Pranin Organic PureFood Smoothie Boosters – Review

PureFood Smoothie Booster

Pranin Organic PureFood Smoothie Boosters - are they worth it? To be honest, I've been a lover of Pranin Organic pretty much since its conception.  They are a Canadian company (yay us!) that make "100% organic, non-gmo nutritional products made entirely from plants".  Entirely from plants...how can that not make you smile?!? When they called and asked if I ... Continue Reading

Outward Bound Veterans Program

Outward Bound Canada

Ok, Outward Bound Canada Veterans Program. Get me the f&*k out of here. Now. Those were my thoughts by the first night, and the second, and the third for that matter. What the H-E-double hockey sticks did I get myself into?!? I'm uncomfortable, unprepared, unsure, angry, tired, moody, overwhelmed, and out of place. This just might possibly be just the ... Continue Reading

Seven Little Things About Me

My best friend and I have this thing.  We say "what a difference a year can make".  Every time we think we are going to yin only to yang. Seven little things should actually be 'seven little things of the now'. Forget plans...I like saying yes to random adventures too often and my best laid plans always seem to go sideways in the most epic (and later laughable) of ... Continue Reading

Adrenal Fatigue: Sneaky Little B*#ch

Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal fatigue isn’t new, nor is it rare in this era of super dads, martyr mommies, the glorification of ‘busy’, and the continuous social pressure to be perfect, perfect, PERFECT. This is a great example of when ‘going good’ ends up being very bad.  You know... “the road to hell is paved with good intentions”?  I mean the whole point of my life after the army was ... Continue Reading

Matcha Key Lime Tarts

matcha key lime

I WANT KEY LIME!!!! I swear, my hormones have been screaming that all week.  All of Ottawa might have heard.  The devil is that I think Facebook knew this (those masterminds) and kept promoting key lime goodness adds in my feed.  Then there were the memories of the delicious key lime pie we had at Cafe Milagro during my Costa Rica trip. Sigh. LOVE. So...what's a ... Continue Reading