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.
Just the thought of moving is daunting. Nevermind actually planning, organizing and packing your entire life into boxes. And this was not just any move. It was a move during a pandemic while carrying my tiny future. Luckily, I was only 4 months pregnant at the time of the move, the "sweet spot" during pregnancy.… Continue reading Moving in a Pandemic While Pregnant
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
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!
Well, our family has a little more fur! Sunny our precious poodle came home yesterday and she is cuter than I could have ever imagined. Seeing her sweet little face instantly made my heart whole again. She loved running around our condo, meeting the extended family and pooping under the coffee table. We are working… Continue reading Sunny the Perfect Puppy
Summer 2018 is here ☀️ I love being the host ! So I kicked off the season with a girls night dinner party. Get the champagne ready as you sizzle some salmon. This fresh citrus salad was a hit. You need: 4 salmon fillets seasoned with salt & pepper Olive oil Spring mix 1 orange… Continue reading Citrus Salmon Salad
Happy March! As the days get longer, snow continues to melt and the sun angle gets higher in the sky, you can tell spring is coming. And for many runners race season is approaching! So what to run? Where to do it? How to get ready? So many questions...but so much fun, training and discipline… Continue reading Spring Race? My Top 3 Picks
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
I just had the greatest night ! The Higher Education Summit took place in Toronto at the Sheraton Centre & I was fortunate enough to be recognized by Conestoga College as notable alumni. The college nominated me for a Premieres Award under the "recent grad" category and it was quite an honour to be a… Continue reading A Premiere Nomination
After a race there is always a story to tell. And this time it's a story that speaks to dedication and believing in yourself. For the first time in my relationship with running I have gone out of the comfort zone. Tempo runs, speed work, negative splits. All things that seem to take the fun… Continue reading Mississauga 1/2 Marathon: Race Recap