Indie-designed products are now at Minted- Business Cards, Invitations & More

Looking through my business cards I see that my once huge supply has now disappeared. Attending events and conferences tends to do this . With a few blog related events coming up, some conferences and a birthday party I figured now is a good time to start looking at replenishing my stock.  I wanted toContinue Reading …

Vistaprint Deals for all your Business needs

I thought everyone who had a business had business cards.  I assumed that anyone representing a business, would have business cards.  I was wrong. Recently I was at a conference and discovered some people have let this important business practice slide. I walked up to a potential client and handed them my card while introducingContinue Reading …

Big business operations – the pros and cons

It’s the common position that it is always beneficial to expand your business. Bigger is better because it means more money. While there is obviously some truth to this over generalization  the nuances between big and small business cover a spectrum of many grey areas, each with their own associated pros and cons that are directlyContinue Reading …

Printing off Memories

It has almost been a week since we got our new printer. I enjoyed printing off flash cards for my daughter to practice her speech sounds. As soon as my older kids saw the print quality they started going through their phones and my lap top. They have been busy printing off memories we haveContinue Reading …

Show off your Business & Personality with Decals

Many many years ago I was the Avon lady. I would go to my neighbours and friends and sell Avon. I still remember the husbands answering the door and saying “Ha ha the Avon lady is here” I guess they thought there was something funny about that. I was not worried , I was doingContinue Reading …

TAX TIPS FOR BUSY CANADIAN FAMILIES

Whether it’s piano lessons after school, ballet in the evening or an early morning hockey practice on the weekend, raising a family is never boring. And when you start adding everything up, it is also quite expensive. Cleo Hamel, senior tax analyst at H&R Block Canada, offers the following tax tips for families who wish to reduce theirContinue Reading …