Helping to solve the Canadian Fibre Deficit with Kellogg’s

Did you know that Canada is in the midst of a national fibre deficit? The average fibre intake among Canadians is approximately half of what it should be. Women aged 19 to 50 should consume 25 grams daily and men the same age should get 38 grams per day.  With a proven link between eating a high fibre diet and a myriad of health benefits, Canadians don’t know what they’re missing. Kellogg’s All-Bran cereal has partnered with the New York-based… Continue Reading “Helping to solve the Canadian Fibre Deficit with Kellogg’s”

My gut reaction to #carrageenan

Do you actually know what carrageenan is or are you reading this to find out? *lol* Carrageenan is one of those food additives that is currently being examined for its health properties – or lack of health properties as the case may be.  You  may remember that years ago, aspartame came out onto the market as the “miracle” substitute for sugar – only to be completely bashed a few years later.  The same with sucralose.  In fact, now, both of… Continue Reading “My gut reaction to #carrageenan”

#Winthisbag – Hipswap #giveaway #Week 3 – #Tod’sWhiteLeather Handbag

So we’re onto week #3 of the Hipswap six week giveaways – are you ready for a chance to win a spectacular handbag? Enter our week #3 contest below! Again, please feel free to let me know what you think of this type of group giveaway. Cheers and good luck!   Welcome to Week #3 of Win This Bag sponsored by HipSwap hosted by Sidetracked Mom’s Blog “Win This Bag” is a 6-week event that will feature 6 weekly giveaways.There… Continue Reading “#Winthisbag – Hipswap #giveaway #Week 3 – #Tod’sWhiteLeather Handbag”

Mental Health Mondays – The Ostrich – Tales of Bi-Polar Disease

Mental Health is a serious issue affecting our society today. In an effort to get rid of the negativity and the stigma against mental issues, these brave people have chosen to share their stories with you. Be nice, read, reflect and respond reasonably.     Mental Health Mondays has NOT died, it is ongoing, but it needs you to be brave by sending in your stories, in order to continue. If you would like to express yourself and share your… Continue Reading “Mental Health Mondays – The Ostrich – Tales of Bi-Polar Disease”

#Winthisbag – Hipswap #giveaway #Week 2 – #LouisVuitton Monogram Tote

It’s Week #2 of the Hipswap.com handbag giveaways!  As a reminder, for the next five weeks there will be a new bag up for grabs making a total of six decadent handbags in six weeks total!  This week you can win an awesome Louis Vuitton Monogram Tote!  Please enter below as usual Welcome to Week #2 of Win This Bag sponsored by HipSwap hosted by Sidetracked Mom’s Blog “Win This Bag” is a 6-week event that will feature 6 weekly… Continue Reading “#Winthisbag – Hipswap #giveaway #Week 2 – #LouisVuitton Monogram Tote”

Mental Health Mondays: Depression – a dark and scary place

Mental Health is a serious issue affecting our society today. In an effort to get rid of the negativity and the stigma against mental issues, these brave people have chosen to share their stories with you. Be nice, read, reflect and respond reasonably. Mental Health Mondays has NOT died, it is ongoing, but it needs you to be brave by sending in your stories, in order to continue. If you would like to express yourself and share your story on… Continue Reading “Mental Health Mondays: Depression – a dark and scary place”

#Winthisbag – Hipswap #giveaway #Week 1 – #Fendi Spy Bag

I am trying something new – this giveaway is in a unique format and is six weeks of designer handbag prizes courtesy of hipswap.com – one week each and comes to you from Sidetracked Mom’s Blog.  There are a lot of blogs taking part in them, so quite a few rafflecopter tasks – please realize that most are not mandatory but would give you extra entries – so no, I don’t expect you to sit here for hours doing all… Continue Reading “#Winthisbag – Hipswap #giveaway #Week 1 – #Fendi Spy Bag”

Martin’s Marvelous Naturals

This post is a part of The Great Canadian Blog Bash 2012 in celebration of Canada Day 2012.  TGCBB celebrates everything Canadian and celebrates all the accomplishments of Canada and Canadians, including the strong Canadian entrepreneurial spirit.  In that light, I’ve chosen to represent two different all Canadian companies during this event – one being Martin’s Marvelous Naturals. When I first heard about Martin’s Marvelous Naturals I was astounded by the gluten free options they have in their arsenal.  This… Continue Reading “Martin’s Marvelous Naturals”

Château des Charmes – a Canadian, Family Owned Winery

This post is a part of The Great Canadian Blog Bash 2012 in celebration of Canada Day 2012. TGCBB celebrates everything Canadian and celebrates all the accomplishments of Canada and Canadians, including the strong Canadian entrepreneurial spirit. In that light, I’ve chosen to represent two different all Canadian companies during this event – one being the Château des Charmes winery. The Château des Charmes winery is located in the picturesque setting of Niagara On the Lake where the weather and land… Continue Reading “Château des Charmes – a Canadian, Family Owned Winery”

What I will miss about Canada (#TGCBB)

This blog is for The Great Canadian Blog Bash (TGCBB), a linked bloggy celebration of all things Canadian! I am taking the opportunity to formally announce that I am moving to the UK in September, 2012. That means I’ll be leaving Canada and this stage of my life behind and moving onto the future with my husband. As you may know, we’ve lived apart for the last year. My Luv Luv was studying in England while I was here completing… Continue Reading “What I will miss about Canada (#TGCBB)”