The best way to make it through a Canadian winter is to embrace it! I've been putting that statement to the test over the years. I can confirm after lots of "testing", I am the biggest winter lover. Stepping into my first pair of skis helped change the way I look at Canada's coldest season.… Continue reading Want to Try Skiing for $25?! Here’s How!
I love being in the kitchen ! But truthfully, I'm not the best with desserts. So I'm always on the hunt for something that looks impressive - yet is super easy to make. Let me introduce you to this years top picks! No Bake Peppermint Fudge This was a new one for me and I… Continue reading 3 Easy Must Try Christmas Recipes
This time of year makes me smile ! And this year my fiancé is finally moving home full time after retiring from an intense military position, my puppy Sunny is becoming a perfect part of the family and Christmas is only 10 days away ! Saturday nights in the kitchen with a glass of red… Continue reading Creamy Wine Pork Chops & a Special Homecoming
Fall is the most Canadian season ! We start in flip flops and end in snow boots. Our Canadian colours will never disappoint and the crisp air feels so good after a hot summer. This season we had the chance to admire the colours along Stony Lake in the Kawarthas ! And with our new… Continue reading Cozy Fall Cottaging on Stony Lake
2018 has been the year of change. As the realm of TV changes I know I have to move with the motion. This week I started my new career as a sponsorship host on The Weather Network. The 2:40 AM alarm clock has been shut off ! And yes, this means I'm leaving the morning… Continue reading Goodbye Early Risers!
Welcome to June ! Started off the month with an amazing garden party with my Weather Network ladies (Saturday) and a half marathon the following morning. If you are thinking, those two things probably shouldn't happen in the same weekend- you are right ! Ha ! But look at this fun bunch, how could I… Continue reading Race Review: Barrie Half Marathon
After a weekend of marathon success I want to keep this healthy stretch rolling. It's easy to say, " I deserve this ice cream, I just ran a marathon" (100% I have used this before). But it's so important to fuel the body back with good healthy food. After a marathon your body has some… Continue reading Salmon & Beet Spinach Salad
I have never felt so happy and accomplished in my life! Today I reached a life goal: run a sub 4 hour marathon. Here's the story ! This year has been different when it comes to running. When my sweet dog Rainbow passed away in January I really thought I was going to pack… Continue reading It Happened! Sub 4 Hour Marathoner
Race day is always the best day! The runners high is real & I'm feeling it. Around the Bay is North America's oldest road race and it always signals the start to race season. This year about 4000 runners lined up to run the challenging 30 k route. This season was a little different for… Continue reading Another Trip “Around the Bay” 2018
Oh the long run! I love it and hate it. It makes me worry. But also gives me hope. Stresses me out. Then boosts my mood. Is the worst part of running. Is the best part of running. See, I can't make up my mind! Over the past four years the weekend long run was… Continue reading My Run Experiment: Distance VS Strength