Quick & Easy Recipe

My two favorite words when it comes to cooking and baking are Quick & Easy. A friend of mine shared these turtle candies today and I think they're scrumptious! Here is the recipe... QUICK & EASY TURTLE CANDIES 1 bag of Rolo candies (I bought a 12 oz. bag, I recommend a larger bag or buy 2 12 oz. bags) 1 bag of square shaped butter pretzels 1 bag of pecan halves Preheat oven to 375 degrees 1. Unwrap Rolo candies and place in a bowl for … [Read more...]

Google Analytics

Are you monitoring your website traffic? If not, you need to start and an easy way to do so is by signing up for a Google Analytics account. Once you sign up, you can copy the HTML code and place it on each page of your website. Okay, if you aren't skilled in that area, then send the code to your web guru and ask him or her to put it on your website for you. By monitoring the reports, you'll find out how many visitors have been to your site and … [Read more...]

W.E.B. Holiday Party

Tonight was the W.E.B. (Women Executives in Business) holiday party. We enjoyed a fabulous dinner and dessert at Contessa Restaurant in Mankato (www.contessafinedine.com). We shared stories about holiday traditions while growing up and our holiday traditions now. Susan Chambers entertained us with her poetry. A special thank you to Julie Hawker for hosting our party. She did a wonderful job. … [Read more...]

Greeting Cards Sent Via Email

I was talking with a colleague this morning and the subject of holiday cards came up. I mentioned that I was planning to send a few cards to clients thanking them for their business over the past year and wishing them a Happy Thanksgiving. My colleague mentioned that she sent hers out via email and added that it was easier. Easier indeed but I'm sorry, I disagree with sending holiday cards via email. It's too impersonal for me. We all want … [Read more...]

Leadership Program

Wow, what a day! Today was the third session of the Elizabeth Kearney Leadership Development Program. Each session has been inspiring to say the least and today was no different. I have learned so much about myself in the past couple of months. Prior to starting the program in September, I learned that my top 6 strengths are: Harmony - I look for areas of agreement and try to find common ground. Positivity - I have an enthusiasm that is … [Read more...]