Its Time To Give Poppy a Big Girl Room! Apr25

Its Time To Give Poppy a Big Girl Room!

By Katie Rose When we moved into our home almost 3 years ago, we had the kids in the opposite rooms. We took our time and decorated Poppy’s nursery exactly as we wanted to. You may remember the blog post with the reveal. But, Aubrey had other plans. His room, …read more Source: Wild...

So Your Friend is Doing IVF… Apr24

So Your Friend is Doing IVF…

By Krista So, your friend just told you she’s pursuing IVF to try for a baby. You’ve probably got loads of helpful suggestions, anecdotes, and ideas to share. You just want to be supportive, right? Wrong-o. Most likely, your friend is going through a lot with this process. IVF is tremendously draining emotionally, physically, …read more Source:...

Thank God you’re safe Apr24

Thank God you’re safe

By Parker To my Facebook friends: Ten of you, some in Toronto, some in Halifax, “marked” yourselves “as safe” on Facebook today after a van crashed onto a crowded North York sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring many others. Toronto is a sprawling city of 6.4 million. A very safe city. The event occurred …read more Source: The...

Top 5 April Beauty Favorites Apr23

Top 5 April Beauty Favorites

By Katie Rose As bloggers, we are super fortunate to be sent boxes and boxes of PR samples each month. We love testing them all out between Rob and I and usually share them on our Instagram stories. But, after planning out our content calendar for may, we realized that …read more Source: Wild...

Bent Nail Brewery To Open This Year Near Ski Martock Apr23

Bent Nail Brewery To Open This Year Near Ski Martock

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) The Hants Journal reports Bent Nail Brewery will be opening this year at 4499 Highway 14 (also known as Chester Road) in Windsor, Nova Scotia. The Hants Journal says “Beer brewed at the Bent Nail Brewery will be made in a smaller, two-barrel system – something Steven (Dodge) …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Canada’s not-so-innovative strategy to achieve healthy weights

By Diana A few weeks ago, to little fanfare, the government of Canada announced an “Innovation Strategy” to achieve healthy weights in Canada. My coworker alerted me to it and got me going out on a rant on a Friday afternoon. Don’t get me wrong, there’s some good stuff in here: promoting …read more Source: Bite My...

World Malbec Day Apr21

World Malbec Day

By darmyers This past Tuesday, on April 17th we celebrated World Malbec Day. The day the entire world comes together to celebrate Argentina’s premier grape varietal. There are celebrations in all corners of the earth, from Australia to Africa, from Germany to right here in Nova Scotia and throughout …read more Source: Wine-In My...

I Went Red And I Love It Apr21

I Went Red And I Love It

By Katie Rose I am an Official Red Head……and I LOVE IT! To be totally honest with you, I have been wanting to make this jump for years now but always chickened out. My hair is seriously like my security blanket and with so many bad experiences in my past, and shade of red …read more Source: Wild...

Meal Prep On A Budget Apr19

Meal Prep On A Budget

By Katie Rose Last week we shared all about our experience on the Tone It Up 5-day Detox and what we took from doing it. After it was all said and done, we can actually attest that we have kicked the bad food craving and are dedicated to keeping it …read more Source: Wild...

The Best Things To Do During Spring Apr18

The Best Things To Do During Spring

By Katie Rose As much as North America is still getting pounded with snow and other horrible Winter weather, here in the Maritimes, we are starting to see signs of Spring. Now, mind you, our springs are heavy with rain and wind, but every few days we will have a break in the …read more Source: Wild...

The Gahan House Restaurant and Brewery Opens in Fredericton Apr17

The Gahan House Restaurant and Brewery Opens in Fredericton

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) (Fredericton, NB) – Murphy Hospitality Group (MHG) has opened its fourth location of The Gahan House Restaurant and Brewery in Fredericton at 426 Queen Street in New Brunswick’s capital city. The restaurant features a 120 seat dining room, two seasonal outdoor patios and a 5 BBL …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

To BMore in Baltimore Apr16

To BMore in Baltimore

By Krista In a couple of months I will be saying that I’ve lived in Baltimore for a whole year. Holy cow. How did that even happen? How long can you live someplace and still get away with being the new kid on the block? Even though I’ve …read more Source:...

Announcing Crescendo – Inclusive Workplaces Apr16

Announcing Crescendo – Inclusive Workplaces

By thetrendytechie In January, I left Microsoft to build a startup. A few telling tweets aside, it has largely been kept under wraps – but I’m finally ready to share what we’re up to. Please welcome to the world: Like many minorities in tech, I have faced my share of discrimination and harassment. Sometimes …read more Source: Trendy...

