Healthy Granola Bars ~ 2 Ways

Healthy Granola Bars

These Healthy Granola Bars are kid and Mom approved and can easily become a school friendly snack too! Oh, and an added bonus, they take less than 10 minutes to throw together and a quick bake in the oven. This Mama can wake up at 6:30 in the morning, and have the breakfast cookie version on the table for 7! Yes, I feel like I wear a super Mom cape sometimes! I am not ashamed to celebrate those rare moments and you shouldn’t be either!   This Healthy Granola Bar recipe can be actually made in three ways: bars, squares … Continue reading

What to Do When You Have a Congested Infant?

infant congestion

My first delivery turned into an unexpected C-Section. After 20 hours of intense labour and two and a half hours of pushing, with no success, it was recommended that I deliver my daughter via caesarean section. I was NOT happy with this outcome, but that is a topic for another blog post. I didn’t realize at the time that the outcome would be a beautiful, healthy, yet congested infant!   My daughter was a congested infant. And, I do believe that might have been the cause of her lack of sleep and irritability in the very beginning. We tried all … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pasta

Pumpkin Pasta

I wouldn’t consider myself adventurous when it comes to food, however since meeting Chef Sandra Katanic, I have been introduced to some incredible dishes that I never would have tried. Her Pumpkin Pasta is such a delicious dish and you won’t believe just how easy it is to make! Pumpkin is such a versatile fruit. Yes, did you know that pumpkin is technically a fruit?! Pumpkin Pasta is rich and creamy with a hint of sweetness. You can make your own roasted pumpkin or if you’re in more of a rush, this quick and easy meal can be made in … Continue reading

Reading Small Print Is Getting Harder!

Reading Fine Print

Reading small print is something that I’ve been struggling with for a little while now. However, I’ve always been so grateful for my vision. I’ve had a unique journey with regards to my eyes and staying on top of my eye health is very important to me. My journey started off at Sick Kids, feeling terrified while sitting in a long exam room. The result of that first visit was that I had to wear an eye patch to strengthen my weaker eye. Those were not fun times, although my Mom did help make it a bit more enjoyable by … Continue reading

Finding a Proper Fitting Bra: Everything You Need to Know

proper fitting bra

I’ve had many conversations with Mom friends of mine about how we often get lost in motherhood. Not only that, but often lost in life in general, for a while after having children. Sometimes, this is a short while and for some of us, it can happen for so long that we start to forget who we really are. What does this have to do with finding a proper fitting bra? Please continue reading, it will come clearer as I explain. For me, I got lost for a good 10 years after having children. Please know that I LOVE being … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Craft for Kids

Valentine's Day crafts

Having children has taken love to a whole new level for me. Valentines day with little ones is an excellent opportunity to celebrate one of the greatest bonds there is: the one between a mom and her kids! What better way to bond with your kids than to snuggle up and read a book together OR make a Valentine’s Day CRAFT! My kids LOVE to make crafts. When I mention the word crafts, they usually squeal with delight. One craft that I would like to try with my kids this year, are these adorable heart shaped animal crafts. To make … Continue reading

Whole Blends Hair Care!

Hair care

Who doesn’t love the feel of soft, silky hair? I don’t know about you, but when I have a good hair day, it helps my overall “feel good” status, including my self confidence. Whole Blends hair care leaves my hair feeling and smelling SO good! Your hair and senses deserve a treat too! I bet you didn’t know that my hair could naturally go that curly! The first thing I need to share with you is how it made me smile when I hugged my daughter and she complimented me on how nice my hair smelled. It’s often the little … Continue reading

Super Moist and Delicious Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

Gluten-Free-Chocolate-Cake

I will be honest with you, when I first heard that this gluten free chocolate cake was super moist and delicious, I wasn’t sure what to think because it contained QUINOA. I’m honestly not a huge fan of quinoa, but you cannot taste it in this cake, not even a little bit! You know when you find a recipe that you love so much that it becomes your “go to” recipe? I have another chocolate cake recipe that was my “go to” recipe, but I have since then discovered this one and I’m in love! This gluten free chocolate cake … Continue reading

Gratitude and Canadian CASH Giveaway

Canadian Cash Giveaway

If you are here solely for the Canadian Cash Giveaway, my hope is that you will take a quick minute to read this first… I am taking this time of year to reflect upon 2016 in both my personal and business life. For the past few weeks, I have relected on what I have achieved, what I would like to achieve in 2017 and most importantly, I am feeling GRATITUDE for so much in my life. I could dedicate an entire blog post to share about my 2016 and perhaps I will another time, but today I would like to … Continue reading

3 Step EASY Homemade Name Cards

Homemade Name Cards

A holiday table for entertaining is not complete, in my opinion, without homemade name cards! You and your kids can whip up these cards for every guest within minutes while using your creativity and personalizing them along the way. We used Seal-It Glitter tape to jazz up these place cards. See how easy it is to rip in the video below: Make these homemade name cards in minutes: Cut name cards out of cardstock and fold. Decorate with Seal It! Glitter tape. Write name. Optional: You can tie a ribbon or piece of twine around the card for a slightly … Continue reading