Make the most of one Month

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  The shortest month of the year starts on Sunday. It’s also known as the coldest month and the month when winter starts to really wear on us. Instead of […]

Do It Dailey, Ottawa


Happy Friday, nuts! If you’ve been following along, the Ottawa nuts took on a fitness challenge back in December with The Dailey Method Ottawa. Over 4 weeks, we committed to […]

Peaks of the Week

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This week’s peak is dedicated to one thing, and one thing only: our recent (surprise!) reunion. In true nut fashion, the Ottawa girls hatched a plan to surprise our two […]

Winter Warm-Up “To Do” List


When it’s minus 30 outside—or minus anything, for that matter—it’s easy to get into the routine of changing into your pyjamas and watching Netflix. To quote Jerry Seinfeld, “not that […]

The Golden Globes 2015: the Good, the Bad and the Awkward

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Awards season is upon us nuts! This is the time of year when all of Hollywood repeatedly get together to celebrate their many accomplishments. I love the Golden Globes because […]

Nous sommes Charlie


We are blessed with a wonderful thing at in a nutshell. We have a public platform where we can write, post, share ideas and stories. Five university-educated women get to […]

Midday Musings (New Year’s Edition)


Happy New Year, nuts! In the past, our Midday Musings posts have been a way to share some interesting things floating around the web with our readers. Of course, over […]

A Post to Toast to 2014!

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How time flies. And how quickly things can change in 365 days.  Engagements, vacations and new (furry) additions to our families have made for an incredible year filled with many […]

Birthday love for Jess, from her biggest fans!


Today marks our dear Jess’ 26th birthday! As evidenced from the incredible quotes from anonymous friends and family below, Jess is loved and cherished by many. She is first and […]

Christmas Traditions

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Merry Christmas, nuts! We can’t believe that Christmas is already here! We wanted to take this opportunity to wish you all a fabulous holiday filled with love and laughter, surrounded […]