Wednesday, July 12, 2017

I've Got a Quote for That

I'm a quote fanatic. I think a good quote can change your perspective, inspire, improve your mood, make you feel more connected, etc. Those of you that have been on a Facebook live with me or a Zoom with me may have seen me reference my desktop quote box more than once. I've had a couple questions about it, so I wanted to share:
This is the one that I have, that you've seen me share from time to time. It has a total of 230 quotes and comes with a little window front box to display them in. Every day, I randomly pull one from the box and slide it to the front to display it. Honestly, it's amazing that almost every day, something will be said or something will happen that will make that quote, that I chose at random, become completely relevant to the day.

Today's quote: "Find your passion and pursue ti with whole heart and single mind." - Gail Sheehy

This is available at Target.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

One of my faves...

I love a whole lot of the Thirty-One products (okay, almost all) but when one of my absolute faves goes on special, that makes me really excited. This month, the Double Duty Caddy is available for $10 with a $35 purchase - actually you can get two of them for $10 each, which is even more amaze-balls. But I digress...

Why do I love this? Basically because, to me, this little gem is PERFECTION for putting on the side table next to the couch, to hold remote controls, pens, the book you're reading, magazines, essentially all your crap. Yes, you have crap. We all do. And unless you live alone, you've got crap x however many people share your home. That's a lot of stuff. And, let's face it, people are going to leave stuff on the side table. It's inevitable. The remotes have to go somewhere.

So, hear my words...I am NOT asking you eliminate all the junk from that table, simply disguise it inside this cute little caddy. Your side table with thank you for it.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Game Plan for the 2nd Half of 2017

I am always looking for new systems to implement, new ways to organize, new ideas to keep me on track... This month, I've decided to make use of a set of three dry erase calendars that have been hanging, no longer used, in my office. new CONTENT CALENDAR

Okay, so it's not DONE or anything, but here's what I am thinking...I needed a new plan, some structure into when and where I am posting, both for my Thirty-One business, and for Successfully Social. Otherwise it's way too easy to let the days get away from me, and before I realize it, I see I've been slacking in one area or another. Trust me, it happens to the best of us. So, after doing some research, I decided that this might be just the thing I needed in my life to organize my thoughts and execute a plan.

If you're looking to get a handle on your own social media content schedule, you can certainly do something super visual like this (each color represents a different facet of my social media world) or check out some of the sites that inspired me to create this. Here are a couple: HubSpot, CoSchedule.

I would love to see what YOU are doing to manage your you have an amazing solution? Share a link in the comments.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

You Need THIS in Your Life

Ah, the Mini Zipper Pouch. Who knew perfection came in such a little package?! This little guy may be small (5.5"H x 8"L x 1.5"D) but there's about a billion things you an do with it! My personal favorite is as a "Tampons & Tylenol" bag in my purse...aka a catch-all for all those little things that otherwise end up in the very bottom of your bag, never to be seen again.

Here's a few other uses you might not have thought of:
  • medications
  • make-up bag
  • receipts
  • cords/chargers/headphones
  • hair accessories
  • sewing kit
  • first aid supplies
  • teacher gifts filled with office supplies
  • jewelry bag
  • snacks
  • gum/candy
  • baby accessories
Whatever you're thinking you'd use it for, now is the time to grab it, with it being on sale this month when you spend $35.  Get yours here.