Friday, 15 June 2018

Love for the CSA Box


In the middle of the winter this year, while missing all the fresh food the summer brings, I decided to sign up for a CSA box. I am so glad I did, because now that it has started for the season, I am absolutely loving it!

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Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Gardening with Two Black Thumbs!


Gardening is not my specialty...it never has been. But that doesn't stop me from attempting to grow vegetables each year. This is our ninth year planting a vegetable garden and although I still feel like a beginner gardener, I have learned a few things along the way...

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Thursday, 10 May 2018

What Do Perth County Moms Think About Team Snacks: Take 2








Last year I wrote about Mom's thoughts on team snacks for kids in rec sports. A few people posted comments. Some agreed that healthier snack options like fruit, vegetables and water are a good fit at kids sport. Other people believed that a treat at games or practice is no big deal. Over the year, I've continued the discussion about snacks for kids in sports and two common themes stood out...
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Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Brilliant Meal Planning


Hello, my name is Shannon and yes I am a meal planner! Every week we sit down and decide what to make for dinners each night. Then we make a grocery list and head to the store. This planning has served us well over the years. Never have I come home from work and thought "what on earth will we have for dinner?"

This week though I did something a little different.
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Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Brush Up on the Facts: Keep Kids’ Teeth Healthy!



April is Oral Health Month.  What’s the big deal?  Good oral health is vital to a child’s self-esteem, sense of well-being and overall health.  We’ve got two recipes that are not only tooth-friendly, they’re kid-tested and approved! 

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Thursday, 29 March 2018

Bringing Kids into the Kitchen


Do you ever dream of coming home to someone making you dinner? And that someone being your child? No matter what age your children are start planning for this to happen one day. Coming home to this is priceless!

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Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Making Family Meals Happen!

This nutrition month, we’re celebrating the potential of food to bring us together! What better way to come together than over the family meal! Families across the world practice the tradition of eating together…and for good reason! Here’s just a snippet of the many reasons that family meals are so important:

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