Stand Up For Clean Water With Brita

March 22nd is World Water Day.

Being blessed to be living in a country like Canada, it’s easy to get caught up in everyday life and not think about others who are less fortunate than we are.


Mike and I have always tried to instill in our children, even at this young age to appreciate the things we are so lucky to have. Explaining to them that so many people all over the world have no food or water. There’s no stocked fridge for them to open whenever they want a snack. Or Water cooler filled with crystal clear ice cold water to fill your cup with.

We try to lead by example and help out with important causes as much as possible. We’re showing our kids that big changes can start by small everyday choices. That’s why I’m so happy to be teaming up with Brita Canada For this project!


Brita Canada launched a program in September 2016 in partnership with WE on a sustainable change initiative. This campaign supports a borehole in Irkaat, Kenya that provides a community of 1800 with clean water.

So, What can you do to help?

Brita Canada has released their new Me to We  statement bottle along with specially marked products. With every purchase of any of these products, you’ll be supplying a year of clean water to someone in Irkaat, Kenya.

With every Me to We purchase you’ll also receive a  Track Your Impact code,  which you can enter online. This helps you see exactly where and how your purchase has made an impact!


When you buy a Brita water bottle you’ll also see huge benefits for yourself as well! These water bottles reduce contaminants that appear in our tap water, and save people more than $500 a year compared to buying bottled water! Just one Brita filter can replace up to 300 plastic water bottles, helping to reduce the huge volume of plastic bottles that end up in our landfills.

Its definitely time we take a stand and help those in need!

You can find these specially marked products at Walmart, Real Canadian Superstore, Real Atlantic Superstore, Loblaws and Zehrs locations!

Show us how you’re taking a stand for clean water!

Share pictures of your Me to We products on social media using the hashtag #worldwaterday and tag @BritaCA and @wemovement.

Make a difference today in someones life, with one small choice!

xo,

Fran

 

 

 

Hello Fresh Review + Giveaway !

After a busy day, the last thing you want to hear is “what’s for dinner mom??”

Ya, good question! Is my answer most of the time.

Can I just say that on days like that, Hello Fresh is a Godsend!

Hello Fresh is a weekly dinner delivery service. It brings ingredients for quick, nutritious and delicious meals right to your door! Not to mention, all the ingredients are pre cut and pre measured! Each meal comes with it’s own step by step recipe card to help you create amazing meals your whole family will love!!


Your subscription includes free delivery and with a menu changing every week, you’ll never get a boring meal!

you Can choose between 3 plan options;

  • Pronto Plan : Gives you meals that are quick and convenient, that only take 30 mins to make!
  •  Family Plan : Gives you meals that even the pickiest eaters will love! Kid friendly recipes that encourage the whole family to get in the kitchen and cook together.
  • Veggie Plan : Gives you delicious vegetarian meals that are hearty and ready in 30 mins!

 

Our family got to enjoy 3 delicious recipes!

  • Beef and yellow zucchini stirfry with ginger and snow peas
  • Chicken meatball gnocchi with sage, apple and spinach
  • Pan-seared pork chops with onion gravy, broccolini and buttery mashed potatoes

All 3 recipes were easy to prepare, and so delicious! The recipe cards laid every step out perfectly. I will definitely be trying to recreate this meals soon!

I know you’re  ready to order your own box!

Good news!

You can get 50% off your first box by using the code: FRANCESCA50

More good news!!

Hello Fresh  and I, have teamed up to give a Pronto Box to one lucky follower! Head over to my Instagram page for all the details!

Good luck!

xo, Fran

 

 

Avocado “Mayo” Spread

I’m finally back to blogging after house hunting and FINALLY finding a new house that we’ll be moving into this summer! Today I’m sharing another super easy family favourite! This recipe came about on a day when we were out of mayo, mustard and any other condiment that you’d put on your sandwich. This “mayo” […]

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Nutella Swirl Muffins 

Nutella swirl muffins

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Creamy Avocado Pasta Sauce

creamy avocado pasta

My name is Francesca and I’m addicted to avocados…. Anything I can add them to, I definitely do!  Seriously, I love them so much! In this I recipe paired them with just a few fresh ingredients and had a delicious pasta sauce the whole family loved! This recipe came out of one of those days […]

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Chocolate Pound Cake + Fudge Glaze

chocolate pound cake

I think it’s pretty much a given that chocolate and Valentines Day go hand in hand! I can tell you from experience that if you give me chocolate I’ll definitely be your friend! If that chocolate comes in the form of cake….. Well then you just guaranteed yourself a new bff! This classic chocolate pound […]

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Love Your Charcuterie With San Daniele and Riserva Salami + Giveaway 

Charcuterie board mastro

  Growing up in my Italian family, charcuterie boards weren’t some huge trend. To be honest I had never even heard the term charcuterie before ! What did we call it? That’s easy, Sunday lunch at Nonna’s house! They are the perfect spread for family gatherings, game nights or just a casual Sunday at home. […]

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My “Replay” On Hummus. Italian Style Hummus and Re-Play !

Teaching our kids about healthy snacking is super important to us! Teaching our kids about making sure our planet stays “healthy” is just as important! I’ve known about Re-Play for a while now and loved their products! Not only are they adorable and literally come in a rainbow of colors, they are durable, affordable and best of […]

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Chocolate Greek Yogurt Dip

Valentines day is right around the corner! I love to treat my mini Valentines with a special dessert….. Then the mom conscious kicks in and I gotta make it at least a little bit healthy! So this year I’ve come up with the perfect chocolaty treat that is pretty much guilt free! Not to mentioned […]

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Pizza For Breakfast: B.L.T and Greek

Sundays are the one day a week in our house, that we have a family breakfast. With Mike working all week and the rush of the school routine, we pretty much just eat and run every morning! When Sunday rolls around we are all in agreement that cereal and toast just wont cut it! If […]

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