TROPICAL GETAWAY-ISH

TROPICAL GETAWAY-ISH

I live in a cold city. Winter here is brutal. This winter has been especially hard. It’s been cold, it’s been snowy and I’ve been cooped up inside with a baby. I needed a vacation to somewhere hot and tropical, but that just wouldn’t be possible this year. Did I...
MY WORD FOR 2017

MY WORD FOR 2017

Already 2 months into the new year and I’m only just now figuring out my word for 2017. Are you ready for it? #Preparation Yup. Preparation. I have lived in a “fly by the seat of my pants” mentality since my late 20’s. Precisely around the time...
WINTER BLAHS

WINTER BLAHS

I’ve been working on redesigning my blog this past week. I put this beautiful, bright springy photo in as a placeholder for a test post fully intending to remove it before going live – but every time I looked at it, it made me happy. What wasn’t...
FINDING HAPPINESS: KATHIE DONOVAN

FINDING HAPPINESS: KATHIE DONOVAN

Before moving back to Ottawa from Savannah 4 years ago,  I felt restless, at times lonely even surrounded by my amazing group of friends. I often felt like something was missing. I frequently played the “if only” game… If only I could find a good...
KITCHEN SINK RECIPE

KITCHEN SINK RECIPE

Welcome to the first installment of “random dinner of whatever I have in my kitchen”. As I’ve mentioned, I rarely ever follow a recipe, which means I pretty much never remember what I put in it, so I almost never make the same thing twice. In the...
YIN YOGA FOR DEEP RESTORATION

YIN YOGA FOR DEEP RESTORATION

Happy Friday!! Please welcome my very first guest blogger,  Melanie Younger. Among her many amazing skills, she is a certified yoga instructor. I asked her to talk to us about the best kind of yoga we can do as women, as moms, as business owners, as busy people with...
WILD ROSE DETOX TIME

WILD ROSE DETOX TIME

It’s DAY 17 of the 21-Day Breakfast Challenge and I’m feeling pretty good about myself. So I decided to add the 12-Day Wild Rose Detox to the mix. I think my body needs a reset. Breakfast & water everyday has been working wonders on my energy levels,...
FIRST ATTEMPT: THE BREAKFAST BAR

FIRST ATTEMPT: THE BREAKFAST BAR

As part of my self-imposed breakfast challenge {read the post here & join the facebook group here}, I’ve been attempting to find quick & tasty breakfast ideas. I’ve always wanted to make my own breakfast/protein bars so I set out to find a recipe...

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