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Trick Yourself Into Getting Better: the “Yes…oh Sh*t” Strategy

Improving yourself is tough.  If you think about, the only way to get better is to push yourself out of your comfort zone.  To be better than you were yesterday, even if its just in a small way. Do you want to get better shooting the basketball?  Practice shooting more shots, shooting faster, shooting with […]

Turning Social Media Time Into Something Productive

I bet that most days when you fall asleep you feel like you had a full day but you didn’t get things checked off your list at work or at home. Why is that? Here’s the thing. Actually, there’s two things. First, time gets filled no matter what. You hear stories of women who are […]

Get Organized and Be Ready for All Events and Birthdays in 4 Easy Steps

There’s nothing worse than letting a family member or dear friend’s birthday sneak up on you. Although it can happen, last minute gifts are not typically where “best gift ever” memories are made. Life happens. Days turn into weeks and before you know it, another birthday has come and gone. Don’t let someone special’s birthday […]

How Busy Couples Can Save Money on Food, Eat Healthy, and Save Time

When you both work full time, it’s tough to find the time to cook dinner every night and pack lunches every day.  When you get home, it starts to get late quickly, you’re both tired, and it’s easy to just plop down on the couch and say, “Want to order pizza?” I’ve been there.  Trust […]

How to Use a Planner – Just Like in School

One thing about adult life that is different than school is that no one tells you specifically what your “homework” or “tasks” are. And, you don’t get reminders, and you can’t call your friend from class if you forget what you need to get done. Lame. Unfortunately, that doesn’t also mean that there aren’t things […]

How to Organize Your Closet

I am definitely one of those people that loves to have EVERYTHING in its place and organized. I understand that not everyone has that tendency. However, I think that having your closet organized saves time and even money. Don’t worry- I’ll explain why! Each person has a different sized closet (mine is medium-sized), and so […]

Productivity Tip: Get Chores Done During the Week and Leave the Weekend Open for Fun

I know your schedule when you get home, all too well. Leave work, go to the gym (maybe), eat dinner, watch shows, go to bed. I haven’t done any wide spread surveys, but I bet this is the way most people spend their weeknights, especially those with a 9-5 type of job. It’s a great […]

The Detachment System: When and How to Downsize Your Closet

When: In the last couple of years, I have moved from three different apartments, one house, and gotten married. Moving and combining life possessions were all wonderful times to declutter and downsize my clothes.  As I was packing up a box or a bag of clothes, I found things that I hadn’t seen in months […]

A Healthy 7 Minute Breakfast Meal for Two (and an inside peek into my morning routine)

We are always on the lookout for great recipes.  And recipes that don’t take forever to make.  And recipes that are healthy.  We are excited to share this one with you because it fits our criteria: Doesn’t have too many ingredients. Doesn’t take long to make. Lasts for several meals. Is healthy. Tastes delicious! Recipe: […]

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