Etsy for the Hobbyist

Posted Date: 03/05/2012
Etsy, in my opinion, is like Ebay but for the art community! It’s an amazing tool, that when used correctly can help the hobbyist turn their passion for arts and crafts into a small online business. read more...

Get to Know the Owners

Posted Date: 01/25/2012
The first thing you will get to know about Ed & Maurice is that they love to have a good laugh and don’t take themselves too seriously. At trade shows, customers tell them that they always know where to find their booth; they just have to follow their deep, Dracula- like laugh. While they now both own Perrin, their journeys there were slightly different. read more...

Making What's Old, New Again

Posted Date: 12/12/2011
  Let’s get creative and start making what’s old, new again!   If you have a vintage watch, that you have inherited, and you think to yourself “I am never going to wear this”… don’t just give up on it. Wit... read more...

Canada Post Lockout

Posted Date: 06/15/2011
All in all, this postal strike is a huge inconvenience to all business owners across Canada. But it can be exceptionally devastating for companies that are situated in remote areas of Canada. As Canada is such an enormous country shipping companies can’t afford to provide services in these areas. Canada Post is the shipping company that is guaranteed to ship anywhere within Canada. This means that businesses running in these remote areas are entirely dependent on Canada Post for shipping out pro read more...

How to Size your Wedding Ring

Posted Date: 05/12/2011
With the wedding season just around the corner, I thought it would be appropriate to discuss ring sizing. First let me say, that from experience, running your finger under cold water or a slab of butter, will get that jammed ring off your finger! Now to help avoid a situation like this or even worse, getting to the alter and the ring doesn’t fit your bride or groom, here are some tips on how to size your ring. read more...
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