Back to School Snack Guide

Appies & Snacks, Kids, Living, Lunch, Nutrition, Recipes, Snacks

Back to school snack guide to make packing lunches easier for moms! Tori Wesszer from Fraiche Nutrition has put together a top 20 list of healthy kid friendly snacks for those busy back to school days!

I can’t believe that Charlie is already going into kindergarten, someone please tell me where time has gone!?  I get all teary-eyed thinking of him going to school, I’m going to be a complete mess on the first day! Speaking of which, it’s about that time of year when visions of school lunches start popping into mom and dad’s heads!  … View The Post

Building the Perfect Local Veggie & Dip Platter

Appies & Snacks, Entertaining, Gluten-Free, Living, Recipes, Snacks, Vegan

How to build the perfect local veggie and dip platter including two recipes for easy healthy homemade dips

Summer is here and that means that boatloads of fresh local veggies!  It’s so easy to eat ‘clean’ during those warm summer months when the gardens are overflowing with goodness, and there’s nothing more simple and perfect than a platter full of fresh cut veggies for your crew (no matter how big or small) to snack on! Of course, what is … View The Post

Fit Mom Workout Part 3: Mom Butt

Fitness, Living

Fit Mom Butt Workout featuring 5 exercises to tone and firm the mom bum!

I’ve been getting up with the birds to work out and once I got past the initial hurt of waking up at 4:30am (ouch), I’ve been LOVING it!  Sneaking exercise in isn’t always easy, especially when you add kids to the equation. I’m a much better person when I’m active, and it feels so good to start the day doing … View The Post

Fit Mom Workout: Upper Body Bootcamp!

Fitness, Living, Recipes

I’m so excited to have my pal Rachel from Daily Routine Fitness here again for the second fitness post of the three-part series, and one of my FAVOURITES: upper body!  Let’s face it, us moms get a killer workout naturally from carrying around our babes (hi biceps!), but speaking from personal experience, it also ruins my posture and leaves a lot … View The Post

The Great Granola Showdown

Breakfast, Kids, Living, Recipes

Once upon a time you would visit a grocery store shelf in search of granola and have 2-3 products to pick from.  Fast forward to today and that aisle is PACKED with options…which is wonderful and overwhelming at the same time!  Granola, a simple cereal usually made from oats, nuts, fruit, some source of fat and something to sweeten it, … View The Post

Staub Cocotte Mother’s Day Giveaway!

Living, Recipes

It’s no secret that I LOVE the Staub products, and their cocottes are the definition of class when it comes to kitchen cookware. I wanted a cocotte for years and I must say, now that I have one, it’s one of the kitchen items that get the most mileage in our house.  The cocottes are a work of art AND … View The Post

Healthy Snacks for On the Go!

Appies & Snacks, Kids, Living, Recipes, Snacks

I remember feeling busy before I had kids, and granted, I was.  Now, I’m sure that I was warned about how busy life with kids really is.  But of course, like anything, parenthood is something that you need to experience to fully appreciate.  And do I ever appreciate it now! I wouldn’t change anything for the world, but it all … View The Post