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Peanut Butter Cheesecake

This is our favourite recipe that was featured in our recipe book and is every peanut butter fan’s dream! This cheesecake tastes incredible and is also vegan, so fulfils a lot of dietary requirements. It is a mixture of sweet, salty, creamy and crunchy and makes a stunning birthday cake. Set the cashews to soak the night before you make it. We made some peanut butter bliss balls and added them to the top (these are not in the recipe).

Peanut Butter Cheesecake
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • Crust
  • 1.5 cup almonds
  • ½ cup raw peanuts
  • 8 medjool dates, pitted and soaked for half an hour in warm water.
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder
  • Pinch of salt
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  • Filling
  • 2 cups of cashews, soaked overnight
  • 400 grams coconut cream
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup peanut butter, melted
  • ½ cup cacao butter, melted
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • Pinch of salt
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  • Topping
  • ¼ cup peanut butter, melted
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate, melted
  • handful peanuts
Instructions
  1. Line spring form tin with baking paper. Place all crust ingredients into food processor and pulse until grainy-mixed texture. Press crust down into cake pan evenly and place into the freezer.
  2. Place all cheesecake ingredients into food processor and blend until smooth and creamy. Spread evenly on top of base using a knife or spatula. Place in the freezer for 3 or more hours.
  3. To make the topping in 2 separate pots over low heat gently melt the peanut butter and dark chocolate. Drizzle over the cheesecake and then garnish with peanuts. To set the topping place back in the freezer and remove half an hour before serving to soften up.
  4. Cake is best stored in the freezer.

Enjoy, J&L x

Kim Kardashian made me get a Vampire Facial

Okay so Kim didn’t actually make me get one, but she did make this facial famous and when I saw the photo below, it left me asking a lot of questions… What was going on? Does it hurt? What does it do to your skin? Is all this blood necessary? And, will my skin be as flawless as hers without make up if I get one?

When it comes to weird beauty treatments I am up for trying literally anything, so when I found out that The Face Place offered Vampire Facials, I knew I had to try.

I had a series of laser treatments on my face last year that were fantastic for getting rid of pigmentation and uneven skintone, however, there was another battle (first world problem) I was facing…. Skin thinning and thanks to my dry skin type, I lacked any lustre, and who doesn’t want a 24/7 glow?! I’m 30, so its only natural that the skin starts to age and, look, well, tired. Call me vein – I call it taking care of my skin. Not a fan of wearing make up (because I can’t apply it to save myself) I can justify treatments on my face to A) not spend time infront of the mirror each morning applying foundation etc, and B) what I save on make up, I spend on treatments. The Vampire Facial Plus at The Face Place is not cheap, however, it produces results like no other treatment ive ever had or seen, so every penny is well spent. You only have to google “Vampire Facial Before and After photos” to see some of the incredible resutls people have had.

What exactly is a Vampire Facial? It’s a non invasive anti ageing skin procedure that combines e-Dermastamp (EDS) with Hydrating Hyaluronic Acid solution and Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP).  The EDS creates tiny micro channels in the skin to allow penetration of the PRP and HA into the ideal layer of the skin to maximise your regeneration and repair. The HA boosts and hydrates the skin where it most needs it, improves recovery and also provides a platform for the platelets to work more effectively.

What are the skin benefits? Clearer, thicker, softer skin, uneven texture, enlarged pores and fine lines. Yes please!

This is how it all went down…
4 weeks before my appointment I was booked in to see Lauren at The Face Place. She looked at my skin, took ‘before’ photos and recommended medical grade skin care for me to start using in order to prep my skin. I wasn’t using a Vitamin A or C cream so started on those right away. Side note, all of the skin care + make up products at The Face Place are cruelty free!

In what seemed like an eternity, 4 weeks later it was time for my first of three Vampire Facials. Registered Nurse Marjorie first numbed my whole face with topical numbing cream. I mean, this stuff really numbed my face, I couldn’t feel my lips for at least 2 hours after. But hey, I would rather that then what could potentially be pain. The numbing cream takes about 30 minutes to take full effect so that’s why it’s the first step. Then 10mls of blood was taken from my arm and put into a centrifuge for about 10 minutes extracting the PRP aka healing parts of blood. The PRP was then mixed with Hyaluronic Acid. What is Hyaluronic Acid exactly? A clear substance that is produced by the body naturally. In the human body, hyaluronic acid is found in the greatest concentrations in the skin, inside joints, within the eye sockets and in other tissues where it helps retain collagen, increase moisture, and provide elasticity and flexibility.

