Tag Archives: Erin Phillips

Erin the Librarian: The Frugal Baby

Everyone says “Kids are expensive” and “babies require so much stuff!” My partner Brian and I tried to argue against these statements before our child was born – “Nonsense,” we’d say, “Babies aren’t that expensive.” But there is a truth … Continue reading

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Erin the Librarian – Beer Gardens

The books reviewed here are available through the Cape Breton Regional Library. Grains are one of those things backyard gardeners tend to avoid. I know when I think of grains I tend to think of massive wheat farms in Saskatchewan. … 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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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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