Personal Motivational Word for 2018 | www.fillingthejars.com

Essential – My Personal Motivational Word for 2018

How to use a motivational word, and why it works   2018 will be the third year for which I’ve chosen a personal motivational word. If you’ve never done so, I highly recommend it! Just like having only ONE FOCUS, the practice of having ONE WORD as a touchstone for Read More

Filling the Jars Second Blogiversary: 2017 Review and 2018 Goals | www.fillingthejars.com

Filling the Jars Second Blogiversary: 2017 Review and 2018 Goals

How Did 2017 Pass So Quickly? Seriously, I lost track of which month it was so many times during 2017. The weeks and months simply flew past! Overall it was a good year — another year of learning, adjusting, and celebrating every small (and big) win. This blogiversary update is Read More

Kick Start Your Goal Planning for Next Year | Now is the perfect time to start goal planning for next year. Learn why you should, plus join the FREE email challenge to determine your priority goals.

Kick Start Your Goal Planning for Next Year

Plus: A new goal-setting challenge!   Here we are, on the brink of 2018, ready to hurtle into a new year and accomplish spectacular things! Oh… wait… you’re probably thinking something like this: “We’re still a couple of months away from 2018.” Or… “How in the world should I know Read More

Simple Summer Food Ideas and Strategies | Food ideas and prep tips to help you keep your cool and spend less time in the kitchen. Grab the free printable meal idea list! | www.fillingthejars.com

Simple Summer Food Ideas and Strategies

Meal ideas & prep tips to help you keep your cool and spend less time in the kitchen Post #5 of the #SimpleSummer series   Now that summer has fully arrived, it’s time to embrace Simple Summer food ideas. Ditch the mashed potatoes, heavy gravy-laden roasts, creamy casseroles, and other Read More

Simple Summer Parties: Celebrate, Don’t Fuss | Throwing simple summer parties sounds great, but is it really possible to achieve? Click through for tips and a free printable checklist… | www.fillingthejars.com

Simple Summer Parties: Celebrate, Don’t Fuss

(Post #4 of the #SimpleSummer series)   For overthinkers & perfectionists, throwing parties can be an exercise in frustration, turning us into one big bundle of nerves. I used to say that the only thing I liked about having a party is knowing my house would be completely clean beforehand. Read More

10 Books for Your Simple Summer Reading List | Kick back with a list of 10 relaxing, inspirational, and motivating summer books. Your Simple Summer reading list has never been better! | www.fillingthejars.com

10 Books for Your Simple Summer Reading List

Welcome to Post #3 of the #SimpleSummer series! This week we’re going to get out of the planning mode. It’s time to kick back with a list of relaxing, inspirational, and motivating summer reads. Release. Refresh. Relax. These books are a mix of fiction and nonfiction, carefully chosen to help Read More

Using the Eisenhower Matrix to Plan Your Simple Summer | Learn how using the Eisenhower Matrix will help you decide what’s truly important as you plan your best Simple Summer. {Plus, get a free printable!} | www.fillingthejars.com

Using the Eisenhower Matrix to Plan Your Simple Summer

Welcome to Post #2 of the #SimpleSummer series!   Okay, it’s time to pull out the list you made last week. I told you we would be doing something with that. 😉 Remember the one? The list of your summer dreams, expectations, and wanna-do projects? If not, that’s okay. Go Read More

10 Best Ways to Begin Your Simple Summer | Take control and create your Simple Summer. Post #1 of the #SimpleSummer series: Release. Refresh. Relax. {Plus: Free Printable Checklist} | www.fillingthejars.com

10 Ways to Begin Your Simple Summer

Post #1 of the #SimpleSummer series: Release. Refresh. Relax. {Plus: Free Printable Checklist} It seems to happen the same way every year. Sometime in May, we begin to envision the perfect summer: Long, lazy days spent relaxing, maybe doing something different and fun with our children every day. In the Read More