OUR {UN}BLOG

This is an {un}blog, and not really a blog (because I never really do anything completely conventionally), but I certainly do have a lot to say and share (for those of you who know me, you did not need me to spell this out). I’m SO fortunate to be able to connect with people, products, and ideas that I find incredibly inspiring every day, and I hope to use this virtual space to give you an inside look into what’s going on in my (crazy) world…which, I share with you.

Along with my small but mighty team, we will be posting content under 3 main departments, and encourage you to share with us as well. If something excites or outrages you, if you have a product or service that we should know about, or should you have any comments, complaints, criticisms or compliments please be in touch.

Our Stories

Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know

After more than 23 years as an entrepreneur running Borden Communications, I have definitely learned a lot of lessons the “hard” way – everything from managing office systems to over-extending my trust to clients. Although the learning has been invaluable, it has often been painful, and I try to remind myself that the ups and downs are all just part of the ride.
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Not all loose leaf tea is created equal.

Not all Loose Leaf Tea Is Created Equal

Did you know that the tea leaves used in most tea bags are actually the dust and fannings from broken tea leaves? Drinking larger tea leaves in the form of loose-leaf tea is less of a compromise in quality. (more…)


Fulfilling Potential…. Together

Fulfilling Potential…. Together

When a client tells us that they find our work of value, or they thank us for helping them rise to their potential and feel fulfilled in their work, we are thrilled, but, the reason we truly value it, is because it drives all we do and how we feel. (more…)


IWM: Allen Zak

We spoke with Allen Zak, CEO of Zak Organics. He runs a 4th generation family farm and produces certified organic snacks. We found out why his green peas are the best tasting, which symbol is the most undervalued in the food business today, and where all of their missing inventory was going.
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Get Well, Stay Well

I don’t want to (nor am I qualified to) give medical advice, although I’m asked constantly what I do for myself and my kids. So, what’s a flu-fearing, germ-wary, busy person supposed to do during cold and flu season? (more…)


healthy office

A Clean and Healthy Office: 18 things to do right now

Depending on your routine, if you work in an office, whether on your own, or part of a shared one, the space should be healthy. Why would you want to spend time in a toxic place with toxic people? It is one thing to keep your home healthy and eco-friendly, but what about your workspace? You spend so much time there, and every change at work not only affects you, but your colleagues, your clients and beyond.
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honey

Not all Honey is Created Equal

Honey is one of nature’s purest sweeteners… but it’s also a functional food with its own impressive health benefits. Did you know that raw honey contains iron, zinc, potassium, calcium, vitamin B6, and more?
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How to Give Good Gifts

Instead of careening madly around stores desperately purchasing gifts this holiday season (translation: possibly useless stuff that is not needed or wanted), make the getting and giving of gifts smart and easy – change the present this year! (more…)


IWM: Sharon Neiss

We spoke with Sharon Neiss, creator of Day Ja View family organizer, and author of Me and My So-Called Friends. We found out how long it actually takes to write a book, the secret ingredient needed to be an entrepreneur, and which social media platform she’s avoiding.  (more…)


Holiday Drinks

Whether you’re a social drinker, a celebratory sipper, or just need a stiff one to get you through the holidays, then we’ve got the spiked spirit for you. If you’re a non-drinker or a minor, don’t fret, we have a sweet spirit for you, too! (more…)