Archives for April 2015

Holland and Barrett More, Chester launch party

This week has been jam packed with FreeFrom excitement and as if the FreeFrom Awards evening wasn’t enough on Wednesday 22nd April, I hot footed it to Chester on Thursday 23rd April to celebrate with Holland and Barrett who are opening their first concept store. The new stores are called Holland & Barrett More and […]

The FreeFrom Food Award celebrations #FreeFromRocks

On Wednesday 22nd April the FreeFrom community waited with baited breath to discover which delicious freefrom products won their categories but most of all, who won the much coveted title of FreeFrom Food Awards overall winner. In a secret location in London (The Royal College of Physicians) the movers and shakers in the world of […]

On not living in fear because no one should have to…

Nobody should be living in fear, it’s not a nice place to be. Believe me, I’ve been there. I have spent years too frightened to eat out. Scared people will laugh at me or think I’m a freak. Fearful that I will stand out, cause a fuss, be a pain in the allergic backside. But […]

Win a Tangle Teezer – great for sensitive skin and eczema scalps

I recently bought one of these simple and funky little brushes on the advice of my hair dresser. My scalp was a mess with eczema and she was combing out bits of dry skin. A good look I think… crusts of skin half way down a hair shaft – NOT! She went to get a […]

A must-read book for every coeliac

This week I have been mostly reading ‘Coeliac Disease – What you need to know’ by Alex Gazzola. This book is truly a must-read for all coeliacs. If you haven’t read it, buy it today. You won’t regret it. This is a new edition to the first book of the same name, published by Sheldon […]

Win a Nairns oakcake tin AND some oatcakes!

Allergy Awareness Week just keeps on getting better and better. Today you have the chance to win yourself one of the new Nairns oakcake tins so you’ll never find a dead one crumbled in the bottom of your bag ever again. Always a sad way for a humble oat cake to go; ignored, lost and […]

Have a Free From Feast on 12th June 2015

Allergy UK are holding our annual Free From Feast event on Friday 12th June 2015 to help raise awareness of the charity and funds to support the work they do. You can get involved by holding a picnic, cake sale, BBQ, dinner party or street party free from allergens such as egg, milk or wheat/gluten. […]

Win Hope’s Relief goat milk body wash and moisturiser

Because it’s National Allergy Awareness Week, here is the first of a weekful of blogs for you. Hope’s Relief has been formulated from over 35 years of research and was originally created by a Naturopath for her own daughter. Hope’s Relief is now an award winning brand, Australia’s No1 natural eczema cream and renowned by […]

What’s coming up for allergy awareness week?

This year Allergy Awareness Week runs from 20th to 26th April and there are loads of ways to get involved. I have been neglecting my blog these past few months (sorry!) but I’m easing myself back in. Circumstances outside my control left me with very few blogging brain cells left and not much time to […]