Halifax Burger Week 2019 Preview – Part 2 Mar25

Halifax Burger Week 2019 Preview – Part 2

By life-of-burgers We are now three days out from Halifax Burger Week, and you can almost hear the stomachs growling in anticipation. I’m assuming by now that you’ve put somewhat of a list together of burgers that you want to check off your Passport (because only a crazy person would go into a …read more Source: Life Of...

Halifax Burger Week 2019 Preview – Part 1 Mar24

Halifax Burger Week 2019 Preview – Part 1

By life-of-burgers Annnnd we’re back! It seems like only yesterday we were trying to fit Black Sheep’s beast of a burger in our mouths, and waiting in line for forty-five minutes at Vandal (my biggest regret of last year was trying and failing to get my hands on that Wake N’ Bacon!), …read more Source: Life Of...

Women & Wine Mar23

Women & Wine

By darmyers Women have become a powerful force in the world of wine-making. Around the world women are garnering deserved attention, in what was once a male-dominated environment. Today we salute the women making waves in the wine world and the wonderful wines they are creating. The 4 ladies …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Equinoctial Nova Scotia from the sky Mar22

Equinoctial Nova Scotia from the sky

By Parker At noon yesterday, just seven hours before the vernal equinox, NASA’s Terra Satellite captured a rare, nearly cloud-free image of Nova Scotia: Here’s a detail centering on the most important part of the province: <img src="http://contrarian.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/21-March-19-CB-Detail-650×647.jpg" alt="" width="650" height="647" srcset="https://contrarian.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/21-March-19-CB-Detail-650×647.jpg 650w, https://contrarian.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/21-March-19-CB-Detail-150×150.jpg 150w, https://contrarian.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/21-March-19-CB-Detail-300×300.jpg 300w, https://contrarian.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/21-March-19-CB-Detail-768×764.jpg 768w, https://contrarian.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/21-March-19-CB-Detail-700×697.jpg 700w, https://contrarian.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/21-March-19-CB-Detail.jpg 1005w" sizes="(max-width: …read more Source: The...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Thursdays) Mar21

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Thursdays)

Halifax (HRM) Residential Statistic Update for the Week of March 14th – March 21st, 2019(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats​ Total MarketNew/Back to Market Listings: 260 (251, 330, 189, 218) *295Sold: 139 (146, 126, 111, 129) *114Sale To Listing Ratio: 55% (58%, 38%, 59%, 59%) *39%Price Changes: 69 …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

A Love Letter to Vitae Spirits Mar20

A Love Letter to Vitae Spirits

By Krista Dear Vitae Spirits, I’m a fan of a nice cocktail. And I’m a fan of a craft brewery, especially the ones with a taproom. But, prior to my visit to your charming establishment on a trip to Charlottesville, Virginia, a craft distillery that served the public was a nearly foreign concept …read more Source:...

A bit about that working mums make kids fat study

By Diana This article: The Impact of Maternal Employment on Children’s Weight: Evidence from the UK came out a couple of weeks ago and I was appalled. Essentially, the article is blaming working mothers for making their children fat. As if working mums don’t have enough guilt dished …read more Source: Bite My...

Another Great Wine Tasting Mar16

Another Great Wine Tasting

By darmyers Last Saturday I met a bunch of great new people at a wine tasting my friend Sam (Samantha) hired me to do. It was a nice small intimate gathering of friends who love wine & food, and we had fantastic charcuterie boards made by the hosts. There is nothing like …read more Source: Wine-In My...

AGING SKIN MAKE UP ROUTINE Mar15

AGING SKIN MAKE UP ROUTINE

By Katie Rose If you’ve been following for a while, you probably already know that not only do I have the most sensitive skin in the world, but I also have a lot of premature aging from years abusing the tanning bed. I have been complaining about it for years and now I …read more Source: Wild...

My Favorite Prenatal Workouts Mar14

My Favorite Prenatal Workouts

By Katie Rose As you all know, with this pregnancy, I really am focusing on keeping myself strong and healthy. After experiencing a pretty healthy pregnancy with Aubrey, having minimal back and hip pain until the last few weeks and remaining very active in the gym until 32 weeks, I did the entire …read more Source: Wild...

Why I Don’t Believe In A Birth Plan Mar11

Why I Don’t Believe In A Birth Plan

By Katie Rose Let’s just start this with saying when It comes to your pregnancy, your birth story, your body and your parenting, everything is 100% your choice. You have full control over how you deal with the situations in front of you and should take advice from no-one else but the little …read more Source: Wild...

Is it #NutritionMonth2019 or #DairyFarmersofCanadaMonth and #AvocadosofMexicoMonth?

By Diana We need to talk about Nutrition Month. More specifically, we need to talk about Dietitians of Canada’s Nutrition Month recipes. It’s been a long time (back in 2012 to be specific) since I wrote about the issue of sponsorship in regard to DC’s Nutrition Month materials. …read more Source: Bite My...

My Guide to Winning Over a Potential Mentor Mar10

My Guide to Winning Over a Potential Mentor

By thetrendytechie As a startup founder, I meet hundreds of people each month. When my startup was going through Techstars, there was a period when we met 80 people in back-to-back 20-minute meetings over a span of 10 days. And as a mentor myself, too often I’ve seen …read more Source: Trendy...

A Love Letter to the Farm Women’s Market Mar09

A Love Letter to the Farm Women’s Market

By Krista Dear Montgomery Farm Women’s Market, It was, without question, a standalone highlight of visiting Bethesda, to step inside your beautiful doorway and peruse the wares of the many women vendors of your market. During an era where the rights of women feel as though they’re being slowly striped away, it is a …read more Source:...

