Category Archives for "Household Management"

June 27, 2017

3 Packing Tips for Easier Air Travel

Whether you're flying for vacation or for work, it's important to maximize the space in your carry on luggage. These 3 packing trips for easier air travel will help you choose the right size suitcase and decide what to leave at home.

While travel itself is fun, packing and unpacking aren’t!  Liquids restrictions on flights, obscene checked baggage fees, and the exhausting post-trip to-do list can make travel stressful.

Today, I’m sharing 3 quick tips for easier air travel.  Oh… plus a bonus tip!  You’ll learn:

  • Where to scrimp on regulated liquids in your carry-on baggage,
  • How to avoid checking a bag when flying,
  • An easy way to relieve travel fatigue, and
  • How to check one big task off of your post-trip to-do list.

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June 6, 2017

Severe Weather Readiness: The Step-by-Step Guide

Do you want to prepare for severe weather, but don't know where to start? This step-by-step guide walks you through exactly what to do. Learn what supplies to have on hand to be ready when severe weather strikes. Plus helpful links for specific types of severe weather, including tornado, hurricaine, thunderstorm, and earthquake threats.

A flood hits.  You grab your go bag, pile into the car, and head for higher ground.

You unzip your bag to find… a box of 5-year-old granola bars, your (expired) passport, and some congealed Neosporin?

This simply won’t do!

Severe weather preparedness is something that most people don’t take seriously enough.

But isn’t there a happy medium between being totally ill-equipped, and stockpiling supplies while wearing your latest foil hat?

Yes!

The truth is, you can effectively prepare for severe weather without spending tons of money or feeling like a doomsday prepper.

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May 16, 2017

Get your bills organized (Finally!)

Forgetting to pay your bills on time? Struggling to keep track of what you owe and when? Get your bills organized with this helpful guide, plus a free printable bill organizer!

Do you forget to pay your bills?  Are you struggling to keep track of which bills are due when?  Have no idea what your monthly expenses are and how you should be budgeting for them?  You’ve officially been thrown a lifeline!

Tracking and paying bills doesn’t have to be a crazy, stressful experience.  I’m going to show you a common-sense method for getting your bills paid on-time, and in the correct amounts.  Plus, a free printable!

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May 2, 2017

A Super Easy Way to Reduce Paper Clutter

Need organizing ideas to get rid of piles of paper in your home? Try this one easy solution to greatly reduce the paper clutter littering your kitchen counter.

For many people, the kitchen is the hub of the home.  It’s the place where friends and family gather, pass through, and often leave their stuff.  The day’s mail, activity schedules, receipts, and lots of other papers end up in the kitchen.  If you’re like I used to be, you have a pile of mail and other paper clutter on your counter that you frantically shove into a drawer when company comes by.  I made one super easy change in my home, and it virtually eliminated my huge pile of paper clutter.

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