Ask a mother how fast a year goes by. It's truly remarkable! The days are long but the weeks are fast and somehow a full year - or for me 15 months- is even quicker. My maternity leave is coming to an end and I am incredibly excited to return to your screens! While I… Continue reading Alarm Clock is Set! My Return to TV
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Chaos & Disarray. The Process of Obtaining a Canadian Passport.
A mere 20 hours before take off my daughter's passport was ready for pickup. As a new parent, traveling with a baby is stressful enough- this passport situation just added to the chaos! If you are trying to obtain a passport in Canada here is a recap of our experience. I wanted to write this… Continue reading Chaos & Disarray. The Process of Obtaining a Canadian Passport.
Want to Try Skiing for $25?! Here’s How!
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!
The Best Way to Make Protein Pancakes
This is my go to breakfast ! It's easy, low carb, gluten free and delicious. You need: 2 eggs 3/4 scoop vanilla protein powder 1-2 tbsp unsweetened apple sauce ( if you are using the individual cups about 1/2) 1 tsp coconut oil 1 tsp raspberry jam 1 tbsp natural peanut butter 2 strawberries Pinch… Continue reading The Best Way to Make Protein Pancakes
Chilly Half Marathon Race Review
There are many things in life that can make you happy! And for me running is one of them. I was reminded of that today. I have been a little out of the loop when it comes to the "long run". It's been a minute since I've bought gels and really made a race plan.… Continue reading Chilly Half Marathon Race Review
No Bake DIY Granola Bars
It's time to bring back some creativity in the kitchen ! I'm recovering from LASIK eye surgery and also housebound since my entire neighbourhood looks like a skating rink ! So- I'm killing sometime in the kitchen. I recently met with a dietician and she commented that my nutrition is pretty clean. Happy with the… Continue reading No Bake DIY Granola Bars
3 Easy Must Try Christmas Recipes
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
Creamy Wine Pork Chops & a Special Homecoming
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
Carrot & Beet Soup
So I started my Christmas shopping ! A couple presents done. And I found all the ornaments I need for my paint night Christmas party (becoming a yearly tradition). Now, on this snowy and chilly Saturday afternoon the stove is hot and my soup is bubbling ! This gorgeous carrot and beet soup is the… Continue reading Carrot & Beet Soup
Goodbye Early Risers!
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!