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Taking Time Off From My Business

You all know the old adage “you can’t see the forest for the trees”.  I think when you work day after day in your business, sometimes, you need to take time off and get away from the forest.  Get away from the desk and the papers.  Leave the staff and the clients and the day to day glitches and the same…

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Caring For Your Cutting Boards

It’s December, and my guess is that you are using your kitchen and specifically, your cutting board overtime! Cutting Boards Need Lots of Tender Loving Care After each use, scrape away any bits of food and  wash your cutting board with warm soapy water and thoroughly dry it.  If the cutting board is wood, and has stains on it, put kosher or…

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How to Dispose of Pet Waste (Part One: Dogs)

Pet Waste Disposal is an Important Issue We love our pets.  They are most certainly part of our families.  They cannot, however, clean up after themselves, no matter how well trained.  That leaves the question of how to dispose of your dog’s waste. When not properly disposed of, pet waste can get into the water supply or even the food…

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Staircase Cleaning Can Be Dangerous: Be Careful!

Routine Staircase Cleaning Should Be Detailed Back in the day, the task of vacuuming a carpeted staircase posed a danger.  Vacuums were big, clunky and quite heavy.  The way you would accomplish this task amounted to making your way slowly up the staircase, one step at a time.  You would hope that the vacuum would not get away from you…

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Blankets for the Homeless in Hampton Roads

Blankets for the Homeless, a Heartwarming Story A young woman in Hampton Roads took her personal history and decided to give back by founding Blankets for the Homeless in 2011. Mariah Smith’s Story Mariah Smith was born 22 years ago on Christmas Eve and was abandoned.  Her Foster mother, Moira Askew ended up adopting her.  Ms. Askew obviously did a great job…

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Choose to Patronize Local Small Business Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs Provide Us With Local Jobs Remember the good old days when each town supported its own downtown area that featured local entrepreneurs who took good care of their customers; who cared about their town and its population?  People flocked to the downtown area to do their shopping on the weekends.  They would visit the local butcher, maybe buy a new shirt…

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