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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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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#reallife Pregnancy: 2nd Trimester

“They” said pregnancy just flies by, and I admittedly rolled my eyes at them as I battled my way through constant nausea and food aversions. But, as it turns out… they were right.

June 1, 2018
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8 Steps to your BEST SUMMER YET

With our harsh winters and soggy springs, we tend to LIVE FOR THE SUMMER…

May 9, 2018
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Breaking Up with Social Media

Yes, I was an early adopter of FB, Insta’s biggest fan and a regular scroll-er AND post-er, but slowly, and then all at once it became JUST.TOO.MUCH.

May 2, 2018
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Spring Forward

Shake off the Winter and Spring forward into a new season with 5 easy steps.

March 26, 2018
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“Butter” Chicken

While Butter Chicken is NOT an authentic Indian dish ((it was actually adapted during the migration of Indian’s to Europe), it is still packed FULL of the fragrant and nutritious Indian spices, and with a few tweaks can be made into a deliciously healthy meal.

But don’t take my word for it, try it out for yourself.

March 22, 2018
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Choose Happy

Today is the International Day of Happiness and amidst all the days commemorating “things”, this is one of my favourites

March 20, 2018
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Breaking Vegetarianism

What we eat day in and day out is such a personal thing. You have likes and dislikes, tolerances and intolerances, allergies and aversions, adventurous taste buds and ‘play it safe’ favourites. This is why there is no ONE diet for everyone, there is no RIGHT way to eat.

March 8, 2018
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#reallife Pregnancy: First Trimester

I grew up with my favourite movies being the Father of the Bride I & II, so despite all the real life examples of what real pregnancy looked like- I secretly wanted to look like Annie did in her 90’s skin tight aerobic suit (Kimberly Williams- Paisley) and have an eclectic designer create the most beautiful nursery (that would be the size of my current home). But, as it turns out- that is not real life.

March 2, 2018
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