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...

AGING SKIN MAKE UP ROUTINE Mar15

AGING SKIN MAKE UP ROUTINE

By Katie Rose If you’ve been following for a while, you probably already know that not only do I have the most sensitive skin in the world, but I also have a lot of premature aging from years abusing the tanning bed. I have been complaining about it for years and now I …read more Source: Wild...

My Favorite Prenatal Workouts Mar14

My Favorite Prenatal Workouts

By Katie Rose As you all know, with this pregnancy, I really am focusing on keeping myself strong and healthy. After experiencing a pretty healthy pregnancy with Aubrey, having minimal back and hip pain until the last few weeks and remaining very active in the gym until 32 weeks, I did the entire …read more Source: Wild...

Why I Don’t Believe In A Birth Plan Mar11

Why I Don’t Believe In A Birth Plan

By Katie Rose Let’s just start this with saying when It comes to your pregnancy, your birth story, your body and your parenting, everything is 100% your choice. You have full control over how you deal with the situations in front of you and should take advice from no-one else but the little …read more Source: Wild...

Is it #NutritionMonth2019 or #DairyFarmersofCanadaMonth and #AvocadosofMexicoMonth?

By Diana We need to talk about Nutrition Month. More specifically, we need to talk about Dietitians of Canada’s Nutrition Month recipes. It’s been a long time (back in 2012 to be specific) since I wrote about the issue of sponsorship in regard to DC’s Nutrition Month materials. …read more Source: Bite My...

My Guide to Winning Over a Potential Mentor Mar10

My Guide to Winning Over a Potential Mentor

By thetrendytechie As a startup founder, I meet hundreds of people each month. When my startup was going through Techstars, there was a period when we met 80 people in back-to-back 20-minute meetings over a span of 10 days. And as a mentor myself, too often I’ve seen …read more Source: Trendy...

A Love Letter to the Farm Women’s Market Mar09

A Love Letter to the Farm Women’s Market

By Krista Dear Montgomery Farm Women’s Market, It was, without question, a standalone highlight of visiting Bethesda, to step inside your beautiful doorway and peruse the wares of the many women vendors of your market. During an era where the rights of women feel as though they’re being slowly striped away, it is a …read more Source:...

March Madness Wine Edition Mar09

March Madness Wine Edition

By darmyers March Madness has become the term for the NCAA Basketball Championships in the United States. For me, it’s waiting for winter to end and Spring to show its face. Here in Halifax, we’ve actually had more snow in March than we did in January or February. Snow …read more Source: Wine-In My...