Ten items to bring for the Perfect Picnic

*this blog post is sponsored by Save on Foods It’s picnic szn! Wondering what to pack that’s satisfying, healthy, and easy to throw together? I gotchu. In Calgary, hot and sunny days are few and far between. So when they arrive, we take full advantage. We went out to the mountains (luckily, very close to…

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Baby Gear Must Haves 2021

Do you have a store that you absolutely LOVE going to? The kind of store that literally has it all and even though you’ve made a list of what you need, the store shows you what else you need? That store for me is West Coast Kids. They truly have it all; knowledgeable staff, top…

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Vitamins for Kids – making health fun

Can you believe this weather lately?! It is so damn cold! When the temperatures drop this drastically (high of -28 C here in YYC) and it’s so frigid, we can’t let the kids out to play at all. We try to do as much as possible inside to keep them entertained. Unfortunately, at this time…

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Home birth supply checklist

Home birthing Mamas, HELLO! And welcome 🙂 With my third baby making his/her appearance in just eight short weeks, I have started to gather my home birthing supplies. All part of the nesting phase, ya know. To give you a bit of background, this will be my third home birth (that’s the plan anyway). We…

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Weird pregnancy symptoms – early pregnancy and beyond

We all know the common ones, but do we know these? Weird Early Pregnancy Symptoms Massively increased resting heart rate When gyms reopened in June for a very brief window, I went to my usual class. I hadn’t been to the gym since mid-March but had been working out at home so I wasn’t unfit…

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My Book

I co-wrote a book called Poppin Bottles. Writing a book has been on my bucket list since I was a little girl and damn I’m feeling accomplished. There’s just one teeny promblemo. The book was released at what was quite possibly the worst timing… ever. At the beginning of the pandemic. Marketing efforts and launch…

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Is the Peloton Bike Worth it? an honest review

Back in August, I was dropping off a gift for a girlfriend and when she answered the door, my jaw just about dropped. She looked incredible. Her jeans were literally slipping down her waist – she looked healthy, strong, and perfectly comfortable in her own body. This being in stark contrast to me – the…

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Kids Chore Chart Ideas

I posted an Instagram story a few weeks ago of Henry and Posie doing their chores. Henry was cleaning windows and Posie was refilling the cat food. The response I got from my audience was overwhelming. How do you get them to do this? Aren’t you worried about streaks on your window? Do they do…

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DIY Minimalist Christmas Ornaments

Bright red, green, and garish holiday decorations? Ya, me neither. Here’s a super simple minimalist Christmas decor DIY. You can use these as tree ornaments, mantle decor, or string as a fireplace garland. What you’ll need 1 cup baking soda 1/2 cup tapioca starch (I think corn starch would also work but I didn’t have…

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Perfect Food Pairings for Camping + a 3 Day Menu

* this post is sponsored by my favourite grocery store, Save-on-Foods Does it feel like everyone you know has suddenly become a camping aficionado? You’re not imagining it. With this last year’s travel slump, people are craving adventure more than ever. They’re just sticking closer to home to get it. Camping is probably one of…

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Incredibly Easy Gluten-Free Vegan Gnocchi

Quick. Easy. Decadent… YES, PLEASE!! I’ve been craving comfort in these last couple weeks of pregnancy and when I say this dish hit the spot, it HIT THE SPOT. Our kids request pasta for dinner almost every night so I wanted something similar but damn, rice pasta can get boring. So I hit the grocery…

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Baby Gear Must Haves 2021

Do you have a store that you absolutely LOVE going to? The kind of store that literally has it all and even though you’ve made a list of what you need, the store shows you what else you need? That store for me is West Coast Kids. They truly have it all; knowledgeable staff, top…

View Post

Vitamins for Kids – making health fun

Can you believe this weather lately?! It is so damn cold! When the temperatures drop this drastically (high of -28 C here in YYC) and it’s so frigid, we can’t let the kids out to play at all. We try to do as much as possible inside to keep them entertained. Unfortunately, at this time…

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Ten items to bring for the Perfect Picnic

*this blog post is sponsored by Save on Foods It’s picnic szn! Wondering what to pack that’s satisfying, healthy, and easy to throw together? I gotchu. In Calgary, hot and sunny days are few and far between. So when they arrive, we take full advantage. We went out to the mountains (luckily, very close to…

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Home birth supply checklist

Home birthing Mamas, HELLO! And welcome 🙂 With my third baby making his/her appearance in just eight short weeks, I have started to gather my home birthing supplies. All part of the nesting phase, ya know. To give you a bit of background, this will be my third home birth (that’s the plan anyway). We…

home birth kit listhome birth kit listhome birth kit listhome birth kit listhome birth kit listhome birth kit listhome birth kit listhome birth kit listhome birth kit listhome birth kit listhome birth kit list

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Weird pregnancy symptoms – early pregnancy and beyond

We all know the common ones, but do we know these? Weird Early Pregnancy Symptoms Massively increased resting heart rate When gyms reopened in June for a very brief window, I went to my usual class. I hadn’t been to the gym since mid-March but had been working out at home so I wasn’t unfit…

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My Book

I co-wrote a book called Poppin Bottles. Writing a book has been on my bucket list since I was a little girl and damn I’m feeling accomplished. There’s just one teeny promblemo. The book was released at what was quite possibly the worst timing… ever. At the beginning of the pandemic. Marketing efforts and launch…

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Is the Peloton Bike Worth it? an honest review

Back in August, I was dropping off a gift for a girlfriend and when she answered the door, my jaw just about dropped. She looked incredible. Her jeans were literally slipping down her waist – she looked healthy, strong, and perfectly comfortable in her own body. This being in stark contrast to me – the…

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Kids Chore Chart Ideas

I posted an Instagram story a few weeks ago of Henry and Posie doing their chores. Henry was cleaning windows and Posie was refilling the cat food. The response I got from my audience was overwhelming. How do you get them to do this? Aren’t you worried about streaks on your window? Do they do…

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DIY Minimalist Christmas Ornaments

Bright red, green, and garish holiday decorations? Ya, me neither. Here’s a super simple minimalist Christmas decor DIY. You can use these as tree ornaments, mantle decor, or string as a fireplace garland. What you’ll need 1 cup baking soda 1/2 cup tapioca starch (I think corn starch would also work but I didn’t have…

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