The Birth of Sanará Tulum: A Healing & Wellness Hotel


I’ve been busy recently, really busy!  There’s a good reason I haven’t put up many posts and that’s because a new chapter of my life is about to be birthed… We have created and are building, Sanará Tulum – a [...]

Vegan/Gluten-Free/Refined Sugar-Free Cacao Oatmeal ‘Muffins’

Recipes Uncategorized

I have been making these muffins as a late breakfast/brunch for almost a year now and friends keep asking if the recipe is on my blog, so finally I am putting it up!  They can be eaten warm and still slightly gooey straight from the oven, or [...]

My lean, green (and incredibly effective) beauty routine…

Natural Beauty Uncategorized

I’ve written in the past about de-cluttering my life and reducing the amount of beauty products I use, and since moving to Tulum, Mexico I’ve honed the process even further, partly out of choice, and partly due to the fact that I [...]

Homemade Coconut Milk


When I was living in the UK, I dreamt of a tropical island lifestyle where I could go outside, lop off a few coconuts from the trees and make my own coconut milk, whilst padding around in a bikini.  That dream is now a reality! And while [...]

Why Tulum?


When I tell people that I now live in Mexico, there is one question people always ask, ‘why in the world did you choose Tulum?’ If you know Tulum, you would know exactly why.  If you don’t know Tulum, I will try to give a [...]

A new life…in Mexico


After a flurry of posts last year, I have been quiet for some time now.  The reason?  Well, we moved to Tulum, Mexico! I don’t really have an excuse for not writing for so long, especially as the transition process would have been quite [...]

The Importance of a Good Scrub! Body Brushing and Exfoliation

Natural Beauty Personal Care

The skin is the largest organ of the human body – do you remember that from school?  Well, it’s true and without getting all biological, it’s also a major channel for absorption and elimination – both of good and bad [...]

Homemade ‘Chia Goodness’ Breakfast Mix


I came across, Chia Goodness recently while browsing some blogs for breakfast ideas, immediately fell in love with it and decided to try to make up my own version.  Now I should point out that being in the UK,  I have never seen Chia Goodness up [...]

Are hankies socially acceptable these days?

Eco Natural Beauty Personal Care

Until the advent of the modern paper facial tissue in 1924, centuries had passed with people of all social classes utilising handkerchiefs or rags of some sort to blow/dab their noses, mop their brows, and dry the odd tear. So nowadays, with [...]

Natural Washing Solutions…Soapnuts, Homemade Laundry Powder, and Vinegar

Natural Cleaning

Yesterday I made up a new batch of laundry washing powder and realised I hadn’t done a cleaning post in a while so here I go… As with all other cleaning products, we are conditioned to believe that we need to buy commercial washing [...]