How to Protect Your ❤️ Heart ❤️ During IVF Aug06

How to Protect Your ❤️ Heart ❤️ During IVF

By Krista IVF is soul sucking. It’s the absolute worst. Yes, EVEN IF you get a baby at the end, the emotional and physical toll is beyond exhausting. Despite keeping positive focus on the end goals, the journey to get there is a rocky, rocky road. As I mentioned in …read more Source:...

How to Protect Your ❤️ Heart ❤️ During IFV Aug06

How to Protect Your ❤️ Heart ❤️ During IFV

By Krista IVF is soul sucking. It’s the absolute worst. Yes, EVEN IF you get a baby at the end, the emotional and physical toll is beyond exhausting. Despite keeping positive focus on the end goals, the journey to get there is a rocky, rocky road. As I mentioned in …read more Source:...

There’s a new cafe in Louisbourg. No there isn’t. Yes there is. Aug05

There’s a new cafe in Louisbourg. No there isn’t. Yes there is.

By Parker The Gaslight Cafe recently opened in Louisbourg, prompting this Facebook post from the always enlightening Alicia Penney: “I just saw a road sign for a new cafe in Louisbourg, the Gaslight cafe.” “No, there’s no Gaslight cafe in Louisbourg” “Yeah I just saw the …read more Source: The...

It’s Wine-Thirty Folks Aug04

It’s Wine-Thirty Folks

By darmyers It’s a long weekend here in Nova Scotia, with Monday being the Natal Day holiday. Do you find in the Summer everything feels like a reason to get together and enjoy a beverage? It’s like Summer is one big patio party, and I’m OK with that. One …read more Source: Wine-In My...

New House Inspo: Poppy’s Room Aug03

New House Inspo: Poppy’s Room

By Katie Rose Poppy’s Room Before And so begins a new series on the blog that I am SOOOO excited about. Since our first walk through the home the first week of June, my mind has been going a million miles a minute on what it will look like with our stuff, our color …read more Source: Wild...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty Aug03

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

Halifax (HRM) Residential Statistic Update for the Week of July 26th – August 2nd, 2018 (Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats​ Total MarketNew/Back to Market Listings: 309 (341, 359, 335, 306) *307Sold: 176 (163, 182, 174, 217) *142Sale To Listing Ratio: 57% (48%, 51%, 52%, 71%) *46%Price Changes: 198 …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

Life Update: The house, the kids, and Our trip to California! Aug03

Life Update: The house, the kids, and Our trip to California!

By Katie Rose What a summer! To be honest it has been totally rough. We have been non-stop sick….like what in the world, it’s summer??? and I swear we are having a spell of the worst luck ever in our family from unexpected costs for our vehicles and homes, to broken bones and lost …read more Source: Wild...

CBRM Police lay unexpected charge, deliver epic tongue-lashing to local media Aug03

CBRM Police lay unexpected charge, deliver epic tongue-lashing to local media

By Parker In a sad coda to this morning’s long post about the Leitches Creek accident, CBRM police today charged the driver, Hayden Laffin, with the completely unexpected charge of “attempting to obstruct justice in connection with circumstances following the collision.” Details are sketchy because police have not yet …read more Source: The...

10 Ways in which IVF & Infertility are the Absolute Worst Aug02

10 Ways in which IVF & Infertility are the Absolute Worst

By Krista Bureaucracy Informed Consent and DocuSign and Piles of Paperwork Weight Gain Uncertainty Other People and Their Constant Pregnancy or Baby Updates Unending Consultations Multiple Pharmacies for Multiple Prescriptions Feeling Stupid for Having Questions ALL the Hormones with None of the Baby Bidding Adieu to Every Penny in my Bank Account …read more Source:...

What really led to that Leitches Creek accident Aug02

What really led to that Leitches Creek accident

By Parker By now you’ve heard the story many times. Early on the morning of Sunday, June 10, Cape Breton Regional Police were struggling to control a raucous prom party that drew 500 young people to a home in Leitches Creek, a rural district about 10 km. outside North Sydney. At 3 …read more Source: The...

So you don’t want the government in your kitchen

By Diana According to Wikipedia, “A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, often a state.[1] A government is like a clan with the purpose to govern the whole family or whole nation with powers of financial, military and civil laws. The main purpose of …read more Source: Bite My...

Easy and Healthy Homemade Popsicles Jul30

Easy and Healthy Homemade Popsicles

By Katie Rose The heat of summer is in full blast and all we want at the end of a hot day is a cool treat. Man, I sound like a DQ commercial saying that…. With Aubrey’s sensitivities to gluten, dairy, and sugar, cool treats, unfortunately, don’t usually come from the corner store down …read more Source: Wild...

Exercise and Wine Jul28

Exercise and Wine

By darmyers There is a lot of truth in the abovce cartoon. Lets face it, drinking wine is always more fun than exercising! I am in the process of training for a half marathon, my very first one. Last year I ran my first 16.2K when I ran the …read more Source: Wine-In My...

