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What’s in My Teacher Bag?

August 28, 2017
What's in My Teacher Bag? See how I organize all my professor stuff, planner stuff, and healthy stuff in my work bag.

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i don’t know about you, but i love a good “what’s in my bag?” post or photo. in this post, i take you through my teacher bag. specifically, my adjunct college professor bag.

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The Secret to Making Your Planner Work for You

May 23, 2017
Happy As Annie How to Really Get Organized Using a Planner

you have a planner. great! but that won’t necessarily improve your organization.

alright, you have a planner and you write in it. you even slap on some stickers! but that won’t necessarily help you get organized either.

so what will? where am i going with this?

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How to Handle Recurring Items on Your To-Do List

May 18, 2017
Happy As Annie How to Handle Recurring Items on Your To-Do List

recurring items on your to-do list are those things you must do every month, week, or day. apparently, just because these items repeat every month or week doesn’t mean they won’t inevitably slip through the cracks!

but finally,  i have a plan that i hope will prevent last minute scrambling once and for all.

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10 Travel Must Haves

May 1, 2017
10 Travel Must Haves, Even if You LIke to Pack Light!

{disclaimer: this post is sponsored by DAFNI, creator of the revolutionary hair straightening ceramic brush.}

whether it’s a weekend getaway or a sights-filled overseas adventure, here are my ten travel must haves.

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March 22, 2017
Happy As Annie Webcrawl Wednesday: Is Meal Planning For You?

what is meal planning?

meal planning consists of planning recipes ahead of time and grocery shopping accordingly in one fell swoop. first, you save time by planning your meals in advance and not worrying about dinner every night. you also save money by buying only what you need for those meals. and, you’re less likely to waste food because you’re buying everything with a meal plan in mind.

why i started to meal plan

all the meal planning videos on youtube made me think it wasn’t for me. i don’t have kids. so how difficult could it be to interestingly and affordably feed me and my husband?

pretty damn difficult, it turns out! we’d run out of ideas for dinner and resort to take out and delivery almost nightly. when we did grocery shop, we bought whatever looked good without a real plan. the result? lots of waste! the wasted produce alone drove me nuts.

on top of that, my doctor just gave me a few dietary restrictions. so, the time was ripe to get serious about our meals!

more info on meal planning

the kitchn has become one of my go-to blogs for all things food related. it has a great beginner’s guide to meal planning. check it out and let me know if it helped you out!

Happy As Annie's Webcrawl Wednesday: The Kitchn's Beginners Guide to Meal Planning.

{image from the kitchn’s original article}

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Happy As Annie Meal Planning: A Beginner's Guide