International Malbec Day Apr20

International Malbec Day

By darmyers Hoppity Hop over to your favorite wine store, it’s the Easter long weekend, and you know what that means, extra wine is needed. On Thursday, it was also International Malbec Day, the day the Malbec grape is celebrated the world over. It …read more Source: Wine-In My...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Thursdays) Apr18

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 April 11th-18th, 2019(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats​ Total MarketNew/Back to Market Listings: 359 (363, 408, 291, 260) *378Sold: 232 (168, 147, 155, 139) *121Sale To Listing Ratio: 64% (46%, 36%, 53%, 55%) *32%Price Changes: 135 (141, 143, 105, …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

The dark and dirty side of cooking shows

By Diana Oh hi. Sorry for the hiatus. I went on vacation and then I didn’t really feel like blogging. I’m still not sure that I do, to be honest. It kind of feels like an obligation. I’m much more fired-up about the Ontario budget that was released last week and the …read more Source: Bite My...

Who Wants a Love Letter? Apr14

Who Wants a Love Letter?

By Krista Dear friends, Did you know that April is National Letter Writing Month? Last year, I was inspired by local artist of all things adorable, Tara Andrews. This year, my IG friend Lianne announced that she would be sending letters by post this month as well …read more Source:...

ABC’s of Wine Tasting Apr13

ABC’s of Wine Tasting

By darmyers I have been very busy this past Winter and Spring with wine tastings, and people are always a little nervous for their first wine tasting. I think they may be nervous that they won’t be able to identify the nuances of the wine, and you know what? That’s …read more Source: Wine-In My...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of Viewpoint Realty (Thursdays) Apr11

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 April 4th-11th, 2019(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats​ Total MarketNew/Back to Market Listings: 363 (408, 291, 260, 251) *378Sold: 168 (147, 155, 139, 146) *121Sale To Listing Ratio: 46% (36%, 53%, 55%, 58%) *32%Price Changes: 141 (143, 105, 69, …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

Halifax Burger Week 2019 Wrap-Up Apr10

Halifax Burger Week 2019 Wrap-Up

By life-of-burgers Big, spicy flavours, creative meat combinations, and non-burger dishes in burger form were just a few of the trends that appeared for the 2019 edition of Halifax Burger Week, and with over 140 options this year, dedicated burger fans had their work cut out for them if they wanted to …read more Source: Life Of...

How living with my co-founders made us a strong founding team Apr04

How living with my co-founders made us a strong founding team

By thetrendytechie My co-founders and I started our company with little common ground aside from our shared passion for inclusion and a commitment to making the world a better place. While co-founders are often friends, colleagues from a previous job, or even family, we were strangers – and we …read more Source: Trendy...

The Halifax Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Thursdays) Apr04

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

Halifax (HRM) Residential Statistic Update for the Week of March 28th-April 4th, 2019(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats​ Total MarketNew/Back to Market Listings: 408 (291, 260, 251, 330) *378Sold: 147 (155, 139, 146, 126) *121Sale To Listing Ratio: 36% (53%, 55%, 58%, 38%) *32%Price Changes: 143 (105, 69, …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

New Listing Alert!! Apr04

New Listing Alert!!

40 Admiral Cove Drive in Bedford, NS Nestled on a sizeable lot in the heart of Bedford sits this exquisitely built custom two-storey home, with striking views and located just off prestigious Shore Drive. Prepare to be wowed when entering the property by the unique …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

Looking For a Cozy Home in The Heart of The Sambro Fishing Community? Apr04

Looking For a Cozy Home in The Heart of The Sambro Fishing Community?

41 Kelly Drive, Williamswood, NS Tucked away on a private and expansive lot in Williamswood sits this charming split level home, beaming with character and complete with double detached garage. Once inside, you are greeted by a welcoming foyer and living room accented by cathedral …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

King Street Beer Company announces official opening May 3rd Apr04

King Street Beer Company announces official opening May 3rd

By noreply@blogger.com (Maritime Beer Report) Andrew Tanner, President of the King Street Beer Company, announced today that the new location will officially open May 3.“We are very excited to be on King Street. We believe it has a great future and it is obviously attracting major interest from people looking to invest in a growing …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Great Wines Under $20 Mar30

Great Wines Under $20

By darmyers The other evening I had dinner out with friends at a restaurant I hadn’t been to before. For 1 glass of red wine, I paid $21.42 Canadian. True story. I took the receipt to prove it. It was $18.85 plus 15% tax. I was telling …read more Source: Wine-In My...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Report, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Thursdays) Mar28

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

Halifax (HRM) Residential Statistic Update for the Week of March 21st – March 28th, 2019(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats​ Total MarketNew/Back to Market Listings: 291 (260, 251, 330, 189) *280Sold: 155 (139, 146, 126, 111) *112Sale To Listing Ratio: 53% (55%, 58%, 38%, 59%) *45%Price Changes: 105 …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

Booking Our Next Trip with the Aeroplan Booking Tool Mar27

Booking Our Next Trip with the Aeroplan Booking Tool

By Katie Rose I have touched base about this on the blog before, but online shopping is my thing! Mix that with the PR packages that come with being a blogger, my husband has been asked on numerous occasions by delivery guys if I was a shopaholic and how does he feel about …read more Source: Wild...

Halifax Burger Week 2019 Preview – Part 4 Mar27

Halifax Burger Week 2019 Preview – Part 4

By life-of-burgers It’s FINALLY Halifax Burger Week eve, and soon restaurants across the city will be packed full of people looking for that next great burger, all while contributing to Feed Nova Scotia. Over the last few days, I’ve been sharing some early looks and insights into some of the burgers being offered …read more Source: Life Of...

Halifax Burger Week 2019 Preview – Part 3 Mar26

Halifax Burger Week 2019 Preview – Part 3

By life-of-burgers In two days the burger flood gates will open, and the city of Halifax will be chowing down on ample amounts of burgs of all shapes and sizes. It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned veteran or a Burger Week newbie, picking from 140 burgers is a daunting task, and …read more Source: Life Of...

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...