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

Seeking Simplicity in a World of Hustle | Overwhelmed? Stressed? Let’s talk about reality and what you can do to bring calm and breathing room into your daily life while you're seeking simplicity in a world of hustle. | www.fillingthejars.com

Seeking Simplicity in a World of Hustle

Why It’s Essential for Overwhelmed Overthinkers to Give Themselves Grace   We all know someone like her — the woman who does it all. She has an amazing full-time career, a successful side hustle, several well-adjusted and active children, a great spouse, a beautiful home, she’s active in the community, Read More

How to develop your finishing instinct for real productivity -- gain the drive and dedication to finish one task after another until a project is complete. This will change your life! | www.fillingthejars.com

How to Develop Your Finishing Instinct: The Magic Final Step to Real Productivity

  Do you finish everything you set out to accomplish? Or do you jump from project to project, never actually finishing anything? I usually fall into the second group, so I’m writing this post for all of us who have a tough time FINISHING things! We’ve talked about prioritizing and Read More

Keep your life on track with a free printable daily planner page - daily schedule, ONE focus, motivational thought, food + water tracker, notes + tasks. | How to fill planner page with text and highlight text in Adobe Acrobat Reader. | www.fillingthejars.com

Keep Your Life on Track with a Printable Daily Planner Page

{Bonus: Free Printable 2-Sided Planner Page}   Do you plan your days? Or are you more of the “fly by the seat of your pants” type? I like to have a simple, basic plan for my day. Otherwise, I pretty much forget everything. I truly believe that part of Building Your Read More

Pursuing Your Passion: Recognize the Spark and Let It Ignite You | Be happy, be excited, and discover what happens when you blast through the wall of self-doubt and begin pursuing your passion... | www.fillingthejars.com

Pursuing Your Passion: Recognize the Spark and Let It Ignite You

What happens when you’ve been concentrating on one big goal, making progress, and then BAM! One little thing happens that makes you say, “Wait a minute! I’ve been working toward this, and I know it will be great, but I’m realizing that what I should have been concentrating on all Read More