The Perfect Slimming World Chips

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Ok, a slightly more mundane post from me following yesterday’s diatribe….how to make the perfect Slimming World Chips!

I love Slimming World. I don’t follow it strictly (hence, I suspect, why I never lose any weight….). In fact, lately I’ve been semi-seriously following the 5:2 diet (more on that another day). However, on days when I’m not falling mightily off the wagon  fasting, I do try to stick to Slimming World-y type meals, just because I have about a million of the magazines and I’m all for eating gargantuan portions cutting calories where I can. Continue reading

In Praise of Avocado Oil: DIY Hair & Beauty Gold


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Seriously, this stuff is just brilliant. If you’ve got dry skin and/or hair, you need this in your life.

It’s only recently that I’ve been interested in DIY/’natural’ type hair and beauty products, and it’s not for the usual reasons you’d expect. I’m not exactly the crunchy mummy type. I’m usually too lazy to sort out the recycling and I tend to glaze over when people start talking to me about ‘clean living’. What I do like, however, is stuff that really works, and I don’t like paying a fortune for it either.  Continue reading