Make a Blissful Home on a Budget With Goodwill

Everyone loves a good re-purposing project, right? Right! So let’s talk about making your home blissful on a budget.Sure, you can go down to the local antique store and find those beautifully painted chairs, dressers, picture frames and other crafty items. But have you seen the price tags on those things? It is much more satisfying and frugal to do it yourself. Check out this refurbished side chair project as a great example of bliss on a budget! So where do you begin? Maybe you already have an idea of what you want to do? A new chair for your reading room, something to decorate your new dining room table, maybe you are looking around and seeing bare spots on your wall that needs something appealing? Or maybe you have no idea what you want to do yet and you need some inspiration … [Read more...]

20 Reasons Your Small Business should Use Social Media

Image by bd solis In my last post, I discussed different ways to use social media for personal and entertainment reasons.  I had explained how time-consuming social media activities could be, and that in order to not have your time sucked up, you need to select only the social media most conducive to your needs. This week, I want to talk about using social media for business purposes.  Women have a very strong presence on the internet, and many of us have small businesses we want to promote.  But before I get into what social media you should be using, I want to share the benefits of a business using social media. 20 Reasons Your Small Business should Use Social Media Branding - Create a recognizable identity for your product or service. This is extremely important for a small … [Read more...]