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Save hundreds on prescriptions every year!

Since it’s National Allergy Awareness Week this one should save you money, OR make you feel better about how much you’re already saving! If you don’t have a prescription prepayment certificate yet then you should seriously consider getting one. I’ve had one for years and they are a godsend. They save me hundreds of pounds […]

NEWSFLASH: ilumi freefrom pouch soups in Aldi for 99p

I just had to share this because I don’t know what I’d do without ilumi pouch meals. I always have some in stock because I can eat some of their soups and curry #freefrom meals and it is just such a treat not to have to cook every meal from scratch. If you have a […]

The Alford Arms is closed due to fire…

My favourite pub and amazing winners of the Free From Eating out Awards in 2015 has had to close due to a fire. I am so sad about this because they make such an effort to provide me with a choice of starter, main and pudding and it’s always such great tasting food. I am […]

Living on stale bread… freefrom is expensive!

It costs a LOT more to feed an allergic person than it does for those with no allergies. And I’m not just talking about the increased cost of freefrom food, although some of it is very expensive compared to its normal alternatives. There are numerous reasons for this, including increased manufacturing costs, special training for […]

What’s living in my gut? Check out the British Gut Project

Just a really quick blog to let you all know about the British Gut project. It’s a subject that fascinates me and numerous studies have shown that factors affecting gut microbiota can have a huge impact of whether certain people get eczema, allergies and asthma. Basically you sign up, it costs about £75 minimum to […]

Pimping my rooibosh tea with KromLand Farm herbal teas

Redbush tea or rooibosh tea is my favourite. It is naturally caffeine free and perfect with or without milk. I’ve been drinking it for years. Love the stuff. And my tea of choice would be either Vanilla Redbush or just plain old Redbush tea. I probably have at least 2-3 mugs of it a day. […]

THE best wheat and dairy free breakfast at Number Twenty Six

This wasn’t just any old breakfast. This was no greasy spoon. Number Twenty Six in Teignmouth, Devon, is a lovely little cafe bistro that my Dad and I discovered many years ago while out walking. That first visit was great and I had a gluten free sandwich. We returned for a special belated birthday breakfast […]

There’s nothing in an Oxo stock cube…

Oxo cubes. We all know about those. We don’t eat Oxo cubes if we are allergic to wheat or celery because they are not just stock… they are lots of other things too. The moral of this blog is that you must always keep checking and checking and when that little niggling doubt is in […]

How clean is the indoor air quality in your home?

Is your house clean and safe? We all probably assume that it is but there could be some very dangerous things in your home… We insulate our houses and try to make them as air-tight and cosy as possible, especially in winter. Then we stuff them with plug-in air fresheners, fragrances, man-made furniture and fittings […]