My favourite, perfect for summer salad recipes

Hearty Summer Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette This super salad is hearty while still being a light summer side. Super easy to create too! Ingredients Salad:  One Zucchini Two Carrots One head of lacinato kale One can of chickpeas Two cups of cooked quinoa One cup basil leaves (chopped up depending on the size) Eight crimini […]

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5 products I always have on hand as a working mom

Don’t let the headline mislead you… I know, I know they often do that. These products are great for everyone but, I have particularly  found them useful since heading back to work in February after a year of being off with my first child. All mom’s lives are busy! Literally trying to pick-up after and […]

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Just one of those days

Do you ever have those days where absolutely everything gets to you? No matter how hard you try to get out of a funk or an annoyed feeling, you just can’t shake it? For me, today was that day. When I get in these moods, I know I NEED to just get out of the […]

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Why Beautycounter: Glowing Moments 2016

I will be the first to admit that this “wholeistic” lifestyle/mommy blog of mine has been overrun with posts about Beautycounter in the last couple of months. It’s for good reason though as this brand of safe beauty products has been life changing for me. Not only have they improved my skin while being made […]

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My Tuesday night “me time” routine

Having an extremely busy eight month old has proven way more draining for me than a newborn. These last couple months have been a battle of wills. They are learning so, so much every single day and my child is easily frustrated. Couple that with fighting sleep and I am in dire need of some […]

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Seven “crunchy” mom things

While I hate labels, I would consider myself a relatively “crunchy” mom. That said, there are different levels of “crunchy” moms in my opinion and I tend to fall somewhere in the middle, I think? Of course anyone can adapt crunchy tendencies or take on some granola mom ideals or habits. But, to be a […]

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Thoughts in a moment: new motherhood

My take on the beginning of an amazing journey It’s almost 11pm on a Friday night. Baby has finally decided to go to sleep, he really is a good sleeper, just tonight, he needed a little extra love. I sit here writing this as the thoughts of the day fill my head. I am nearly 11 […]

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Recipe: probiotic smoothie

I am always looking for quick and simple ways to add probiotics to my diet. Gut health is extremely important but people don’t always think about it. Also, recently, I have been trying to incorporate more dates into my life as they are supposed to help with duration and pain in labour by thinning the […]

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Natural Cold and Flu Remedies

When I get sick, I find, it usually happens at one of two times. Either I finally have some down time to relax, or, it finds me at one of my busiest moments. Murphy’s law. For this reason, and well, for the reason that no one likes to get sick anyway, I am always looking […]

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My favourite and most useful toxin-free Christmas gifts

The count down is on and with just a few short weeks left before Christmas, there is always the last minute dash for little items to finish off the perfect present! When you are considering these items, in my opinion, it is important to consider the gift the person would love and also the environmental […]

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