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Prepping for Whitney 2018

With just over a month until we leave for the High Sierra Trail prepping is in full swing. We leave on July 26th to get our permit and to acclimate and then officially start on the 27th with a summit date of August 2nd and our thru hike ending on August 3rd. 746 more words


The best time to become a GST/HST registrant and why you shouldn’t volunteer

When is the best time to register for a new GST/HST account? The answer to this question is every procrastinator’s dream: do it at the last minute. 2,001 more words


A Win and Other Things

This is not exactly a discussion of strings and sealing wax and other fancy stuff, but it is that sort of post. I had a great surprise when I got to my e-mail today. 278 more words


How do you eat an elephant?

One bite at a time.

Last week I was proud of myself for cutting lots and lots of fabrics for my Jacob’s Ladder blocks. What I didn’t work through at the time is that is in fact an awful lot of blocks to sew all at once. 24 more words

Video tutorial: Hidden wells technique - two blocks with 7 strips

This technique was developed by Mary Ellen Hopkins in 1989 for her Hidden wells quilt. It can be done with a different number of strips in different or equal widths. 76 more words


Free Silhouette Quilt Along!

Hi guys, Shelly here! We’re kicking off our first quilt along on Wednesday June 6th and we’re super excited.  The name of our blog was partially inspired by the quilt above. 311 more words


British Columbians shortchanged on HST home renovation rebate

British Columbians could be owed between $100 million and $500 million because of the botched execution of an HST home renovation rebate.

HST rebate specialist Sean Leitenberg says the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) was confused about two similar rebates from 2010 until 2013 and misguided people on how much of a rebate they could receive. 378 more words