Sh*t People Say When You Give Up Alcohol

As you may already know I have decided to give up alcohol for 12 months with my friend Jess, the other half of Your Spicy Life.

So we thought it would be fun to film a little skit about the stuff people say when you all of a sudden decide to stop drinking. I also want to give a HUGE thank you to my friends Maddy Butler and Julien Chichignoud for all their help with making this skit!

I hope you enjoy it 🙂

Why I’m giving up alcohol for 12 months

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Giving up alcohol for an extended period of time is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time – usually on days when I’m extremely hungover – but until now I never followed through with it. I felt like it was getting to the point where I couldn’t have fun unless I was drinking and I could never just stop at one drink. I’ve never been one to drink every night but I would drink at least one night every 1-2 weeks and could never just stop at a few drinks. This would then lead to me feeling tired, bloated, moody and worst of all unmotivated for days afterward. I feel like alcohol was one of the major things that was holding me back from taking the steps needed to achieve my goals, which include updating this blog regularly. Continue reading

Tangy Apricot & Pistachio Slice

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This recipe is delicious and completely foolproof! It will take you pretty much no time to throw together and you can keep it in the freezer to have on hand for when unexpected guests drop over.

1 cup dried apricots
1 cup pistachios with the shells off
¾ cup cashews
½ cup shredded coconut
Rind of 1 lemon
1 tbsp coconut oil – melted Continue reading