Should we allow advertisers to have unlimited access to children?

By Diana As in many countries, including Canada, there is currently a push in the UK for a ban on “junk food” advertising to children. Naturally, there’s push-back but surprisingly not (just) from the food industry but from registered dietitians. I have to admit, I was pretty taken aback when I saw …read more Source: Bite My...

Unhelpful Recipe: Easy Peasy Handmade Pasta Apr29

Unhelpful Recipe: Easy Peasy Handmade Pasta

By Krista Truth: Carbs are delicious. Truth: Fresh pasta is better than dried pasta. Truth: Making your own pasta is totally easy and totally worth it. First of all, you need only a couple of basic ingredients, and while you may make improvements on the taste and texture with higher quality products, such …read more Source:...

Vacation Time Apr28

Vacation Time

By darmyers So in three days time, here’s where you will find me. There won’t be a wine blog for the next two Saturday’s, because I’ll be here. On the beach in Barbados. I’m very much looking forward to my vacation and I’m really looking forward to trying some …read more Source: Wine-In My...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Every Thursday) Apr26

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 April 19th – April 26th, 2018(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats​ Total MarketNew/Back to Market Listings: 350 (338, 382, 280, 295) *432Sold: 185 (169, 158, 125, 114) *167Sale To Listing Ratio: 53% (50%, 41%, 45%, 39%) *37%Price Changes: 202 …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

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...

New Listing Alert! Apr20

New Listing Alert!

77 Ross Street, Halifax, NS Welcome home! Situated on an expansive double lot in a sought after and mature area of Clayton Park, this sizeable family bungalow has all the space you could ever want, with upgrades that are sure to impress! Drawn in through …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

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 Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Every Thursday) Apr19

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 April 12th – April 19th, 2018(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats​ Total MarketNew/Back to Market Listings: 338 (382, 280, 295, 70) *295Sold: 169 (158, 125, 114, 134) *132Sale To Listing Ratio: 50% (41%, 45%, 39%, 50%) *45%Price Changes: 166 …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

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...