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Shopping for a New Car

For the last seven years I have been driving the a Honda Civic.  It was the first brand-new car that I ever bought and have loved it since day one.  The trick to finding the right car for me was to do a lot of research, read reviews, and find out the exact fuel consumption …

Helping my Niece with her Homework

For years I had dreamed of being an uncle.  That may sound weird, but there were a couple uncles that were very involved in my life growing up and they were positive influences that helped shape who I am.  Thanks to their influence, I wanted to be a good uncle to my nieces and nephews …

Upgrading the Shingles on my House

There are some home repairs over the years that I have neglected to get done.  I think that it is the same for most people out there – there isn’t enough money to get all of the repairs done on our homes, so we pick the ones that are more enjoyable than practical.  For example, …

Looking Forward to a Perfect Summer

Summer is my favorite season of the year and I enjoy spending my days out on a boat fishing.  At least that is what I see in my head when I close my eyes.  A warm summer day out on the water is really what I would call heaven on Earth. The last couple of …

Starting a Condo Renovation Project

The theme of this year is getting small tasks (or “projects” done).  I have a list of things that I put together at the start of the year and I am working down the list as quickly as possible.  My jobs are prioritized based on their importance (for example, painting my home is further down …

An Early Melt

Winter used to be my favorite season of the year.  I love snow on the ground, the relief from allergies the time of year provides and just how quiet things get when the temperature is below freezing.  As a child I spent a lot of my time outside playing in the snow, and winter for …

An Open House Day

For as long as I can remember, I have enjoyed going to open houses.  For me, it is an opportunity to see many home designs and get a feel for the good and the bad as it comes to houses.  Each and every one of them brings some good and bad things to the table, …

An Afternoon of Baking

For as long as I can remember, I have loved to be in the kitchen.  I find it truly amazing that you can take a bunch of ingredients that don’t taste exceptional on their own to create something that is delicious, and I have spent hours in the kitchen experimenting with new creations.  I know …

Starting our First Email Marketing Campaign

For the last eight months we have been building an email list of both the people that have stopped in at our brick-and-mortar store as well as our company website.  We had heard so many times that it was important to “build a list”, and that is what we did. The problem was that up …

Helping find Kincardine Cable High Speed Internet

When it comes to helping people out with computer problems, I am pretty generous with my time.  I know that technology is challenging to many people, and thanks to the skills I have developed over the years, I am able to lend a hand once in awhile to those who need it.  It makes me …