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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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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 5 days ago at Shift Mama
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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
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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
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We tried Hello Fresh Meal Delivery Service. Spoiler Alert - we were underwhelmed. Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2018 at Shift Mama
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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
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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
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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
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A couple of great stops in Naramata, but should you bring your kids? Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2018 at Shift Mama
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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
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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
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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
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How Cycling to Work Can Help You Get Active and Save Money! Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2018 at Shift Mama
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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
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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
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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
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Another Coffee Shop Friday Food Fun Post: Life has shifted again for us, everyone is so busy right now so coffee shops are our get out for a quick catch up choice. This week we visited Bliss Bakery on Bernard. Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2018 at Shift Mama
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As a working mom there a few notes that come home from school with my kid that have the potential to really screw with our well established routine: The "Lice has been reported in the classroom" letter The "Can you come in for a quick chat?" email The "Hey, we're having a bake sale to support (insert random charity here)" letter Guess which one is my absolute least favourite? If you guessed bake sale then you are probably a working mom as well. Even if I could find time to bake up some fabulous (which sometimes I can) then I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2018 at Shift Mama
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The Annual 2017 Year in Review. It was a good year, and we are looking forward to 2018! Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2018 at Shift Mama
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Looking for a great gift for a new Chef (or a seasoned Chef), Soup Sisters Family Cookbook would be a great addition to their cookbook collection. Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2017 at Shift Mama
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Super quick Friday Food Fun this week - Finding this great pizza place close to home was another great bonus to the neighbourhood we chose! This week I'm talking about Mr. Mozzarella. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2017 at Shift Mama
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Shout Out to all my working mom friends - it's time for the 2017 Working Mom Countdown to Holidays list! We've all got things happening this month so there are less than 24 things on the list to help guarantee holiday success! Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at Shift Mama
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As the kid gets older we are moving away from the remade advent calendars and back owards filling a resuable one to match her current favourite things. We created a list of great ideas to fill the advent this year (bonus - these would also make great stocking stuffers!) Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2017 at Shift Mama
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It's Eggnog Season! Best part of that for me is pulling out my gingerbread house bundt pan and making cake! Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2017 at Shift Mama
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A quick Fun Food Friday post - mostly about COFFEE!! Third Space in the Landmark Buildings. Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2017 at Shift Mama