Month: August 2010

Back to School Part III

Going Back to School? This ends the three-part series in going back to school for students of all ages. If you have not checked out Part I and Part II – you can find them on this magazine. Here are the tips for Part…

Back to School – Part II

Getting ready to go back to school? Here are some tips to help you out on your new journey: Food can be a big expensive while you are studying. There is a program called Foodshare that will allow you to get fruits and vegetables…

Back to School – Part 1

What an exciting time it is for many people of all ages all over the world as they return to school for September. Being a teacher and student myself, here are some tips on how you can make your new learning experience, or continued…

Car Conference

By Dennis DesRosiers Dennis DesRosiers – August 28, 2010 Once in a while, a really good idea comes along and this is one of them. One of the forgotten elements or at least little talked about or understood elements of the restructuring of the…

Psychics

I have done some research into various psychic companies, and here are my findings. In general, if you are into alternative spirituality paths – the best thing to do is to seek your guidance from within. There are websites such as http://www.facade.com that can…

Decade in Review – Part 44 – WD Store Counts – 2000 to 2009

By Dennis DesRosiers Dennis DesRosiers – August 26, 2010 Attached are store counts for the major WD/Buying Groups in Canada for 2000 to 2009. Warehouse Distributors/Buying Groups for those not knowledgeable about the aftermarket are the companies that own massive warehouses that distribute aftermarket…

State of Canadian Auto Manufacturing … one year later

Dennis DesRosiers – August 25, 2010 By Dennis DesRosiers Well, it’s been a year now since GM and Chrysler emerged from bankruptcy with a billion of taxpayer dollars in their pockets. I looked at a long list of issues in the industry lately (…

Childhood Memories

Written by: Jennifer Winters The movie “Field of Dreams” said it perfectly, “if you build it, it will come” a line that can be used for almost anything. I had grown up with a computer engineer as a father and a busybody great cook…

Reunited

Written by: Jennifer Winters Do you ever wonder where your friends from the past are now? Friends do come and go throughout the years, and it is natural to go different directions during your life. There are those that do stay around, and then…

ID Please!

Written By: Jennifer Winters Driving, drinking, gambling is only a few examples of when one would require government photo identification. If you do not do any of these outings, it would seem pointless to have ID with you. In Ontario a health card is…

Inked!

Written by: Jennifer Winters It seems that wearing the latest fashion, or keeping up the styling hairdo, it is tattoos that have made the list of things “you must have”. The only difference is tattoos don’t come off, so make sure it is what…

Shoes, glorious shoes! (Originally Published on Neatfreak Blog)

By Clare Kumar Yes, shoes are glorious, but more often than not, storing them can cause less than glamorous feelings. If you’re feeling footwear frustration, you’re not alone. I often get questions about how and where to store shoes, and especially now we’re in…

TEN TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL GARAGE SALE (Originally Published on Neatfreak Blog)

By Clare Kumar Garage sales are a great way to give unwanted items a second chance. They take some effort but can pay off handsomely for you or in the form of a much-appreciated donation to the charity of your choice. If you plan…

Avoiding Moving Madness – 5 Tips to Address the Stress (Originally Published on Neatfreak Blog)

By Clare Kumar Moving is known to be one of the most chaotic and stressful events you can go through. Studies show up to 25 percent of people move each year. If this year it’s on your agenda, read on for tips on minimizing…

WHY HOME STAGE WITH A PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZER? (from Streamlife Newsletter – April 2010)

By Clare Kumar Preparing for and living through a move is one of the most stressful things one can do. The benefits of staging a home to sell are now almost universally understood. If you want to maximize the sale price of your home…

An Organized Office is a Productive Office (Originally Published in Neatfreak Blog)

By Clare Kumar Investing time in getting organized may sound like the last thing you need to add to your “to do” list. However, just as you can spend money to make money, did you know you can spend the time to make time?…

Organizing Dad’s Closet – Part One – 5 Key Storage Strategies (originally published at www.neatfreak.com/blog)

By Clare Kumar Although most men don’t seem to be concerned about the state of their closets (yes, I know there are exceptions!), almost all men appreciate order in the house. Here’s some advice on how best to manage a guy’s stuff – in…

Highway of Heroes Unveiled by TPS

Hotmail Active View FNS Youth To Unveil Highway of Heroes Mural August 12, 2010, 11am-Coroner’s Office, Toronto Play video 00:02:26 Added on 09/08/2010 92 views Toronto Police Service News Release Media advisory, Thursday, August 12, 2010, 11 a.m., Coroner’s Building laneway, 25 Grenville Street…

Automatic Headache: When Dealing with Phone Companies

Written by: Jennifer Winters I can see the attraction of the Amish lifestyle, where there is no electricity and telephone communication is rarely used on a daily basis. Although the simple life may not always be simple, I am sure they never have to…

If it doesn’t fit… DON’T WEAR IT!

Written by: Jennifer Winters As summer is here fewer clothes are being worn in public. I am all about “feeling comfortable in your own skin” however I do not need to see everyone’s bits hanging out? Yes, it is hot, but there are clothes…

Something to Write About!

Written by: Jennifer Winters Writing can truly be the essence of a new beginning for people. A reality of seeing the words you write is usually the truth of how you feel. A picture may be worth a thousand words, but for all of…

It’s Right Around the Corner. Is it?

Written by: Jennifer Winters How well do you know your own town? If you have lived in the same place for your whole life, it would seem like second nature to give someone directions. There are some that just can’t give directions to save…

The Theory of Daddy’s Girl

Women who are prostitutes, politicians, businesswomen & beauticians all have one thing in common. They are all “Daddy’s Girls.” The book The Theory of Daddy’s Girl presents an obscure but simple formula for raising successful women. The Theory of Daddy’s Girl features Myia J…

I Can’t Hear You.

Written by: Jennifer Winters Sirens, shattered glass, and babies crying are all sounds that a deaf person is unlikely to ever hear. Unfortunately in today’s society ignorant people still exist and fail to acknowledge that people who are deaf are no different than anyone…

Walking to Dreams

Written by Jennifer Winters As a child, I was asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, and I always went with what everyone else said: A firefighter, a policewoman, a doctor. When really none of these things did I ever inspire…

Would You Like Fries With That?

Written by: Jennifer Winters Since when did retail get into the same category as fast food joints? No one really wants to get hassled when walking into a store, do they? YES, the economy is a little rough right now and businesses are suffering…

“Put that thing back where it came from or so help me”

Written by: Jennifer Winters There is a difference between being a messy person and a dirty person. A dirty person leaves food, muddy clothes, doesn’t flush the toilet etc… Rather than a messy person who just doesn’t put things back where it is supposed…

CARN 98.7 FM is on the Air – Listen Now to the test broadcast!

Toronto, ON, Canada: After many unforeseen delays and obstacles, CARN Radio is proud to announce that it commenced the testing its 98.7 FM frequency on Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 10am EST. CARN is aimed at serving Toronto’s vibrant Black and Caribbean population in…

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