Inspire · Managing diabetes · Miss Mary

Meal Prep Mondays, Choosing Sites that can Inspire You to Succeed

For some, a fitness center is a bee hive of determination, and for others a battleground of the bulge.  The latter is me, because we all know from last week, abs are made in the kitchen.  The one thing we all dream of is someone just coming into our homes to do our meal prep… Continue reading Meal Prep Mondays, Choosing Sites that can Inspire You to Succeed

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Easter is coming! Free Easter Tote Pattern!

Last  year I wanted to do something cute for the little girls next door that was’t just a plastic Easter basket.  From that desire I designed the Bandi Tote. There is nothing more satisfying, for me, than going from concept to finished product when it comes to sewing.  Inspiration combined with knowledge of the sewing arts,… Continue reading Easter is coming! Free Easter Tote Pattern!

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Meal Prep Mondays, Abs are made in the kitchen!

Meet Ianna Loader.  I met Ianna three years ago and have watched her achieve her hard earned goals.  A busy mom to her lovely daughter Victoria, she is a certified trainer at the Algonquin Life Time Fitness, and a licensed Massage Therapist.  Ianna started sharing her prep meals on Facebook.  Food prep is a theme… Continue reading Meal Prep Mondays, Abs are made in the kitchen!

Inspire · Managing diabetes · Miss Mary · Recipes

What’s up with Meal Prep

When I get home from the gym I am starving.  That’s when I get in trouble in my kitchen.  There is a new wave of meal preps being shared across Social Media.  They range from trainers and how they prep meals for the week to Blue Apron services that will provide meals ready to prepare… Continue reading What’s up with Meal Prep

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The Light is Brighter Now because of Janine.

There are few people that come along in your life that really make a difference.  Dr. Janine Steffan was one of those people.  I met Janine offhandedly in the small conference room at Perry Elementary where she was working with another post grad student on their doctorate in education.  Later on we became fast literacy buddies… Continue reading The Light is Brighter Now because of Janine.