On the blog I am real and candid about what it means to LIVE the #itsalifestyle philosophy, offering recipes, lifestyle hacks, and #livealittleextra inspiration to fuel your own lifestyle map.

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#itsalifestyle Baby Favourites: Month 1-3

Ever since we found out we were expecting we set an intention to keep the ‘stuff’ to a minimum.  As we quickly learnt there is a gadget for everything, toys and activities for every age and stage, and countless products …

January 16, 2019
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4 things I wish I had known when prepping my freezer for Baby

I had dreamed up this post before baby, but man am I thankful I didn’t write it until now. Because while I had prepped my freezer, had it stocked to the brim…  I had went about it all wrong.   Are …

January 9, 2019
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How I plan to #livealittleextra in 2019

Happy New Year to you!   I hope your year is off to a great start and you are filled with excitement for what lies ahead.   As many of you already know, I LOVE any excuse to facilitate a …

January 1, 2019
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A Year in Review: 29 before 30

My enthusiasm over New Year goal setting is at the top of the charts.  Whatever you call it, a resolution, a goal, an intention I am ALL over it. For almost a decade now I have tried various approaches, but …

December 19, 2018
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You do you, Mama!

I have been a mom for a whole 5 minutes, and already I have a whole new respect for all parent types in all the lands. Not only for the magical ability to create and grow a baby, or even …

December 12, 2018
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#reallife Pregnancy and Beyond: 3rd & 4th trimester

I spent the last couple months of my pregnancy in a constant mode of anticipation. So much so, that I just couldn’t mentally reflect on what I was experiencing (which is why this post is coming months later).   If …

November 6, 2018
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Protein Packed Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Ingredients 2 cups of cooked quinoa 1 cup of ground oatmeal (you can use Oat Bran, or throw traditional flakes into a food processor and grind into a flour) 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup of greek yogurt or kefir (unsweetened) …

July 16, 2018
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Kickstart a Movement Routine that sticks

I use the word movement strategically here, in place of ‘exercise’ or ‘workout’ because words have power.

July 9, 2018
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Our Future Adventurer: Nursery Reveal

Ever since we heard that our little dude was on the way, we started dreaming up the perfect space for him to call his own.

June 28, 2018
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5 Ways to Stay Hydrated this Summer

It seems like all refreshing relief from warmer temps is packed full of refined sugar; popsicles, slushies, sweet teas, soda, sport drinks, and of course ICE CREAM. But what if I told you that you can get the same relief, while avoiding the sugar high (and eventual crash)?

June 24, 2018
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