Tag Archives: artificial colours

On being Fed Up!

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Fed Up roadshow, run by Sue Dengate. If you haven’t heard of Fed Up, it is an Australian movement/support network concerned with the effects of food on behaviour, health and learning. I love the … Continue reading

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Anyone for some bugs?

As someone who avoids artificial food colours and dyes, imagine my delight at seeing this at a local supermarket last month: The same brand sells regular food colourings and it was sitting on the shelf right next to these. Always … Continue reading

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Party time!

When Boy Wonder turned two I put on a morning tea for him and invited family over. He has enough cousins, Aunties and Uncles that we didn’t invite friends, there wouldn’t have been room! Most birthday celebrations for children involve … Continue reading

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A hand-made Easter

Last Easter I decided that I would not be purchasing any commercial Easter eggs for my nieces (for all sorts of reasons, including consumerism, commercialisation, concerns around ingredients such as palm oil etc.) and would instead make my own little … Continue reading

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