Organizing Tip of Day: Easy Meal Planning

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I have always been a big fan of recipes from Real Simple magazine.  They require few ingredients, take little time, and are usually full of flavor.  Today I stumbled upon this great service they provide to help plan dinners each week.  For $10/yr or $6/6 months you get a weekly meal plan and grocery list emailed to you. How easy is that?  Real Simple Meal Planner.

It won’t work for me because I have too many food allergies.  It could be wasteful ...

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Organizing Tip of the Day: What the Healthiest People Do on their Lunch Breaks

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Meal planning and weekly planning is always top of mind for most families.  This article What the Healthiest People Do on Their Lunch Breaks outlines some great time management tips to prepare healthy meals throughout the week.  Many of us are chained to desks each day.  This article reminds all of us that it is good to take time for a break away from your desk, take time to move your joints and fuel yourself with healthy food to be ...

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Organizing Tip of the Day: 6 De-cluttering Projects for a Snow Day

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As I find myself home all day for the second time in a four days due to snow I thought I would share this great article from The Washington Post, Snowbound: Tackle Tackle the junk drawer or even your taxes.  I look at snow days as bonus days to catch up on projects I usually ignore for lack of extra time. One of my greatest accomplishments this weekend was cleaning out the pantry, fridge and freezer.  Instead of running into the ...

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Organizing Tip of the Day: Organizing Your Fridge for Weight Loss

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In addition to getting organized many people start the New Year focusing on their health as well.  This article 9 Clever Ways To Organize Your Fridge For Weight Loss combined both goals.  I thought the best tip in the article was posting your grocery receipt on the front of the fridge to serve as an inventory of what you have.  Having an organized fridge helps you save money, waste less and eat healthier.  What are your favorite tips for keeping ...

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Organizing Tip of the Day: Healthy Make Ahead Meals

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Many of my clients struggle with finding time to plan their meals throughout the week.  I know many people who try to use Sunday as a cooking day to prepare and plan out most of their meals for the week ahead.  This step can be a huge time saver if you have a busy family.  I have seen a lot of posts about this with recipe ideas, but the food selections aren’t always healthy.  I thought this article had some ...

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Organizing Tip of the Day: Checklist Your Way to Better Health

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In addition to getting organized, renewing health and fitness goals are popular in January.  If you are one of those people who still likes to hand write everything and a Fitbit is too techie for you, you might want to check out our Health & Lifestyle pack at our Life’s Lists Store. It includes instantly downloadable checklists to track your food, exercise, sleep, goals, and overall health. In addition, it helps you plan healthy meals and keep your house stocked with ...

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Quick Tips from a Professional Organizer– Preparing Meals Ahead of Time

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I always suggest making a meals ahead of time for the week on Sundays to get a head start on a busy week. If you take the time to store soups, stews, sauces etc., after a tiring day at work you can have great healthy meals at your fingertips.

If you don’t like having the same meals a couple of days in a row, consider making sauces and soups in ...

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