Frosty Snowmen Smiles

Fun Christmas breakfast for all, fristy snowmen pancake balls with an icing snowdrift

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 🙂 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…

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.

Dreams & Goals Ivivva Style

ivivva Park Royal hosted Canadian Olympic Athletes: Micayla Gatto (Women’s Downhill Mountain Biking) and Krista Guloien (Women’s Rowing). The girls were given the opportunity to hear the athlete’s stories first hand and work alongside them to set obtainable, courageous and fierce goals!

Easter Bunny Waffles

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

Messy Finger Chicken

Why not put the rules aside for a night and just enjoy great food kid style. Its amazing how many goodies you can squeeze in a sauce along with the smiles that follow.

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!

Chocolate Nutty Butter

If you love this delicious treat but are would like to eat something thats actually good for you then try this oh so easy treat at home and avoid all the nasties. this recipe is quick and delicious.