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!
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
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
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
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
Brothers are great. If you feed them, they'll always come over! Joking aside Jonny & I were working on an awesome running project today. We then organized footage over this awesome sweet potato, corn & black bean bowl! Healthy, accidentally vegan & an awesome lunch to share with your sibling! You need: 2 sweet potatoes… Continue reading Sweet Potato Lunch Bowl!
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
I love running because all it takes is a good pair of shoes and the dedication to keep going. That's the necessities- but there are a few products to help keep you comfortable/happy! Here are my favourites, which may be perfect for the runner on your Christmas list ! 1. The Fleece from Columbia This… Continue reading 7 Gifts for the Runner in Your Life
Cake, treats and a billion hugs and kisses ! I love celebrating my dog Rainbows birthday. This year she turned 15 on July 18th ! I'm so thankful for all the amazing years we have had together but it also makes me sad knowing she is in her senior years, so I like to make… Continue reading Celebrating Your Dogs Birthday