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Organic Pet Food from Lily’s Kitchen

Organic Pet Food from Lily’s Kitchen

Now there aren’t many products we sell that I don’t bring home to sample. I’m always more than happy to test out our amazing Belgian Chocolate Pudding, Giovanni Hot Chocolate Sugar Scrub, French Roast Coffee and anything else. But I think I’ve found one that I can’t really tell you too much about, well the...
Organic Pet Food from Lily’s Kitchen

Steak Sandwich and Wedges

Steak Sandwich and Wedges

This is a great, cost effective way of having a nice steak for dinner. Tancred Field Farm in Yorkshire provide us with some fantastic Lincoln Red Sandwich Steaks. These steaks cost £1.56 and £1.17. We made some potato wedges which cost about 30p. We also fried some onions and mushrooms which cost about 30p and...
Steak Sandwich and Wedges

Whey To Go – Solgar

Whey To Go – Solgar

To maintain good health, we must all consume protein because it contains amino acids, which are the building blocks of our bodies. Amino acids fortify and form the many tissues and muscles that make up our bodies. Traditionally, powdered protein supplements have been considered as ‘body building’ sports supplements. However, more and more people are...
Whey To Go – Solgar

600th Follower on Twitter?

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?

Free Makeover from Elysambre Make-up Artist

Free Makeover from Elysambre Make-up Artist

On Friday 9th April (11am – 4pm) 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...
Free Makeover from Elysambre Make-up Artist

500th 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?

Choc-Affair – Specialist Fairtrade Chocolates from Yorkshire

Choc-Affair – Specialist Fairtrade Chocolates from Yorkshire

We have a new range of locally produced artisan chocolate arriving this week. Choc-Affair are based in York and produce a specialist Fairtrade chocolate. We have many valentines chocolates starting from just 99p plus all year round treats. The half kilo slabs are one of my favourite as well as the chocolate numbers and letters,...
Choc-Affair – Specialist Fairtrade Chocolates from Yorkshire

Free Makeover & Advice from Professional Elysambre Make-up Artist

Free Makeover & Advice from Professional Elysambre Make-up Artist

On Tuesday 16th January 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...
Free Makeover & Advice from Professional Elysambre Make-up Artist

Millies First Year Birthday Party

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

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

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

Taylors of Harrogate – French Roast Coffee

Taylors of Harrogate – French Roast Coffee

Another week another coffee. This time it’s Taylors of Harrogate French Roast: A full-bodied, smooth blend which includes a proportion of top quality Kenyan beans, giving hints of citrus fruit. Dark roast. Coffee Origin: Africa Coffee Type: Whole Bean Blend Coffee Range: Speciality Coffee Beans Also available in: Speciality Coffee Beans As an extra treat...
Taylors of Harrogate – French Roast Coffee

Clever Cow Organics Milk from Thornhill Hall Farm, West Yorkshire

Clever Cow Organics Milk from Thornhill Hall Farm, West Yorkshire

When making anything in store we always use ingredients from our shelves so we know exactly what’s in it and that it’s the best quality. It’s no different with our take away coffees – we use Clever Cow Organics milk with Fairtrade Organic Coffee. This makes a great tasting coffee which is organic, Fairtrade and...
Clever Cow Organics Milk from Thornhill Hall Farm, West Yorkshire

400th Follower on Twitter?

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?

Local Farm Meats – Tancred Field Farm, Yorkshire

Local Farm Meats – Tancred Field Farm, Yorkshire

At Millies we always aim to support local produces and bring you the best quality produce at the right price. With our new local farm meat supplier we do just that. The lovely Dean and Angela Hullah run Tancred Field Farm, where they raise pedigree cows, pigs and sheep – they even grow their own...
Local Farm Meats – Tancred Field Farm, Yorkshire

Taylors of Harrogate – Fairtrade Organic Nicaraguan Coffee

Taylors of Harrogate – Fairtrade Organic Nicaraguan Coffee

Still working our way through the Taylors of Harrogate coffee selection available at Millies, we are now testing out Fairtrade Organic Nicaraguan coffee: We can’t recommend this coffee highly enough. It is grown by a small farmer’s cooperative in the Matagalpa Mountains region of Nicaragua; it has a tantalising aroma and a rich flavour with...
Taylors of Harrogate – Fairtrade Organic Nicaraguan Coffee

Pedicure For Tired Feet!

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

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

Taylors of Harrogate – World’s Best Coffee Beans

Taylors of Harrogate – World’s Best Coffee Beans

Just called into Millies and grabbed some of Taylors of Harrogate World’s Best coffee beans to use in our coffee machine. World’s Best was a blend invented during the second world war. While all commodities were in short supply, Taylors purchased a small quantity of very high-quality beans which we saved to create our World’s...
Taylors of Harrogate – World’s Best Coffee Beans

Free Hair Colour Consultations with Tints of Nature

Free Hair Colour Consultations with Tints of Nature

Tints of Nature is a new and highly effective range of 24 conditioning permanent hair colours.  It employs an advanced formula to produce outstanding results whilst protecting and caring for your hair and scalp as naturally and gently as possible.  Tints of Nature is the only range of hair colours to use high quality, certified...
Free Hair Colour Consultations with Tints of Nature