November 2014

Found 3 blog entries for November 2014.

We’re often reminded, when travelling abroad and when reflecting on world events, just how lucky we are to live in what we know is the greatest country on earth and certainly how lucky we are to live in our little town by the lake. We truly have so much to be thankful for; our homes, our gainful employment, our health and our family and friends.  We try to always remember that not everyone in the world has the same opportunities and “by the grace of God go we”…

So for the 5th year now, my wife Colleen and I continue to be involved in supporting and operating the Kenyan Orphanage “Baba Nyumbani”, with the incredible Horizon Initiative organization.  This year we are also excited to announce that we have broken ground on the building of our second

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  Christmas lights on Aleksanterinkatu.Another Holiday Season is gearing up! Have you thought about listing your home?What, you say?

It may seem counter intuitive, listing your home during the holiday season. After all, most people are busy with seasonal preparations, the kids are on a school break and between work functions, holiday visitors and family gatherings, putting your home on the market may seem like a daunting task. But there are actually a number of compelling reasons to consider this as a good strategy that just might yield you a higher sale price for your home.

                                                                                                                      Christmas lights on Aleksanterinkatu.                                            

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Going Green is no longer a buzz-phrase for urban hipsters. Global Warming and the environment are leading social and political issues and we know that we absolutely have to reduce carbon emissions and change the course of the future of this planet.  Everything we do, from the food we eat to the clothes we wear, to the car we drive, to the way we decorate and renovate our homes, should be chosen with consciousness.

However, there are two things that can and do get in the way; Lack of awareness and affordability. We’re going to try to help in both of those areas by offering education and options that run the gamut from one end of the cost spectrum to the other.

There are tons of green solutions for home renovating, home decorating and clean

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