Nova Scotia Hiking Trail

How to Stop Peeing Your Pants

How to Stop Peeing Your Pants Vagina.  Say it with me…vagina.  There, now that we’ve gotten that out of the way and none of us burst into flames for naming our parts can we all agree that open, candid conversations about female anatomy are important? Now brace yourself for another one.  I use to pee…


Alcohol Free Craft Beer

Alcohol Free Craft Beer? Here’s What We Thought!

Alcohol-Free Craft Beer with Gruvi 100+ episodes.  That’s how many live happy hour shows we hosted during the shut-down here in Nova Scotia.  That’s more than 100 different cocktails and we didn’t repeat a single one.  While we enjoy a cocktail, we also recognize that there are plenty of folks looking for alcohol-free craft beer…


starting a balcony garden

Questions to Ask Before Starting a Balcony Garden

Questions to Ask Before Starting a Balcony Garden We’re apartment dwellers.  We made a decision years ago that we wanted the freedom, flexibility, and security an apartment offers so that we can prioritize travel.  But, as such, there are some sacrifices that come with apartment life…like outdoor space.  It only recently occurred to us that…


men and group fitness

Men and Group Fitness: Breaking The Stereotype

Men and Group Fitness As stereotypes go, group fitness for men is right up there.  Have we made progress?  Sure.  But there are still massive misconceptions that exist about group fitness as a viable option for men.  Why?  Because historically, fitness classes have largely been marketed towards women.  Let’s look at some other common misconceptions…


How to build a capsule wardrobe

How to Build a Capsule Wardrobe | A Beginners Guide

How to Build a Capsule Wardrobe A Beginners Guide What does building a capsule wardrobe have to do with travel?  Well, a helluva lot more than you think!  And why am I (a non-fashionista) talking to you about fashion?  Precisely because I’m NOT a fashion blogger!  It’s easy for a professional stylist or established fashion…


everything you need to know about microblading

Everything You Need to Know About Microblading

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MICROBLADING Microblading is all the rage right now in the fashion & beauty world.  Admittedly, that’s not MY world but I am all about simplifying and systematizing my life to save time.  Efficiency is everything in our biz (and lives).  The last thing I want to do is spend…


Essential travel medication

The Essential Travel Medication Kit

Essential Travel Medication A first aid kit is typically a no-brainer when it comes to travel.  Most people know to have the basics handy.  Bandaids, surgical tape, gauze, etc.  But. over the years we’ve seen too many people get injured, ill or worse on trips and not have access to the over-the-counter medications that they…


Simple Health Hacks

11 Simple Health Hacks You Can Use Everyday

11 Simple Health Hacks You Can Use Everyday When it comes to health advice, opinions are a dime a dozen.  There is no shortage of elaborate health routines, complex diet programs, and expensive treatment and prevention plans.  If we did everything “the experts” tell us to do, our health routines would be a full-time job.…