It’s Never Too Early…To Holiday Prep

It is official. Christmas is three months away. This year we are putting together some tips to start now to make the holidays a little easier and less stressful.

Jess’ Tips

  1. Start Planning Early

Celebrating the holidays with kids is the best! It is so exciting to see the holidays through their eyes, however it can be a lot of pressure. I suggest start planning your holiday bucket list now for a couple of reasons. One, the tickets for certain activities go on sale soon and if you don’t plan ahead than you may miss out. Two, you may a lot of things that sound fun and exciting, but may lose track of time once the holiday time is in full swing. It is never too early to start planning!

  1. Budget!!!

This is one thing I began last year after the holidays. I put a certain amount of money aside every pay period so that when I begin to holiday shop there isn’t a large credit card bill to follow. If you haven’t started doing this, it is not too late. Start putting a certain amount away in a separate savings account so you don’t start the new year with a lot of debt.  Read More


Work Space Healthy Habits

For many us our work space is our home away from home. We go there five days a week for at least 40 hours. Like we said in last week’s post, people sit at their desk for almost six hours a day. Many say sitting is the new smoking for this generation.

With that in mind, we wanted to give our tips on how we try to keep it healthy at work. Read More

End of Summer Desk Makeovers

Cubicle sweet cubicle. If you are anything like us, you spend more of your awake time at work than you do at your own house. One article that we read said the people spend almost six hours sitting at their desk every day! Given that we spend so much time at our work “homes, we thought it was time to give our desks some makeovers. 


On any given day, my desk is covered in papers, post-it reminders, coffee mugs, snacks, and other miscellaneous items. I work in high energy, fast-pace work environment. Given the speedy nature of my work, there are many days that I am moving from one project to another very quickly. I am trying to get everyone the answers they need and projects completed on time.

Knowing the challenges I faced, I knew that I needed to clear the clutter and set up a space that could function at a high level with very little energy and brainpower.

The Before

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