The Weekend vol. 3


What a weekend it was! Other than a little bit of rain on Saturday morning, we were blessed with beautiful weather over the long weekend. This time of year is […]

Giving Thanks, 2016


There is nothing better than a long weekend, except maybe a long weekend filled with turkey and all the fixings, amirite? While our Thanksgiving is celebrated almost two full months before […]

Chickpeas is sure to please


A house of hummus. The turf of tabouleh. Ottawa’s newest Lebanese lean-to. Well, it’s actually much more than a lean-to: Chickpeas is a gorgeous space and might just be my […]

FALLing for NYC: A Packing Guide


Ah, fall. Who doesn’t love the brief period between our searing hot summers and frigidly cold winters; a time where the air is crisp, the trees change color, and we […]

The Weekend vol. 2


Happy Monday! This weekend, we celebrated the fact that hockey is back in Ottawa! Two of the three nuts work at Canadian Tire Centre during Sens games, so we were […]

October in Ottawa: Bucketlist


Get your flannel, blanket scarves, sweaters and boots ready: fall has arrived in Ottawa. We’re in the heavenly time that exists between scorching summer heat and frigid winter temps. Call […]

The Weekend vol. 1


Happy Monday, folks! Hopefully you woke up on the right side of the bed and are geared up for the week ahead. I’m launching a new feature on the ‘shell today: a roundup […]

Go with the FLOAT


The first time I heard about floating, I was told that 90 minutes in a float tank was equal to five hours of sleep. UM — WHAT? You have my attention. […]

[Fall] Back Into Routine


Ok guys, despite the many protests I’ve seen on social media for the past few weeks that #summersnotover, tomorrow, it actually is (cue collective sobs from everyone). It’s been an […]

Nine reasons to go to Iceland


Croatia. Turkey. Peru. New Zealand. Morocco. Kenya. What do all of those countries have in common? Well, they’ve all been on my travel bucket list for almost a decade. Beyond those […]