The Journey Begins!

Today we introduce you to a local woman about to embark on her wellness journey with Kamloops Fit By Design. This regular feature will provide updates on her progression through the Warrior Woman’s Challenge this session.

We wanted to give away something EPIC at Kamloops Fit By Design.

We wanted to find someone who would really benefit from 6 weeks of this amazing challenge and so we asked these five questions:

1. Are you new to Fit By Design?
2. Would you like to take part in an awesome fitness challenge?
3. Would you like to document your journey “the good, the bad and the ugly” and prepare a weekly Blog & vlog?
4. Would you be able to attend on Tues/Thurs AM or Mon/Wed PM
5.Can you commit to 6 weeks of FUN, FITNESS and SELF CARE with a truly awesome group of women?

…and we were amazed with the response.

It was a tough decision, but we decided to award this opportunity to Kaleigh Stankevich and here is her journey:

My name is Kaleigh and I am ecstatic to begin my journey toward Continue reading


Kidz in the Kitchen: Overnight Refrigerator Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal

Psst! I’ll let you in on a little secret.

I get my kids to make their own breakfast…..the night before!

Ingenious, right? Yes, because it allows me to concentrate on the important tasks of the morning, such as getting the correct number of scoops of fresh ground coffee into my french press!

Plus, the kids get to be messy. With peanut butter and honey.

Want to know how to make this ridiculously easy Refrigerator Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal? Then, read on for this recipe inspired by http://www.theyummylife.com/Refrigerator_Oatmeal:

IMGP9641 Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup rolled oats (uncooked)
  • 1/4 cup plain yoghurt
  • 1/3 cup milk (we use 1% but I have used homemade almond milk in this recipe, too)
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter (I have also substituted almond butter)
  • 1 teaspoon honey (or maple syrup)
  • 1/4 cup banana pieces (diced)
  • optional – couple of plain peanuts as a topping (or natural almonds if using almond butter)


Directions: Continue reading


Blast Off! With Kidecals

I was given the opportunity to try out back-to-school labels from Kidecals.

I wanted to really try them out before I gave my opinion with the following questions in mind:

Will they stick to any item?

Will they stay sticking to any item? 

Will water/dirt eventually affect the adhesiveness or look of the labels?

The labels were easy to order and the online customization tool contained so many different fun and vibrantly coloured school labels to choose from. My 5 year old son enjoyed scrolling through the examples, finally settling on a rocket ship with his name & phone number:


The labels were delivered right to our door within a few days. A couple of different sizes were included in the package so that my Continue reading

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