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In my family, everyone always wanted to be the kid who gave Mom the best gift. Nice rendition of Mom’s face in uncooked pasta, glued to a paper plate. Ultra creepy. Hey, I’ve got a couple suggestions for Mother’s Day, coming up on the weekend of May 12. How about my book “I Am an Islander”? It’s got odd-but-true accounts of growing up in an Island family, and other forms of questionable PEI wisdom....

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Have you ever given your mother a gift you regret? Growing up in the 1980s, I often gave my mother earrings. The bigger, the better. The Pointer Sisters called, Mom, and they want their earrings back. Well, here are some suggestions to really do it up nice for Mom this upcoming Mother’s Day. I’m excited to be joining up with the breath-taking Stanhope Beach Resort to be part of their Mother’s Day Comedic Relief...

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Trying to beat the new HST tax on Prince Edward Island, by looking for items that aren’t taxed? Here’s the latest installment of “I Am an Islander,” where I dropped into the CBC Island Morning studio to demonstrate tax-free savings, armed only with a simple gluten-free pie and a...

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