love wins banner


Let Ottawa’s Best Month Begin!


Whenever people talk about visiting Ottawa, I always have the same piece of advice: come in July. Come for Canada Day, Bluesfest and Hope Beach. Come for the heat, the […]

Happy Canada Day!

Canada Day Banner

Happy Canada Day, nuts! We take our Canadian identity pretty seriously here on inanutshell, going as far as including a maple leaf in our logo. So, you can be sure […]

A quest for Kombucha


I’ll try anything once. So, when I heard about a natural drink that contains caffeine, probiotics and a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast,  I quickly headed to the closest […]

Paint Nation!

Paint Night 1

Last week, I had the pleasure of spending an evening doing two of my favorite things; sipping cocktails and throwing paint at a canvas in an atmosphere where my less-than-stellar […]


love wins banner

Today is a good day. While Canada recognized same-sex marriage in 2005 through the enactment of the Civil Marriage Act, our neighbours to the South finally caught up with us […]

Peaks of the Week

peak header

  The nuts closed off the last week of Spring and made some amazing memories along the way! Last weekend, Meghan made a trip to the 6ix to visit some […]

Peaks of the Week


This past week, Meghan was busy giving the front of her house a much needed face-lift. After a long few days of working outside on home improvements, a trip to […]

The Best Non-Beef Burger Ever


I love a good burger.  And no matter what the situation,  I’d rather die than have a “portobello” burger as a healthy alternative. For me, non-beef burgers have always been […]

Simple Weekday Quesadillas

Cooking Quesadilla

Something I’ve learned over the past few months is that my weeknights at home are few and far between. Even though I finish work between 4:30 and 5 p.m. every […]

Nautical Know How: 5 Tips for a First-Time Sailor


It’s that time of year again: time for endless pictures of attractive friends/acquaintances/strangers whose instagram you troll sipping cocktails and modeling on boats (#imonaboat, b**tch!). These pictures plague your social […]