The dark side of dietetics

By Diana Is there any other profession in which there is as much infighting as there is in dietetics? Seriously though. Is there? All too often I see RDs attacking each other, undermining each other, subtweeting the heck out of each other. Maybe it’s that social media has brought our differences to the …read more Source: Bite My...

By Diana Is there any other profession in which there is as much infighting as there is in dietetics? Seriously though. Is there? All too often I see RDs attacking each other, undermining each other, subtweeting the heck out of each other. Maybe it’s that social media has brought our differences to the …read more Source: Bite My...

A much needed fresh start for Nova Scotia New Democrats Feb29

A much needed fresh start for Nova Scotia New Democrats

By Parker I’m inclined to agree with the Chronicle-Herald’s striking Province House reporter, Michael Gorman, writing in the Local Xpress website, that Gary Burrill’s victory was the best outcome for the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party. Some Liberals and Conservatives have spun the result as a “hard left turn.” It’s true …read more Source: The...

A Contrarian family indulgence Feb29

A Contrarian family indulgence

By Parker Some of you know my grandchildren include Josh and Jacob Barss Donham, identical twins with Down Syndrome, who also fall somewhere along the Asperger’s spectrum. These two are apples of my eye, and I treasure the time I get to spend with them. Saturday was a special night for Josh, as …read more Source: The...

Zero and counting Feb29

Zero and counting

By Parker Justin Trudeau usefully observed that gender parity in public affairs should be a foregone conclusion by now, not an opportunity for backslapping congratulations. Likewise, when Nova Scotia establishes councils and commissions to consider broad policy issues, the province usually takes care to include Mi’kmaq representatives and (somewhat less diligently) African-Nova …read more Source: The...

If you’re in Halifax Monday evening… Feb29

If you’re in Halifax Monday evening…

By Parker Kris Bertin, author by day, Bearly’s beer-slinger by night, launches his long-awaited collection of short stories, Monday night at 7, at the House of Blues and Ribs, 1269 Barrington St., Halifax. This just might be the 2016 Nova Scotia event you’ll …read more Source: The...

Unhelpful Recipes: Penis Cake or How to Make a Penis Cake When it Turns Out You’re Actually Kind of a Prude Feb28

Unhelpful Recipes: Penis Cake or How to Make a Penis Cake When it Turns Out You’re Actually Kind of a Prude

By Krista My dear friend had a birthday this weekend and I, wanting to help out with any party planning, offered to bake the cake. We knew the cake should be something kind of quirky and fun (much like the birthday girl) so, when someone suggested a penis cake, I committed to making …read more Source:...

Unhelpful Recipes: Penis Cake or How to Make a Penis Cake When it Turns Out You’re Actually Kind of a Prude Feb28

Unhelpful Recipes: Penis Cake or How to Make a Penis Cake When it Turns Out You’re Actually Kind of a Prude

By Krista My dear friend had a birthday this weekend and I, wanting to help out with any party planning, offered to bake the cake. We knew the cake should be something kind of quirky and fun (much like the birthday girl) so, when someone suggested a penis cake, I committed to making …read more Source:...

Our Baby Is a….. Feb28

Our Baby Is a…..

By Katie Rose Well, it’s official. After 20 weeks of guesses and gut feelings, We finally found out if we are having a boy or girl. Friday morning started bright and early as we headed to Halifax for the appointment, dropping Aubrey off at daycare along the way. It would have been nice …read more Source: Wild...

Award Winning Wines To Enjoy During The Oscars! Feb27

Award Winning Wines To Enjoy During The Oscars!

By darmyers The Oscars are on Sunday. I love the Oscars. Here at work, we do an Oscar pool. There are 3 top prizes to be won, so on Sunday night I will be curled up with my glass of wine, and my hopeful Oscar picks. This …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Award Winning Wines To Enjoy During The Oscars! Feb27

Award Winning Wines To Enjoy During The Oscars!

By darmyers The Oscars are on Sunday. I love the Oscars. Here at work, we do an Oscar pool. There are 3 top prizes to be won, so on Sunday night I will be curled up with my glass of wine, and my hopeful Oscar picks. This …read more Source: Wine-In My...

A Green-Winged Teal at Flemming Park Feb27

A Green-Winged Teal at Flemming Park

By Parker The small bird shown above, swimming with a pair of black duck-mallard hybrids, is not their duckling. It’s a mature, female green-winged teal, an entirely different species that that is North America’s smallest dabbling (or surface-feeding, non-diving) duck, patrolling the beach at Sir Sanford Flemming Parkon the Northwest Arm of …read more Source: The...

Readers blow back on the NDP leadership race Feb27

Readers blow back on the NDP leadership race

By Parker Within hours of my posting a prediction that NDP establishment candidate Dave Wilson would not win the leadership vote to be tallied Saturday, several readers pointed out that cabinet-minster-turned-pundit Graham Steele, who knows 10 times more about the provincial NDP than I ever will, thinks he will do just that. Steele’s …read more Source: The...

Probably Zann, possibly Burrill, unlikely Wilson Feb26

Probably Zann, possibly Burrill, unlikely Wilson

By Parker Unless everything I’m hearing is wrong, Sackville-Cobequid MLA Dave Wilson will not be leader of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party when votes are counted Saturday, despite having been endorsed by almost every establishment figure from the …read more Source: The...

Maritime Beer Report - February 26, 2016 Feb26

Maritime Beer Report - February 26, 2016

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) After a week off I am back at the report for February 26th.The Gahan House in PEI is excited to announce they are bringing back the BrewMaster’s Dinner on March 11th for an evening of Craft Beer and Local PEI Products. Tickets can be purchased at the Gahan …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Medieval Times Review & Contest Feb26

Medieval Times Review & Contest

By Michael Cusden Want to experience some good times with the family? Have you visited Medieval Times in Toronto yet? Recently I had the opportunity to take my family back to a time where Knights ruled the land and you only ate food with your hands. My first memory of Medieval Times (like …read more Source: Like A...

Jacmel’s crown jewel: Bassin Bleu

By kristaspurr Local legend insists mermaids live at Bassin Bleu. If they have indeed found it, I can’t imagine why they would go elsewhere. How to get to Bassin Bleu Bassin Bleu is a short drive outside from Jacmel. We had a van, but if you’re traveling solo, your accommodation should be able to …read more Source: Bite Sized...

How to choose yoghurt (#FF @canva)

By Diana Do you like the infographic I made? It’s pretty simplified (but that’s what infographics are supposed to be, right?). I know that the yoghurt (or yogurt if you’re anyone else in North America besides me) aisle can be overwhelming so I made this little guy to help you navigate it. That’s …read more Source: Bite My...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of Viewpoint Realty (Every Thursday) Feb26

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

Halifax (HRM) Residential Market Statistic Update For Week of February 18th – February 25th 2016(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats Total MarketNew or Back to Market Listings: 266 (254, 252, 265, 290) *295Sold: 100 (95, 86, 101, 104) *99Sale To Listing Ratio: 38% (37%, 34%, 38%, 36%) *34%Price Changes: 139 …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of Viewpoint Realty (Every Thursday) Feb26

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

Halifax (HRM) Residential Market Statistic Update For Week of February 18th – February 25th 2016(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats Total MarketNew or Back to Market Listings: 266 (254, 252, 265, 290) *295Sold: 100 (95, 86, 101, 104) *99Sale To Listing Ratio: 38% (37%, 34%, 38%, 36%) *34%Price Changes: 139 …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...