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Busy but Happy

Posted on March 31, 2010 in Uncategorized

My parents are staying with us for a few days while they transition from snowbird to truck drivers again. I love having HouseParents. Along the same concept as a housewife/househusband, my parents clean and make sure there is food. This time they are also helping us put together our as yet unfinished kitchen.  I feel […]

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Puttin’ it Out There

Posted on March 26, 2010 in Uncategorized

Yesterday, I hit a limit. Because I have to work within confines at work, I find I can’t do an all around awesome job and really stretch my creativity. So I put this out on my Facebook status: needs a new challenge – anyone need any help with online marketing, media relations, social media, getting […]

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Follow Friday

Posted on March 26, 2010 in Uncategorized

TheEdmontonian – Awesome since 2009. Not to be confused with Edmontonians the newspaper, this independent news site has been popping up and covering stuff that never seems to get covered. I enjoy. IMakePhotos – Douglas Dollars is a wicked photographer. He was the only one I trusted for my wedding photos.

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Follow Friday

Posted on March 12, 2010 in Uncategorized

Regretsy – anyone who posts stuff on Etsy totally lives in fear of this amazingly hilarious site. I just about wee myself reading it. Ok I only have one this week. I’ve been busy. Putting the final touches on my Mail Order Bride poster and handbills for our next Walterdale Playhouse production. Goes up April […]

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TEDx Edmonton

Posted on March 9, 2010 in Conferences, Goals

I’m attending! Only 100 people get accepted and there was an application process. I didn’t make it into the original 100 but I was next on the waiting list so woo hoo! I’m excited to go. Taken from their site: “The theme for TEDx Edmonton is “Cultivating the Creative Economy”. It will be an incredible […]

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Follow Friday

Posted on March 5, 2010 in Lists

Here are some sites I enjoy: Gina’s WW Recipes – healthy recipes that anyone can enjoy whether you’re on WW or not. We love the turkey meatloaf recipe. Amy Butler Design – from handbags to quilts, Amy Butler has a fresh and fun outlook on patterns, fabric and paper. She has monthly free patterns you […]

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Finally on Etsy

Posted on March 2, 2010 in Crafts

I managed to get 4 items, all pushpins up on Etsy. I have more colours and designs but for now, at least I got some things up there. www.marissaspieces.etsy.com

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What’s in a word.

Posted on February 17, 2010 in Social Media

Letters, emotion, opinion. Words. At work we are looking at social media strategies so I have been examining how we communicate to our community. As someone with a PR background and a lifetime of making sure I say the right thing – not only for credibility but respect, I am very sensitive to using the […]

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Sunday should be re-named sloth day

Posted on January 24, 2010 in Uncategorized

Ok well, I didn’t succeed in getting everything done today but I did manage to set up my etsy account and paypal so I am only a few photos away from listing items for sale. Must…take…photos. *glee*

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Removing Wallpaper

Posted on January 23, 2010 in Renovations

Thanks to a wonderful tip from my friend Janine, we have successfully removed all the last remnants of the nasty wallpaper covering our kitchen walls. We had painstakingly removed the vinyl wallpaper top and then were faced with the paper backing resolutely clinging to the smooth paint – either the colour of butter or rose […]

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