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Ashley

Toronto, Canada
In August 2007, I made the decision to lose weight. I joined Weight Watchers and ended up losing 33 lbs on the program and have been keeping it off since then. I learned a lot about healthy living, cooking and getting active and feel so much better than I did back then. A few months after I... Full Bio
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Insanity - My 'Why' by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I finished up week two of Insanity over the weekend and started with week three on Monday. Week three meant my second Fit Test and measurements. I'm happy to report that I ... Read on »
Love List - August by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The CNE has started in Toronto and the temperatures are getting chillier - where is August going?!? Does anyone else get those feelings that inspire you to buy new school s ... Read on »
Insanity - My First Week by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As of Saturday, I have completed my first week of Insanity ! This is the second furthest I have gotten in this journey and am determined to make this attempt the time that ... Read on »
Insanity - Let's Do This by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I'm super proud to have been knocking my 2014 goals out of the park. Two commercials have been shot. Signed with an agent last week. Constantly creating balance. Things are ... Read on »
The Confidential Music Theatre Project by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last Thursday I had the opportunity to be a part of something magical. It started 6 weeks ago, when I walked into my voice lesson feeling kinda bummed out. It was most ... Read on »
Love List - July by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello sunshine!! I am loving the summer weather and adventures that naturally follow. Here's what's making me extra happy this month. Toronto Fringe Over the last we ... Read on »
NXNE 2014 favourites by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Since NXNE ended on Sunday, I've seen a lot of posts about what people liked / didn't like / thought could be better / the end of the short-lived radius clause . I was luc ... Read on »
Meet Cecily, my new Bobbin Metropole by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is Cecily.  Cecily, this is everyone.  It's been awhile that I've wanted a new bicycle. My first adult city bike was given to me ... Read on »
Warby Parker launches Karlie Kloss collection by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Cute sunglasses and being super helpful? Into it! Warby Parker (a sweet maker of vintage inspired glasses and sunglasses with a contemporary twist) is launching a new ... Read on »
Dinner Inspiration - (mostly) Raw & (all) Delicious by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last week I spent a couple hours in the kitchen making some magic happen. The effort was well worth the result Raw zucchini pasta with lentil and quinoa ... Read on »
Love List - June by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I'm so pleased that summer is here! In an effort to get some regular posts happening on the bloggy, I'm beginning a monthly series of my current loves including any places, ... Read on »
Starving Artist #wafflewednesday by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Every day is waffle day at Starving Artist , where the entirety of the menu is inspired by glorious and delicious waffles! They offer a wide variety of sweet and savory waf ... Read on »
Product Review - WildRoots Gluten Free Waffle and Pancake Mix by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Waffle Wednesday is back! Corbin and I attempted a savory waffle and it didn't go as planned. We kinda turned the batter into pancakes and vowed to try again soon. Las ... Read on »
Birthday Shenanigans by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love birthdays. I love - getting excited about them - celebrating them - procuring/creating fantastic gifts and cards - enjoying treats & festivities - the ... Read on »
Waffle Wednesday - Gluten Free Chocolate Quinoa Cupcake Waffles by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Chocolate quinoa cupcake waffles? It's a bit of a tongue-twister, I know, but pretty delicious. Wednesdays are turning into my favourite food day. The idea was born fr ... Read on »
Waffle Wednesday - Gluten Free Apple Cinnamon Waffles by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Years ago my younger brother and I happened upon an episode of Bear in the Big Blue House. The bear looked right into the camera, sniffed the camera and said "You smell war ... Read on »
Everything is Awesome - Corbin's Birthday by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living One of the joys of relationships is the way two people's personalities complement one another. In my relationship with Corbin he is the grounded, rational, level-headed, ev ... Read on »
The Power of Being Happy by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Two weeks ago I got together with some of my classmates from theatre school. We realized that it's been more than 10 years since we started theatre school, fresh faced and ... Read on »
Life is Sweet - Let's Keep Talking by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Wow - another great month of the Life is Sweet series. Thank you to everyone who contributed posts, read, commented, shared and attended the show this month. It was truly a ... Read on »
All I Know by Ashley Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The last day of February marks the last Life is Sweet post. How fitting that it come as a result of the show and the blog series. Andrew contacted me after seeing The Life ... Read on »