10 Things I Learned from Buying a House (Part 2)

buying a home

Last week, I posted part one in this two part series on buying a house. Today, comes part two. Read below for more things I’ve learned since buying my first home […]

Peaks of the Week


It’s back to the grind today, nuts! As we start a new work week and prepare to say goodbye to the month of July, here are five things that made last […]

The Eight Types of Facebook Parents


Notification: “[Insert name of parent] commented on a link you shared.” … internal panic. Are your parents on Facebook? Mine are. And since our days of being photographed doing wild […]

10 Things I Learned from Buying a House (Part 1)

buying a home

Last year, my DLP (domestic life partner/boyfriend/animal enthusiast) and I decided we were ready to take the step towards home ownership. Both of us had rented for many years, but […]

Peaks of the Week


This week (and last) were action-packed for the nuts. Four of us united for the Beyonce and Jay-Z concert in Toronto, Meghan welcomed a new family member, and Kate returned to us […]

You Know You’re a Young Professional When…


Since the nuts first sat down together and thought up the idea for this blog, we have all journeyed through the professional world, trying to find that perfect fit. From […]

Ottawa Summer Date Ideas


When CTV Ottawa Morning Live tasked us with coming up with a few Summer date ideas to enjoy in the capital, we realized that the 613 is a pretty happening […]

Happy 26th Little Lalu


If there’s one word that describes our little Kate Lalu pretty perfectly it’s loveable. That’s why it became an easy task to ask her family and closest friends to fill in the […]

Peaks of the Week


This past week/weekend was filled with lots of highlights – from the kick off of Ottawa Bluesfest, to heart-warming weddings, bike rides, and sipping mojitos under the sun – these things and […]

Peaks of the Week


As we kick off the weekend and the end of June, we’re once again looking back at the highlights from this past week – Jess snapped a gorgeous photo of […]