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Non-Taxing Tax Tips

by Laurie on April 4, 2014

If you are like me, and for your sake I hope you aren’t, but you are probably scrambling to get your tax papers filed before the looming deadline of April 15th. Well we are not alone! Did you know that that the IRS receives about 20% of individual returns in the last week before the [...]

5 Top Trends for Spring

by Laurie on March 28, 2014

So we are officially one week into the Spring season. Hmm.. Someone should tell the weather because it certainly doesn’t feel like Spring outside. Sooner or later though its going to get nice and we gotta be prepared.  Here are the easiest trends to style when we finally ditch our heavy boots and winter coats: [...]

5 Reasons to Smile

by Laurie on March 12, 2014

We all know its good to smile. In fact, I am sure everyone likes to smile because they realize how good it makes them feel. But I’ve got 5 reasons to smile for those times when you just don’t feel like it. That’s the tough part but here goes:   1. Smiling can help you [...]

5 Minute Meditation

by Laurie on March 7, 2014

Life is busy so our heads are often working in overdrive.  Everyone can benefit from a little R&R and clearing of the mind. You may think meditating is not for you, but try to be open to it . It can truly have a positive impact on the rest of your day. Just follow these [...]

5 Emergency Tips

by Laurie on March 2, 2014

Please take 5 minutes to read these tips and pass it along to others as they can save a life in case of an emergency. We hope they never have to be put into practice!   1. Your elbow is the strongest part on your body so if you need to defend yourself, this is the best [...]

5 Quick Pick-Me-Ups

by Laurie on February 18, 2014

So let’s face it. We all have our share of days when everything just goes wrong. The babysitter couldn’t come, the train was late, the dinner burned….(fill in the blank with endless possibilities). Here are some tips to help prevent those bad days from turning into one big giant rut. And since there never seems [...]

5 Quotes To Change Your Life

by Laurie on February 11, 2014

We all need a little encouragement or kick in the pants from time to time to focus on what’s important. These are some of my favorite motivational quotes and I hope they become yours too:   1. “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am [...]

What Did You Think?

by Laurie on January 28, 2014

So although I had a huge list of things to do, I simply could not resist. I just had to watch the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.  After all, the most anticipated night in music only comes once a year. My to-do list would still be here the next day (unfortunately).   Each year the ceremony [...]


by Laurie on January 19, 2014

Hi everyone! I know it’s been a while but it’s a new year so what better time to check in?   The holiday drama has simmered down and things are finally getting back to how they were before.  But one thing has changed.  I now have a New Year’s Resolution.  I have given myself a [...]

Way, Way Up

by Laurie on October 4, 2013

Hard-working employees tend to climb pretty high up in their companies, especially if that employee is a window washer.   A window washer in New York City doesn’t have an office. He works outside of offices on the ledges of windows with squeegees and soap. He is attached to a series of karabiners and tethers. [...]

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