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Summer Nails

Nail Polish Colour Combos

I love nothing more than showing off a good mani/pedi in the warm summer months. We spend so much of our year bundled in socks and shoes, that once July […]

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Better your Bluesfest: There’s an app for that

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! As Catherine mentioned last week, July is one of our favourite months to live in Ottawa, partly thanks to RBC Bluesfest, Otawa’s biggest music […]

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Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day, nuts! We take our Canadian identity pretty seriously here on inanutshell, going as far as including a maple leaf in our logo. So, you can be sure […]

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Paint Nation!

Last week, I had the pleasure of spending an evening doing two of my favorite things; sipping cocktails and throwing paint at a canvas in an atmosphere where my less-than-stellar […]

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Today is a good day. While Canada recognized same-sex marriage in 2005 through the enactment of the Civil Marriage Act, our neighbours to the South finally caught up with us […]

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Simple Weekday Quesadillas

Something I’ve learned over the past few months is that my weeknights at home are few and far between. Even though I finish work between 4:30 and 5 p.m. every […]


Nautical Know How: 5 Tips for a First-Time Sailor

It’s that time of year again: time for endless pictures of attractive friends/acquaintances/strangers whose instagram you troll sipping cocktails and modeling on boats (#imonaboat, b**tch!). These pictures plague your social […]

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Peaks of the Week

Catherine called Montreal home this week. She first headed there for Kaylee’s bridal shower (the wildest, yet classiest one you can imagine) and then set up shop downtown for a […]


Partaking in the Patio at Joey Lansdowne

For Ottawans, there is literally nothing better after enduring a long, harsh winter than enjoying the warm summer weather on a patio…with a great drink in hand. Last night, I […]


The Not So Corporate Side of Corporate Twitter

We’re big fans of social media around here. I mean, it’s basically our lifeline now. I cannot tell you the last day I spent without scrolling through my feeds. While […]