Month: September 2017

Retreat retreat from the yoga retreat!

Soooo… during my self-imposed exile from the bloggersphere , I decided to take myself off on ‘my very first yoga retreat’ and, whilst it didn’t quite provide the much needed R&R I’d been looking for, it’s certainly provided more than a little material for my return… Having researched endless European yoga retreats (the net is awash with them :-0 ), I finally settled on one in the heart of Umbria; Italian truffle country. My decision was based upon the enticing photos and the ‘abundance’ of “food, energy and love” being peddled at this “luxury yoga retreat” as per their...

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Smooth Mama’s Coconut Concotion

Given today is officially the end of Summer here in the Northern Hemisphere – boo hoo hoo 🙁  how about a little fake snow (don’t panic, it’s just coconut) and some hormone balancing maca with Smooth Mama’s Cocomaca Smoothie – just the ticket to get you in the ‘right mood’ for winter… The Snow…  Coconuts are highly nutritious and rich in fibre, vitamins C, E, B1, B3, B5 and B6 and minerals including iron, selenium, sodium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorous. Coconut milk is lactose free so it’s a great milk substitute for those with lactose intolerance, like moi! 1/2...

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Lumity Anti-Ageing Face Oil

From those luminous lovelies at Lumity who brought you the ground breaking Lumity Anti-Ageing (I prefer to call them ‘intelligent ageing’) supplements, here’s a sneak peek at their new facial oil. I was lucky enough to receive a bottle of this ‘food for the skin’ well ahead of its official November release date and, I wasn’t disappointed. The first thing that hit me when I opened the bottle was the absolutely heavenly scent – infused with an uplifting aromatherapy blend of 8 essential oils, this luxurious concentrate is both good for your skin and your spirit 🙂 Also incorporated into...

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