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Michelle Obama

First episode of season 2!!! Raise your glass because the Gal’s Guide Podcast is back and bringing you inspiring, fun and shocking stories about First Ladies. We voted to go in reverse chronological order so first up is Katie’s  1 Cool First Lady, Michelle Obama! We focused on the ever-changing expectations on a FLOTUS and […]

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Gardening Lesson Plans

April is Gardening Month at Gal’s Guide and we’ve collected some great Life Lab gardening lesson plans for either parents or teachers to get elementary kids excited about nature and food. Pondering Plants – First Grade Examining the jobs of three different plant parts – roots, stems, and leaves – helps students to understand that […]

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April Meeting

We’re going to be getting our hands dirty and learning about gardening basics with farmer Christina. We’ll learn timing and preparation when it comes to planting a garden large or small. Our special speaker, Christina, has been helping on the farm her entire life. Her family owns a pumpkin patch, she’s a regular helper with […]

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A Garden Against The Odds

Back in December I adopted an iguana and became a lizard momma to King Louie. Iguanas are herbivores, they do NOT eat crickets like most lizards do, which is one big perk to me because I didn’t want bugs. Iguanas eventually grow up to be about 6 feet long with the body the size of […]

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A Rose By Any Other Name

On Your Gal Friday episode, Phoebe and I talked about amazing Julia Child. Among her many accolades was having a rose named after her. I mentioned (without out really thinking about it too much) that I would love to have one. Well, a few months later, for my birthday, my husband gifted me not only […]