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Crafty Creatives Subscription Box

This year I’ve signed up for a few subscription boxes – I’m looking forward to trying new recipes and crafts. The Crafty Creatives subscription box offers subscribers the opportunity to learn new crafts or rediscover old ones: these boxes contain … Continue reading

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Comfort food – corned beef hash

A classic combination – fried potatoes, onion, corned beef and Worchester sauce.  There is something comforting about corned beef hash; it’s a proper winter filler. Ingredients 500g/1lb 2oz potatoes, peeled and cut into similar-sized pieces 2 tbsp olive oil 1 … Continue reading

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What would you put in your Fibromyalgia cuddle basket?

This week has been a challenging one – I’ve been physically, emotionally and mentally drained. My pain levels were high, my fatigue severe and I could only focus on my flaws.  I lost my ability to smile.  Talking to friends … Continue reading

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Luxurious homemade soaps

Homemade soap can be a special thoughtful gift for friends and family, and a luxurious treat for yourself. Soap making is simple and is a great way of passing a few hours on a rainy afternoon. The beauty of making … Continue reading

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Fruity yoghurt dessert on a stick!

Homemade fruity yoghurt ice lollies are an inexpensive and healthy alternative to the shop-bought kind and they taste yummy! There are so many variations to make – peaches, strawberries, apples, berries, bananas – whatever you fancy, just blend them with fruit … Continue reading

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A homemade recipe to effectively sooth a sore throat

It’s the early hours of the morning and I’m sitting here drinking hot lemon and honey water to sooth my sore throat. It is warm and comforting, and best of all it really does work! Recipe: Combine the juice of … Continue reading

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How to make your own laundry powder in four easy steps…

Recently I started looking for frugal and homemade ways to do things. I really wanted to make my own laundry powder; so I read lots of recipes online and watched quite a few videos on YouTube – the majority called … Continue reading

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10 reasons why you should give homemade gifts…

Do you have a homemade gift that you treasure? Homemade gifts are so inexpensive – but full of personality and love; they are thoughtful, even without a huge price tag! Here are 10 reasons why you should give homemade gifts to your family and … Continue reading

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All things doughy

I hold high standards for the bread I eat, that it must be tasty, fresh and somewhat healthy (made without preservatives) – homemade is ideal! The painful symptoms of Fibromyalgia mean that kneading the bread would not be a good … Continue reading

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How to make a refreshing foot scrub…

You have to try this! It’s so easy to prepare your own refreshing foot scrub at home and there are infinite possibilities for scents and beautiful colours, plus it makes for a fantastic gift for family and friends! Foot scrubs can … Continue reading

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