Under Construction

Under Construction!

  Hey, You may have noticed things have been a little quiet around here of late. I’m sorry. Aside from being totally wiped out with illness since before Christmas, I’ve also been busy working in the background on new ideas for this site. You may recall a few months ago, I asked for your help in re-designing…

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Omelette Pizza

Omelette Pizza

Don’t you just love those recipes that are so quick and easy to make, use up random leftovers lurking in the fridge and that the whole family will love? Me, too! Sadly, they have become a bit of a rarity these days, which is why I got a little excited about this delicious omelette pizza….

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baked potato shapes

Syn free: mashed potato bites

Two nights ago, my 8-year old chose dinner, and mashed potato was on the menu. I am useless at gauging how much mash to cook for our family of 4, and erring on the side of caution, I cooked too much. Not wanting to waste (or eat!) the leftover, I decided to freeze it. With no freezer-proof…

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weight loss 2014

One year ago today…

One year ago today I took the first step. The first step to a new me. The first Friday night in January 2014, I walked through the doors of my local Slimming World group and never looked back… I remember it so well. It was a cold, wet miserable night; freezing cold and pouring with rain….

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Happy New Year

Happy 2015!

Woo Hoo! Welcome to a brand spanking New Year! And a very, very Happy New Year to you all. Throughout 2014, this blog has evolved from my personal weight loss journal into somewhat of a weight loss resource and inspiration for fellow slimmers. Maybe it’s the super-simple family friendly healthy recipes? Maybe, it’s because I’m just…

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dress shopping

In Search Of The Little Black Dress…

Who would have thought dress shopping could be so EMOTIONAL… oh boy, there have been tears! All year, I have dreamt of the moment I get to go dress shopping for the perfect LBD. Almost 4 stone lighter and 5 clothes sizes smaller, I could not wait! I *thought* I had already found (online) my outfit for…

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Getting Hotter As The Weather Takes A Chilly Turn!

Brrrr! The weather has taken a chilly turn these past few weeks which means I’m busting out ALL the layers: gloves, hats, scarves, and boots to stay warm. Because this mama DOES. NOT. DO. COLD. Seriously, if there is one thing that makes me cranky – that’s being chilly! But as much as I hate the cold,…

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new year resolutions

Have You Made A New Year’s Resolution?

Have you made a New Year’s resolution yet? Resolutions… plans… goals… whatever you call them I’ve decided my main goal for 2015 is going to be fitness related. I know what I want, I’m just not entirely sure how to get there right now. But once I’ve got the deets all figured out, I’ll be…

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