ADVICE

Nova Scotia Gift Guide

Nova Scotia Gift Guide | A Local Wishlist

Nova Scotia Gift Guide You didn’t think we’d create all of these gift guides and not make one that celebrates our home province, did you?  Of course, we wouldn’t.  We have never been more proud of our local businesses than we are this year and we’re excited to share our Nova Scotia gift guide with…

Details

hanging canvas prints

Apartment Decor with Custom Canvas Prints

Apartment Decor with Custom Canvas Prints I’m not a designer.  I repeat…I’m not a designer!  I’m also a minimalist (in training) which means I don’t collect things from our trips and travels.  I don’t bring home knickknacks or souvenirs.  We usually re-gift any swag we’re given (which is a lot) and we don’t buy physical…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details