How to clear your space with Sage

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I first learnt about using sage to clear my space (or smudging) from a friend, Kim Millar. She described to me a process where she would burn a stick of sage and waft it through all four corners of each room of her house while calling in fresh new energy.  Going to her home always felt like visiting a safe sanctuary (and she had four kids living in the house!).  This simple … [Read more...]

Healthy Pregnancy and Gentle Birthing Using Natural Methods

Acupressure & a Gentle Birth

My husband, Edward, who is an acupuncturist, and I will be teaming up next month on 11th May to offer a workshop designed for couples on Acupressure & A Gentle Birth.  The workshop is free and designed for couples to learn some acupressure points as well as deep relaxation techniques to mentally prepare the mother's mind and body for a gentle birth.  In order to promote the … [Read more...]

Homemade Almond Milk

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As much as I love dairy, it's really not a friend of my tummy so I have resorted to shop bought coconut and almond milk. A glass of this doesn't quite hit the milk quenching spot for me, until the other day when I made almond milk at home with my new nut bag. I felt so chuffed with myself! Today on the blog I share with you how I made homemade almond milk in about 5 minutes and … [Read more...]

Moon cup

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I first came across a moon cup whilst browsing through a new age shop in Brighton, UK several years ago. I naively asked the shop assistant what it was and when she described it’s use to me, I was disgusted at the idea of getting so intimate with my menstrual blood. I’ll back track a little to explain my disgust... When I was 14 years old and a year into my period starting, … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Brownies

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Eliminating dairy from my diet has been one of my biggest challenges, especially when my chocolate cravings hit.   So when I discovered raw cacoa, it very quickly became one of my favourite ingredients.  I put it into smoothies, drink it as a hot chocolate and now I'm on a quest to learn some baking recipes with it.  Several people have been raving about the sweet potato … [Read more...]