How to have more productive evenings

How to have more productive evenings

Want to make the most out your time at home and have more productive evenings? Keep reading! If you’re like me, you come home from work ready to plop down on the couch, relax and watch some TV. But that’s not the way to knock things off your to do list! If you want to see more productive evenings (thereby saving your weekends from being consumed by chores!), I have a few tips that I have been personally using myself….

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what to bring to work on your first day

what to bring to work on your first day

Whether you’re starting your first ever job, a new-to-you job or just moving from working from home to working in an office, knowing what to bring to work on your first day can be surprisingly stressful. Especially if you’re as Type A as I am 🙂 So, today I’m sharing what to bring to work on your first day. (And for most things, I recommend leaving a lot of it at your desk, if you have storage space!) [READ MORE:…

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My Christmas shopping schedule – how I get it all done, early

My Christmas shopping schedule – how I get it all done, early

It’s time to start planning for the holidays! If you’re a big planner – or if you’re a big last-minute shopper – you’ll hopefully appreciate my Christmas shopping tips for maximizing the months leading up to the holidays, so you aren’t scrambling at the last minute. This will also make it easier for you to take advantage of big retail sale days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday! Christmas shopping tips: Three months out from Christmas: Make a list of…

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how to work among chaos

how to work among chaos

Whether you’re working from home with children or roommates or working in an office space with coworkers, there is likely a hefty amount of chaos around you! I’m sharing a few productivity tips to work around the chaos and stay on top of your shit. I know my work environment is especially chaotic, and I can’t think of too many other environments that have one up on me. Exceptions, obviously, if you work in a school or a hospital, or…

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what I look for in a resume

what I look for in a resume

It seems timely to talk about resumes, so I’m sharing a few resume tips today. A lot of resumes come by my desk, and it’s a subject I feel passionate about. There are a lot of ways to go wrong in a resume, so let’s avoid that before you get started. [READ MORE: Are you making these three resume mistakes?] 1 – A clean, simple and easy-to-read layout. I always, always, always advocate for a clean, simple and easy-to-read resume….

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100 days to Disney World: 5 things you should get done

100 days to Disney World: 5 things you should get done

Less than 100 days to Disney World? There are less than 100 days until Mom and I hit the road for Disney World, so I wanted to share where you should be at this point in your trip planning if you’re about to hit that same milestone. Remember: Disney World planning is a marathon, not a sprint! Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. I may make a small commission when you click or make a purchase. You’ve booked your…

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5 things productive people don’t do

5 things productive people don’t do

I spend a lot of time sharing productivity tips with my students. I’m definitely “the productivity girl.” I am far from the most productive person, but I do feel very passionate about maximizing my productivity and using my time valuably. Even if I’m not always perfect, there are some things I strive not to do. I spend a lot of time telling people what they can do to be more productive. But I think it would be worthwhile to share…

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9 things to do every morning before 10 a.m.

9 things to do every morning before 10 a.m.

I am trying to do a better job to jumpstart my mornings and using the hours when I’m the most awake to do the things that matter most. A morning routine can be hard to establish, but it’s important! So, I wanted to share the 9 things I’m trying to do every day before 10 a.m. (Or at least some of those things – it’s hard to get everything done, every day!) If you’re anything like me, routines make the…

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how to tackle your weekends

how to tackle your weekends

When I get home from work during the week, I rarely want to spend time running errands, doing house work or even packing my lunch for the next day. So, I take my weekend to do list seriously! Today, I’m going to share my strategy for making more out of your weekends – while still getting in time for rest and relaxation! [29 things to do this weekend before you turn on Netflix] The weekend dump list. On Fridays, one…

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what has changed for us now that we live in a house

what has changed for us now that we live in a house

I wanted to do a comparison of house vs apartment living, now that we’ve spent more than two months in our house. If you’re starting to wonder if it’s worth it or if you’re ready, I hope this helps! There are good and bad things about house vs apartment living, but overall, we’ve found that the house is so much better for us! House vs Apartment: The obvious differences We have more space. Our apartment was two bedrooms, two bathrooms;…

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