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Weekend Adventures, Pre-teen Attitude and Meal Prep for the Week

Took the kids to Canada’s Wonderland last weekend on a whim, and took advantage of our season passes and the 19-degree fall weather. The day started off rocky with my pre-teen son being in a moooooood. But by the end, everyone pulled through and we finished the day strong with a few rides and funnel cakes!  We're excited to go back and experience Halloween Haunt in a few weeks! This coming week will be busy so I've pre-tracked some meals in my WW app to keep me on track.  A few things I prepped for easy grab-and-go meals: I made some WW Vegetable Soup. Baked some portobello mushrooms for a meatless main dish.  Made some hard-boiled eggs. Cooked some quinoa and chopped veggies to make some quick salads. Washed and chopped lettuce, cucumbers and peppers for easy meals and snacks. What's on your to-do list this week? On our favourite ride!

When Your Heart is Full

This past weekend was really something special. It was a long weekend here (Family Day weekend) and also Valentine's Day on Friday. I woke up early on Friday morning to surprise flowers from my husband...it was such a nice way to start the day...especially since my day starts at 5:30 a.m.
Roses in the morning 
On Friday evening we made a special family Valentine's Day pancake dinner for the kids and we spent the evening playing board games. It didn't last long, the kids are super sore losers but I guess I can't blame them since we did parents vs. kids and we kicked their butts! 😅😅😅😅😅
Parents vs Kids Game Night
Saturday night my hubby and I went out for an amazing dinner just us two. It was a much needed evening out and left us so full that I seriously had to lie down in the car the whole way home - I thought I was safe with stretchy pants but apparently, my belly was too full and my pants didn't want to stretch with it.
Deconstructed Cheesecake and a Cappuccino! Heaven!
Sunday was another day spent with family - I went to visit my parents with my daughter for the day...and my son had hockey and then a sleepover birthday party.

Monday, the official holiday...I had to work and so did hubby so my parents took the kids to an outdoor family festival complete with outdoor skating, hot chocolate, and outdoor band.

It was an amazing weekend filled with quality family time...and while I'm always happy to have the relief of going back to work after these weekends lol I still feel like my heart is full and I'm lucky to have them all in my life!

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