All posts tagged Christmas

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10 Things You Need to Watch this Holiday Season

Even though we’re having an unseasonably warm start to the Winter here in Ottawa, it’s still cool enough to make me want to curl up with a fire and watch […]

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Christmas Traditions

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 […]


Merry Christmas, with love.

Merry Christmas to all of you and yours, with lots of love from us. Along with doses of snow and sunshine, the five nuts are sprinkled all over the map today in […]

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One Week Until Christmas Playlist

The day after Halloween may be two months too early to begin blaring the holiday classics, but if by now you still haven’t cracked into your stash of Christmas albums, bobbed […]

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Holidays in Toronto: Mulling it Over

Sometimes a night out on the town is not the key to a perfect Saturday night. All you really need is a cozy, candle-lit home, a few Holiday tunes, some […]


Holidays in Toronto: Distillery District Christmas Market

As you may know, two of the nuts (myself and Kaylee) became Torontonians in the early portion of 2012 – dividing our blog-writing unit between the nation’s capital and the big […]

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How soon is TOO soon?

Recently, one Canadian corporation found itself in hot water for something, seemingly, harmless – playing Christmas music. As reported on by many large media outlets, Shoppers Drug Mart received enough […]

Ring A (Christmas) Bell?

Let’s talk science, baby. To start, I’ll state the obvious – there are a few staples that come to mind when building excitement for the holiday season and all of […]

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The First Day of Christmas: Holiday Guilty Pleasures

Welcome to in a nutshell’s FIRST day of Christmas! Inspired by our homegirl, Ellen, we’ve decided to take a page out of her book and bring you our own version of […]

Tiny Holiday Touches

Easy Holiday Tips, Decorating on a Budget, Christmas in a Condo, Green Holiday Ideas… these are all standard headlines that you’ll likely see plastered across home magazine covers and websites […]