You likely don’t know this about me

Something you might not know about me is that I have a thing for efficiency.  If I can save 10 seconds I will do it. If I can save 10 seconds and 10 cents then I really get excited. I tell people it’s because I’m productive and driven but really, it comes […]

You’ll want this to prep for the holidays

If you’re a long time reader then you might remember my string of bad luck with vacuum cleaners. We have killed many and I have been dissatisfied with most of them. I don’t understand why it’s so hard to engineer a better vacuum. We can fly to the moon but […]

Stop Complaining – Expect More

We hear so many stories about bad customer service. We hear the moaning and groaning over what colour a coffee company has made it’s paper cup. We complain a lot don’t you think? I’m not going to complain today because instead I have TWO stories of great customer service to […]

My word

Did you pick a word?  Back in January, resolution time, I picked a word that I wanted to define 2015.  My word was “Enrich.”  I wanted to focus time on energy enriching my life, my kids’ lives and my community too.  And I wasn’t talking about money, although money helps. […]

5 Simple Ways to Go Green in The Kitchen

If one of your goals for 2015 is to be a little more responsible when it comes to the environment, here are five simple changes you can make in your kitchen to get you closer to goal. #1 – Replace your K-cups with OneCoffee pods.  These single use pods are […]

What is We Day Really About?

I never know where to begin when talking about We Day.  It’s such a HUGE and overwhelming day.  There is so much going on and so much energy and so much hope.  There’s hope in each and every child’s eyes as they listen to experts and mentors and innovators speak […]

8 Smart Reasons to Enroll your Girls in Karate

This is my daughter’s third year in Karate.  She is 7. The first year there were as many girls as boys.  Last year there were about 30% girls and this year she is the only girl in the dojo.  It’s hard to ignore the fact that she is the lone […]

Win the Clutter Battle – Three Steps to Success

We tend to make things simple over the summer and I don’t worry so much about organization and mess during the hot, easy weeks at home.  I relax about having flip flops at the front door and extra things here and there.  Now that summer is over and autumn is […]

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