I Listened To My First One Direction Song Last Night…


  Truth be told – in the least “music snob” way – I never liked boy bands growing up. To this day, I hardly know any of the words to […]

Peaks of the Week


Happy first day of spring, nuts! Here’s hoping the Spring Equinox marks warmer days in our near future. Scroll through for a few things that are keeping us happy these days… […]

Exploring Spring, in Ottawa


Well, there was a frost bite warning in place last night. And the first day of Spring is, that’s right, tomorrow. But that hasn’t stopped us from embracing the idea […]

8 tips to make the most of your mornings


I don’t know how we got through that February, but I for one, am so thrilled that March is here! The best thing, besides the temperature shifting from “not safe […]

The only types of wine glasses you will ever need


Ah, the complicated and mystified world of wine. As the Sotheyby’s Wine Encyclopedia informs us, there are an overwhelming 1,368  wine grape varieties. People dedicate years of their lives to studying these […]

Peaks of the Week

Peaks of the Week

Jess has had a really quiet few weeks spent taking care of her sweet little dog, Goose, who was bit badly on his face by a golden retriever – requiring […]

Finding the Right “Fit” for Fitness: 9 Tips


If you haven’t read the incredible story that unfolded around our Dailey Method Ottawa contest, go do that right now. It inspired us on so many levels, but left me […]

TDM Contest Winner: A Story of Contagious Generosity


Nutshell readers, we write to you today with full hearts. The purpose of this post is to reveal the winner of the Dailey Method 6-week unlimited pass, but first, we […]

Last Chance to Enter! Win a 6-Week Unlimited Pass to The Dailey Method Ottawa


It would be an understatement to say that we have been incredibly touched by the heart-felt and honest submissions we have received so far for our Dailey Method Ottawa contest. […]

Strike a Balance


Almost a decade ago,  I remember deciding that my life needed a more even dispersion of activities, priorities and interests. I printed off the word “BALANCE” in bold, black letters on […]