My Answers To Your BS Weight Loss Excuses


I am a very tough-love kind of friend. I'm there when you need me but if you want some help, I'm your girl to kick you out your slump and give you some straight-talking. I have all the time in the world to help you get to your goal but don't give me any of the excuses's below - they are holding you back! I apologise in advance of this rant post - I just want you to get out of your own way!


Stay Slim at Christmas When You’re A Guest

healthy christmas dinner

If you’re a guest you have no control over how the food is cooked so you can't request that they steam rather than fry or serve plain carrots over honey-glazed ones. Here's what you should and shouldn't eat at Christmas. Stick to this list and you won't put on the usual Christmas pounds...

Afternoon Tea at The Quarter Cafe

afternoon tea at the quarter cafe hanley

The Quarter Cafe in Hanley, Stoke offers an amazing afternoon tea option at great value! Read my review below on this experience...

How Is Bacon Healthy?! An Introduction to the Keto Diet

what is the keto diet?

Like many of you, I have been on-off dieting for years. I am a big believer in the Keto diet and highly recommend it to anyone looking for weight loss. I have pulled some sciencey things together to better explain why this diet is brilliant. I'm starting this diet today and always use it to kick start weight loss when I feel I've gone too far and want to drop some pounds fast without feeling restricted. Here's how it works...

How to Have a Holly Jolly Low-Cost Christmas

christmas dinner

Christmas can be a very expensive time but who says it should be? Shop savvy with these tips and celebrate the holidays with more money in your pocket than last Christmas...

3 Ways to Lose Weight When Travelling

A lot of people will see a holiday as a time to switch off from the 'diet'. But pretend all you might, calories still count and if you travel regularly or are simply truly committed you maybe find yourself trying to stick to a healthy lifestyle no matter your location... Here is how to do it easily -

50 Cheap Date Ideas

Dating doesn't have to be expensive. Here's 50 ideas for your dating life that won't cost you the bank...

Why You’re Failing On Your ‘Diet’

Most people perceive diets as short-term ways to drop a dress size before an event. I’ve done these before and they are 100% a diet - which is both it’s success and it’s failure. Read below for my thoughts and feelings for why diet's suck...

Save VS Splurge: Date Night

date night meal for 2

I firmly believe that in a long term relationship, you need to set aside some time to spend together, flirt and make each other laugh. However it can sometimes seem 'expensive' to do that when you already live together or spend every available moment together. Below are some cheap versions of some of my favourite date ideas so you can reconnect without it lightening your purse...

Wine, Dine and Sunshine


Wine, Dine and Sunshine is Harvey Nichols Sample Set Dinner Menu. It's extremely good value if you're craving a fancy night out but don't want the cost alongside it. It's 3 courses and a cocktail for only £22...