Farewell to 2017 Dec30

Farewell to 2017

By Katie Rose Oh hello there….. For the last week, I took a break from all things blog and social media (besides the here and there instastory) for the first time in over a year. Rob and I didn’t even lift a camera throughout the whole Christmas season. Which, now that it has passed, …read more Source: Wild...

Best of 2017 Dec30

Best of 2017

By darmyers Every time you open a news feed these days it’s the ‘Best of Lists’ and I’m no exception. This is one of my favorite wine blogs of the year. Looking back at all the wines I have written about, my favorites and picking my top picks from 2017. …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Niche Brewing Opens This Week in Fredericton, NB Dec27

Niche Brewing Opens This Week in Fredericton, NB

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) (Fredericton, NB) – Announced back in September Niche Brewing have cleared the new brewery legal hurdles will have regular beer releases coming in the new year. That being said they just kegged their first beer, which was the second brewed on their 2 BBL system. Single …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

North Brewing Releases 2017 Saison de Pinot Dec27

North Brewing Releases 2017 Saison de Pinot

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) Photo from North Brewing (Halifax, NS) – North Brewing is releasing its collaboration with Benjamin Bridge for a second year. They are releasing Saison de Pinot 2017 edition on Thursday December 28th. This year’s version was made with Pinot Meunier must from …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Tusket Falls Brewing Opens for Business Dec27

Tusket Falls Brewing Opens for Business

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) Photo from TusketFalls Brewing (Tusket, NS) – Tusket Falls Brewing opened its doors on the week end . The owners of Nova Scotia’s latest craft brewery are Melanie Sweeney and Jeff Raynard, who returned to the area after working a decade in Alberta. They received help on …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

A Star’s Tale Dec25

A Star’s Tale

By Christopher D Drew The following is this year’s Christmas Eve sermon. It is longer than a normal blog post, but not as long as a normal sermon. I did a lot of research into stars, and most of that material landed in the trash bin. But because I don’t want it to fully …read more Source: Modern Man Of The...

Merry Christmas Wine Lovers Dec23

Merry Christmas Wine Lovers

By darmyers Is it just me, or did this year fly by incredibly fast? I was thinking this past week it’s soon time to do my favorite wines of 2017, which will be next week’s blog. But this week it’s all things family, as I head home to Newfoundland later …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Freelance Office Party (As Planned by the Office Manager Cat) Dec22

Freelance Office Party (As Planned by the Office Manager Cat)

By Krista As the senior ranking pet member of the household, I took it upon myself (Jones, the Office Manager Cat) to organize this year’s holiday festivities for my fellow feline, Leroy, the slobbery mongrel, Rigby, and our female human. We had a photo booth. <img data-attachment-id="5994" data-permalink="https://halitrax.com/2017/12/22/freelance-office-party-as-planned-by-the-office-manager-cat/850f9319-69bd-4625-bc54-9aeac0d91df9/" data-orig-file="https://halitrax.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/850f9319-69bd-4625-bc54-9aeac0d91df9.png?w=809" data-orig-size="945,756" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta='{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}' data-image-title="850F9319-69BD-4625-BC54-9AEAC0D91DF9" data-image-description="" …read more Source:...

Our Thoughts On The Dyson V8 Absolute Cordless Vacuum Dec20

Our Thoughts On The Dyson V8 Absolute Cordless Vacuum

By Katie Rose I have a confession to make, Up until last Monday, I was using a shop vac to clean my floor. I mean, I do have a good excuse. At a young age, Aubrey became obsessed with vacuums and taking them apart and putting them back together. When he was one, …read more Source: Wild...

Garrison Brewing Releases Three Beers Dec20

Garrison Brewing Releases Three Beers

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) (Halifax, NS) – Garrison Brewing released three beers over the week end. First off, they are releasing their 2017 version of Spruce Beer. Made with local spruce and fir tips are harvested from Meander River Farms to re-create this historic east coast beer. The evergreen mix …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Uncle Leo's Brewery Releases Barrel Aged Smoke'n Oakum Dec20

Uncle Leo's Brewery Releases Barrel Aged Smoke'n Oakum

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) Photo from Uncle Leo’s Brewery (Lyons Brook, NS) – Uncle Leo’s Brewery released their first ever barrel aged beer, Smoke’n Oakum. It is a tribute to the Phantom Ship of the Northumberland Strait. Smoked Porter was aged in a Glenora Whiskey barrel resulting …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Pearl Interrupted Dec19

Pearl Interrupted

By noreply@blogger.com (Every Wear I Go) Top: The Shop By Splurge // Skirt: Zara …read more Source: Everywear I...

GroundWire | December 18 Dec19

GroundWire | December 18

By GroundWire Production Montreal out for Jerusalem and Transit Fares Hiked in Winnipeg …read more Source: Halifax Media...

The Importance Of Time For Yourself Over The Holidays Dec19

The Importance Of Time For Yourself Over The Holidays

By Katie Rose Ok, Girl, I want to start this post by saying that I am 100% guilty of what I am about to talk about. But, after a few weeks of being totally stressed between work and family life…..I’m done. Why do we as women stretch ourselves so thin that we are …read more Source: Wild...

Love this Town with Fujifilm Dec18

Love this Town with Fujifilm

By Krista **Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Fujifilm who generously provided me with X-A3 camera to facilitate capturing why I love Halifax. The opinions, pictures, hopes, and dreams shared in this post are my own.** Halifax. When I was back home in Halifax for BlogJam last month, …read more Source:...

If children are the future we may be in trouble

By Diana After coming across a few teacher resources I’ve started to wonder about what lessons we’re really teaching children in schools. The first example was actually a list of nutrition curriculum supports for teachers compiled by dietitians. Most of them were great but a few that really stood out to me were …read more Source: Bite My...

I’m Dreaming of a Wine Christmas Dec16

I’m Dreaming of a Wine Christmas

By darmyers Who’s with me? The Christmas season is in full swing. We even had our company Christmas party last night and look what I won. I …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Gift Guide for the Work-At Home Mom Dec15

Gift Guide for the Work-At Home Mom

By Katie Rose I have been racking my brain with what to put on my list this year. As a mom in my 30’s, I feel like I am at the point in my life where if I ‘need’ something. I probably would have gotten it already. My ‘wants’ are not necessary and …read more Source: Wild...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Every Thursday) Dec14

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

Halifax (HRM) Residential Statistic Update for the Week of December 7th – December 14th, 2017 (Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats​ Total MarketNew/Back to Market Listings: 160 (246, 191, 200, 223) *115Sold: 96 (116, 134, 115, 135) *89Sale To Listing Ratio: 43% (47%, 70%, 56%, 61%) …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

The Best Turkey Leftover Soup Dec13

The Best Turkey Leftover Soup

By Katie Rose Yes, I know that the big turkey dinner is still over a week away, but with your busy holiday shopping and stores being closed for two days straight, next week is a great time to meal plan. We usually plan filling brunch recipes and easy suppers that can use up …read more Source: Wild...