The 5 best Apps for Christmas Shopping

Zoe Mintz offers us the 5 best apps to complete your Christmas shopping.  With only 7 shopping days left before the “Big Day’, Zoe tells us how to get the best deals, on budget, and in an organized manner. With Christmas shopping in full swing, organizing your Christmas list can be challenging. Whether it’s remembering…

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How can we make new friends and expand our network

The basic needs that people have are being loved, accepted and feeling a sense of belonging. That is all that any of us really want at a core level. Growing up, we have built in support networks while we are at home or school. At school, we are forced to interact and be a part…

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Setting yourself up for success in 2013

Setting yourself up for success in 2013 As we celebrate the successes of 2012 and move into planning for 2013, it is so important to take a moment to reflect on what it is that you want to create. Many times we hear that setting intentions help to facilitate the Law of attraction (a great…

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Christmas cookies

Martha Stewart’s sugar cookie recipe! How can you go wrong? Use this recipe for sugar cookie cutouts, adapted from “Martha Stewart’s Cookies”. Yield – Makes eighteen to twenty 4-inch cookies Ingredients 4 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 2 cups granulated sugar 2…

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How to cook Christmas dinner

Prep like a pro a avoid disaster on Christmas Day By Tim Hayward Roast stuffed turkey. Photograph: Sarah Lee Even if you’re a regular flinger of dinner parties or you cook often for a large family, the Christmas meal is likely to be the most complicated you’ll put together in the whole year. Timing the different elements…

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5 Tips to save you money on Christmas gifts

There is a reason that the day after Thanksgiving is known as Black Friday—Christmas spending is something that every person needs to be aware of. It is important to take the time to carefully plan and purchase the Christmas gifts so that you do not overspend and put things on a credit card. Here are five Christmas giving…

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Shave, Wax or Laser

By Jodi Sawyer, RN When we get down to the nitty-gritty, who wants to be hairy scary? Not me and obviously not you; none of us do! The options for hair removal can be endless but finding the one that works best for you and your budget can be a bit challenging. Some of our options include…

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Winter Driving – Top 10 List

Prevent problems before they occur: Top 10 tips Get your vehicle ready for winter in the fall. Install four matching winter tires. Pack an emergency kit. Learn and practice winter driving techniques before you need them. Plan your trip, check road and weather conditions. Remove all snow from your vehicle before each trip. Give yourself…

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Balancing Act: 7 Ways Working Moms Make It Work

Balancing a toddler in one arm and coffee in the other, with a diaper bag and briefcase slung over your shoulder, you twist your body to maneuver out the front door. And those are only the first few minutes of what working mothers face every day. by Rebecca Klein A Will to Work Ask Carol Evans,…

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Manpreet – Into Essence Coaching

Manpreet is a mutli-talented person who wears many hats.  As an entrepreneur, life coach, volunteer, advocate, and social media guru, Manpreet is one who gives more than she receives.  Manpreet has been gracious enough to spread some of her wisdom and experiences with us.  Here is her latest blog. A new way to solve a…

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