5 Accessories that Can Transform Your Entire Wardrobe


You may not believe me when I say this, but I do wear normal clothes. Granted, I spend most of my free time in activewear. But lately, when I teach or go out, I try to switch it up and play with style. I don’t need to spend a lot or even need to change out of my leggings to…

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Guest Post: Finding Your Better


I love seeing friends and family improve their life. Even better is when they are inspired to share their journey with my readers! My very good friend Keirtsyn, (former Waterton roommate, bridesmaid, and all around lovely person) sent me a great article sharing her 2018 journey to improving her health. Enjoy!  In late fall of 2017 I found myself looking…

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7 Tips for Working Moms to Improve Their Mornings


Do I ever envy Ryan! He gets up 15 minutes before he has to leave for work, changes, makes coffee, and is gone. As a woman and mom, my mornings entail so much more.  I’m no expert, I have one easy going baby and have been working for a mere three months but I thought I would share a a…

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Girl’s Night Out Doing Aerial Yoga


I sure love going out with my friends. When you’re older and a mom with family responsibilities, it’s difficult to coordinate busy schedules to work out a get together. But coordinate I did, and on Friday night, ten of us hit Core Elements for a private aerial yoga session with Kendall. I like to coordinate nights that have a fund…

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How to Build Your Sick Day Kit


This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. We had a real cold snap this week; low’s of -15C (-24C with the windshield). I love winter but this year I have a new liability – he drools and likes to stare at his hands. I rarely get…

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A Fun Filled Evening at Lethbridge Corn Maze


Little Ryan, TyTy, and I went to the Lethbridge Corn Maze this week to celebrate my niece Reegan’s birthday. I’ve been to the Corn Maze a couple times before, once when the kids were little, and then for a girls night. I was excited to go with little TyTy for his first visit. Of course, he won’t remember a thing,…

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October Buffboxx- Vintage Shorts Rock!


It may be getting too chilly to run outside in shorts, but that’s what the gym is for! I need to rock my new vintage looking shorts I received in my October Buffboxx.  This month’s box had a few large items, so let’s dive in! Thrive Market Sunflower Butter– I have been hearing good things about Thrive Market! Unfortunately, they…

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Fall Hike on Bertha Trail


With no school on Friday, I packed up TyTy and hit the road for Waterton. A day in the mountains was so needed! There is so much construction currently going on. When I pulled in, they were working on rebuilding the old Kilmorey Lodge at last, building a new cabin, redoing the townsite campground, and paving the Bertha Falls parking…

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Guest Post: How Self Massage Can Help You Recover After Long Hikes


Hiking is a wonderful way to keep fit and enjoy spending time in nature. The downside? It’s common to experience aches and pains after a long hike. According to the National Health Service (NHS), the soreness you experience following grueling exercise is caused by small muscle tears. When you work your muscles harder than usual, the fibers become damaged. This…

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Tynan’s 6 month Check In- And How to Help Babies


I know it’s a cliché to marvel at how fast your kids grow, but it’s so true! You blink and they’re totally different. I’m amazed by Tynan every day. You think you love your baby on the day they’re born, but that love deepens every day! I am also extremely fortunate to still have a super mellow, relaxed baby. I…

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Book Review: There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather


Sometimes you find a book and everything the author is saying is what you’ve been thinking or saying to your friends for years. That was Linda Åkeson McGurk’s book “There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather.” As a child who was raised in Northern Alberta (VERY cold) on the edge of town playing in the woods, ponds, and open nature spaces…

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Fall Running Essentials


I love fall! I love the cool, crisp air, the beautiful leaves. I also love how there are less people out; although come on people- get outside and enjoy! But lately I’ve been struggling with yet another life transition- working mommy. I’ve been subbing 3-4 times a week and have been making excuses to not workout on days I teach.…

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Friday Fitness- Can I be a 5 a.m. morning person?


During the last couple weeks I have been busy teaching like crazy and I’m noticing a major drop in my workouts. When I get home, I like to go on an easy walk with the baby and then play on the living room floor. I’m starting to think that if I want to get back onto a consistent running schedule,…

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September Buffboxx- Teal is my Colour


You know it’s fall when your Buffboxx comes with a long sleeve t-shirt instead of a tank or shorts. I was really happy with my box this month because teal is my colour! Okay, let’s review what came in this September. LSTN Crescent wireless earbuds Cytomax hydration drink– I keep forgetting to try this after a long run! Bhu Keto…

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Friday Fitness- Fall Walking


It’s funny, when I was recovering from my C-section and only allowed to go for walks, I was so bored and so anxious to get running. Five months later, I’m back at work as well as taking care of the baby, and I find walks with him to be a relaxing time for the two of us to bond and…

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Fall into a New Routine


This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. In just a few days it will be September 21, the official first day of fall. I don’t know where you live, but it’s been fall here since the first week of September. I’m bummed that summer is gone…

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Friday Fitness- Genuine Health Superfood


After last Friday’s vent session about the stubborn baby weight, I worked hard to make my workouts and healthy eating a priority this week. I even went for a run one day after the baby fell asleep at 7 p.m. For someone who goes to bed at 9pm, working out at 7pm is super late. But I was determined and…

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Hiking to Window Mountain Lake in Crowsnest Pass


I’m going to start by saying that when you read reviews of hikes, you have to understand everyone has their own opinion on the difficulty of a hike. The reviews of Window Mountain Lake said easy to moderate so Rachelle and I figured it was perfect for me to pack little TyTy along. I would not call that easy! Read…

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Guest Post: How Can Dancing Help You Lead A Healthier Life


Photo credit: Diego Rose When you read a title like this on a post or article, you automatically think, we are going to tell you about exercise. While exercise and diet is important, that are not the primary reason (in my opinion) that dance leads to a healthier life. Yes, diet and exercise will be mentioned because they are parts…

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Friday Fitness- Stubborn Baby Weight


I miss those first six weeks after Tynan was born. Yes, I was in pain from my C-section and I was exhausted from no sleep and figuring out breastfeeding, but I didn’t give two thoughts to my weight during that time. It was magical. My mom stuffed me with treats every day saying I needed the calories for nursing and…

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