Monthly Archives: February 2016

What is an Elevator Speech & Why Do I Need One?

What is an Elevator Speech & Why Do I Need One?

It’s the New Year and a host of new networking events such as the Peterborough Chamber’s Business Exchange or Young Professional Group, are on your calendar.  Before you take to the networking scene with a stack of business cards in hand, yes you need an elevator speech.  Everyone who is in the working world should

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What’s Your Hurry?

Many of you are hunkered down, waiting out the winter and grateful that the next large family dinner is still eight weeks away, hopeful that Uncle Tom’s boil is all healed up so you don’t have to hear about it over Easter turkey. It is easy to get on with life; driving to work, getting

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Your Community

Winter sports and cozy indoor activities are promoted at this time of year as ways to embrace the winter. Many people however, are overwhelmed by the burdens that arise in the colder months. Winter seems unending, and some people experience symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which include depression, social isolation, and low self-esteem. Meanwhile,

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4 Simple Ways to Bring Warmth to Your Home

Fire is a design element that brings warmth and a feeling of relaxation and welcome to any space. Check out these hot hearth trends that you can implement yourself, or with minimal construction. Ethanol fireplaces- these stunning fireplaces are picture perfect for the “do it your selfers!” They simply hang on a wall and showcase

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Using Area Rugs to Make Your Space Pop!

Area Rugs are a great way to decorate your home.  You can change the look and the mood of a room quickly and easily whenever you wish. Rugs can easily be chosen to complement any style of home decor. In short, rugs make an immediate style statement, as well as making your home look fantastic.

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Do You Have A Dream Space?

If you are planning to make changes to your home, you may be considering creating a place that could be your own personal sanctuary; somewhere you can go to appreciate beauty, have some quiet time, and find peace and tranquility. A sunroom could be just the kind of space you need. Even in the cooler

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Ice Ornaments

Spend time outside. Get some fresh air! That’s is always my goal when trying to create new things for my kids to do. Recently all the Christmas and Holiday decorations came down at our house, and after all the sparkles and bright lights things seemed a little drab. We decided to make some cute outdoor

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Creating Peace & Harmony in Your Home

Modern life can be so busy for many of us, and our homes sometimes end up overcrowded and filled with too many objects which can add to the stress of day-to-day living. Thankfully, winter provides us with the opportunity to slow down a little, giving us time to reflect on our living space and perhaps

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