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The Inspirational Women of Netflix #streamteam

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As women, we have a lot of places to look for inspiration. Our mothers, grandmothers, daughters, and great women in history. This month, Netflix is featuring a number of shows with strong female leads.  Whether it is the young Queen Elizabeth of The Crown, as she leads a country through troubling times, or the three generations of Gilmore girls, who ... Read More »

Hot Chocolate in a Slow Cooker – so EASY!

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About two weeks ago, my 11-year old son came home and said, “We’re doing a unit on camping in French class, and I told my teacher the whole class could come here for a bonfire! Is that okay?” Uh… of course it is… So my one day off of the week turned into a day of hosting 25 Grade 5/6 ... Read More »

How to “Age” Wood for Rustic Wood Signs

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We’ve all seen those beautiful wood signs on Pinterest made of re-purposed pallets. Often, the pallets that you get your hands on will be beautifully aged, with that grey, weathered look. However, more often, you’ll find pallets that look pretty shiny and new. And if you’re going to use wood that looks new, you might as well use NEW wood.  But. ... Read More »

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