I love those ‘C’ words like connect, communicate…collaborate! A student collaboration balloon installation! How cool is that?! Presently, I’m working on ideas with a school to get kids to collaborate on a Spring project. It’s looking like it may be a smaller group, so our challenges will be design, creation and the final installation within […]
Being UNPOPPABLE is a proactive strategy that takes only MINUTES and can be applied to all facets of our lives— professionally and personally! Whether we’re wanting to improve our nonverbal communication with prospects & colleagues, to improving our tabletops with fun decor, I believe we can become anything, do everything, we really want by committing only minutes towards its attainment. Yes, it only takes minutes to effect change, and to live a life that YOU find REMARKABLE. I know this because experts have told me so. And I’m living proof. Join me!
from the Minutes to Remarkable™ series Join Holly as WIM3 presents this valuable workshop. Take away material & skills you can use at once. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 9:00am to 11:30am, American Community Bank & Trust/Community Room, 381 S Main St., Crystal Lake, IL, 60014 Why become a better speaker? To increase confidence, leadership and marketing potential.The reality is, […]
EZ BaLLoOn COSTUMES! I’ve found these photos online and created a fun collage! Love’ em because they are truly EZ, just inflate and attach. Being a balloon lady means I love balloons and always love to use them in all I do. However, I realize using them is not always easy for others. For […]
I love all the lovely, fun, sponataneous facets of my life and work! Here I am creating balloon art fun for the Lincolnshire Academy of Dance.
I love balloon flowers and when they are kept on a smaller scale, can add whimsy and elegance at the same time!
Driving through my neighborhood, grumbling to myself about foolish things. As always seems to happen to me, the universe reminds. STOP and Be. Here. Now. Apologies, the view is much as mine was…through raindrops. Hesitant to move, not wanting to spoil the moment, I snapped pics through the windshield. Two does and three speckled fawns.
Had a great time at the D30 Toastmasters International Spring Conference in Skokie yesterday! Enjoyed keynoter Patricia Fripp who said (regarding speaking), “It’s better to be consistently good, than occasionally great.” I attended a couple sessions that gave me a chance to experience other speakers, too! Fellow NSA member and Toastmaster, Sima Dahl, president of […]
Cinco de Mayo! This date, coming up in two days, in the United States, has evolved into an exciting day of celebrating Mexican culture, history and heritage. Many communities celebrate with parades and festivals. Mariachi music may also be performed in public places, including restaurants. (Historically, this date in 1862 celebrates the Mexican army’s victory […]
Today was my first experience seeing B. Boy, a Tim Burton character, floating along in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The character B. Boy was stitched together, Frankenstein-style, out of discarded balloons.Excerpted from the New York Times Arts section: “Forbidden from playing with other children because of his jagged teeth and crazy-quilt stitching, B. retreated […]