Christmas Craft Fair

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Every year the Gabriola Elementary School Parent’s Advisory Council organizes and hosts a Christmas Craft Fair at the school. This year’s craft fair boasts over 60 artists, famous cookie walk, silent auction with over 100 amazing items, Christmas dinner basket raffle, kids craft sales, concession and more. So keep some time aside on Saturday, December… Read more »

Fall Fair

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One of our favourite things to do at the end of the summer is to enter things in the Fall Fair at the Gabriola Commons. This year all the girls as well as myself and my mother entered displays. The kids entered miniature gardens, dried flower arrangements, cookies, vegetable art and mom and I entered… Read more »


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Yesterday was Annie’s first birthday, the family assembled and we were treated to Robyn’s custard filled eclairs, simple ingredients, exceptional taste. If you would like to try making them you can find the recipe at the website below,

mmmm….Home Made Bread

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I just learned how to make bread a couple weeks ago and I had no idea how easy it is! I have become a little obsessed with “what can I make next?!” I started with a whole wheat pizza crust and have gone on to make ww cinnamon raisin bread, ww cheese bread, buttermilk honey… Read more »