Next the PRP + HA mixture was manually injected under my eyes – in total 8 needles! I was a little bit worried about this part but as you can see from the video below it wasn’t an issue. Seriously, didn’t hurt at all. I think this came down to the numbing cream and Nurse Marjorie’s steady hand. After that the remaining PRP + HA mixture was spread onto my face and then the EDS was used to needle the liquid into my face. This hurt a little, on a pain scale out of 10, I would say a 3. Maybe 4 around the nose and temples (where the skin is thinner).

Lastly a soothing hydrating mask is applied to help cool the skin (didn’t get a shot of this as I was so zen and half asleep). And that’s it! 1.5 hours later my skin was on its way to a better place, however, I didn’t look so flash. My skin was a patchy red so I was pretty happy I packed my sunglasses and the gorgeous Chris from The Face Place applied mineral make up to my skin so I could walk to the car without people thinking I had been slapped in the face. The redness only lasted about 30 minutes (of course this varies for everyone) and I booked my appointment in for the afternoon so that I could go straight home, out of the sun, and let my skin get some RnR.

Video below is me straight after my 1st Vampire Facial.

And this is me showing you how the Vampire Facial Plus is done when I went for my 2nd treatment.

24 hours later…
My eyes were puffy, however this is normal and after 2 days the puffing had subsided and I was back to normal. I think key to these procedures is booking them on a Friday afternoon where you have nothing planned for the weekend and can spend as much time as possible inside with no make up on to allow the skin to start repairing. Make sure to sleep on a clean pillowcase the night of your facial as the skin has been needled so you don’t want to be getting any dirt into your skin.

The Face Place recommend that you have 3-4 Vampire Facials, four weeks apart. In total I have had 3 and am now at 6 weeks post 3rd treatment so will be heading back to The Face Place tomorrow for follow up photos to see the real results.

Straight out of the shower, not a scrap of make up on. This is 2 weeks post my 3rd treatment and i’m very happy with how my skin is looking.

My skin is definitely clearer and I have had a few comments from people saying that my skin is glowing and looks radiant. For me, I had these facials done so that I can wear make up only when absolutely needed, and that is exactly what has happened since the 3 treatments. To find out more about the Vampire Facial Plus, head to The Face Place website.

I’m dreaming up what treatment to get next, so stay tuned. Jx

Persimmon and Nashi Pear Salad

Persimmons are delicious and exotic fruits that are packed with vitamins A, C, E and A. They also include magnesium, copper, zinc and iron. Load up on this winter fruit to help boost immunity over the colder months.

This salad includes rocket, pumpkin seeds and almonds, drizzled in a balsamic and mustard dressing. The persimmon and pear add sweetness, the the rocket adds some bitterness and the pumpkin seeds and almonds add some crunch. This salad is a great side to accompany warming winter meals.

For more recipes using Persimmon head to the 5+ A Day website here.

Persimmon and Nashi Pear Autumn Salad
 
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Recipe type: dinner
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 2 persimmon, washed, stem removed and sliced finely
  • 2 nashi pears, washed, stalk removed and sliced finely
  • 3 cups rocket, washed
  • ½ cup raw almonds
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
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  • Dressing
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 table soon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
Instructions
  1. First, make the dressing by whisking together all of the ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Place the sliced persimmon, pear and rocket into a bowl and toss well. Sprinkle the almonds and pumpkin seeds over the salad.
  3. Drizzle salad dressing over the salad and toss. Keep salad in fridge until it is served to ensure the persimmon and pear don’t turn brown.

