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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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Canada Day Getaway (part 3) by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Canada Day!  OK fine, I’m late.  But it’s the thought that counts. No better way to start a holiday Sunday than with hot coffee, a hot shower, and breakfa ... Read on »
Canada Day Getaway (part 2) by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living On Friday morning, after our greasy spoon breakfast and a stop at the supermarket for giant steaks and too many potatoes we were back on the road again.  This time ... Read on »
Canada Day Getaway (part 1) by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This past weekend Michael and I were invited to join some of his family for an RV getaway.  When we were offered up the master bedroom in this beauty it was hard fo ... Read on »
The Clay Pigeon by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have a new favourite eatery in Victoria. Well, I call any place I want to go back and try everything on the menu my favourite.  But I would easily put this at ... Read on »
Fernwood Bites 2012 by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The only foodie thing I love more than a home cooked dinner party, or my monthly dinners out with my girlfriends, is a local food festival.  Victoria is an awesome place t ... Read on »
Our First Harvest! by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The bird bath herb garden has been being put to good use since about the third day it was planted.  Everything I cook or prepare over at Michael’s gets itself a handful of ... Read on »
Crunchy Chocolate Peanut Bars by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So last week I found that one of things that kept me from snacking my face off all afternoon was having a selection of snack bars on hand.  During the gap between lunch an ... Read on »
Welcome Summer by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well, it’s June 20th.  According to the calendar, today is the first day of Summer.  From here on out we shall have gorgeous blue skies, warm sun and no more need of umbre ... Read on »
10 things that keep me sane on a diet by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I don’t know about you, but when I’m on my ‘diet’ game I owe a lot of it to being organized, planning ahead, and knowing what works for me.  My grocery lists become a li ... Read on »
Patio Paradise by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have spent so much time helping make Michael’s yards of gardens look nice that my poor little patio has been all but abandoned so far this year.  I’m never here on the w ... Read on »
Cool Nights, Warm Soup by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The weather around here the last few weeks has not indicated anything about Summer being on it’s way.  Sure, we have had a few sporadic days of lovely sun but they are alw ... Read on »
The New Plan by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It has been a long while since I have posted about workouts or fitness fun.  That is because it has been a while since I have worked out or did anything really fitness rel ... Read on »
Strawberry Pecan Salad by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living At the BBQ this past weekend our friend Stephanie brought the most delicious salad.  It was super simple, fresh, Summery, and chock full of amazing candied pecans.  When w ... Read on »
Get Real(ity) by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last night I sat and watched Top Chef Canada, Top Chef Masters, The Bachelorette, Master Chef and Hell’s Kitchen back-to-back-to-back-to-back.  Someone take my PVR away fr ... Read on »
Belated Barbecue & Pasta Salad by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Oh sorry!  Did we forget to invite you to our first BBQ of the year?  Geeeeze.  How rude. And with all this food too?  We really could have used some help demol ... Read on »
Asian Inspiration by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living For weeks now there has been a brand-new bag of frozen shelled edamame in my freezer.  I bought them on a whim thinking I would add them to a stir-fry.  Except I’ve now ma ... Read on »
West Coast Getaway by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Where the heck have I been?  Sorry!  I didn’t mean to abandon you!  It was a long weekend here in Canada and Michael and I took the opportunity to take a weeeee vacay!  ... Read on »
Eggvocado by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well colour me trendy but I just had to hop on the latest craze in healthy eating blogville.  Avocados in our egg salad!  Just last week I was perusing the las ... Read on »
Playfair Park by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The little Miss Chibi and I get bored walking down the street to our same old park all of the time.  Michael suggested I try walking over to another nearby park to check o ... Read on »
At Home With Mom by Jaime Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This weekend was all about my Mama!  Being that it was not only Mother’s Day yesterday, but also her birthday!  Happy Birthday, Mama! Hilariously I only took a pictu ... Read on »