Category Archives: Just for fun

‘Tis the season to give back

We are in the midst of a very busy time of year: preparing for the holidays and shopping for family and friends (and perhaps ourselves, while we’re at it!). But amidst the mall crowds and parking-lot gridlock, we should also … Continue reading

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Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas: Calendars

The holiday season is coming and everyone is on the lookout for the perfect present for a friend or a loved one. Did you think of creating a custom present? Creating a calendar is an easy project with PaintShop Pro … Continue reading

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The Art of Creativity

A few weeks ago, I attended a seminar called The Art of Creativity with Jason Theodor. It was based on his book Create More Better Different, which he is currently writing. While I often question the idea of teaching creativity, … Continue reading

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Taking a leap of faith at BlissDom Canada

Over the weekend, I had the chance to attend BlissDom Canada, a social media conference that brings together social media professionals and bloggers from all over Canada. I intended to learn more about social media best practices and how to … Continue reading

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Young filmmakers shine at Brighton Youth Film Festival

On Saturday 29th June, the sun finally came out in the UK for Corel to attend the first ever Brighton Youth Film Festival. On arrival at the venue, the Brighton Museum, I could already feel the buzz of young people … Continue reading

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Summer reading list for creative professionals

We’ve been waiting for it, and it’s finally here: Summer! As more and more people take vacation, traffic subsides and work starts to slow down. Well, at least that’s what they say. We all know the truth! If you take vacation, … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Summer Camping Apps

Summer is here, and if you’re anything like me, chances are you’re going to pack up your cooler, air out your moldy tent and sleeping bags, slather yourself in bug spray and hit the great outdoors for a little R … Continue reading

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Personalize your greeting cards with PaintShop Pro

Designing your own greeting cards will add a personal touch to any occasion, including Father’s Day. If you like expressing yourself in images and words, PaintShop Pro is just the tool you need. Whether you need a special card for … Continue reading

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The 2nd Annual Ottawa ComicCon

It’s that time of the year again here in Ottawa. The tulips are blooming, the skies are blue and recently our fair city’s fangirls and fanboys – including yours truly – donned their capes, masks and spandex underwear and headed … Continue reading

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What I Learned in a Nutshell at CES 2013

CES has come and gone and I was one of the lucky ones who attended (for the second time). This year, with no product launches to promote, my experience was quite different than the last. Instead of the usual show … Continue reading

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