 

Mandarin, Kale and Cranberry Salad

Mandarins are one of our favourite Winter fruits, not only are they great to have as a snack but they add so much sweetness to a salad. This simple and colourful salad is refreshing served for lunch or dinner. The mandarins and cranberries sweeten it and the kale and walnuts add crunch. The salad is topped with feta cheese and a mustard and honey dressing.
Mandarins are high in vitamin C which helps to boost immunity and fight off those winter colds, make sure you are incorporating this fruit in your diet over the colder months.

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Mandarin, Kale and Cranberry Salad
 
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Recipe type: dinner
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 2 mandarins, peeled and broken into individual segments
  • 3 cups kale, washed, stalks removed and finely chopped
  • ¼ cup walnuts, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup feta cheese, finely chopped
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • Dressing
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. First, make the dressing by whisking together all of the ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Place the salad ingredients into a large bowl and toss well.
  3. Drizzle salad dressing over the salad and toss well so the salad is lightly coated with dressing.

Enjoy, J&L x

The Baby Blues

When I got home from the hospital with Maxwell, it was one of the happiest times of my life. You are in a state of euphoria and bliss, no other feeling in the world can quite compare, I felt high on life. You spend hours just staring at your perfect baby. You are in a baby bubble that you never want to leave. After being at home for just over a week I remember always crying and feeling weepy. This was the last thing I expected and came as quite a shock. I felt completely overwhelmed and scared, suddenly the life of this tiny baby was all my responsibility.
Becoming a Mother is a HUGE life adjustment, it is a demanding 24/7 job. For the first month I felt like a milk machine, I was feeding Max every 2 hours, running on little or no sleep, some days not having time to shower, not being able to eat a proper meal or leave the house.

Before having a baby, I had never heard of the baby blues, I didn’t know anyone that had been sad after having their baby. Having a baby is meant to be the happiest time of your life, you wait 9 long months for this moment and you feel guilty that you are even experiencing those feelings of sadness. For many women it can be a very lonely and sad time. No amount of motherhood books, antenatal classes and online reading can prepare you for the explosion of emotions that come once your baby arrives.

It is estimated that up to 60-80% of new Mums experience the “baby blues” for a short time after giving birth. Symptoms of the baby blues include sadness, irritability, anxiety, insomnia, unstable emotions and feelings of being overwhelmed. After birth, there are huge hormonal adjustments in the body which may include coming down from the adrenaline high that you felt when your baby was born. When you add into the mix sleep deprivation and going through a major life change, it makes sense to have these feelings of sadness.  The good news is that the baby blues will go away within 2-3 weeks as your body adjusts. A big percentage of women experience the baby blues and just as you need time to recover physically after child birth, your hormones need time to return to normal.

Around 1 in 7 new Mums don’t feel better after a few weeks of giving birth and their symptoms can progress into postpartum depression which can be diagnosed anytime in the first two years after the baby’s birth. Postpartum depression is more than the baby blues and can become a serious matter for Mums who don’t get the help they desperately need. If your blues are persisting, and you’re feeling overwhelmed, remember to reach out to your family and know when to seek professional help to feel better. Chances are, other Mothers have gone through or are going through exactly what you are. I think it’s so important for mothers to know how common it is and that you are not alone when experiencing these feelings.

I hope this post helps other Mothers who are going through similar emotions and to know that you are not alone!

Lx

Foods that help increase milk supply

Breastfeeding can sometimes be hard enough without having to worry about your milk supply drying up or not producing enough to satisfy your baby. It can take real work to boost milk supply up to where it needs to be, but it can be done. There are certain foods that can help boost supply, here is a list of foods that worked for me.

Water:
While not a food, staying hydrated is one of the best ways to ensure you are producing enough milk. Aim to keep a bottle of water on you at all times so you can sip on it throughout the day. When Max was a newborn I would get so thirsty feeding her during the night and sometimes drink up to 1.5 litres during her night feeds alone. I found on the days when I would forget to drink water, I wouldn’t produce as much milk. Breastmilk is 88% water so staying hydrated is key!

Fenugreek:
Fenugreek is a herb that is commonly used by nursing mothers to increase milk supply. When my Mum came to visit me a few weeks after having Max she told me to start taking Fenugreek to increase my milk supply and it worked so well. Fenugreek comes as a tea, powder, tincture or pill. I use fenugreek tea and will make cups of it during the day. It can take between 24-72 hours to boost your supply. If you have asthma or certain allergies, use caution when using fenugreek.
Side note, it can make you smell like maple syrup.

