Its that time of year again where my beautiful cherry tree gifts me the most amazing morello cherries in a large quantity. A morello cherry is a sour cherry that is best used in cooking. We have had the tree for several years now. The first couple of years she didn't give us any fruit … Continue reading Homemade Morello cherry chia Jam
So on Sunday after we had been on what has become a regular run/bike ride we were all very hot and wanting in ice cream. We didn't have any so we decided to give these fruity bites a go. So simple to make and delicious with out all the added sugar. The girls were able … Continue reading Healthy treats with the kids: Fruity bites
Happy Fathers day eve to all you truly amazing dads out there. We have one very special dad living in our house and my girls totally adore their daddy. He works very hard to give us a lovely life. He even let me give up work (“Unemployed” Blogging! New chapter! My heartfelt blog to the … Continue reading Daddy’s Beef and Guinness Pie
Back in April me and the girls wanted to give vegetable growing a try. We gave their dad the task of building us a trough and we planted our own herbs into some pots we up cycled from existing pots we found around the garden. The trough turned out brilliantly and I am so impressed Chris managed … Continue reading Grow your own…
We had our second camping trip of the year to end the busy half term with a mini break. We opted to just visit a campsite a few miles up the road so that we could just pack the car up on the day and set up without fear of forgetting anything and with out … Continue reading More camping fun at Top End Farm
Hey everyone. I am back after my short break. What a busy few weeks it was too. How could I have a blog and not include my sisters beautiful wedding in it? I know this blog is all about our healthy lifestyle journey but trust me the wedding of the year has a place here. … Continue reading My little sister got hitched!
Its just a week until my sisters wedding now and the pressure is on to get everything ready in time including the bride! In my past life I was a cake decorator alongside my day job and therefore I have the task of creating the wedding cake. Its fair to say it probably contributed to … Continue reading The wedding countdown…
Its now 2 weeks until my sisters wedding and I thought what better way to make sure I keep in shape and fit into my dress than to monitor what I am eating. I have calorie counted for on and off for several years but until I completed my Nutrition coaching I never really understood how many … Continue reading Should I be Calorie counting?
Its no secret if you followed me over Easter you will know how my passion to live somewhere more rural is a big dream goal of mine. This isn't something new or something that has just come about after seeing lots of cute fluffy lambs. I'm not silly I know something cute and fluffy develops … Continue reading If I lived on a farm
It is mental health awareness week and it has been highly talked about recently how mental health can be improved and treated with exercise and a healthy lifestyle. Even those of us that have not been diagnosed with a specific condition can benefit. I for one have personal experience of this after experiencing a short … Continue reading Mental health and Exercise