Recipe – Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate


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Sweater Weather Living in the #PNW – the Pacific North West – you have to embrace sweater weather. If you don’t, you’re kind of #SOL for 75% of the year. As a sufferer of SAD, seasonal affective disorder, I have struggled to embrace this so called ‘most wonderful time of the year’. This year I am trying […]

October 3, 2016

Recipes – Apple and Pepper Grilled Cheese Sandwich


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Grilled Cheese Sandwiches I’m a big fan of a good grilled cheese sandwich. Whenever I think of one I am immediately brought back to my childhood where my mom made cheesey kraft grilled cheese with tomato soup… If I was lucky it’s be tomato with rice soup. Mmmmm. Gregory, my toddler, isn’t a fan of […]

September 26, 2016

Recipe – Peanut Butter and Banana Snack


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It’s Snack Time I’m on the hunt for some yummy snacks. Particularly ones that will give some good energy in the morning because Gregory and I seem to be not eating breakfast any more. I offer, and I cook. But food is wasted. And I hate wasting things. Especially food. So I’ve stopped cooking breakfast […]

September 12, 2016

Recipe – Easy Sloppy Joe’s


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Not-So Sloppy Joe’s When I was growing up there was always a shelf in the kitchen that had a stack of cook books filled with recipes that I, honestly, rarely ever saw made. Whenever one was opened, even just to browse, it was a magical experience. Today with Pinterest making it so easy to find […]

July 11, 2016

Recipe – Summer Fruit Kebab for Toddlers


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Fruity Family We are a family that loves fruit. Or, at least, I am a mom who, when goes shopping, goes through the produce and picks up as much fruit as possible to stock our fridge with snacks and healthy food for the week. There is something so satisfying with unloading your cart of groceries […]

May 24, 2016

Recipe – Strawberry and Cucumber Salad


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Poppy Seed Salad Dressing Obsession I’m sorry, but have you been informed with how obsessed I am with poppy seed salad dressing? No? Well I am, and you would be too if you’ve been plating Orange Spinach Salad and Strawberry Almond Salad. Today I’m sharing my Strawberry and Cucumber Salad. I love salads. They’re healthy […]

May 14, 2016

Recipe – Strawberry Almond Spinach Salad


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Strawberry Almond Spinach Salad If you haven’t already heard, I’ve got some delicious tasting spinach salad recipes that use poppy seed salad dressing. Today I want to share with you my Strawberry Almond Spinach Salad because, hello, strawberries! I love strawberries, in fact, I have made myself a little strawberry patch in my garden that I cannot […]

April 22, 2016

Recipe – Easter Pancakes


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Not just any pancakes, festive Easter themed pancakes. Note: I’m no pancake artist. I’m a beginner cook as I am still basically beginning my life… I am not ashamed to admit it. Especially not when I am clearly making the effort to better my skills. And who better a teacher than my Grandma? I hate […]

April 11, 2016

Relactation – Milk Production Boosters


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 Ready for the Next Step So I have had a little bit of milk come in every other day now, and I am ready to try and boost my milk production. I’ve gotten my pumping schedule down pact now, and I rarely miss a pump, and if I do, I schedule in an extra one. […]

May 1, 2015

Recipe – French Toast Sticks


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Breakfast isn’t Something we always ate pre-pregnancy. Then it quickly became essential morning ritual in our home. With Gregory becoming a more independant eater it is important for him to be able to handle his food and learn how to feed himself. The best way us parents can do that is by letting them go […]

April 18, 2015

Sensory Play – Colourful Yogurt


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The other day while making dinner I realized that Gregory wasn’t very interested in the process and being involved, but he wanted my attention and be with the action. Set up in his highchair, I quickly tried to think to of a solution and remembered this blog post I read and thought I could totally modify […]

April 9, 2015

Sensory Play – Rainbow Noodles


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We’re celebrating National Find a Rainbow Day! Tomorrow is going to be a relaxed day… I have a scheduled post, no mini celebrations. Just a low key day before Easter Sunday. Sometimes its when we slow down is when life is best. But today was a great day and I wouldn’t have done anything else! […]

April 5, 2015

Recipe – PB&J French Toast


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Yesterday was National Walking Day, today is Peanut Butter and Jelly Day! When I looked up an alternative to April fools day I also remembered that there are a ton of fun little holidays we can celebrate and ‘buy’ in to… our own rad way. I’m so excited for PB&J day. Here’s what we did […]

April 3, 2015

Recipes – Roasted Chick Peas


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I have recently fallen in love with chick peas. I don’t remember eating them growing up, but I cook them almost daily as a young adult. Roasted Chick Peas are an easy, inexpensive and versatile healthy snack. Check out my video tutorial below on how to cook them, or follow the links below for some […]

December 30, 2014