Slimming World update – Week 3

I’m now three weeks into following the Slimming World plan. Ive decided to do it myself, attending the class to get weighed to ensure it’s accurate but skipping the group chats as I feel I’m doing well on my own. I decided to blog this to keep me on track and simply to highlight, it…

Preparation is the answer…

If you fail to prepare, you’re preparing to fail – a little saying that rings true when you’re trying to lose weight. Temptation is everywhere and this past week I’ve been away with work. That meant a cooked breakfast here, glass of wine there and one kitkat chunky later, the scales are refusing to budge….

Recipe time: Butternut squash and sweet potato soup

Soups are fast, filling and super easy to make. What’s simpler than chucking a load of your favourite veggies together in a pan with stock to make a batch of the good stuff? On a recent trip to Aldi I picked up a butternut squash and thought it would be the perfect starting point for…

Fast and filling lunchbox essentials

When you’re trying to eat well and steer away from temptation, it is best to pack yourself up a lunchbox packed with yummy treats to look forward to.Whether that’s whipping up leftovers from the night before, rustling up a salad or a tasty back of homemade soup – keeping on the straight and narrow can…

Food // Peanut Butter Chicken

Having been following the Slimming World plan for two weeks now, I think I am successfully incorporating it into my daily routine. Ensuring my diet is packed with fruit, veggies and snacks that fit within the daily allowance of sins and free food. My first weekly weigh-in brought a loss and I am determined to…

Golden Globes: Who wins best dressed?

The Golden Globes took place yesterday and along with the majority of my Twitter feed, the dresses have been judged and the best dressed ladies of the evening have been chosen. Having scanned through as many pictures as I can, I hereby conclude Sienna Miller, Emily Blunt, JLO and my ultimate girl crush, Emma Stone…

The Saturdays – The next girl group to hit the dust?

Frankie Bridge, one fifth of The Saturdays announced she is pregnant with her second child last week and this once again has left fans wondering if this is the end of the girl group. The band seem to working on a rota basis deciding which member can fall pregnant nextΒ it seems. Rochelle has had a…

Celebrity workout DVDs: Worth the investment?

Charlotte Crosby, known best for her residency in the Geordie Shore householdΒ often makes her way into the weekly mags,but recently she has been hitting the news for a totally different reason – her epic weight loss. Now, before I get into this post I must stress my opinion doesn’t come from that of a keyboard…

Easy peasy breakfast ideas

Last Wednesday I took the plunge and joined my local Slimming World group. A couple of friends of mine have joined over the last six months and I thought I would give it a go. In terms of my weight I would like to lose half a stone ideally, nothing too drastic. But, I want…

Kylie Jenner – The cool kid on the block

Kylie Jenner. The youngest of the Kardashian/Jenner clan is making waves on social media thanks to her babein’ Insta pics of the lips, the boobs and the stand-out green hair and I am loving it. When the Kardashians hit our screens our screens Β back in 2007, the air time was firmly focused on the older…