DogRunnin at Cole Harbour/Lawrencetown Coastal Heritage Park

Do you have a long list of things you’ve “always wanted to try”? I think most of us have that list, whether it’s written down or not. The things we think we’d like to do, but we can’t seem to get around to trying. Something keeps holding us back. Work is too busy, it’s not the right time, we don’t have the right gear or the right outfit… Or maybe we’re just holding ourselves back.

There’s no question that stepping outside of the comfort zone can be… well, uncomfortable. But this week, it was time. I finally took the plunge. I did canicross!  Continue reading

A Spectacle Lake Stroll and a Super Simple DIY Dog Blanket

The past few days (and probably this weekend) aside, it’s hard to deny that we’ve had an easy winter. The weather in Halifax has been unseasonably warm, and who can remember the last time we had to shovel snow? Suffice to say Halifax has redeemed itself from last year, and we’ve been taking full advantage.

The best part about the warmer weather is that the lakes have completely thawed. Obviously, this means Dallas is back in the water. Lucky for us, last weekend we found a perfect swimming spot… And it was in the heart of Burnside. Who would have thought? Continue reading