Kelly Childs and Erinn Weatherbie 5th Anniversary Kelly's Bake Shoppe

Kelly’s Bake Shoppe Turns 5!

I said out loud 5 years ago that I was living my dream. I was 49 and about to embark on the thrill of a lifetime. My little mud pie bakery that I experienced when I was 5 years old, in my family’s backyard, was about to become FULL SIZE in December of 2012. Kelly’s […]

Andes Mountains where Maca is grown

Maca

Maca is all the rage in the world of wellness today, but it has been a staple superfood in the cold climates of the high Andes in Peru for thousands of years. If you’re wondering what everyone is talking about when it comes to the magic of maca, here’s everything you need to know. Maca […]

Kelly Childs and Erinn Weatherbie NEW YEAR

Happy New Year! Welcome 2018!

It’s another New Year’s Eve upon us and by all sentimental rights, it is the time to re-evaluate our paths that we are currently following and create new mantras and resolutions to lead us into a life worth living. Right? Say, “Yes”! Its time to give up on the old and useless, repeatedly crappy patterns we have embedded in […]

Erinn and michael engagement 2017

Dear Erinn and Michael – Happy Engagement!

Congratulations to the two most beautiful people Ken and I know! Our hearts are so FULL and bursting with love. You are the high school sweethearts (since grade 10) who have proven that love stories still exist. You have stayed together and you grew together and all the while, rode out the past 12 years […]

Kelly Childs

The Keynote for the Mayor’s Luncheon

With great humbleness and gratitude, I’m announcing that I’ve been chosen to be the Keynote Speaker for the Burlington Chamber of Commerce, Mayor’s Luncheon, on November 22. This is a profound honour for me in many ways in this very dominated, patriarchal culture. I must admit, when I was first asked by Keith Hoey, President […]

nut loaf recipe by Kelly Childs and Erinn Weatherbie

Vegan Gravy for Nut, Quinoa and Millet Loaf

Gluten-free and plant-based gravy. There’s so many ways to use it.  There’s really no need to create a chicken or beef, high fat and cholesterol gravy when you can get all the flavour and healthiness from a 100% rich, plant-based gravy. This one can be used on my Nut Loaf recipe, drizzle it on roasted sweet potatoes, as a base for […]