Category: Holidays

7 Inspirational Quotes to Start 2022

When we begin a new year, we love to think of starting off life with a clean slate. We think of goals we would like to accomplish in the new year. With that in mind, I want to share seven inspirational quotes to start 2022 … and to perhaps inspire you toward your clean slate.

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New Year’s Resolutions from Resolutions

Let’s face it, the last two years have ranged from horrible to horrendous. With 2022 looming, many of us are dreading making resolutions we know that we will break and then feel guilty about, possibly leading to worse behavior, as in “My New Year’s resolution was to lose 10 lb. Well … only 20 more to go.”

Let’s focus on the lighter side of resolutions. First, though, please know that I take solutions so seriously it’s my business’s name: as in Re: solutions. I can help you achieve your solutions, whether it’s organizing your home, your work, your activities, and/or your finances. When you think about making your New Year’s “resolutions” remember “Resolutions” where solutions are an integral part of our name and how we help you

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Putting Off Cooking for the Holidays?

My previous blog was about getting organized to fight procrastinating on a household chore. Did you ever consider applying the same technique to cooking? Face it, we all tend to put off cooking for the holidays. It is just one more chore that needs to be done during a hectic season. However, the rewards of having it done ahead of time are priceless!

If you find that you are not in the mood to cook, but you have a deadline of an approaching holiday or even just tonight’s dinner, try breaking down the big steps.

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3 Tips to Reduce the Stress of Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner

We all love gathering around the dining room table with family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving together. Did you know that it is truly possible for the host to relax and enjoy the day if these three tips are observed to reduce the stress of hosting Thanksgiving dinner?

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3 Ways You Can Plan for the Holidays Today

It’s not too early to plan for the holidays, especially this year: disruptions in supply chains could mean that items you were hoping to purchase for gifts could be difficult to come by. Even books are affected because of limited supply of paper and because some popular gift books are printed overseas. This includes coffee table books, children’s picture books, books with fancy paper or covers—in other words, gift-y books. Supply chain issues across industries are predicted to hamper holiday shopping, so if you usually wait until after Thanksgiving to shop, you might be out of luck.

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How to Create the Perfect Gift Basket

A gift basket is the perfect all-occasion gift. They can be created out of a wide array of containers, not just straw baskets, and can run the gamut of useful, fun, and personal items for the giftee. A gift basket is also an excellent way to save money while looking like you spent a lot. Here’s how to create the perfect gift basket for every recipient and occasion.

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How to Organize your Kitchen for Holiday Cooking

There is a dire cliche about how a ton of cooking – and subsequently, a ton of dishes – must be generated to cook a holiday meal. Not so. Following simple practices, you can cook up a feast for many by learning to organize your kitchen for holiday cooking.

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How to Organize Your Holiday Gifts (and Shopping)

Typically, holiday gift exchanges occur in person. This year, the risk of contracting COVID-19 coupled with social gathering restrictions, and the need to stop the spread of the virus itself are making that difficult. How do you make holiday gift-giving meaningful and ensure your gifts arrive at their destinations in time? With these handy tips…

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How to Plan the Perfectly Socially Distanced Thanksgiving Holiday

Unfortunately, the number of cases of COVID-19 are rising. In light of these startling statistics, we are all wondering how to plan the perfectly socially distanced Thanksgiving holiday this year. Here are a few tips for spending time with friends and family while still partaking in Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings without contributing to the spread of COVID-19.

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Planning to Pop The Question on This Valentine’s Day? Try These Ideas Considered Off the Beaten Path

As Valentine’s Day approaches, are you planning to pop the question? We all love to hear stories of how people got engaged. There are so many ways to propose. Would you like to try one of these ideas that are considered off the beaten path?

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