Is a spoonful of sugar the way to get the vegetables to go down?

By Diana When I saw this article: “Sugar, salt or sweeteners may be key to getting children to eat greens” last week in the Nutrition Resource Centre “News in Brief” email I knew that I had to read more. I mean, were the authors really suggesting …read more Source: Bite My...

Is the province stealing hundreds of millions from CBRM? Apr16

Is the province stealing hundreds of millions from CBRM?

By Parker There’s a story going around Cape Breton that the province is cheating the Cape Breton Regional Municipality out of hundreds of millions of dollars per year in federal equalization payments to which our island is Constitutionally entitled. The story is untrue. Among technocrats who understand how equalization works, and the …read more Source: The...

Fun Wine Facts Apr14

Fun Wine Facts

By darmyers I read a fair bit about wine. Every year or so I write a wine blog about some of the more interesting things I have read about wine, or some of the ‘cutesy’ things even I didn’t know. Some things I find very amusing… like fun fact #2172! <img …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Picaroons Traditional Ales releases new version of Pivot Apr14

Picaroons Traditional Ales releases new version of Pivot

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) Photo from Picaroons (Fredericton, NB) – Picaroons Traditional Ales have released the 14th iteration of their Pivot series. This time they moved away from the big bang tropical and citrus hops and ventured into a melon territory using only two hops: Ekaunot and Huell Melon. Upfront …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Stillwell Brewing Releases Glou Apr13

Stillwell Brewing Releases Glou

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) Photo from Stillwell Brewing (Halifax, NS) – Stillwell Brewing will says to come by the brewery this Saturday, April 14th between 12:00 and 3:00 PM and Sunday between 12:00 and 3:00 PM for the release of GLOU.Glou is a blend of barrel-aged saison and a sour foeder-aged …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

The puny Labrador island that punched above its weight Apr13

The puny Labrador island that punched above its weight

By Parker In the frigid North Atlantic, about 20 km. east of Labrador’s northernmost coastline, there’s a rocky island so small it can’t be seen on Google Earth or Google Maps. It measures just 25 by 45 meters—about half a football field. It was first detected …read more Source: The...

5 Things That Changed Doing The ‘5 Day Detox’ By Tone It Up Apr12

5 Things That Changed Doing The ‘5 Day Detox’ By Tone It Up

By Katie Rose We did it! Yesterday, we had our last day on the Free ‘5 Day Detox’ nutrition and exercise plan by the Tone It Up girls. As you remember during my post last week about my results and feelings from the BBG …read more Source: Wild...

Spring? Heh! Not yet. Apr11

Spring? Heh! Not yet.

By Parker Not according to NASA’s Aqua Satellite, which snapped this photo Tuesday afternoon. Lots of snow cover everywhere. Lots of drift ice on the west coasts of Cape Breton and PEI. Heck, you could practically walk to PEI from Mabou, not that you’d want to. [H/T: Fred Baechler] The post <a target=_blank rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow" …read more Source: The...

How I Am Working on Keeping My Skin Healthy From Within With Bend Beauty Apr10

How I Am Working on Keeping My Skin Healthy From Within With Bend Beauty

By Katie Rose Recently, I have had a whirlwind of issues with my skin. As I age and stress becomes more and more apart of life with children, bills, and responsibility, I find my skin is where I notice it first. Blame it on years and years of slaving for that tanning bed …read more Source: Wild...

Halifax Burger Week 2018 Wrap-Up Apr10

Halifax Burger Week 2018 Wrap-Up

By life-of-burgers Another Halifax Burger Week has come and gone, and this year was the biggest one yet. A whopping 125 restaurants took part in this year’s festivities, which has quickly become one of the largest food events in Halifax! This year was full of big new burgers, some classic favourites, and a …read more Source: Life Of...

Is Halifax the real victim in Nova Scotia’s doctor shortage? Apr10

Is Halifax the real victim in Nova Scotia’s doctor shortage?

By Parker In a series of posts at Turpin Labs, my favorite Nova Scotia blog, Bill Turpin has been throwing contrarian shade on the widespread assumption that Nova Scotia’s doctor shortage is worst in rural precincts. According to Turpin, the real problem is …read more Source: The...

Valonray Farmhouse Brewery Opens In New Brunswick Apr10

Valonray Farmhouse Brewery Opens In New Brunswick

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) (MacDougall Settlement, NB) – Valonray Farmhouse Brewery says “After almost a full year of hard work, we are proud to announce that will be opening our store front for direct sales” . They opened on Saturday at 749 MacDougall Road in MacDougall Settlement with five beers, Single, …read more Source: Maritime Beer...