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Starting 2013 with some Twitter Love

As with 2012 we’ve been lucky enough to receive lovely comments over on that Twitter. Here are just some highlights from January 2013. What a great way to start the year. Colour mix Shellac manicure @milliesleeds today turned out a lovely denim blue. :) twitter.com/okayalison/sta… — Alison Sheppard (@okayalison) January 5, 2013 @milliesleeds – For...
Starting 2013 with some Twitter Love

Smoothie & Juice Menu

We make sure none of the goodness is lost by using the whole of the fruit in our Juices, meaning the peel, seeds and pits of fruits are included. These are a rich source of vital nutrients which normally get thrown away, so extracting the whole fruit gives you vitamins and minerals that would otherwise...
Smoothie & Juice Menu

Christmas Opening Times 2012

We’re open right up to Christmas for all you last minute shoppers! Call in for some Snowdonia & Wensleydale Cheese Truckles, collect one of our Yorkshire Hampers or pamper yourself after fighting through the crowds in town. Wishing you all a merry Christmas and a happy New Year. If we don’t see you again this...
Christmas Opening Times 2012

Twitter Love: December 2012

We’ve had so many fantastic tweets over the last few months to @MilliesLeeds. Here are some of the stand out messages. We’d love to hear from you too, so please say hi either on Twitter or Facebook. Glittery shellacs for Christmas, thank you @milliesleeds #LoveLoveLove twitter.com/RachKitchen/st… — Rachel Kitchen (@RachKitchen) December 7, 2012 Love my...
Twitter Love: December 2012

Twitter Love – April

Here are just some of the kind words our lovely followers posted throughout April on Twitter. We’d love to hear from you as well so please say hello on there or Facebook. My favourite grocery shop in Leeds <3 the atmosphere, food & freshly squeezed juices! (@ Millies Leeds) [pic]: 4sq.com/INrBvn — Marina Hramkova (@m_viktorovna)...
Twitter Love – April

Your Tweets

Here’s a round-up of some of our favourite Tweets from over the last few weeks. We’d love to hear from you either on Facebook (MilliesLeeds) or Twitter (@MilliesLeeds): Just booked in @MilliesLeeds for a shellac manicure… Love this place! #mymonthlyhangout — Jessica Thomas (@mrs_jthomas) April 6, 2012 @MilliesLeeds I didn’t know you have twitter! Thanks...
Your Tweets

Arthur Says “Look Good, Feel Good & Eat Well”

Aurther is a new free local monthly newspaper with independent living at its heart. In their first edition they were kind enough to say these lovely things about us: Millie’s is a thoroughly independent deli-style shop located right in the centre of Leeds. It’s fast becoming a firm favourite with Arthur and a growing number...
Arthur Says “Look Good, Feel Good & Eat Well”

Wedding Flowers From Brian’s Florist, Leeds Market

At Millies we aim to support as many local companies as we can. And when it came to organising a wedding, we knew we didn’t have to look any further than what was on our doorstep to find top quality produce. From local cheeses in our Cheese Wedding Cake to Fairtrade chocolate favours specially made...
Wedding Flowers From Brian’s Florist, Leeds Market

Millies Goes Mobile

With mobile traffic to our website increasing month by month, we’ve put together a version of our site which has been optimised for smartphones such as the iPhone and Android – m.milliesleeds.co.uk To make it even easier to check our latest treatments from our beauty salon and book appointments, if you have an iPhone, you...
Millies Goes Mobile

200 ‘Likes’ on Facebook? Free Fruit Juice or Smoothie

UPDATE: The winners have been picked at random. Congratulations to Gemma and Andrew. Enjoy! Our past competitions on Twitter always seemed to go down well, so we thought we’d bring the fun to Facebook. On Monday 27th June 2011, we’ll randomly select two people who will both win one of our new Fruit Juices or...
200 ‘Likes’ on Facebook? Free Fruit Juice or Smoothie

1,500th Follower On Twitter? Free Bag of Artisan Pasta

UPDATE: The winner is Ashleigh Brough (@AshleeBrough). Ashleigh had earlier tweeted “really ought to be writing an overdue essay. Trying to score some free pasta is more fun though..”. Glad we provided some entertainment, but get back to your essay! Enjoy. It’s been a while since we celebrated the fantastic support we have on Twitter. But...
1,500th Follower On Twitter? Free Bag of Artisan Pasta

700th Follower on Twitter? JASON Natural Shampoo & Conditioner

UPDATE: The winners are Sarah Carling (@SarahCarling / www.seo-chicks.co.uk) and Joe Czucha (@joeczucha). Enjoy! As we approach another follower milestone on Twitter, we’d like to continue our tradition and reward the 700th follower – and the person that refers them to us – with something nice. This time it’s another personal favourite of mine. Ever...
700th Follower on Twitter? JASON Natural Shampoo & Conditioner

600th Follower on Twitter?

UPDATE: The winners are James Holden (@jamesholden / www.jamesholden.net) and The Culture Vultures (@culturevultures / www.theculturevulture.co.uk/blog). Enjoy! It only seems like a month ago that we were handing out Hot Chocolate On a Stick to Katie and Elle in celebration of our 500th follower. But as we approach another follower milestone on Twitter, we’d like...
600th Follower on Twitter?

500th Follower on Twitter?

UPDATE: The winners are Elle (@ellefie / ellefield.blogspot.com) and Katie (@Leedsgrub / leedsgrub.blogspot.com)! Enjoy ladies. As we approach another follower milestone on Twitter, we’d like to continue our tradition and reward the 500th follower – and the person that refers them to us – with something nice. And what better than my new favourite product,...
500th Follower on Twitter?

Millies First Year Birthday Party

Yes we can’t believe it either… it’s been a year since we first opened our doors in Leeds! In a very difficult economic climate many people thought we were mad opening what we see as a local/fresh foods/deli/natural bodycare/health food store – I don’t know what to call us really?! But with the support from...
Millies First Year Birthday Party

Leeds Grub Review – Christmas Gift Hampers

We finally got to meet the lovely Katie from Leeds Grub in person when she called round to collect a hamper we had made up for her. She requested a Yorkshire themed hamper with lots of goodies in and blogged about it on her site: Millies stock a great selection of locally produced gourmet items...
Leeds Grub Review – Christmas Gift Hampers

Leeds Grub Review on Millies

The wonderful Katie from Leeds Grub called into Millies and added a review to her site: I popped into Millies today to pick up some items for lunch. Millies won the Leeds Guide take away awards 2009 and I was interested to see why. Millies is an interesting mix between health food store, farmers market...
Leeds Grub Review on Millies

400th Follower on Twitter?

As we approach another follower milestone on Twitter, we’d like to continue our tradition and reward the 400th follower – and the person that refers them to us – with something nice. Probably one of our organic coffees and some home-made cake, such as these: Previous winners include whatalexthinks and harrietjennings for our 300th follower...
400th Follower on Twitter?

Pedicure For Tired Feet!

I had a day off today and needed some pampering after working all weekend. So I told kindly asked our resident therapist Emma if she could fit me in for a few things, including this: Each toe has a little jewel on and my big toes have nail art. Should be getting a manicure on...
Pedicure For Tired Feet!

Body absorbs 5lb of make-up chemicals a year

Our skin plays a key role in protecting us against pathogens, but skin cells are permeable and substances can seep through and end up in our blood stream with ease. Just think of the nicotine patch which takes advantage of this to release chemicals into the body. It is estimated that the body absorbs 5lb...
Body absorbs 5lb of make-up chemicals a year