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International Women’s Day

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International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day. We’ll be celebrating big time over here at Oleander because we are inspired by and surrounded with so many strong and creative women, both at work, and in our local community. For over a century, International Women’s Day, held on March 8th each year, has marked a day of celebration and advocacy for women’s rights and equality around the world. According to the Canadian Women’s Foundation, Canada takes 24th place in the Global Gender Index ranking, out of 156 Countries, and full-time working women earn an average of 76.8 cents for every dollar men...

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Christmas Gifting

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Christmas Gifting

 There are many popular Christmas traditions, and one of them is the exchanging of gifts. The gesture of shopping for, wrapping, and then bestowing a gift on a loved-one in celebration of the festive season, is something that people from many different cultures, all over the world, have participated in for thousands of years. Many families dedicate a lot of time, energy (and money!) to the custom, and, for children, and for some adults too, receiving presents is often the highlight of the holidays. So while you sit down to plan your gift list, (or maybe even write your very...

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Dress Up Your Dining Table!

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Dress Up Your Dining Table!

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and as one of the most-celebrated meals of the year, it requires a bit of planning and preparation in order to deliver a fabulous fall feast that people will remember! While the turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie are more than likely the number one priority, and quite rightly so, the table decoration is also an important part of the celebrations. Such a special occasion deserves an elevated dining experience, and a beautifully styled table can deliver just that!  While there’s no one right way to decorate for Thanksgiving, the greenery and flowers of...

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