Hello everyone, Today is one of those days where I have this overwhelming feeling of being so full of life that I am bursting with happiness and wellbeing, and it is overflowing into words and out onto this page. This morning I woke up and would normally have snuggled down one last time, to fully appreciate the comfort and warmth of my bed, before springing up and starting my day. But, my husband has been working the late shift and I did not want to disturb him, and, at first, I felt a … [Read more...] about Mindfulness And The Art Of Being Grateful
When we think of our teenagers and acne we automatically think about skin care and what we can put on their skin to help clear it up. Yes, topical factors and making sure products contain clean ingredients are very important but as a nutritionist I am also focusing on hormone health, gut health, stress levels and of course diet. All good health starts in the gut and with so much change going on during these adolescent years knowing that you are nourishing your child from the inside out is … [Read more...] about Beauty Inside Out – Nutrionist Kylie Dowling Gives Her Advice For Teen Acne
I have had a lot of people ask me about our business name and how I came up with it, when in reality it came up with us. As you may know from previous posts, we have our own beehive in our back garden, and I am an active beekeeper. Bees are such amazing creatures, they work non stop storing away honey and we really are so lucky to be able to collect and use some of it. Our friends, family and neighbours have been the lucky benefactors of some of this liquid gold as well, and we often heard our … [Read more...] about Our Name – Honeybee House – What It Means To Us
Do you know that old saying “ Beauty is only skin deep, that true beauty comes from within”, this is so true in more ways then just metaphorically, it is also true spiritually, and physically. Here is another saying for you “You are what you eat” these two age old adages are what come to mind when I start thinking about what I want to talk to you about today. I have had many Mums come and ask me recently for advice, and what would I suggest for their pre-teen and teenage children’s skin. … [Read more...] about Beauty Inside Out
Living sustainably for our family has become a way of life, it has not ever been just about choosing and buying the next new sustainable product that comes along, sustainability is, and can be so much more than that. My sustainable living began at quite a young age and at the time I did not consciously think of it as living sustainably. I grew up being taught to chose wisely and to nurture and look after the things that you have, my childhood, like everyone’s had its trials. The death of my Dad … [Read more...] about Sustainability – A Way Of Life
Winter is here, and I don’t know about you, but the cold weather plays havoc with my skin, and if you are like me and like to have the water ridiculously hot when you take a shower or bath then your skin is probably feeling very dry, rough and itchy. There are a couple of ways you can combat this feeling, one is to slather yourself with moisturiser a couple of times a day, or you can embark on a skincare journey that will give you beautiful soft, smooth skin. Don’t think of it as a chore that is … [Read more...] about Winter Time Skin Tips
Do you know what is in the products that you put on your body? The skin is the human bodies largest organ and what is placed on it has a definite effect, both topically and internally. I consider myself to be a healthy person and I always try to be aware of what I eat, but my motto now is “ If you wouldn’t put it in your body why would you want to put it on your body?” we go to great lengths to know what is in the foods we eat, but often neglect to take that same care when it comes to what … [Read more...] about Our Skincare – What Is Natural And What Is Not.
You are probably expecting me to show you some of our beautiful rock pools, or unique marine ecosystems or the amazing surf beaches of our area, and I agree, these are beautiful treasures. However, the treasures I want to talk to you about today are the ones that are there every day, most of you don’t see them, most of you don’t know them. They are the amazing people that unselfishly devote there time to keep our beautiful area looking the way you see and boast about to your friends and … [Read more...] about The Hidden Treasures of our Local Beach and Lake Area