Brown rice:
Brown rice is a complex carbohydrate that helps keep you full and regulates blood sugar levels. It is high in fibre and packed with nutrients that help to boost milk supply. It is easy to cook with and can be added to many dishes.

Oats:
Starting your day off with a bowl of oats is a great idea when you are trying to increase breast milk supply. Oats contains iron which could be one of the reasons why it is works so well. Other ways to enjoy oats are making oatmeal cookies, adding oats to a smoothie or making a granola that contains oats.

Spinach:
Studies have found that most dark, leafy green vegetable will help to boost milk supply. My favourites are spinach and broccoli. I try to add spinach to my morning smoothie and have broccoli cooked in coconut oil at dinner time. Dark leafy green vegetables are packed full of nutrients such an iron, calcium and vitamin C.

 Brewer’s yeast:
Brewer’s yeast is rich in B vitamins, iron, selenium, chromium and protein and is one of the most commonly used foods to boost milk supply. You can get brewer’s yeast in tablet or powder form. It is a common ingredient in lactation cookies which I love to make as, I find brewer’s yeast is hard to eat by itself.

Tip: If you think your milk supply is low, please speak to a lactation consultant as there might be other factors as to why you aren’t producing enough milk such as a poor latch.

If you have any questions or any other tips on how to increase milk supply, I would love to hear!

Feijoa and Apple Crumble

Just 1 month to go until Feijoas are out of season in NZ so make the most of them being here (March to June each year) by making as many recipes as possible with them. I can happily eat feijoas on their own, skin and all, however do love to include them in baking when there are lots in the house.  This crumble recipe is great as you can have it for breakfast or dessert… actually have it whenever you want really.  If you are dairy free make with coconut oil and if you are coeliac sub out the oats for quinoa flakes.

For more recipes using Feijoa head to the 5+ A Day website here.

Jx

Feijoa and Apple Crumble
 
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Recipe type: Breakfast, Dessert
Ingredients
  • 5 feijoas, peeled and sliced
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1.5 cups oats
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • ¼ c coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cloves
  • 50 grams organic butter or coconut oil
  • ¼ cup cacao nibs
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C fan bake.
  2. Place the apple in a saucepan over low to medium heat. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until the apple has softened slightly. Add in the feijoa and combine ingredients, cooking for a further 2 minutes. Transfer mixture to a square oven dish.
  3. Gently pulse the oats, sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds in a blender for 5-10 seconds so that they are course and crumbly. Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add in desiccated coconut, coconut sugar, ground cloves and combine ingredients. Cut the butter into small pieces and rub it into the topping mixture so that it becomes crumbly. If you are using coconut ensure that it is hard and rub into the topping mixture. You will know the topping is ready when it resembles coarse crumbs, with a few pea-sized clumps of butter or coconut oil within. 4. Top the apple feijoa mixture with the crumble topping. Sprinkle with cacao nibs.
  5. Bake in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes

 

Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation, something you cannot prepare yourself for when becoming a new parent. Babies can wake up every 1-2 hours throughout the night, leaving both parents feeling extremely exhausted. When you complain about it people will tell you how you need to sleep train your baby, stimulate your baby more throughout the day so they sleep better at night, co-sleep, don’t co-sleep, let your baby self soothe. If only it was that easy.

I’m 4 months into motherhood now and as amazing and rewarding it has been, sleep is now something of the past. Waking up multiple times throughout the night, having an unsettled baby that will only sleep in your arms, trying to squeeze in a nap during the day when the baby is asleep, only to be woken up 5 minutes later by the sound of your crying baby.

After weeks and/or months of sleepless nights, you begin to feel like a zombie. You feel run down, forgetful, anxious, emotional and bad tempered just to name a few things. Sleep deprivation can even cause you to feel resentment and detachment from your baby which inhibits in the bonding process. It can bring out the ugly in both parents, we have shorter fuses and mothers can often feel resentful if our partner pretends to fall asleep when the baby is crying. Sleep deprivation impacts your life and takes its toll on our overall wellbeing.

