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Jennifer, Clemens Mill | December 1, 2017
Are you making Christmas dinner this year? There are many options these days, and opportunities to make new traditions. For example, if your family... Read More»
miniature village
Jessica, Preston | December 1, 2017
It’s easy to get caught up in the busyness of the holidays. If the pressures of the season begin to weigh on you, take a step back and enjoy... Read More»
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Shaun, Hespeler | December 1, 2017
As a life-long homebody and self-proclaimed holiday curmudgeon, I have no great love for the New Year’s party tradition. I typically attend New Years... Read More»
food in barrels
Carroll, Queen's Square | December 1, 2017
No doubt you have heard of The Little Free Library movement, and have maybe even encountered one as you walk around town – there are quite a few in... Read More»
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Jennifer, Clemens Mill | December 1, 2017
This past year, our country has had to mourn three great men. These men stood out from the rest in many ways, but perhaps mostly for their love of... Read More»
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Programs + Events | December 1, 2017
Tis the season for all things festive! This month, Idea Exchange is helping to bring the holiday spirit to Cambridge. Check out the monthly calendar... Read More»
woman, boy and dog baking
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | December 1, 2017
Even though it’s called the happiest time of the year, sometimes getting ready for the holidays can be a little bit stressful. This year, let’s try... Read More»
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Meghan, Queen's Square | December 1, 2017
In a holiday season of plastic gift cards and bubble-wrapped Amazon orders, there’s something charming about creating unique, handmade presents for... Read More»
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Susan, Hespeler | November 23, 2017
Canada Council Director and CEO Simon Brault recently said that “our culture depends on our literature, which does us proud around the world,” and... Read More»
what's your story? written in a book
Brinton Gould, Writer | November 3, 2017
How to Write a Novel in 50,000 Easy Words-- NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is a writing activity/challenge. You must write 50,000 words in... Read More»

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