Time Management

Save Time and Your Sanity with 12 Christmas Shopping Tips

I hate shopping. I hate it any time of year, but I especially hate it at Christmas. The stores are crowded, everyone’s in a frenzy, parking’s a hassle, and it’s hard to find anything. But that doesn’t mean I don’t have to shop. To save time and my sanity, I came up with a few Christmas shopping strategies. I started with the Christmas shopping list I posted the other day.…
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Taking Back Your Time

About a month ago, my husband and I realized that we seem to watch more TV during the summer when there’s supposedly “nothing on.” In fact, it got so bad that I was eager for the fall season to start so I’d have less to watch (which actually isn’t true, it’s just spaced better.) When I realized that I was resenting the shows I watched, or not paying attention, I…
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Thanksgiving Countdown Schedule – Cooking or Traveling

We’re T -3 to Thanksgiving, so it’s time to kick it into high-gear. Since I have experience both hosting and traveling, I’ve got Thanksgiving countdowns for both options. Thanksgiving Travelers’ Schedule If you have to travel, I feel your pain. I flew home for several years, until it became too expensive and started to take nearly as long as the drive. I switched to driving 11 years ago.…
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