How To Master the Early Morning Workout!

Fitness, Nutrition

How to Master the Early Morning Workout including survival tips for success and how to eat for recovery!

I’ve always enjoyed working out.  For some reason, going to the gym has always been my jam.  Maybe it’s the fact that I was never coordinated enough to rock out the team sports (example: the only point I ever scored in basketball was on my own net, sorry again about that girls). And of course, working out in a gym … View The Post

Creative Gifts for the Foodie

DIY, Entertaining

Beautiful, creative classic gift ideas for the foodie on your list

I couldn’t decide if this post was painfully early or ridiculously late.  I mean, wedding season is pretty much wrapped up, and thoughts of holiday gift buying likely hasn’t graced our to-do lists yet.  BUT I realized that it’s never too early to have a solid list of gift ideas for that special someone who simply loves food, no matter … View The Post

Foodie’s Guide to O’ahu AND a Recap of our Epic Girls Trip!

Travel

Tori Wesszer and Jillian Harris sip coconut water out of coconuts on the beaches of O'ahu!

This post is LONG overdue since coming back from O’ahu (aka heaven)! I’ve been asked a million questions about where to eat on the Island and what to do (from you lucky ducks who have vacations planned to that dreamy island) I thought I would finally publish this blog post! SHOP SWIMWEAR

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!

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

Fit Mom Workout: Upper Body Bootcamp

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 workouts!  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 … View The Post

The Great Granola Showdown

Breakfast, Kids, Living, Recipes

The Great Granola Showdown

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

Staub Cocotte Mother's Day Giveaway

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