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How I Cried At Yoga

As part of my get healthier initiative I have decided to trade in some of my cardio sessions for classes instead. Today was my first day of Vinyasa yoga. The results were unexpected. I used to be very into Yoga and when I was in my early twenties I had extreme strength and flexibility. Of … Continue reading

Getting Back On The Horse

The purpose of today’s post is twofold. One, it’s to help force myself to stick to my plan and two , it’s to help others who are trying to live a healthier lifestyle or make changes in their lives.  Change is scary and every time you try there is a chance you will fail but … Continue reading

My ever increasing grocery bill

That moment when you get to the cash register and realize you have spent $450 dollars for what you hope is two weeks worth of groceries. I shop sales, clip coupons, use my |PC Points and get my groceries at the Real Canadian Superstore (which I think has the best prices for what I need) but it … Continue reading

Thought for the day

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly -proverb

Does Being Thin Make You Happy?

“Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels” -Kate Moss, supermodel Lately there has been an article circling around social media written by a woman who stated that being fat makes her happy.  She says that she thought being thin would make her happy but after she lost the weight that was not the case.  See more about … Continue reading

Is it time for a minivan?

We are currently saving to buy a car, and deciding what car to buy is proving increasingly difficult. I know, I know you think I don’t want a minivan because they are not cool. No one wants to admit they are no longer a sexy young thing but a slightly used soccer mom. But that’s … Continue reading

Lost your mittens? Now you shall have no pie!

Back in the fall I thought I was smart. I thought I planned ahead. But of course, I was wrong. I purchased Sawyer four pairs of mitts. Two knitted for fall and two waterproof for winter. Well, he lost his last pair in Montreal this past weekend and despite the plethora of mittens the rest … Continue reading

Four year olds and hockey games= a recipe for disaster?

Whether you are a hockey, baseball or football fan, I think most parents look forward to the day when they will be able to share that experience of cheering on the team while eating $15 nachos while sporting their team’s jersey or hat or both. But, at what age are they ready and when are … Continue reading

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Happy Family Day Weekend!

For those of you who don’t live in Ontario, you are probably thinking, what the heck is she talking about, every day is family day.  However, where I live we actually have a statutory holiday this Monday February 16th called Family Day. Ah Family Day, Ontario’s favourite fake holiday. It’s only been around since 2008, … Continue reading


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