Reset before the holidays

It takes a village to be able to recover these days but I highly recommend finding one and recruiting immediately! Whatever your story, be it an entrepreneur, busy parent, exercise guru or just plain living in your own internet crazed fast lane, we all need time to press that reset button especially with the holidays…

Good morning muffin!

Such an endearing little word, I call my kids muffin all the time! It just sounds cute, cuddly and something you want to squeeze…. ok maybe¬†a little off topic ūüôā Its early, my little muffins are still snoozing and its a school day where hot lunch is not exactly going to be bringing that many…

A Bowl of Pumpkin Goodness

Happy Thanksgiving to all our new Canadian friends, celebrating this glorious autumn day. Vancouver is truly such a spectacular landscape and I am so thankful for meeting many¬†amazing people in the short time we have lived here. Having travelled and moved home so much¬†we value all our wonderful friends scattered across the world. Each time…

Seriously Soup Anytime!

Ok mums or for that matter caregivers everywhere!! Has it been a shock to the system September?? Yes its back to school and Pro-D Days already, conferences, after school juggling schedule madness galore! I don’t know about you but my head is already spinning!   The biggest thing I am hearing on the playground is…

The Vancouver Color Run 2016

What better way to engage new members of the West Van Run Junior Crew to embrace running, than with a full on kaleidoscopic¬†running frenzy at ¬†The Color Run¬†Vancouver. We were up bright and early saturday morning to deck ourselves in an unashamed collection of mad clothing, make up, hair paint and tatoos. It was literally…

Photography by Nikki Baxendale

Photography has been a lifelong passion, a love affair with light, glass, expression and location. I have shared my life through the lens with so many wonderful clients and friends and now living in Vancouver this backdrop is a true gift. Having enjoyed this first year soaking up seasons and shooting for gallery and art…

Mexican Mothers Day

Wearing a smile as wide as the ocean, cheeky quips that could curl your hair but love as colourful and neverending as the rainbow so frequently present on our journey

Alex & Lily’s first date

Alex and Lily hit the town for their first date! There is a special bond between twins and so many firsts they will share together.

Easter Bunny Waffles

An easter treat packed full of goodness, protein power and smiles a perfect combination!

Flourless Chocolate Orange Muffins

Its Spring Break! kids are hungry and eager for a treat! this one packs a punch loaded with goodness and protein. With Chia, Hemp and Almonds its superfood and delicious making them a Home Run!

Almond Breakfast Muffins

Stop!!! don’t throw away that creamy pulp. The by product of all your hard work making almond milk is a fibre rich protein gift. Try this breakfast treat that everyone will love.

Homemade Almond Milk

This little nut is packed with so much goodness. See how to make easy and delicious almond milk to avoid the imitations at the store.

Imagine…. a Thanksgiving Feast

  I’m so thankful we live in a place where we have forests for our thoughts and feasts for our imaginations. Where magic is born in the drop of an acorn and the laughter of children. When you close your eyes, step into a woodland room and see a banquet the way you want it….