Im no sleep expert but here are a few tips that have helped me get through those exhausting days:

Ask for help
Too often as parents we don’t want to ask for help. We want to try and do it all and sometimes parents are ashamed to reach out. Mothers can underestimate how much help they need after having a baby, when you’re running on little sleep and recovering from child birth it is crucial to speak up. It’s hard work to raise a child and it may or may not take a village, but it certainly takes some help.
If someone offers to help and look after your baby for even an hour, take the opportunity, or better yet, give them a task to do. There is always a list of chores that need to be done such as the washing, laundry to fold, grocery shopping. You will feel so much better when these tasks are ticked off and your friend or relative will feel good about helping out.

Get out of the house
There are days when it gets to 3pm and I’m still in my pajamas, I haven’t showered yet and I’ve only managed to eat a piece of toast. The one thing I’ve tried to make a priority each day is to get out of the house. A 15-minute stroll with the baby in the fresh air and sunshine can do wonders for our mental health. Getting out and moving will help you relax, lower stress levels, and give you a dose of vitamin D which helps with our mood. Our bodies internal clock is regulated by our exposure to sunlight, this means it can trick our body into believing it should be awake even when it feels tired. I find that when my baby isn’t sleeping, a lap around the block with her in the pram will put her straight to sleep. It’s a win win!

Cut out or cut down on coffee
Drinking coffee elevates your levels of cortisol and when cortisol levels are too high you can suffer from headaches, waking up feeling exhausted, lowered immunity, low sex drive, having more energy in the evenings than the morning and feeling wired during the day. Coffee is going to give you a quick energy spike, but it is using energy stores you don’t have. Over time, you are actually causing your body to become even more exhausted.

Since having Max I actually started drinking coffee twice a week as a treat, this increased to once a day and then some days I would be having two coffees. I felt permanently wired, had trouble sleeping when I actually had the chance to get some sleep and I struggled to function in the morning until I had a coffee. I’ve started to cut right back on coffee and I’m now down to 2 a week. There are days when I feel like I could have 5 a day due to lack of sleep but I’m feeling a lot less wired, anxious and exhausted. If you don’t want to cut out coffee, aim to drink it first thing in the morning. It takes your body around 8 hours to break down the caffeine in your system which is why drinking it around lunch time or in the afternoon will affect your sleep.

Stay hydrated
Many mothers might be so tired that often eating right and staying hydrated gets forgotten. It is critical that new mothers stay well hydrated, especially if you are breast feeding. Dehydration can cause fatigue, headaches, dizziness, water retention and a poor milk supply. We should be aiming to drink around 2-2.5 litres of water each day. If you do struggle to drink enough water, drink 2 big glasses as soon as you wake up in the morning and carry a drink bottle around with you so you can sip on it throughout the day.

Eat right
When you’re feeling exhausted, cooking a nutritious meal or a meal of any kind can feel like the biggest chore. Too often when we are feeling exhausted we will reach for something sugary to give us an energy lift, only to leave us feeling more exhausted soon after. However, making the extra effort to have a healthy meal can work wonders for your energy levels. If you’re fueling your body right, it can really help you cope during the day from lack of sleep. Encourage your partner to cook more (if you’re reading this and your partner just had a baby, cook some meals!), stock up on healthy snacks such as nuts, fresh fruit, crackers and hummus or peanut butter, popcorn and hard boiled eggs. If you’re breastfeeding it is so important to be eating every couple of hours to keep up your milk supply. If you’re making dinner, cook a bigger portion so you can eat the leftovers the following day and keep snacks on you when you are out during the day, this will stop you from going to a café or bakery and picking up something that is high in sugar for a quick energy fix.

Me time
Being a mother is one of the hardest jobs and too often Mums forget to take care of themselves. For some mothers, ‘me time’ seems like a foreign concept and often we feel guilty spending time away from our children. According to a 2014 study, on average mothers gets only 17 minutes of ‘me time’ each day as she spends majority of her time looking after children.

