March 2012

Mar 31 2012
 Now every field is clothed with grass, and every tree with leaves; now the woods put forth their blossoms, and the year assumes its gay attire.  -Virgil   Gotta love pastel Easter eggs.. With ribbons and jewels no less- FABULOUS!! Ahhh sweet li... more...

Mar 30 2012
 SHANNON’S TRAVEL BAG: travel tips for women Shannon Skinner visits the Avalon Reef Club, Isla Mujeres, Mexico that’s an island unto itself.       I have visited Isla Mujeres, Mexico on three separate occasions over the past two years. It has a wonderful energy and beauty that keeps calling me back. One of the [...] more...

Mar 30 2012
The Coachable Moment | Seven Practical, Purposeful, Inspiring Tips For the Week Ending Mar 30-2012 From my Twitterfeed @justcoachit •If you think of the problem in the same way…you will get the same results. Change it up! The Coachable Mom... more...

Mar 30 2012
“One can furnish a room very luxuriously by taking out furniture rather than putting it in.” – Francis Jourdain -  Condo Considerations and Misconceptions As a busy design firm actively designing various types of spaces throughout the GTA, more...

Mar 29 2012
Designer Lisa Ferguson styles a foyer three ways. Playing it safe, bolder choices and…. wild! Do you know your decorating preference? Featured in the National Post this week, Lisa helps you identify your decorating comfort zone and shares tips on how to take a vignette to magazine ready completion! You can find the full National ...MORE more...

Mar 29 2012
Physical abuse in relationships is easy to define. If you are being slapped, punched, kicked, or physically harmed in any way, it is important to seek help and escape from the relationship. This should involve support and protection from family, … Continue reading more...

Mar 29 2012
Icon: Green Earth map in light bulbImage Credit: Microsoft Office Clipart: alternative energies, Earth, environmental conservation.“To see a World in a Grain of SandAnd a Heaven in a Wild Flower,Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in ... more...

Mar 29 2012
If you are going to be… …competitive, be competitive at GIVING more of yourself (who you are, what you know, what you have) to life. …greedy, be greedy for self-growth, self-knowledge, and self-awareness. …intolerant, be intolerant of social injustice and mediocrity. Competition, greed, and intolerance work in our favour when we use them to BETTER [...] more...

Mar 29 2012
“Humankind cannot bear much reality.”  – T.S. Eliot  A typical call ……. “If I had a million dollars”……. I quote Bare Naked Ladies this morning having just taken another one of the most common types of cal... more...

Mar 28 2012
Mentor LeAnne Bunnell, Principal of elle design, shares a drastic before and after!>> Small dark and dreary.  Not a spot to inspire you at the start of your busy day, right? Especially if your day involves gaining knowledge, building muscle and working out your imagination. This tired bath was in need of an intervention. With ...MORE more...

Mar 28 2012
If you haven’t read my previous blog about Benefit Cosmetics, then you don’t know my undying love for them – their positive outlook, their packaging, their employees, their story – it all just makes me happy to be a cosmetic junkie. Add the fact that we’re hoping to do some really cool things together down [...] more...

Mar 28 2012
It’s that time of year again, when we pull out our conch shell (Ron Burgundy style) and call out to our RfR Team to gather round and get a photo shoot done. We’re not sure how we got so lucky to have amazingly talented people come to our aid time and time again, but we [...] more...

Mar 28 2012
Dr. Thomas Homer-Dixon dropped by Speakers' Spotlight HQ to vlog about his presentations more...

Mar 28 2012
“Know your gifts and share them.”  – Les Brown -   Before I begin this post I just want to thank the Lovely and talented Marilyn Russel for guest posting today. Not only do I love guest contributors. I love this topic! I liked it so muc... more...

Mar 27 2012
The team at Rent frock Repeat partnered with George Restaurant on Queen Street East during Toronto Fashion Week to bring a night of Cuisine and Couture. The guests loved that there were no line-ups, everyone had front row seats and they could enjoy an amazing four course meal prepared by Chef Lorenzo Loseto – all the while gazing [...] more...

Mar 27 2012
Animals have a way of connecting people and touching people on an emotional level. It is always so interesting to learn what people enjoy and appreciate about our book On Toby's Terms and Toby the Pet Therapy Dog. In the 51/2 years that we were fortu... more...

Mar 27 2012
Animals have a way of connecting people and touching people on an emotional level. It is always so interesting to learn what people enjoy and appreciate about our book On Toby's Terms and Toby the Pet Therapy Dog. In the 51/2 years that we were fortu... more...

Mar 27 2012
Animals have a way of connecting people and touching people on an emotional level. It is always so interesting to learn what people enjoy and appreciate about our book On Toby's Terms and Toby the Pet Therapy Dog. In the 51/2 years that we were fortu... more...

Mar 27 2012
Animals have a way of connecting people and touching people on an emotional level. It is always so interesting to learn what people enjoy and appreciate about our book On Toby's Terms and Toby the Pet Therapy Dog. In the 51/2 years that we were fortu... more...

Mar 27 2012
Animals have a way of connecting people and touching people on an emotional level. It is always so interesting to learn what people enjoy and appreciate about our book On Toby's Terms and Toby the Pet Therapy Dog. In the 51/2 years that we were fortu... more...

Mar 27 2012
Animals have a way of connecting people and touching people on an emotional level. It is always so interesting to learn what people enjoy and appreciate about our book On Toby's Terms and Toby the Pet Therapy Dog. In the 51/2 years that we were fortu... more...

