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What Happens in Vegas… Stays on In a Nutshell

Ah, Las Vegas. Sin City. The City that Never Sleeps. If you are like me, and are one of the few twenty-somethings left in North America that have yet to […]

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Panago Pizza Ottawa

Ok, I’ll say it. We’re pizza monsters. As much as we try to eat well, exercise and generally live a healthy lifestyle, pizza will always be one of our vices. […]


Springing into Pure Kitchen (Elgin)

Ottawans, look outside. This is about as miserable as it gets. Not only did we get 50 centimetres of snow in 24 hours last week—forcing us to shovel our driveways […]

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Love Libations and Good Vibrations

Valentine’s Day is on Sunday: you missed out on the table d’hôte and the opportunity to eavesdrop on awkward first dates at your nearest fine dining establishment, now what? Mix […]

Char & Laura

Tips for a new Aunt (or Uncle)

So, you’re the proud new Auntie or Uncle of a human being. Congratulations! Life is about to change. (Albeit, a little less than the life of your sibling as you […]

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Peaks of the Week: Holiday Edition

The holiday season is always met with excitement and open arms. “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” after all. But as decorations started to appear, lights began to […]


Ottawa Wine and Food Festival

A night of food, wine and fun is high up on ‘nutshell’s priority list this weekend – and it should be on yours, too! Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Ottawa’s Wine […]

morning coffee with city view in sunrise

Morning, sunshine!

Waking up and heading into work after the Labour Day long weekend is anything but easy. Especially if you aren’t a morning person. As you begin to settle back into […]

Golden Gate Bridge

24 hours in San Francisco

To explore the rolling streets of this crazy city, you would probably need a lifetime. Unfortunately, life tells us that time is of the essence. And when the clock is […]


Summer Send-off

As a long-time resident of Ottawa, I’ll be the first to tell you that Ottawa summers are unbeatable. Because this city spends half the year under a blanket of snow, […]