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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 […]


Peaks of the Week

TGIF!   Another week, another peak! Meghan spent most of her long weekend doing…nothing! After a few crazy busy weeks at work, travelling on the weekends and coming down with […]


Peaks of the Week

This past week, Meghan was busy giving the front of her house a much needed face-lift. After a long few days of working outside on home improvements, a trip to […]

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Shop Local: Ottawa Gift Guide

Shop. It’s the word on everyone’s lips today. With Black Friday sales clogging up malls and your inbox, the season to splurge is upon us. But, if you’ve been hanging […]

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Stunning…and then some

Turn the corner of Sussex Drive heading down York Street and one of the sights bound to catch your eye is a giant, inflatable, white poodle perched on the sidewalk, […]

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Havana to Varadero

“Charm is a product of the unexpected.” When Cuban literary figure and political hero, José Marti penned these words, he captured exactly what lives within the Cuban spirit, a spirit […]

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Pucker Up

As the brisk winter winds gain momentum and the dial on the  thermostat inches up a few notches, I can almost immediately notice a difference in my skin. Daily moisturizing […]


Wine guide for the taster in training

It was almost two years ago when I tasted my absolute favourite wine. It was an oddball, it made me think and each sip revealed a new layer, a new […]


Wine to serve with the bird: Thanksgiving Edition

White with fish, red with meat: a conformist’s take on food and wine pairings. But a love of food combined with some knowledge of wine does not a conformist make. […]

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1 Year Later

1 year, 375 posts, countless hours of tapping away at a keyboard and over 125,000 hits later, In a nutshell  has cupped its hand around the coal of the blogosphere and has ignited a passion that, I can safely say, none of us ever expected. A year ago today, the five us sat together with …