Get up and Active with Aldi – Review

Get up and Active with Aldi – Review: October 2019

Along with a balanced lifestyle and healthy food, this equals a healthy body and mind which motivates me to focus on my goals to reach the top.  Wake up well, have motivated mornings and make goals #AldiAdventures

Get up and Active with Aldi Review 1aa_editedMy 2019 goal was the Three Peaks; Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike. To climb the three largest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales. Achieving this goal was down to training, hard work and eating well.

Do make a meal of things, as food is not just fuel it should be fun.  Shopping at Aldi is always easy and hassle free.

Their fabulous fruit and vegetables are delivered daily and you can tell. The aisles stocked with a range of fantastic premium fruit and vegetables, at an affordable Aldi price, for you and your family to enjoy.

Fabulous fruit, that changes seasonally, included green and red grapes, red grapefruit, golden kiwi, bananas, apples and sensational super squeezed orange juice to ensure you are getting your 5 a day.

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Make a Splash this Festive Season with Simply Swim – Review

Make a splash this festive season with Simply Swim Review: November 2018

The fabulous festive season is approaching, yes, it’s nearly Christmassssss. So, it’s time to spread some Christmas cheer, and start thinking what gorgeous gifts Santa’s going to deliver for under my Christmas tree.

Make a Splash This Season, with Simply Swim, who stock a wide range of products brands, all just one easy click away.  Stocking at the ready, mince pies freshly baked for Santa, crunchy carrots for Rudolf and my Christmas Wish List in hand singing la, la,la…

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Marks & Spencer Opticians Manchester Review

Marks & Spencer Opticians Manchester Review: September

Exciting times for retail giant Marks and Spencer, as in collaboration with Galaxy Optical, branded as M&S Opticians, they are currently trialling optical practices throughout five of its UK stores including Bolton, York, Derby, London and Manchester city centre.

Manchester city centres 700 sq ft practice offers a fresh and fabulous approach to eye health and your optical requirements.  Manager Paul along with his dedicated team clearly have a customer focused strategy, providing a relaxed environment balanced with warm, welcoming and knowledgeable service, aiming to make you see the best Marks & Spencer Opticians has to offer.

After checking in with the team at the front desk manager Paul whisked me off to the pre-screening room for three core tests.  The machines test for fluid pressure, photo screen the back of eye to look for burst blood vessels, retina damage etc and also measure the curve of the eye cornea which is relevant if a prescription is required.  Also, a super cool moment was seeing the image of my own eye on screen – fascinating!

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Smooth your way into Summer with Nutri Ninja Review

Smooth your way into Summer with Nutri Ninja Review: June 2018

Shark Ninja, the brilliant brand behind the Nutri Ninja product, have an energetic and enthusiastic team dedicated to making your lives better, with a marvellous machine that is a seriously smart bit of kit.

Power up your kitchen, for a perfect performance, with the two in one, Ninja ultimate chopper, blender and mini food processor with Auto iQ 1200W and with a massive 10 one touch intelligence programmes.

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Make your Routine smooth with Rootine Blends smoothies

Make your Routine smooth with Rootine Blends smoothies: February 2018

Fabulous frozen fruit ready to blend pouches delivered direct to your door – yes please!

Rootine blends have created a range of innovative and exciting smoothie combinations to please your palate, purse and your body.  Along with a superfoods powder blend, that has baobab, maca, hemp protein and cacao, for that extra boost.

Esther, founder of Rootine Blends has a lifestyle just like me – busy and hectic and found prepping fruit time consuming, so Esther decided to create these super smoothie pouches in a range of innovative and super yummy flavours.

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Leon Restaurants Manchester Piccadilly Review

Leon Restaurants Manchester Piccadilly Review: January 2018

The three musketeers, Henry Dimbleby, John Vincent and chef Allegra McEvedy, aka the founders of Leon Restaurants, have combined their wealth of knowledge and skills to take the world by storm with their fab fresh fast food philosophy and started their own foodie revolution.

In 2008 Allegra was awarded with an MBE for services to the hospitality industry.  He was described as “a caterer with a conscience” by the Independent, has over 20 years’ experience and has worked as a broadcaster appearing on Channel 4, The Good Food Channel, BBC and has published 6 cook books.

Henry’s expansive background includes being a commis chef with Michelin-starred chef Bruno Loubet, a gossip columnist for The Daily Telegraph, appears as a regular panellist on BBC R4’s Kitchen Cabinet, has written for the Telegraph, the Guardian, the Times and the Sun and worked at Bain & Company where he met John.

John did business trouble-shooting at Bain & Company, has created dance events with innocent drinks founder Richard Reed and has led the turnaround of various brands.  If it can be improved John is your man.  Leon was named after John’s Dad, inspired by his mum’s positivity and the “Sunshine that radiates from every LEON team member”

In 2013 Henry and John produced the School Food Plan, where school menus were given their biggest healthy overhaul in generations and due to their combined successes both Henry and John were awarded an MBE in 2015 for services to school food.

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Hoogly Tea and Lykke Happiness Book Review

Hoogly Tea and Lykke Happiness Book Review: January 2018

Tina Gloggengieser, from Aarhus in Denmark, now living in Brighton, is a keen tea enthusiast and creator of the sensational Hoogly tea range.  Hoogly is the pronunciation of ‘hyggelig’.  ‘Hygge’ is all about the Danish way of life and having a feeling of well-being and warmth the whole year round.

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