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Post by Ginny on 19th January 2011, 1:45 pm

Hello,

I have just joined the site after seeing a few mentions popping up on my FB page.
Originally from the UK, emigrated to Canada in 1997 with husband and daughter. First to Calgary and have now been in Nova Scotia for six and a half years.
This year we are looking forward to our third year of operating our bed and breakfast, Barnwood Inn.
In the spring I raise organic veggie transplants for sale at the local farmers' markets and plant an over-ambitious garden myself.
I had always worked full time in IT until we came to NS. Now my husband is the breadwinner - he is a self-employed contractor - and I do a few days part time at a local plant nursery.
Mix in the fact that my daughter is now home-schooled and time is getting on the scarce side.

We live in a great spot and I am very into the country life. Enjoy knowing what's in my food, what's in my water and how to live in a community. Love crafting, growing, cooking and living !

Looking forward to checking out the site,

Ginny
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Post by Chilli-head on 19th January 2011, 1:56 pm

Hello !
Ginny wrote:Love crafting, growing, cooking and living !Ginny
You're in the right place then from another over-ambitious gardener ...
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Post by Compostwoman on 19th January 2011, 2:25 pm

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Post by Dandelion on 19th January 2011, 4:42 pm

Enjoyed reading your post, and looking forward to reading more!

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Post by Jaded Green on 19th January 2011, 5:11 pm

Welcome.

Sounds a lovely life
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Post by polgara on 19th January 2011, 5:13 pm

Welcome

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] Enjoy every second of your life, because time races by so much quicker than you think...

So take care of yourself, be Happy, Love Deeply and enjoy life!


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Post by flute on 19th January 2011, 5:26 pm

Hello! Nice to meet you! hippy1

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Our destiny cannot be changed but it can be challenged:
Every man is born as many men, but dies a single one." -Timothy McGee (NCIS)
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Post by mr_sfstk8d on 19th January 2011, 5:52 pm

Welcome. B&B sounds amazing!
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Post by Lottie on 19th January 2011, 7:42 pm

Hello Ginny Very Happy

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Post by MrsC on 19th January 2011, 7:47 pm

hello Ginny and welcome from me too! welcomeparty

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Post by Sparhawk on 19th January 2011, 11:07 pm

Hi from me too...


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Post by Becci on 19th January 2011, 11:09 pm

Welcome Ginny!

I'm a noob here too. We were watching something on Nova Scotia and Newfoundland the other night. Canada etc has always facinated me. If we ever win lotto that's where we are goingon our first holiday too

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