FODMAP visit to Monash University


As many of you know, I have been following the low FODMAP diet for some time now.

One of my besties lives in Melbourne, VIC, Australia. We were going to be in NSW anyway for a family event so we thought it sensible to fit in a bit more of Australia while we were in the country. Monash University happens to be based in Melbourne, so I got in touch with the FODMAP department about meeting some of their scientists/dieticians, just on the off chance they’d let us in for a bit of a tour of the FODMAP testing process. Continue reading “FODMAP visit to Monash University”

Review: The Body Shop – Moisturising Stick


Over the past few years, I’ve pared down my skin care products significantly, in an effort to use less plastic and chemicals. But I’ve still got a few staple items I use, along with my essential oils. This is now one of my go-to items. I came across this delightful product while in Australia in August, and was pleased to see it’s also sold in New Zealand. Seriously, it smells amazing. Continue reading “Review: The Body Shop – Moisturising Stick”