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Sales Kick Off

Sales Kick Off

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To Do List chores, tasks, work and projects written on a messageIf you work in a sales organization, it’s a good bet you spend a week each year at the annual “kick off.” It’s a multi-day festival, typically lasting from 7am to midnight. By its end, you’re saturated in company spirit and Jack Daniels.

While I love the event, I stress from being away from my precious cast of characters. My consolidation is the confidence I have in my better half to handle all manner of mayhem.

Kids’ Room Organizing…Yikes!

Kids’ Room Organizing…Yikes!

Yes, we avoid entering their room when possible, because we know what it will look like…and it isn’t good. The floor may not even be visible; cluttered with clothing, papers, books, back pack spilling out and maybe even dirty dishes. It is so easy to close the door & walk away. Not only is this…

Best Tools For A Simple Life

Best Tools For A Simple Life

Tips for the kitchen Keep your cupboard stocked for quick meals. Store measuring cups & spoons in a basket near the baking supplies. Salad greens stored together make for easy salad making when time is short. Organize herbs & spices in alphabetical order for ease in cooking. Cooking oil in a squirt bottle makes use…

Streamlining Morning Madness

Streamlining Morning Madness

Getting the kids off to school can be chaotic to say the least! Here are some tips to help reduce stress for all. 1. Starting the night before by planning: a. Homework completion and in the backpack or at the exit door. Anything needing to leave with them. b. What will they wear to school?…

Believe!

Believe!

My favorite Christmas movie is “The Polar Express.” It’s an amazing work of animation that creates a magical mood nearly on par with the final scene in Terminator II. Seriously, it’s quite enchanting to watch a young Santa Claus doubter climb aboard a super train headed for the North Pole on a classic “big flake”…

10 Ways to Spring Clean Your Family’s Habits

10 Ways to Spring Clean Your Family’s Habits

Spring reminds us of renewal and new life; perhaps even a fresh start. People find that this time of year brings them more energy, enthusiasm and motivation to throw away the old, unused, or meaningless and bring in the new and beneficial. When we look at families, the same thought process can apply. The following…

10 FUN Things to Do With The Kids on Spring Break

10 FUN Things to Do With The Kids on Spring Break

Spring Break is here and the kids are off. Many parents begin to panic at how they will fill their child’s time. So, they source out a bunch of outings they can take their kids on. Ah…Now the only down time they’ll have to manage is from dinner till bedtime. “Keep them busy!” is everyone’s…

How to Turn A Picky Eater Into an Independent Eater

How to Turn A Picky Eater Into an Independent Eater

One of the top issues in homes today is one where parents are completely frustrated at how picky or fussy their children are at mealtimes. Luckily, there is a very easy solution to this problem. Meal times should and can be one of the most precious rituals in any family’s home. It’s a time when…

Fitness, a Family Affair

It’s a new year which is a great time to start new goals for your family. Losing weight and exercising more is usually somewhere around the top three of most resolutions for the New Year. It’s a great start and one you can share with your entire family.

HURRY! LAST WEEKEND TO CATCH DISNEY ON ICE “DARE TO DREAM”

Parents!  Have you had a chance to check out DISNEY ON ICE DARE TO DREAM, yet? If not you have only have four more days to catch it before it leaves the Southland.  If your children love Disney and are princess lovers like my kids, then you can’t miss this show!  Join a celebration of…

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