I believe that spending at least 15 minutes per day, by yourself is vital. ‘Me time’ is not a luxury, it is necessary. Going for a walk, going to the gym, taking a hot bath or reading a book by yourself helps you feel like a person again.  It helps you stay in touch with who you are and it gives you time to breathe and reflect. When a Mum gets a break from her daily stresses she is happier, emotionally more balanced and gives her some time to re fuel her tank. Taking care of yourself is imperative and we shouldn’t feel guilty to take some ‘me time’.

Nap
Don’t underestimate the benefits of taking a 20-minute nap. As soon as you put the baby down, try and get some rest. If you can’t fall asleep, do something that will help you unwind even if it’s just lying in bed or sitting in front of the TV. One of the reasons I have started to cut down on coffee is so I’m not wired up on caffeine all day and I can actually have a 20-minute nap when I put the baby down. We need to encourage our partners to take the baby for even half an hour so we can sleep. This also includes telling visitors to go away because Mum is sleeping. It’s so beneficial for everyone if the Mum is able to have a short nap.

If you have any other tips to help with sleep deprivation, I would love to hear them.

L x

 

Baby Skincare

Trying to decide what baby skincare products to use for your baby can be overwhelming. When you go to the supermarket or pharmacy you will see countless brands and products.

When I shop for baby products I avoid products that contain chemicals, dyes and fragrances, and choose products with natural ingredients as they tend to be more gentle on a baby’s sensitive skin. I also try to buy most of my baby products from New Zealand companies so I can be sure the product is produced according to our health and safety laws, and also to support NZ made.

Babies have super soft skin, it is an average 30% thinner than adults skin which means it absorbs more of what is applied to it. It has a greater tendency to dryness, is more prone to irritation and allergies and absorbs more water. The blood brain barrier that blocks chemicals from penetrating through brain tissues is not fully developed until a baby is 6 months old. This is why I make an effort to buy baby skincare products that are as natural as possible.

Below, I’ve listed the brands of baby skincare that I’m currently using on Maxwell.

Little Skin food
You are probably familiar with the New Zealand beauty brand Skinfood, this is its first ever range for babies and young children. The products are 100% natural and certified organic. The products are affordable and are available at all good supermarkets across NZ. The range has 6 products which include Little Body Wash, Little Head Shampoo, Little Body Oil, Little Body Lotion, Little Body Powder, and Little Bottom Balm. My 2 favourites are the body wash and the bottom balm.

Dimples
Dimples Organic baby skin care products are all NZ made and are dermatologically tested on humans. The products are 100% natural, certified organic and made with organic ingredients including beeswax, cocoa butter, rosemary leaf extract, chamomile, shea butter, olive oil and Manuka honey. The range includes baby bath soak, shampoo, lotion, nappy cream and soothing balm. The products are gentle and nourishing to baby’s skin and all the products smell delicious.

Weleda
When I first had Max I began using the Weleda Nipple Cream after I had mastitis and it worked a treat. Now that Max has started teething I’m using the Weleda Baby Teething Powder on her which has been amazing, I highly recommend both of these products. I am also using some of the Weleda Calendula skincare products designed for babies, I love them because of how gentle they are on the skin and also the wide range of products. Some of my favourite products from this range include the rash relief cream, baby oil, white mallow face cream and the body lotion. 

Oamaru Apothecary
Oamaru Apothecary have created a range of skincare products called Hoheria Botanicals. This beautiful skin care range is produced by hand in small batches in Oamaru, North Otago, New Zealand. The range uses plant oils, plant extracts and the highest grade essential oils which are blended to maximise the products healing benefits. The products in the baby skincare range include a baby balm, massage oil and pregnancy massage oil for mothers to be.

 Lx 

Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Melbourne

 

Melbourne is a food lover’s paradise, it has the most cafes and restaurants per capita in the world. There are no shortages of places to eat and there are enough options to last a lifetime. It is easy to see why in 2015 Melbourne was voted the most live-able city in the world. I have created my list of my favourite Vegetarian restaurants in Melbourne. To view the full list, visit Expedia.
L x

Vegie Bar
Vegie Bar
Vegie Bar
Sister of Soul
Trippy Taco
Trippy Taco

 

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