Mint Chocolate Granola Bars

I have been on a baking kick lately.  Baking is honestly not my thing as you need to follow a recipe and if you don’t your baking will probably not turn out great.  I’m more of a chef.  I like to randomly add whatever I have in the house and go based on my taste […]

5 Reasons Why Children Should Learn to Garden

Nothing says happiness like gardening! I love gardening!  I have loved gardening ever since I was a little girl and helping my mother and grandmother in their gardens.  I enjoyed planting the seeds, watering the flowers, singing to the plants and eating the fresh fruits and  veggies! When we bought our house, a garden was […]

Salted Caramel Energy Balls

I am always looking for new recipe ideas for healthy snacks to make my family.   Rarely do I buy granola bars or muffins in a store as they are usually full of fat and high in sugar!  I like knowing what ingredients are in my food and I like to control what food I give […]

Mother’s Day … A Day Full of Emotion

Mother’s Day is a day full of emotions for me. When I was 7 years old, my mother passed away from a brain tumour. She was diagnosed when she was pregnant with me, child #5.   She fought long and hard for 7 years to conquer that tumour, but lost the battle.   Heaven gained an angel […]

MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH

DID YOU KNOW … – An estimated 1/5 women worldwide will experience perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD) – Sign and symptoms can be present during pregnancy and for up to 1 year post baby (if not longer) – An estimated 7-10 women will hide their symptoms in fear of of being labelled having a disorder […]