Chia Seed Bars

We’re always on the lookout for economical ways to boost our nutrition around here and although (at least here in New Zealand) chia seeds aren’t exactly cheap, the nutritional density of these bite sized treats makes a little go a long way. Our recipe is adapted from this one from Wellness Mama (Katie’s a fantastic reference for all … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Popcorn

No need to write much about this post. Mainly… EASY.  YUM. HEALTHY. TRY IT. Peanut Butter Popcorn Ingredients: 3/4 c. Popcorn Kernals 4 Tbs. Coconut Oil 2 tsp. Salt __________________ 1 c. Honey 1 1/2 c. Peanut Butter* 1 tsp. Vanilla (*We’ve used both smooth and crunchy peanut butter and both are great.) Instructions: Pop … Continue reading

Introducing Dusten River!

Introducing Dusten River Schad (born February 4, 2016  6:20am 7 lb 1 oz at Rangiora Maternity Hospital, New Zealand) Our Best YES yet! Don’t get me wrong… Saying YES to number 1 was beyond Amazing!!!! Better-Than-We-Ever-Imagined-Possible!!! And saying YES to each one thereafter… Icing Icing Icing on the cake! To say YES to any endeavour stamps NO on many … Continue reading

Jolly Holiday

After such a long absence from writing… be it blogging, emails, journaling, letters…. I cannot think of any smooth way to slip back into the previous flow. So we’re just gonna jump right in: MERRY CHRISTMAS! In July. 😉 Cuz see… Down here in the Southern Hemisphere it’s  W I N T E R. Really … Continue reading

Fussy Oatmeal

So it’s taken me much longer to write to you about oatmeal than I though it would!  Funny how life does that.  Our wee Nalia decided to have herself an adventure by trying out the world of seizures.  Yeah, I know, a silly thing to do when you are 4, or any age for that … Continue reading