Sustainability is one of the most important issues that the world faces today. As our use of plastics increase to astronomical amounts, we are observing how our harmful use of plastics can contaminate not just our environments, but every single microbial being that inhabits it. Frankly, grocery stores are no exception to this trend. Your […]
Activities with kids, Art and Artisans, Buy Local, Family activities, Things to do, Uncategorized
Nova Scotia Local Events
If you’re looking for Nova Scotia local events, you’ve come to the right place! Here, we’ve put together a regularly updated list of the best events all around Nova Scotia From festivals to farmers markets, for you to enjoy. To make it easy for you, we add our most recently added events to the top […]
Buy Local, Family activities, Family fun, Food & Drink, Local Produce, outdoor activities, Things to do
vLife’s Top 5 March Break Activities for 2022
Nine whole days of March Break activities… fun for the whooooole family. Yes, it’s that special time of year again… and our third pandemic March Break. The kids are home, you’re too scared of being trapped in a hotel room with your entire family for a week to actually fly anywhere, AND if you have […]
Art and Artisans, Buy Local, Food & Drink, Local Gifts, Style, Uncategorized
Valentines Day Gifts for all of us — even you!
Valentines Day gifts: Asking for a friend Valentines Day is here again, and with it the PRESSURE to find perfect Valentines Day gifts. And, well, frankly to enjoy Valentines Day. (Or is it Valentine’s Day?? Stay tuned till the end for a brief polemic on the use of attributive apostrophes!*) Fear not. Auntie Erin is […]
The new year is here. As I write this, it’s December 23rd and a new year is coming. The vLife new years blog is due, but I keep putting off writing said blog because every time I think I know what to say, EVERYTHING CHANGES AGAIN. Yesterday morning, I woke up feeling pretty good. I’d […]
Art and Artisans, Buy Local, Health & Wellness, Local Gifts, Uncategorized
More than local gifts: Holiday 2021 is all about YOU.
You’re in for a treat this month. Why? Because in addition to plugging the many benefits of local gifts this festive season, I’m gonna get personal about my journey as a recovering holiday stressball. Local gifts are closer — and easier — than you think. Before I overshare, I want to acknowledge a few things: […]
Art and Artisans, Buy Local, Fashion & Style, Food & Drink, Local Gifts
Local gifts. The perfect solution to supply chain anxiety.
Worried about that pesky supply chain? Local gifts to the rescue! As yet another pandemic festive season barrels down upon us, our thoughts turn to making the hopes and dreams of our loved ones come true. Of course, here at vLife, we want you to think local gifts first. And this year, taking a buy […]
Online marketing for small local businesses You already know that online marketing, including social media marketing, is a must for your small local business. Heck, you’ve probably even taken a course or workshop on the topic. And let me guess what you learned: Post daily! Create and keep on top of a marketing content calendar! […]
I’m not sure about you, but this recent warm weather has made for pleasant times outdoors – both solo and with family and friends. But guess what? There are many other fun and exciting things to do, that are perfect for summer time. And, these activities or projects make spending time in the summer both […]
We have all experienced public health restrictions and safety measures over the past year. At times, these restrictions can cause a complete lockdown. Not only does this make shopping for everyday items challenging, it alters what stores are actually still open near you! This post will help you with exploring what stores are open nearby. […]