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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‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Style Pad Thai

By popular demand I am serving up this Choose Your Own Adventure Style Pad Thai recipe (sans sexy photos because #momlife). I am calling it this because the secret to the dish is the sauce, and what you serve it on …

April 11, 2019
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#itsalifestyle Baby Favourites: Month 4-7

  Well, we are another couple months into this whole parenting thing and we are learning EVERY DAY; learning how to be parents, learning how to parent our little human specifically, and learning how to roll with the punches when …

March 28, 2019
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My Postpartum Body: Not quite a stranger, not quite a friend

  It was two days post-birth and I remember staring into the mirror for the first time since the arrival of our son. I had avoided the mirror until that point, which is easy to do when your whole world …

March 25, 2019
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#livealittleextra with Baby: Travel Tips & Hacks

We did it, we ripped off the terrifying metaphorical band-aid that is the first flight with baby!!   Now, I should preface that this may not seem like a big deal but I am not much of a gambler, I …

January 31, 2019
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When the pursuit of wellness becomes TOXIC

The world of wellness can be an empowering space, taking our own health and wellbeing into our own hands through the products we consume, the foods we enjoy, the workouts we partake in and the lifestyle choices we commit to. …

January 23, 2019
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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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