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Frugal Friday: Brian Dean on Thrift

I interviewed Whitney Pier resident Brian Dean, and his partner Erin, back in February. Since then, Brian has written a guest piece here about cleaning up your neighbourhood, which was honest, sharp-witted, and funny. He’s a really thrifty guy and … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday with Erika Shea: Banking

Hi Dream Big readers! Goodness, it’s been awhile. Today I want to share one of my favourite thrifty discoveries. First, the back story: I’ve never had a whole lot of patience for banks. I’ve had a bank account since I … 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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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: 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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