March Madness Wine Edition Mar09

March Madness Wine Edition

By darmyers March Madness has become the term for the NCAA Basketball Championships in the United States. For me, it’s waiting for winter to end and Spring to show its face. Here in Halifax, we’ve actually had more snow in March than we did in January or February. Snow …read more Source: Wine-In My...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Thursdays) Mar07

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Thursdays)

Halifax (HRM) Residential Statistic Update for the Week of February – March 7th 28th, 2019(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats​ Total MarketNew/Back to Market Listings: 330 (189, 218, 248, 250) *365Sold: 126 (111, 129, 114, 119) *135Sale To Listing Ratio: 38% (59%, 59%, 46%, 48%) *37%Price Changes: 100 …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

24 WEEK PREGNANCY UPDATE | Cholestasis, Pelvic Floor Specialist and how I’m feeling Mar07

24 WEEK PREGNANCY UPDATE | Cholestasis, Pelvic Floor Specialist and how I’m feeling

By Katie Rose I finally got some answers from both my Doctor and Uro-Gynaecologist over the last week and am able to move on with answers about what is going on with both my pregnancy and my bladder. I filmed a little Vlog about it for all of you so see it …read more Source: Wild...

What You Need Right Away For Baby’s Arrival Mar05

What You Need Right Away For Baby’s Arrival

By Katie Rose So we are into our 24th week, almost 25th of this pregnancy and I find myself not rushing out to buy much. I have been talking about it on here before and linked it to the fact that I dont know the gender of the baby, but in full disclosure, …read more Source: Wild...

Human Rights Commissioner Walter Thompson slams the door on 1,500 intellectually challenged Nova Scotians Mar05

Human Rights Commissioner Walter Thompson slams the door on 1,500 intellectually challenged Nova Scotians

By Parker “If I am speaking from a position of privilege and am ‘un-woke,’ then so be it.” Acting as a one-man Human Rights Commission board of inquiry, Halifax Lawyer Walter Thompson ruled Monday the province discriminated against three Nova Scotians with intellectual disabilities by housing them in a locked, fenced unit of …read more Source: The...

Brewmaster--Tire Shack Brewing Co.-- Moncton, New Brunswick Mar05

Brewmaster--Tire Shack Brewing Co.-- Moncton, New Brunswick

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) Great opportunity to become brewmaster of a 15 BBL start-up brewery in Moncton, New Brunswick. We are looking for someone who is passionate about creating and producing fantastic beer. You will have the incredible opportunity to start on the ground floor of our company with us and grow a brand …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Game Fuel won’t help you up your game

By Diana Okay, I’m a little bit behind the times I guess because I only just found out about this “Game Fuel” drink from Mountain Dew (shout-out to my friend Zach for alerting me to this product) last week even though it’s been on the market since December. I suppose I’m not …read more Source: Bite My...

Why can’t this Dollarama cashier fix my teeth? Mar04

Why can’t this Dollarama cashier fix my teeth?

By Parker You may have heard that last fall, and again in January, Cape Breton University experienced a dramatic influx of international students. Of its 4,932 total enrollment, 2,643 (54 percent) now come from outside Canada—probably the highest percentage of any university in Canada. Once an …read more Source: The...

Apoplectic pundits, a formidable Attorney General, and a falsely convicted Native teen Mar04

Apoplectic pundits, a formidable Attorney General, and a falsely convicted Native teen

By Parker Oh my, but Canada’s punditocracy is in high dudgeon. In a piece titled, “The moral catastrophe of Justin Trudeau,” Maclean’s columnist Paul Wells, the recidivist biographer of Stephen Harper, decried “a sickeningly smug protection racket whose participants must have been astonished when [Jody Wilson-Raybould] refused to play along.” In …read more Source: The...

Visualizing that 2015 Air Canada crash at YHZ Mar04

Visualizing that 2015 Air Canada crash at YHZ

By Parker On March 29, 2015, Air Canada Flight 624 from Toronto crashed at Stanfield Airport. Airport officials initially euphemized the incident as a “hard landing”—one that snapped off the nose cone, caused the Airbus 320 to be written off, and sent 25 passengers …read more Source: The...

Wine & The Oscar’s Mar02

Wine & The Oscar’s

By darmyers The 91st annual Academy Awards, also known as The Oscar’s ran Sunday evening past, and I got together with a few friends for a viewing party and some wine. <img data-attachment-id="5621" data-permalink="https://darlenemyers.com/2019/03/02/wine-the-oscars/oscar-night/" data-orig-file="https://darmyers.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/oscar-night.jpg?w=483&h=362" data-orig-size="1280,960" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta='{"aperture":"2.4","credit":"","camera":"iPhone SE","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1551038245","copyright":"","focal_length":"2.15","iso":"400","shutter_speed":"0.05","title":"","orientation":"1"}' data-image-title="Oscar night" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="https://darmyers.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/oscar-night.jpg?w=483&h=362?w=300" data-large-file="https://darmyers.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/oscar-night.jpg?w=483&h=362?w=450" src="https://darmyers.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/oscar-night.jpg?w=483&h=362" alt="Oscar night" width="483" height="362" srcset="https://darmyers.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/oscar-night.jpg?w=483&h=362 483w, https://darmyers.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/oscar-night.jpg?w=966&h=724 966w, …read more Source: Wine-In My...