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Sunday meal prep!
Sunday, May 03, 2020      3 comments

Yesterday, I made my third loaf of sourdough from my starter and I tried a new bread recipe from a cookbook I ordered a few weeks ago. The brown sugar spice oatmeal bread smells and tastes AMAZING. Looking forward to breakfast in a few minutes! ... Read more
End of week 7...and a breakfast salad...
Saturday, May 02, 2020      3 comments

Wow...almost two months of staying home! I decided to start the day with one of my favourite weekend breakfasts. A breakfast salad! This one has spring greens, cucumber, leftover sweet potatoes, grape tomatoes, avocado and eggs. I made an ... Read more
Favourite time of the week...
Saturday, April 25, 2020      0 comments

I think Saturday morning is officially my favourite part of every week. It’s my ‘time off’ and if I do bake or cook something, it’s more for fun. It’s the day I have a slower breakfast and sit back with an iced coffee, often followed by an herba... Read more
Sipping iced coffee at start of week 6...
Sunday, April 19, 2020      5 comments

Wow...hard to believe we are into week 6 of quarantine life. Every time I think I’ve adjusted to the new ‘normal’, I come to realize how much I miss little freedoms that we had just a few weeks ago. My family is all healthy and has what we need,... Read more
Saturday, April 11, 2020      2 comments

Not that our house is very loud, but I do enjoy getting up before everyone else and having complete quiet for a little while. No video game beeps or YouTube videos or clips from twitter...just quiet. I can sit with my iced coffee and plan what I... Read more
Good Snowy Friday
Friday, April 10, 2020      2 comments

We awoke to a winter wonderland this morning. At least we don’t have anywhere to go so there is no rush to clear the driveway! I scheduled our grocery pickup for Tuesday this week, so we already have our order. I didn’t want to pickup our order ... Read more
Meal prep Sunday (and a bit on Saturday)...
Sunday, April 05, 2020      2 comments

Last week I tried to use lunches from the freezer that were taking up so much space (and using so many dishes). This week, we will have fresh lunches again. I cooked two pounds of pea beans in the slow cooker yesterday and made maple “bake... Read more
What day is it?
Saturday, April 04, 2020      1 comments

Well, I will say that this week went a bit faster than last week, but it still seemed very long. Without evening activities and our former daily routines, it’s so hard to know what day it is! It just feels like a week full of Mondays sometimes. ... Read more
Reality is setting in...
Sunday, March 29, 2020      4 comments

Now that we are at the end of week two at home, the reality of the situation is hitting me so much more. The number of months that we need to exist in this state feels so overwhelming. I’m an introvert but apparently I do appreciate my in-perso... Read more
Meal prep Sunday...end of week one at home...
Sunday, March 22, 2020      1 comments

What a week! Today was one of the few days that has felt normal since I stuck with my meal prep routine: - made a chicken soup for this week’s lunches - prepped oatmeal bowls for breakfast - got a few snacks ready and veggies chopped - c... Read more
Day 5 of being at home...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020      2 comments

This is "sort of" day 5 for us at home. On Day 1, the husband had to leave the house all day for Covid-19 planning, but they followed social distancing rules and there were not that many folks in the boardroom where they met. On Day ... Read more
Meal prep Sunday!
Sunday, March 15, 2020      5 comments

It seems like I just did this and it’s time to prep again! This week includes: - hard boiled eggs in the instant pot for the husband’s breakfast every day and for a couple of mine - peppers and cucumbers cut for salads/snacks with hummus -... Read more
School cancelled and working from home...different days ahead...
Saturday, March 14, 2020      7 comments

Well, with the decision to cancel school for two weeks, life is about to get a little weird around here! My husband is at work today (Saturday) for Covid-19 planning and I expect my office is going to tell employees to work from home soon. Other... Read more
Plateau Challenge - Day 18... evalutating workout routine
Wednesday, March 11, 2020      4 comments

I have been doing my first "calendar" challenge on SparkPeople and it's for Plateau Busting. I like the daily articles to read and have used a few suggestions to switch things up. The biggest for me was revisiting my daily calorie needs based on... Read more
Weekly meal prep!
Sunday, March 08, 2020      3 comments

Lost an hour this morning so I probably won’t have my Sunday afternoon nap 😴 . It’s more important to get my food prep done! So far today: - peppers, cucumbers and onions chopped for salads, snacks and ingredients - Mexican chicken to... Read more

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