A Parent’s Guide to Healthy Eating During the Holidays

Dumb Little Man

Adults aren’t the only ones who have to worry about growing festively plump during the holidays. You can commit to losing weight after the holidays or, better yet, not gain it in the first place. By committing to healthy holiday eating, your family can avoid the 5 to 10-pound weight gain that most people experience every five years. Healthy Eating Tips for Kids During The Holidays. This way, you won’t deprive your children of their holiday favorites.

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5 Financial Blunders to Avoid This Holiday Season

Dumb Little Man

If you’re guilty of any of these common financial blunders due to the holidays, then it’s time to learn some holiday budget tips. Creating a budget is a necessity, whether it’s the holidays or beyond. Not planning for the holidays. You have 11 long months to prepare for Christmas, but you chose to cram all of your holiday expenses on your December salary. Avoid this mistake by planning your holiday. Holiday Money

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10 Holiday Scams and How to Avoid Them

Dumb Little Man

The holidays are such a joyful time. Here are 10 ways you can detect and avoid holiday scams. Holiday Phishing. Avoid It: If you’re traveling over the holidays and will be taking a taxi, review your routes to your hotel before you leave. Online shopping offers a convenient and fast way to shop for the holidays. Holiday E-cards. A common scam around the holiday season involves large discounts on gift cards or vouchers. Holiday

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Avoid the Weight Gain: 6 Reasons To Work Out During The Holidays

Dumb Little Man

Problem is, once you begin to justify missing one or two workouts, it is far easier to just not exercise during the holiday season. Here are six reasons to work out during the holidays. Stave Off Holiday Bloat And Weight Gain. Weight gain during the holidays is a constant boogeyman, and people usually bring it up just as you are about to enjoy a delicious holiday treat. But in reality, research has shown that the average holiday weight gain is only 0.81

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Should You Break Up Before Or After The Holidays?

Dumb Little Man

Breaking up at any time of the year is difficult and painful, but it becomes significantly more complicated and awkward during the holiday season. This leaves many people asking themselves, is breaking up during the holidays good or should you do it after? How The Holidays Can Impact A Break-Up Decision. If things aren’t going well leading into the holidays, they are likely to get worse. Things to Consider When Breaking Up During The Holidays.

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5 Ways to Woo Her This Holiday Season

Dumb Little Man

Here are five tips to help you woo her this holiday season. Surprise her this holiday season by planning a date together. It’s so easy to make the holidays all about the kids. But why not teach your children when they are young that life—and holidays—aren’t always about them? Hire a professional to deep clean the house the week before the holidays so she doesn’t have to worry about it. Holiday Marriage Relationships

10 Ways To Fight Holiday Depression

Dumb Little Man

If you’re a parent who’s been laid off at work and can barely pay this month’s rent, much less buy presents, the holiday may look pretty bleak. It’s easy to feel stressed out and overwhelmed by the demands of the holiday season, so it’s no wonder that some of us suffer from crippling depression during this time of the year. Here are a few ways to fight off the holiday blues. Communicating Fear Fun Happiness Health Holiday Lifehacks Stress

Happy Holidays!

Small Business Labs

Happy Holidays to all from Small Business Labs.  See you next year.  

Reduce Stress By Avoiding The Holiday Blues

Dumb Little Man

The thought of the holidays approaching means different things to us all. But for many, the holidays are synonymous with family turmoil, burn out and dread. Brain Happiness Holiday How To Lifehacks Relationships Stress Here we are again. According to the calculations, there is only 44 days left in 2013! That means there’s only 37 days of shopping left before Christmas.

Is your holiday a working holiday?

The Small Business Blog

For many sole traders and entrepreneurs in micro businesses who read this blog, a holiday is not quite the same for them as their friends who work in a 9-5 office environment. Often by necessity, a self-employed person’s idea of a holiday has to involve work in some capacity. Even when they go away, there… Read the full article here: Is your holiday a working holiday? Business Trends holiday

10 Expert-Approved Hacks For Holiday Home Safety

Dumb Little Man

The holiday season is the time for carols, mistletoe, crackling fires, hot cocoa, and presents under the tree. To help secure your home, here are some expert-approved holiday home safety tips to prevent fire, injury, and break-ins. That said, if you sometimes neglect this household chore, the holidays are a great time to get back on track. Keep your bushes trimmed and avoid large blow-up decor during the holidays. What other holiday home safety tip can you share?

My holiday confessions

The Small Business Blog

In the post earlier I talked about holidays, but neglected to mention what I personally favour. I was recently interviewed for MyTravelMoney about this blog and my holiday activities. If you want to find out more about what I do when I’m on a (working) holiday, jump over to their site. Read the full article… