All posts tagged Ottawa lifestyle blog


Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers For Her

 ‘Twas the fortnight before Christmas and all through the city,  folks were last-minute shopping … and it wasn’t pretty!   Their stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that the […]

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Brunch Club: Friends with Benedicts

It’s a well-known fact that Brunch is the best meal going. Breakfast? For suckers. Lunch? For punks. Dinner? Forget about it. Brunch is that sweet spot, where a breakfast sandwich […]


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 […]

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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, […]


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 […]


A Bridal Shower Gift Guide

When you think of a bridal shower, what comes to mind? Probably the classic bridal shower games, ladies in floral print dresses, decor that consists of all-white-err’thang and maybe a […]


Exploring Spring, in Ottawa

Well, there was a frost bite warning in place last night. And the first day of Spring is, that’s right, tomorrow. But that hasn’t stopped us from embracing the idea […]

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Rosewood Estates gives in a nutshell a taste

Fashion, food, music, life. This slogan has embodied our blog from day one and, really, couldn’t be more accurate. A space of discovery for the things that we care about […]

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Canadian wine country: A glimpse into Niagara

Oh, Canada. Our wines have forever been cast aside, scoffed at and belittled. And now, even after more than a decade of producing quality wines that stand up to those […]