Sometimes I forget that my stomach is not “normal” Ever since I can remember the occasional bloating, constipation and upset stomach has been “normal” for me (that’s as much TMI as I will get). I vaguely remember changing my diet to be more healthy in high school and not having as many stomach problems. I then…

I’m Excited for Fall…

I can’t wait for the crisp cool air whispering through the trees as I sit on the deck at the cottage…

Fitness at 30

A part of my A Simple Year challenge was to establish a fitness routine so that I can feel more energetic and live a healthy lifestyle that will benefit me throughout the rest of my life. I’m now reporting in to advise that I have successfully found my routine!

Los Cangilones de Gualaca during Carnivale

During our trip to Panama, we went to two river canyons. The first was Macho de Monte and the second was Los Cangilones de Gualaca. Cangilones was a ton of fun because it was so busy for the Carnivale celebrations.

Tofino, BC

We’ve been to Tofino a couple of times now. Our most recent visit was in May 2016. This isn’t so much a post about the trip, rather it is an opportunity to share some pretty pictures and recommend a few places to stop when you’re heading to Tofino.

Minister’s Island

Only accessible by a sand bar that appears during low tide, Minister’s Island is near the picturesque town of Saint-Andrews-By-The-Sea. The island is full of history, innovation and beauty which makes it a great place to visit and explore.

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

I just have to share these cookies from Texan Erin with you. They’re deliciously gluten free and paleo! They are dense cookies, so try to limit yourself to one a day – not an easy task!

The Beach House, Panama

Near the beaches of David is where we spent most of our trip in Panama, this amazing beach house was the perfect vacation spot.

My Top 5 National Geographic Expeditions

National Geographic offers expeditions, at all different price ranges, that take you all over the world. I can’t think of a better way to see the world than with an expert from Nat Geo.

Recipe: Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

This recipe is a gluten free banana chocolate chip muffin that uses buckwheat flour, chickpea flour and natural sweeteners to make a healthy alternative!