Let Them Be Bored + Must Have: Bumps & Sting Remedy’s

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How many times this summer have you heard the words "Mom, I am bored?"  Guess what? It is okay for them to feel boredom. When I was a kid, I don't remember feeling boredom. Do you? I also don't remember having my mom fill each moment of my day with things to do. I happily played outside from … [Read more...]

Dairy-Free Frappé Coffee Recipe + 27g of Vegan Protein

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Summertime can be a struggle when it comes to what's going in your mouth. The cool refreshing signs of iced coffees, ice cream cones, and good old fashion slushies can be tempting.  Staying on track is important.  "You can never make the same mistake twice because the second time you make it, … [Read more...]

Hey, Gorgeous! Take Some Time for YOU!

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Hey, Gorgeous! Thanks for swinging by. I know you've been busy but when was the last time you took a moment for you? Between soccer, volunteering for school trips, making dinner, packing lunches, trying your best to keep on top of laundry and more, I know your schedule is full. But did you … [Read more...]

Spring’s Sprung: Basic Chia Pudding Recipe

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The birds are chirping, trees are budding, and Mother Nature is at it again confusing us all. As I type this, outside my office window it is snowing on April 25, 2016. Maybe I jinxed us all by packing away all signs of winter in our home? Although it is officially spring, we do know that spring … [Read more...]

Stress & Crazy Mom Monster #ONatural

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March was a busy month for most of us. Spring break, Easter and in Ontario we had a couple of snow days squeezed in there as well. I think it would be fair to say Parents had the kids at home more than the Teachers did in school. I didn't have many deadlines, so I took most of March off from … [Read more...]

Five Tips To A Happy Heart #ONatural

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Heart Health Is Important Keeping my families heart health in check is at the top of my priorities. I spilled it all in this post - What is Love without our Health? About that time I wasn't putting heart health at the top of my priorities and my health was on a downward spiral. Never again will … [Read more...]

Start Today, For Tomorrow!

The Happiness Project

They say a New Year calls for a fresh new start. Last week, I updated my look and went completely out of my ordinary. I was born with blond locks maybe once I went brunette. I wanted a fresh new look, not because it was a New Year. Because I felt it was time. I was feeling sluggish with my long … [Read more...]

Appreciating Downtime During The Holidays: Introducing MagPop #ONatural

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Holidays have arrived! We are all snug in our wood heated house. Sleeping in and spending our days organizing all these gifts we've been blessed to open. Our holidays typically look the same each year. Family time, winter fun, skating on our backyard ice rink and completing a few odds and end … [Read more...]

Kick Start Your Morning With A Ginger Pear Breakfast Smoothie #ONatural

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If your house is anything like mine, mornings are busy. There is always one in the crowd that needs a little encouraging to get moving. There is always one in the crowd that turns their nose up to what's for breakfast, or what's I've pack in their lunch bag. There is always one in the crowd that has … [Read more...]

When Diabetes Wins, It Hurts Everyone #ONaturals

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November is World Diabetes Month and I was surprised to learn that there are more than 10 million Canadians living with diabetes or prediabetes. When Diabetes Hurts Everyone. I first hand know what diabetes looks like. Currently my Father-in-law is living with diabetes, and struggling each day to … [Read more...]