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Things happening in Tauranga – November

Let’s start with a little bit going on this Labour weekend 2014. Gonna publish this and will update it soon. Sunday 26 October     3pm- 10pm     Tauranga Arts Festival & … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Latta, you left out this – response to Latta’s sugar show – part 5

My feeling is Latta’s Sugar Show hits people in different ways. Like I said in one of the first posts – I cook from scratch, so I (and my whanau) … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Refined Sugar Free – Bibliography – response to Latta’s Sugar Show – the new part 3

Books referenced when researching sugar: Sugar The Bitter Truth by Dr Robert Lustig Nourishing Traditions The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats by Sally Fallon and … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

What’s not to love about Matua

Matua – taken from www.maoridictionary.co.nz 1. (noun) parents – plural form of matua. 2. (particle) be first, important, large, must – stands before verbs to indicate that the activity is/was/should be … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

If not sugar then who – inspired by Nigel Latta’s Sugar Show – part 4

I wanted to have 4 neat parts to this response to Nigel Latta’s (that I’m now calling) Sugar Show, but the more and more I think on it the more … Continue reading

October 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eczema Cures – an update

A teeny weeny post. As a follow up to my initial Eczema shout out. For those of you suffering from eczema and/or parenting little ones suffering, I haven’t read it … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · 5 Comments

Refined sugar, inspired by Nigel Latta – part 2

Nigel Latta’s documentary (the episode on sugar) has really got me going. My big questions (and I’ll share answers as I find them) are: 1) Can I substitute sugar in my … Continue reading

September 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Tomato sauce without sugar please

Nigel Latta got a lotta us thinking about sugar. A lotta us were thinking about it before that country stopping TV episode in September. My friends Toni Faulkner and Kim Trenwith … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Refined Sugar Free Kid’s Birthday Party

He was right, I was wrong – about sugar. I may end up editing out this admission. We’ll see. I’m answering a husband’s plea. He’s prolly on the couch watching … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 4 Comments

Refined Sugar, inspired by Nigel Latta – part 1

Husband and I ran whilst we were courting. It was hot. We loved it. NB: One of these days I must post Haruki Murakami’s love for running too. I LOVE … Continue reading

September 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Cacao Balls of the Raw Variety

Kat a fellow Mum came for a playdate on Wednesday with some raw goodies. Thursday 9am I bought my first raw cacao powder and cacao nibs from The Gluten Free Shop … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Raw Milk Directory Tauranga

Here’s a directory to raw cow’s milk in Tauranga, as at September 2014 Why raw (unpasteurised, unhomogenised) milk? Most of the websites below go into it in detail. A lot … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · Leave a comment


I’ve had a few doubts about writing this up because I feel there is a lot out there now about allergies and eczema and whilst I understand ‘”nothing is original thought”, is … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Take Heart

for me the heart is the centre. it is where I long to make all my choices from. it is my guide. so tonight, when i hear of someone close … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Things Happening in Tauranga – July 2014

Who made it to (The Seriously Good) Food Show in Tauranga this weekend? Whilst talking food – there’s a couple of new cafes to hit the Bay. Central Deli (Central … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

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