• Photo’s On Canvas! My FAVORITE Way To Decorate

    If you know me via the Internet or in real life, you KNOW I love taking pictures.  I love to decorate with my photographs on canvas.  I would say 99% of the art in my home consists of photos I’ve taken. There is Idaho and of course family photos. If you follow me on Instagram (no?? Why not? I’m funny! But, mostly my view is spectacular! AND there’s a DOG!!) I’ve taken so many photos from my deck that over looks Lake Ponderay. This view! I STILL can’t believe I live here!  No matter how many pictures I take of this view each one is different. Then the wildlife! Oh…

  • Why Your Start-Up Business Should Outsource IT Support

    IT support can be very useful for a business of any size, but especially for small or start-up businesses. By outsourcing in your first year, you can improve your productivity, cybersecurity, and efficiency. By using an IT services provider, you can get support for your start-up and won’t need to worry about keeping up with all the developments in IT.  Image – free for commercial use Better Security Security must be a priority for all sizes of business. Any operating systems that you use, as well as any devices, such as laptops, tablets, or smartphones, all store and transmit a lot of data. Security breaches are common fears for a…

  • How To Make Better Use of Outsourcing To Grow Your Small Business

    Outsourcing is one of the most important considerations to keep in mind for a small business. It allows you to bridge the gap between your current employment situation and hiring new staff. For many small businesses, hiring is simply far too expensive and just not practical. However, sticking with your current team might not be working out for you, so it’s important to eventually get some new talent on board. This is where outsourcing comes in handy. By hiring specific people to do certain tasks, like hiring managed IT services, you can greatly improve the productivity of your business at a fraction of the cost of a new hire. However,…

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    Schooling at Home: The Real Lessons We Should Be Teaching Our Kids

      With all the educational trends over the last year pointing towards homeschooling and remote working, parents all over the world have had to fly by the seat of their pants. When they receive work from the school, they have to interpret it and do the best they can with the child. And while there’s a lot to be said about the importance of academics, while our children are at home, we might want to start thinking about the best lessons that we can teach our children that are not necessarily provided by schools. If you have thought that there are certain lessons that you need to teach your children,…

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    Motivation. Beautiful Motivation!! #auratenyc

    Ohhhhhhhhhh Oh yes! THE NON is giddy!! I have (yes! AGAIN!!) treated myself to a gorgeous piece of jewelry!! After all, us girls gotta spoil themselves! It keeps us sane! During Covid I decided that if I have to stay home I may as well work on me. So, treadmill, sit-ups, crunches and trying very hard not to eat every thing in my path. (I know you are wondering, what on earth does this have to do with jewelry!?! I’m gettin’ there, hang on.) I decided to find a “YOU DID IT” gift to give to myself. My first choice was a gold collar necklaces. LOVE ’em! L.O.V.E T.H.E.M!!  Ohhhhhhmmmmgeeeeeeeee,…

  • The Benefits of Walking

    Exercise has become popular over the past few years. There are many ways people are keeping fit. Walking, however, isn’t the first choice amongst Americans. Your selection of physical activities doesn’t have to be for long periods or intense, for you to benefit from it. Walking for thirty minutes a day carries plenty of advantages that contribute to your holistic well-being. Pexels.com Let’s look at a few of the benefits you can gain from this exercise: Weight Loss Walking might seem like a tedious movement with no real benefit. Losing weight is possible if you are intentional about your exercise and walk about 45 minutes a few days a week.…

  • 7 Safety Tips to Observe During Home Renovations

    Are you planning a home renovation soon? Home renovation is one of the fastest ways of revitalizing the appearance of your home. However, this may be a risky endeavor, especially if you have an insufficient background in construction. Safety should be your main priority. The following are some safety tips to observe during home renovations.  Understand Your Home When installing a new fixture at your home, it is essential to familiarize yourself with your home’s layout structure. These structures include electrical wiring, plumbing pipes, gas valves, water lines, and among others. For instance, applying a sledgehammer to a wall that contains water pipes may turn a simple renovation into a…