Ann Gambrell

Waiting: Time Wasted  VS Time Saved

Waiting: Time Wasted VS Time Saved

1. Schedule doctor or clinic appointments for first thing in the morning or right after lunch. Many times waiting is the result of patient tardiness or the doctor had n emergency. Which will set the entire schedule off for the day. When you arrive at the your appointment, ask if they are on time. You…

Getting It Ready To Give Away…

Getting It Ready To Give Away…

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. One man’s excesses can be another man’s necessity. 1. Make a list of those to receive the items, including family members, friends, charities and others. 2. Gather 3 large receptacles to hold smaller items: large plastic trash bags, plastic bins/totes or clean trash cans. Small plastic bags will…

What lurks in your fridge?

What lurks in your fridge?

This challenge could be very revealing. Foods easily accumulate in your refrigerator.  Some include meal leftovers, fast food and take out keepers, restaurant “doggie bags” and more.  And if they get pushed to the back of the shelf, they become out of sight and out of mind. Tips for the refrigerator: 1. Remove all food…

Waiting: Time Wasted vs Time Saved

Schedule doctor or clinic appointments for first thing in the morning or right after lunch. Many times waiting is the result of patient tardiness or the doctor had n emergency. Which will set the entire schedule off for the day. When you arrive at the your appointment, ask if they are on time. You may…

Hassle Free Holidays…are possible!

Hassle Free Holidays…are possible!

Bah Humbug!! Yes, the holidays can be a time of stress and frustration. We also know that this very special time of the year can be as hassle free we choose to make it. With a little planning you can have a more relaxed holiday time with family and friends.

How Did My Closet Get So Full?

How Did My Closet Get So Full?

Are your closets brimming with newer items?  Some resulting from seasonal sale items you could not resist? Or maybe the “newbies” are the result of replacing non-fitting clothing.  Or did a friend clean out her closet and “gift” you items she thought you might like? Whatever the reason/cause of the bulging closet, you need a…

Plan To Get Organized!

Plan To Get Organized!

Getting organized does not mean that everything else in your life has to come to a screeching halt.  Your life does not go “on hold” while you work at getting better organized and using your time efficiently. Yes, you do have the ability to decide what is important and how much time you need/want to…

Laundry Tips That Work!

Laundry Tips That Work!

Not fun….but necessary. Doing the laundry that is. Unless you send all your laundry out with the dry cleaning….someone has to do it! So why not make it as simple and pleasant as possible? Here are a few tips to help lighten the load…..

Delegate For Success

Want to make time to complete projects or start new ones?  Or maybe you would like to make time for other things, including relaxation or other leisure activities?  Well, maybe you need to delegate. Now…delegation takes time and patience, but the payoff is well worth it. Here are a few steps to get you started:

School’s Out…Now what?

School’s Out…Now what?

It’s summer and the kids are home! Great! Not so great? Well, maybe because it seems you are constantly after them to pick up their stuff and clean their room. Right? During the school year, they were busy with after school activities, homework, etc. Now they are home all day…..need I say more? There is…

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