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Shift Mama
Kelowna, BC
Shift Mama -Family adventures in the beautiful Okanagan Valley
Interests: kelowna, geocaching, girl guides, cooking, crafting, camping, outdoors, okanagan, food, wine
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Hey friends! You probably noticed some changes to the blog - like the fact it's reverted back to Well, that is because I was using the blog so infrequently and with so little continuity that I have decided to switch to a free version and a whole new site altogether. I'll be pulling some of my favourite posts from this site and posting on my new one, and for now I think this site will remain live? There is not a lot (like nothing) on the new site but bookmark to keep tabs on what's new in my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2019 at Shift Mama
Hiking in the Okanagan: Canyon Rim Trail at Bear Creek Provincial Park. Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2019 at Shift Mama
Two things I love in the world come together in this great monthly subscription box. Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2019 at Shift Mama
Hi! The recipe is in the cookbook - this was a project were a few friends and I bought the book and cooked recipes from the book. I can't publish on my site because it's not my recipe.
Definitely looking forward to getting out the rest of the beaches this summer! Stay tuned for part two!
Another Instant Pot Recipe! This one inspired by a recent work soup making contest. Updated my old Thai Squash Soup Recipe to be make in a quarter of the time in the Instant Pot (vs 4 hours in the crock pot). Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2019 at Shift Mama
The annual year in review post - 12 pictures, and some words, to sum up the year. Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2019 at Shift Mama
While some families send out the old year with a Bang - we like to end the year with a bit more of a chilled out vibe - how does your family ring in the new year? Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2018 at Shift Mama
The latest update to the What Shall We Eat Jar - this time full of lunch ideas. Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2018 at Shift Mama
We finally bought an Instant Pot. Here's the first recipe (of many I hope!) for our 3 Quart Lux Mini. It's already a favourite recipe in our house, Instant Pot Mac and Cheese. Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2018 at Shift Mama
It's my annual Working Mom countdown to the holidays "advent" calendar. This year the focus is on you - slowing down and taking time to enjoy the season. Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at Shift Mama
Our fourth and final Meal Delivery review. We enjoyed Chef's Plate - check out the review for more. Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2018 at Shift Mama
Posted Oct 28, 2018 at Shift Mama
We tried Hello Fresh Meal Delivery Service. Spoiler Alert - we were underwhelmed. Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2018 at Shift Mama
We just tried Good Food meal delivery out for two weeks - here's what we thought: what we liked, what we didn't like and an overview of what we made. Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at Shift Mama
Wondering about all those meal delivery kits? Are they worth the money? What's the food quality like? Keep an eye out for reviews (unsponsored) of some of the major Canadian meal delivery companies as I try them out and share my thoughts. Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2018 at Shift Mama
Well, we finally did a Kelowna Brewery tour. Find out what we liked and what we didn't....who am I kidding? We liked it all. Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2018 at Shift Mama
A couple of great stops in Naramata, but should you bring your kids? Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2018 at Shift Mama
A recent weekend visit to Vancouver Island gave us an opportunity to visit some new (to us) BC Craft Breweries. Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2018 at Shift Mama
Friday Food Fun, brought to you on a Saturday Morning, because it's all about breakfast. Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2018 at Shift Mama
Getting a jump of sharing garden harvest recipes - we've got a lot of sunflowers growing so that means Roasted Sunflower Seeds are going to be a thing this fall! Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2018 at Shift Mama
How Cycling to Work Can Help You Get Active and Save Money! Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2018 at Shift Mama
Need to eat breakfast at work? Make and Freeze Breakfast Burritos are easy and quick to make. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at Shift Mama
From the Birks Box collection of retro recipes today I bring you a soft, chewy, sweet and easy to make square: Oatmeal Brownies. Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2018 at Shift Mama
Friday Food Fun: Breakfast Edition! Finally had some time to write up a new favourite, The Sandwich Company, located in the Landmark Area of Kelowna. Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2018 at Shift Mama