Design, DIY, Skills

My Experience Moving Weebly to WordPress

It feels very exciting to have my newly WordPress’d site up and running! I’ve been with Weebly for about 3-4 years now, and it’s been a fantastic, affordable (even free ninety-nine), quick-to-start and easy to use place to build and ‘host’ my blossoming blog. Granted, it’s not without its quirks and glitches but overall I’ve…

Independence

Can Our Cities Become More Resilient?

“Plan for the future, because that’s where you’re going to spend the rest of your life.” -Mark Twain This past year in Vancouver has brought some wacky, wild weather, most notably a few wind storms that knocked out power to thousands of households for up to 5 days. The most recent loss of our power made me realize how truly reliant…

Finance

The Fine Art of Frugality…Continued

A couple of weeks ago I gave four tips on how to be a little more frugal. Well here’s two more just in time for the holidays…that is, if you have any money left to save after Black Friday, Small-Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday……. 1. Save on the Big Stuff Put focus on saving money on the…