I would be the Bubble Girl But I am Allergic to the Bubble

It all started out innocent enough, I had started working for my local health region as a care aide, and took a leave to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. During a nursing lab, I had a reaction to a pair of latex gloves, a simple rash from contact and that was the beginning of a…

My AIP Adventure

Anyone who has suffered from any kind of Autoimmune, of Bowel Disorder can tell you that being sick can be shitty… Literally. I personally have suffered from bowel issues from the time I was a teenager. I have tried many things including medication, food diaries, and of course my latest adventure, the dreaded Autoimmune Paleo Diet known commonly as the AIP diet.

 Karissa Brynn Makeup

   Some people know the owner of Karissa Brynn Makeup as Karissa Makowecki, I am lucky enough to know her as Baba! This young powerhouse of a woman grew her roots in the biggest Ukrainian town this side of Canada. Her extended family the owners of the delicious Cheemo Perogies…(Is there really any other kind…

NYE… Kid Style

New Years Eve can often become a focus for a night on the town, celebrated with friends, but often parents have a difficult time leaving their children at home, and lets face it, the options for kids on NYE are more than limited. Here are some great ideas to celebrate with your little loves, some…

S.O.A.F Digest

If you are like me and have a hidden obsession for all things fashion, then look no further, I have found a blog where you can get your quick fix of all things fashion. Shallow Obsessions About Fashion better known as S.O.A.F Digest is written and created by  self proclaimed “two ordinary women with an…

Give Your Kids A Gift

When I was growing up, my parents supplied everything we needed, and we had a few things we wanted. Now I find children seem to have everything they need and want. It is easy to get caught up in giving your children everything they want because their friends do. In fact I am guilty of…

Susan’s Gluten Free Bean and Corn Salad

My family has many amazing cooks. When we get together there is a wealth of good food, lots of laughs and tonnes of fun. This recipe has been a new addition to our family get togethers. Most recently on a trip to Calgary, my family was gathered to all chip in and build a sweet…

Your Pits…. My Tips

In Canada antiperspirant and deodorant can be hard to regulate, as it can fall in between two sets of federal regulations, based on how the instructions are written on the container. Even with no formal documented studies proving or disproving that the ingredients in both of these may cause cancer, there is plenty to take…