DIY – How to Upcycle Desktop Calendars into Greeting Cards

It’s been a few crazy weeks here in the Pacific Northwest. Though we thought we were about to head into warmer spring-like weather, we had a few days of snow, snow and more snow. To make it more of a challenge, try adding coordination of moving departments into a new building and new areas. While figuring out what items to bring over to my new … Continue reading DIY – How to Upcycle Desktop Calendars into Greeting Cards

DIY Facial Oil Blotting Papers in 3 Steps

Got a lot of leftover packing tissues from gifts during the holidays? Or from all the online shopping you did recently? Or maybe while “shopping off-line”, i.e., in-store and came across disposable paper toilet seat covers during your potty breaks in between? Move these papers from your trash and into your make-up bag by turning them into facial oil blotting papers. What you will need … Continue reading DIY Facial Oil Blotting Papers in 3 Steps

Group Summer Hiking Tips for Beginners

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I always felt I needed to go against the flow with the hobbies I chose. As a young adult, I would always whine about how my favourite musical acts and traveling shows would skip our “small-town” of Vancouver in the 90s. Meeting visitors and residents and teaching international students throughout the recent years, I have learned to appreciate the … Continue reading Group Summer Hiking Tips for Beginners

How-to set-up an Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Looking to switch it up from the usual summer barbecue gathering at work? Try organizing an Ice Cream Sundae bar for the team to gather to decorate their own cones and bowls of ice cream instead on a hot summers day. To put together a memorable ice cream experience, assemble these supplies and find volunteers to set up your next Ice Cream social for the … Continue reading How-to set-up an Ice Cream Sundae Bar

7 Surprising Ways you may be undermining your Sun Care and Sun Safety

Growing up in an multi-Asian household, the idea of having deep dark tan has never been an appealing summer look that I wanted to work on. Friends and colleagues tend to chuckle when they find some Asian women wearing those “Darth-Vader-like” visors or holding an umbrella out on a bright sunny day. In most Asian cultures, we really care about our appearances. One aspect for … Continue reading 7 Surprising Ways you may be undermining your Sun Care and Sun Safety