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Jaime

There is a fine line between happy & healthy and healthy & hating it. You have to walk it carefully. My goal is to balance my interest in health and fitness with my love of food and fun. I hope by sharing my stories I can keep myself on track for a fun, healthy and active life.
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Pre-January Joiner by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Six months ago I lost my workout mojo.  Summer fun kept me out of the gym, and then I took on the full-time second job which all but ate up any extra time I had.  After fo ... Read on »
Party Garb by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m so glad I picked out a basic little black dress back a couple of months ago.  I’ve put it to good use during the holidays. We first saw it appear for my birthday ... Read on »
Smitten Sunday by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living For my birthday I received the new Smitten Kitchen cookbook. Almost everyone who has ever surfed the internet for a recipe has ended up on Smitten Kitchen at o ... Read on »
Getting Festive by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In between my constant sitting at desks and staring at computer screens I’ve managed to snag a couple of Saturdays off here and there.  Last weekend I was determined not t ... Read on »
Happy Belated Birthday (to me!) by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In between jobs and sleep I somehow found time to plan my birthday.  This year I decided to keep it simple by just going out for a lovely dinner with my sweetie, then havi ... Read on »
Seven Days Later by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well I’m definitely less grumpy, less melted down, and feeling less sorry for myself this week.  Not sure I’m more motivated, but the plan I laid out worked so that’s a st ... Read on »
Motivated Monday by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I had a run of blog posts about Embracing Mondays a while back.  In which I would wake up with full enthusiasm for the week ahead...with a workout plan and a menu full of ... Read on »
Happy Halloween! by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Dreaming of a tropical Halloween!! Annual batch of Monster Cookies ! Brown Sugar & Pumpkin Pie Spiced Pumpkin Seeds. ... Read on »
Cookie Butter Cookies by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m currently on a self-imposed ‘cookie-free diet’.  So it’s a little weird that I’m choosing this time to be posting a new cookie recipe for you guys. But you ... Read on »
Thanksgiving for Two by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sometimes I randomly get inspired to cook a meal for four.  Even when there’s only two of us coming to the table.  This happened for last weekend’s Thanksgiving mea ... Read on »
A Wedding Shower by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A few weeks ago our friend Nicole got married.  It was a small, simple family wedding and no one threw her a shower! So a few of us girls decided that we ... Read on »
Local Celebs by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It had to happen eventually. I mean, how could it not? #Pouteam was picked up by the paparazzi!! Er, well, the local news anyway. Last month we had ... Read on »
Last Minute Egg White Quiche by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Clearly, you can tell by my lack of presence around here, I’ve been a busy gal.  Being creative in the kitchen has taken a backseat to batch cooking, easy lunch sal ... Read on »
Shawnigan Saturday by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Within minutes of changing my Beerfest plans, I received a text from Michael asking if we now had time to spend the afternoon with some friends of his on Saturday.  ... Read on »
Beerfest and Brunch by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Another year, another Great Canadian Beer Festival . This year I did things a little differently.  I opted to cancel my volunteer shift at the last minute and b ... Read on »
How was your long weekend? by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ours was lovely!  We spent part of the weekend doing chores, but took all of Sunday to ourselves for a day off and a mini road trip.  Much needed! We made a sto ... Read on »
Fun & Easy Grilled Pizza! by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living All Summer I have been telling Michael I wanted to try making grilled pizzas on his barbecue.  Each time I mentioned he gave me one of those ‘you want to do what?’ kind of ... Read on »
Peach & Tomato Salad by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A couple of weekends ago I noticed a tweet from Gluten-Free Girl touting a fresh and delicious salad she was serving on her own dinner table.  The combination of in ... Read on »
Scenes from the Week by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living That second job is coming along just fine.  Just fine indeed.  I guess they agree because I got to order my business cards.  I’m sooo official. If I wasn’t so ... Read on »
Edamame “Hummus” by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I know, I know.  I’ve all but disappeared.  Two jobs will do that to a blog. It’s all I can do even remember eat breakfast, let alone remember to take a photo.  Don’t ... Read on »