Gourds are really nothing more than little squashes (the word comes from the French courgettes). This time of year you can find them all over the place, usually in mesh bags, at grocery stores, markets, and home centres. But what the heck do you do with...

As an internet marketing strategist, I have to help businesses big and small figure out how to get found online. I didn't start out as a marketer, mind you. My origins were actually a lot more artistic -- as a piano teacher and choir director mainly....