New Listing Alert!! Jul27

New Listing Alert!!

84 Rochdale Place​Bedford, NS Nestled in the heart of The Ravines, you will find this stunning executive bungalow situated on one of the best lots in the neighbourhood, with panoramic views of the Bedford basin! Greeted by the massive …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

The Harbour Brewing Company Opens in Musquodoboit Harbour Jul27

The Harbour Brewing Company Opens in Musquodoboit Harbour

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) (Musquodoboit Harbour, NS) – The Harbour Brewing Company will be opening for business on July 28th at Noon at 7955 Highway 7 in Musquodoboit Harbour. Chris Downey, who you may remember from Nine Locks Brewing and Spindrift Brewing, has opened his own brewery.They decided to open the 1 …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Every Thursday) Jul26

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 July 19th – 26th, 2018 (Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats​ Total MarketNew/Back to Market Listings: 341 (359, 335, 306, 332) *305Sold: 163 (182, 174, 217, 189) *167Sale To Listing Ratio: 48% (51%, 52%, 71%, 57%) *55%Price Changes: 201 (249, …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

Hop To It Brewing : More than Just the 19th Hole Jul26

Hop To It Brewing : More than Just the 19th Hole

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) A small craft brewer north of Moncton is currently serving a single customer in Irishtown but hoping like others to grow. I recently got to ask owner and brewer Luke Rasmussen of Hop To It Brewing a few questions about his operation and plans MBR: What made you …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

My Biggest Challenges So Far Jul24

My Biggest Challenges So Far

By Michael Cusden It’s been just over a week since I arrived home from the hospital. Where I had to self regulate myself and not have the wonderful hospital staff do it all for me. The new diet. The new meds. The new way of just moving throughout my normal day. It’s all …read more Source: Like A...

Upstreet BBQ Brewhouse Coming to Dartmouth Jul24

Upstreet BBQ Brewhouse Coming to Dartmouth

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) (Dartmouth, NS) – Upstreet Craft Brewing is coming to Dartmouth and hoping third, or is it fourth, time lucky at 612 Windmill Road. They have teamed up with Bill Pratt of Chef Inspired Group, founder of Cheese Curds: Gourmet Burgers + Poutinerie and Habaneros …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Uncle Leo's Opens Quayside Beer Garden in Pictou Jul24

Uncle Leo's Opens Quayside Beer Garden in Pictou

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) (Pictou, NS) – Uncle Leo’s Brewery have opened up a Craft Beer Garden in Pictou Nova Scotia called Quayside Beer Garden. It has spectacular views of Pictou Harbour on the pier next to the replica of the Ship …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

A smile doesn’t hide your weight bias

By Diana I completed an online course on weight bias and stigma for healthcare professionals last week. There was quite a bit that was good but there were a couple of things that rubbed me the wrong way. If you’re not already aware Obesity Canada states that, “weight bias …read more Source: Bite My...

A Grape Debate Jul21

A Grape Debate

By darmyers The wine industry is always changing. 2017 saw some frightening changes with the massive wildfires in the Napa region of California, and what that will mean for California wine. 2018 saw massive frost hit late in some Nova Scotia vineyards which saw a loss of 50% of the …read more Source: Wine-In My...

The Next Chapter: Living With Heart Failure Jul19

The Next Chapter: Living With Heart Failure

By Michael Cusden Right off the bat, for those who don’t know, I came home from the hospital on Sunday after 12 long days away from my family. A large percentage of my time away was waiting. Waiting for medication to kick in, waiting for procedures to happen and waiting for those magic …read more Source: Like A...

Top 5 Family Friendly Patios In Downtown Halifax Jul19

Top 5 Family Friendly Patios In Downtown Halifax

By Katie Rose Best on Saturdays, this is a must stop when you are in Halifax. With a large rooftop patio, you are able to enjoy locally sourced food while your kids have a large space to play and many other families to play with. From crepes and baked goods to Indian and Asian cuisine, no matter who you’re with, everyone can satisfy their cravings. Plus, look at that view of our beautiful harbor As with most families, ours is no different in the fact that we bond over good food. Living in the country means a lot of homecooked meals that we prepare as a family. But every once in a while, we like to splurge and spoil ourselves with a …read more Source: Wild...

Best Family Friendly Patios In Downtown Halifax Jul18

Best Family Friendly Patios In Downtown Halifax

By Katie Rose This Scenic rooftop patio is a MUST when visiting Halifax. Best during Saturday mornings, you can bring your kids up to the rooftop and allow them to safely run around and play with other families, while you enjoy some locally owned and sourced food from the vendors below. Whats great is that there is something for everyone from fresh vegetables and crepes, to Asian and Indian cuisine. Summer is here and we are so excited to be spending our days outdoors. One of our favorite things to do as a family is enjoy food together. So, obviously mixing outdoors and food means family dates to a patio. Halifax has such a great restaurant scene and more …read more Source: Wild...