Author Archives : Heather Dixon

Fun Halloween-Themed Books for Kids

My kids have been counting down the days until Halloween since the very beginning of October. I can’t say that I blame them. I remember the excitement as a kid. The dressing up. The free candy. The staying up late to trick-or-treat. It’s pretty much kid heaven. So we like to celebrate with all-things Halloween for […]

How to Make a Healthier Stuffing

Last Thanksgiving, my Aunt Doreen made THE best stuffing I’ve ever tasted. It was light and delicious and different from the usual, traditional stuffing I’ve had. It also didn’t result in massive heartburn, which is a major win when you’re starting to get older. Because it’s my Auntie’s recipe, and because she’s a fantastic cook, […]

20 Healthy School Lunch Ideas

My favourite discovery at back-to-school time last September was the Yumbox lunch box. For my two kindergarten gals, eating like this is easy and fun. Their little hands don’t have to struggle with any container lids and they’re able to graze on a balanced meal each day. The best part for me is that lunch-making somehow seems way less […]

13 Birthday Gifts the 13 Year Old in Me Still Wishes For

via paramount My teen years were complex. On the one hand, I was struggling with big emotions, navigating friendships and understanding my new and strange hormones. On the other hand, I had the pure unadulterated awesomeness of doc martens, overalls and 90210 to make me happy. You just can’t beat being 13 in the early […]