Category Archives: Guest posts

Erin the Librarian: Five Ways to Access your Library From Your Desk

If you don’t use your local public library yet, here are 5 steps to start using it right now without even leaving your chair. 1. Apply Online for a Library Card Both regional libraries in Cape Breton offer online card … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday with Erika Shea: DIY Sushi

A few weeks ago we set out to make sushi at home for the very first time. We learned two very important lessons: (1) it is easier than you might think; and (2) it is cheaper than you might think. … Continue reading

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Erin the Librarian: Useful Gardening Books at Your Local Library

By Erin Phillips I’ll start off this week’s post by admitting I am not an expert gardener.  In fact, the first year Brian and I had a garden I had absolutely no interest in it – until harvest time, then … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday with Erika Shea

By Erika Shea Last week when Leah proposed to make Frugal Friday a regular feature – and with a guest contributor at that – I had to hold myself back from dropping everything I was working on (making myself ridiculously … Continue reading

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Erin the Librarian: What are ‘Sustainable Communities’ and how do libraries support them?

By Erin Phillips When Leah asked me to do this book review segment for the blog, I instantly knew the kind of books I wanted to share – books relating to building a sustainable community and books which offered practical … Continue reading

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