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I’ve just come out of a week-long fog caused by a nasty flu bug that has been circulating and am just beginning to feel (somewhat) normal. Being saddled with the flu is like spending weeks planning for a party only to have that annoying neighbourhood kid show up and ruin everything. He wrecks all the [...]

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Happy Canada Day Everyone! We all celebrate the BEST nation in the world today in different ways. Some of us plan bashes, some plan trips and others make that trek to the great Canadian pastime: the cottage. This blessed long weekend means different things to different people. Take my own family for example: My husband [...]

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Ever wonder what goes on behind the closed doors around you? Have you found yourself peaking into light windows at night, eager for a glimpse into the lives of your neighbours? One of the great by-products of owning dogs is that you get to walk them at night, a perfect time for stealing glances! I’ll [...]

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I am so pleased to review Baby’s Lullaby by Jill Barber and illustrated by HildaRose (ISSBN: 9781551097954, Nimbus Press, 2010) tonight as I love this new board book for many reasons. The first reason is that it is written by the sultry-voiced  Juno-nominated Jill Barber who I discovered when I first heard tell of this [...]

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For those of you who read this blog faithfully I must apologize for having no post for you to read last night or this morning. You’ll have to excuse me as I am feeling under the weather (an idiom you of course will recognize from reading The Cat’s Pajamas) and last night when I put [...]

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BEYOND THE BOOK: Jo Ann Yhard

(Picture of Jo Ann Yhard taken at White Point Beach Resort, Nova Scotia-from her personal collection please do not reproduce without permission) I’m excited to bring you a little bit about Jo Ann Yhard, author of the Canadian bestseller, The Fossil Hunter of Sydney Mines (ISBN: 9781551097602, Nimbus, 2010) for ages 8 to 12. Yhard [...]

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