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Burt’s Bees – Natural Personal Care Products

Burt’s Bees – Natural Personal Care Products

Burt’s Bees is the latest natural personal care range at Millies. These truly natural products are wonderfully effective at cleansing and moisturizing your skin and hair, and minimize the environment impact. The products are carefully crafted from time-tested, proven recipes using ingredients that are the best nature has to offer: beeswax, botanical and essential oils,...
Burt’s Bees – Natural Personal Care Products

Leeds Guide Retail Therapy Awards 2009

Leeds Guide Retail Therapy Awards 2009

We’re delighted to be short-listed for the Leeds Guide Retail Therapy Awards 2009 in the Health and Wellbeing category. This category “aims to honour those who make us feel beautiful from the inside out”. Well, we would like to think that’s us! As an independent organic, local Yorkshire produce and health food store we believe...
Leeds Guide Retail Therapy Awards 2009

Professional Make-up Artist from Elysambre

Professional Make-up Artist from Elysambre

On Saturday 19th September a professional make-up artist from Elysambre will be in store at Millies to offer FREE makeovers and advice on the Elysambre range. This is a great opportunity for you to find the colours that suit your skin tone and the correct products for your skin type. Also if you are sensitive...
Professional Make-up Artist from Elysambre

Duck Eggs from Church View Farm – Wakefield

Duck Eggs from Church View Farm – Wakefield

We have a fantastic new local supplier of duck, quail and hen eggs. So on a lazy Sunday morning I thought I’d try Church View Farm’s duck eggs for breakfast, as I had been promised they were a far better choice for brekkie. Some toasted fresh bread from Howards Bakery of Harrogate. Fortunately I wasn’t...
Duck Eggs from Church View Farm – Wakefield

New Espressivo Coffee Machine from Peter Maturi

New Espressivo Coffee Machine from Peter Maturi

There’s no better way to start your weekend than with a good, decent, strong coffee! So we’ve just been to Peter Maturi and bought a Dualit Espressivo Coffee Machine for our new apartment. To test it out we grabbed some Taylors of Harrogate Kenya AA Gold coffee beans which is one of the beans we...
New Espressivo Coffee Machine from Peter Maturi

Giovanni Hot Chocolate Sugar Scrub

Giovanni Hot Chocolate Sugar Scrub

I’ve been dying to test this one out and I’ve not been disappointed. It smells exactly like chocolate and feels fantastic! “Giovanni Hot Chocolate Sugar Scrub sweetens your day as a gentle body exfollator that polishes skin’s surface, removing cellular debris. The richly scented formula contains the exclusive Giovanni PureOrganic Technology™ blend, an advanced essential...
Giovanni Hot Chocolate Sugar Scrub

Bike Ride & Picnic

Bike Ride & Picnic

On a rare day where we were both off, we decided to test the new bike and go for a little bike ride. We ended up doing about 10.5 miles. We started off along the canal, heading west out of the city, but when we got to the Thwaite Mills Industrial Museum – the canal...
Bike Ride & Picnic

Detox Diet at Home – Day 6

Detox Diet at Home – Day 6

Today’s highlight was easily the Apple and Blueberry Crumble we made. In fact, I’d go on record and say it’s one of the best crumbles I’ve ever had (although it would have been better with some custard!). The pud was made with: Organic cooking apples Blueberries Clear honey – Rowse Blossom Honey Crushed flaked almonds...
Detox Diet at Home – Day 6

Detox Diet at Home – Day 4

Detox Diet at Home – Day 4

Well it’s Friday night – so we’re having a curry! Don’t worry, we’ve not strayed from the detox, it’s organic vegetable and lentil curry of course! Including: Organic onion Organic tomato Organic garlic clove Organic portobello mushrooms Organic courgette Red Lentils (great for protein, fibre and iron) Mixed with cumin, coriander, turmeric and chilli powder:...
Detox Diet at Home – Day 4

Detox Diet at Home – Day 2

Detox Diet at Home – Day 2

Tonight would have been Vegetable Kebabs – but we couldn’t find the skewers, so just roasted veg! Organic red onion Organic green and red peppers Organic garlic clove Organic portobello mushrooms Organic aubergine Organic courgette Mixed herbs Served with cooked quinoa and cashew nuts: Breakfast was the same as yesterday – Organic Carrot and Apple...
Detox Diet at Home – Day 2

Detox Diet at Home – Day 1

Detox Diet at Home – Day 1

Our main meal as part of the detox diet was Red Kidney Bean Hotpot. 1 organic onion 1 organic garlic clove, chopped 1 organic red pepper 125g organic mushrooms, chopped 400g can Suma organic tomatoes 2 x 400g cans Suma red kidney beans Mixed herbs 250ml organic vegetable stock No chocolate pudding afterwards unfortunately, but...
Detox Diet at Home – Day 1