It's early morning. You are getting ready to leave home. The last thing you apply, is lipstick. It's teatime. You have your cup of whatever tickles your fancy. Look in the mirror. Lipstick still there, but faded. Lunchtime. Lipstick went home ... Sounds familiar? Now I am not a beautician, nor an expert. This is… Continue reading Putting the ‘stick’ in Lipstick
What is Nutrition? According to the Oxford Dictionary Nutrition noun 1. The process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth. 2. Food or nourishment. According to Wikipedia ... Nutrition is the science that interprets the nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of… Continue reading Nutrition vs Supplements OR Nutrition + Supplements …
Lemon Meringue Pie .... Just the words make my mouth water ... Today I'm making it. I bought some fresh lemons and they are just begging me to become something more, something better! What do you need? Now let me confess right now - I use 2 cans of condensed milk and 250ml lemon juice.… Continue reading Baking with The Aloe Child: Lemon Meringue Pie
I LOVE eye-liner. Now. But this is a recent love affair. Up to a few months ago, it was a love/hate relationship. I loved the look, but the execution was never quite what I had hoped for. You know the story. Apply eye shadow as eye liner, because you can't draw a straight line to… Continue reading Eye-Liner: Love it or Hate it?
I would LOVE to be a millionaire. But I'm not. We are an average family with an average income. What I am however, is someone who loves changing the look of her house. And that costs money. I have learned a few lessons over the years when it comes to interior decorating. Today I want to… Continue reading Home Decorating on a Budget
I know, I know, you all thought I have disappeared off the face of the earth. Lost the address to my own blog. Forgot that I had people following the blog. Not true, but unfortunately I have no good excuse for disappearing for so long. Other than the fact that I had nothing to write… Continue reading Being Pig-Headed
Yes I know, I have been quiet about this for a while. Things have been going really well lately, but we all know Murphy, don't we? I have been eating extremely disciplined for a while but still no exercise. Then a dear friend decided to become my gym partner - what a blessing. Since she… Continue reading Fat Loss Journey Update
Give credit where credit is due ... I got my amazing buttercream recipe from a lady in London. Shikita Singh. I took a few classes from her - Fair Cake - back when we were still living in London. That's how The Sugar Fairy came to be. Being diagnosed with depression and anxiety was no… Continue reading Buttercream or Ice Cream?
1. We all know this one. Melt in your mouth marshmallow, covered with chocolate ... and a very messy face once you've bitten into it! I never know how to approach this thing! 2. Who have bought this 'gadget'? It promises the most amazing cake pops. But all that it delivers is the most dry… Continue reading Will you be my Sweetie Pie?
This post is dedicated to those of you who are following my fat loss journey Today is the 20th of April 2019. I am hanging my head in shame, as I have not kept my commitment to exercise at all. I have also started to slip up on the meal plan front. Why???? you ask… Continue reading Comfort – the enemy of progress