Sunday – Time to start the week

Happy Sunday everyone! We made it through the weekend and it’s time to plan for the week. Honestly, I love my weekends. But knowing I have this time set aside to plan my week is a great cherry on the ice cream sundae of the weekend. For the most part, I’m caught up on my…

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My Favorite Weekend Recipe – Taco HotDish

I don’t like to cook during the week. It’s just myself and my son, so cooking a meal for just the two of us is a little cumbersome. Plus, our schedules are busy during the week with his school schedule/dance schedule and work schedule/activities. Sometimes I don’t get home until late and he’s already eaten…

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How to Use Your Planner

First – there are no rules on how you are required to use your planner. None. Whoever tells you different is lying or trying to sell you something. You can use it anyway you feel comfortable. It is your planner and no one has to see it but you. However, the more effort you put…

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Tools of the Trade – Planners

Yesterday I talked about taking time to plan your schedule. I want to dive into that a little further with planners. Physical planners come in many different shapes and sizes. You have everything from a notebook you use to bullet journal to the more in depth Erin Condren Life Planners to the executive style Full…

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A Time for Everything

We’ve talked about the different ways your can organize your schedule and notes, and why you should write things down. But we haven’t discussed when. When is probably the biggest obstacle to people truly getting organized. “When do I have the time? I’m so busy running to activities, I don’t sit down until just before…

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The Tools We Use

Yesterday we talked about how we write things down (paper vs. electronic). Today I want a deep dive into these various tools. Bullet journals and planners have made a huge resurgence. Not to say that using a smartphone to keep track of things has become yesterday’s news. It seems every day there is a new…

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How we write things down

A couple days ago, I talked about the power of writing things down. The age old “If I don’t write it down, I’ll forget it.” Writing down something, whether it is an appointment or an item on the grocery list, is important. Probably just as important is how and where we write it down. With…

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The Power of Writing it Down

You’ve heard it said before. “If I don’t write it down, I’ll forget it.” Completely, 100% true. If I don’t write down a grocery list, I forget it. Right now it’s on my phone and I share it with my teenager so he can add things he needs, but it is concrete. It has substance.…

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New Year, New Me

HAPPY NEW YEARS!!!!!!!! I hope you all made it though the New Year safely. Have you made any New Years Resolutions? Those dreaded things we feel obligated to make in order to improve ourselves, but never end up keeping. We are pushed to do it with mainstream media and advertising. Notice that all the workout…

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November already?

OMG! It’s November already! Where did the time go? I can tell you where it went – School started, Dance started and I’ve been at my computer every weekend selling stuff. Not to mention working overtime at my day job. And I’m trying to re-organize things on my computer, started using Outlook (still not through…

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