Mar 27 2012
Animals have a way of connecting people and touching people on an emotional level. It is always so interesting to learn what people enjoy and appreciate about our book On Toby's Terms and Toby the Pet Therapy Dog. In the 51/2 years that we were fortu... more...

Mar 27 2012
Animals have a way of connecting people and touching people on an emotional level. It is always so interesting to learn what people enjoy and appreciate about our book On Toby's Terms and Toby the Pet Therapy Dog. In the 51/2 years that we were fortu... more...

Mar 27 2012
Animals have a way of connecting people and touching people on an emotional level. It is always so interesting to learn what people enjoy and appreciate about our book On Toby's Terms and Toby the Pet Therapy Dog. In the 51/2 years that we were fortu... more...

Mar 27 2012
Animals have a way of connecting people and touching people on an emotional level. It is always so interesting to learn what people enjoy and appreciate about our book On Toby's Terms and Toby the Pet Therapy Dog. In the 51/2 years that we were fortu... more...

Mar 27 2012
Animals have a way of connecting people and touching people on an emotional level. It is always so interesting to learn what people enjoy and appreciate about our book On Toby's Terms and Toby the Pet Therapy Dog. In the 51/2 years that we were fortu... more...

Mar 27 2012
Animals have a way of connecting people and touching people on an emotional level. It is always so interesting to learn what people enjoy and appreciate about our book On Toby's Terms and Toby the Pet Therapy Dog. In the 51/2 years that we were fortu... more...

Mar 27 2012
Animals have a way of connecting people and touching people on an emotional level. It is always so interesting to learn what people enjoy and appreciate about our book On Toby's Terms and Toby the Pet Therapy Dog. In the 51/2 years that we were fortu... more...

Mar 27 2012
Photo-Collage: Wo-Built's Green Commitment at the National Home ShowPeapod Life™ - an affordable sustainable home additionMarch 16-25, 2012 at Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place;2012 @ wobuilt.comWe had a fantastic show and we would like to thank... more...

Mar 27 2012
“Better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot”  – Anonymous -  Wouldn’t you rather know? Wouldn’t you rather know or is it true that ignorance is bliss?  Well when it comes to budgets clients often choose downr... more...

Mar 26 2012
Mentor Lisa Ferguson, Principal of Lisa Ferguson Interior Design and Decor Mentor Founder, shares whats on the frontier or faucets! My expectations for what I get from a faucet for a client project have sky rocketed to include many bells and whistles. Smart technology in a faucet? Yes! Brizo has so many great technologies I could ...MORE more...

Mar 26 2012
Personal success is always closely connected to how much influence we wield over people around us. The most influential people are typically the most successful – but why? It’s because these people are heard, they are respected, followed and always... more...

Mar 26 2012
Written by: Madan Mohan Tripathy It happened about 30 years back when I was a school going kid. On a visit to my maternal uncle, an agriculturist, in a remote village, during winter, I became interested to get a firsthand experience of rice harvesting.... more...

Mar 26 2012
Do you remember the last time you laughed so hard your cheeks and stomach hurt? During that moment of utter enjoyment your body was being flooded with positive energy that filled your core from cell to cell. A good laugh can have a similar feeling to a... more...

Mar 26 2012
Charlie Todd: The shared experience of absurdity | Video on TED.com Here is a brilliant man spreading the laughs using IMPROV. “There is no wrong way to play”. more...

Mar 26 2012
“The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.”  – Dr. Linus Pauling -  Highpoint Market I can’t believe we are just weeks away from the April High Point Furniture Market.   The fabulous style spotters are back sele... more...

Mar 26 2012
Written by: Madan Mohan Tripathy It happened about 30 years back when I was a school going kid. On a visit to my maternal uncle, an agriculturist, in a remote village, during winter, I became interested to get a firsthand experience of rice harvesting.... more...

Mar 26 2012
Do you remember the last time you laughed so hard your cheeks and stomach hurt? During that moment of utter enjoyment your body was being flooded with positive energy that filled your core from cell to cell. A good laugh can have a similar feeling to a... more...

Mar 26 2012
Charlie Todd: The shared experience of absurdity | Video on TED.com Here is a brilliant man spreading the laughs using IMPROV. “There is no wrong way to play”. more...

Mar 26 2012
Written by: Madan Mohan Tripathy It happened about 30 years back when I was a school going kid. On a visit to my maternal uncle, an agriculturist, in a remote village, during winter, I became interested to get a firsthand experience of rice harvesting.... more...

Mar 26 2012
Do you remember the last time you laughed so hard your cheeks and stomach hurt? During that moment of utter enjoyment your body was being flooded with positive energy that filled your core from cell to cell. A good laugh can have a similar feeling to a... more...

Mar 26 2012
Charlie Todd: The shared experience of absurdity | Video on TED.com Here is a brilliant man spreading the laughs using IMPROV. “There is no wrong way to play”. more...

Mar 26 2012
Written by: Madan Mohan Tripathy It happened about 30 years back when I was a school going kid. On a visit to my maternal uncle, an agriculturist, in a remote village, during winter, I became interested to get a firsthand experience of rice harvesting.... more...

Mar 26 2012
Do you remember the last time you laughed so hard your cheeks and stomach hurt? During that moment of utter enjoyment your body was being flooded with positive energy that filled your core from cell to cell. A good laugh can have a similar feeling to a... more...

Mar 26 2012
Charlie Todd: The shared experience of absurdity | Video on TED.com Here is a brilliant man spreading the laughs using IMPROV. “There is no wrong way to play”. more...