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Meal Planning for Beginners

July 4, 2018
Beginner's Guide to Meal Planning: A basic introduction if you're interested in how to start saving time, money, and food with meal planning!

meal planning prevents the dreaded daily question: “hey babe, what do you want to do for dinner?”

i  pretty much HATE this question. not only because i hate having to stop what i’m doing up to three times a day to figure out what the hell i should eat now, but also because i all too frequently simply don’t have an answer and am now too hungry to care much.

enter: meal planning.

spending time once a week (probably on the day of the week you already devote to reviewing your planners and to-do lists) to figure out your meal plan and grocery list for the upcoming week will ease you of this first-world burden.

while i am grateful every day for the warm food and cool drinks i can have any time i want, the fact remains that having to figure out what to eat over and over and over again puts me in an awful mood. so, i had to make a change. meal planning was that change.

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How to Set SMART Goals in 2018

January 1, 2018
New Year's Resolutions: How to Set Smarter Goals

are you setting smart goals for the new year? or are you setting yourself up for failure without even realizing it? find out which camp you fall into and, of course, how to get into the right one!

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Make an End of the Year Achievements List

December 24, 2017
Why you should make a list of your 2017 achievements before the new year. I keep my list in my planner!

the year’s end is a thrilling time for planner girls. we select our 2018 planner lineup. we set up our dashboards and dividers just how we want them. we set goals, schedules, and routines. we can’t wait to dive in to the new year!

but before we canon ball head first (is that even possible?) into 2018, can we take a few moments to reflect on 2017 real quick? a list of this year’s achievements can help you plan for a stellar 2018. here’s how.

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How to Use More Than One Planner

July 31, 2017
How to Use More than One Planner

“i own more than one planner. how can i actually use them all?”

it’s difficult not to buy more than one planner! there are so many fun ones out there! so how can you actually put them all to use? most people dedicate each planner to a different part of their life: school, home, their youtube channel.

THAT DOESN’T WORK FOR ME! here’s what does.

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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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webcrawl wednesday: MAKEUP APPLICATION

April 19, 2017
Happy As Annie's Webcrawl Wednesday featuring Makeup Savvy's Order of Makeup Application

i’m not a beauty blogger…

i am NOT a beauty blogger. but, i like looking pretty and put together as much as the next girl. so, i have been dabbling in learning proper makeup application. for instance, there are such things as “primer” and “setting powder.” one goes on first, and one goes on last. and it would be awful to confuse them!

but i never met an infographic i didn’t like!

in fact, i’m digging this nifty infographic by makeup savvy on the order of makeup application:

Happy As Annie's Webcrawl Wednesday featuring Makeup Savvy's Order of Makeup Application

there’s plenty of more where that came from.

if you like basic primping without too much fuss, you may like my latest pinterest board.