dip, cookies, the Cadbury’s Marvellous creations bar –… Read More Combating Cravings
I sometimes worry that I use my phone too much, I feel like it’s never out of my hands some days. I’m always texting, video-chatting, checking emails, scheduling blog posts, checking and replying to group chat discussions (game design stuff), checking social media accounts, even playing mobile games, the list goes on. And it’s not… Read More Hang Up, Put Down, Unplug.
Is homemade better than store bought…? I don’t know, in all honesty. I know that I do prefer homemade food, but I realise how costly, time wise, that can be. It can also, quite often, end up more costly, once you’ve bought each ingredient individually. For instance, I made granola over the weekend, now…if I… Read More Homemade Granola vs Store Bought Granola
Downtime, when there’s no more work to do, maybe the kids are at school, in bed, with a grandparent or relative, it’s just you, and you alone. What do you do…? For me, it’s a bath. There’s nothing better than a bath, a cup of tea and either a book to read, or an audio… Read More Saturday Shuffle: Downtime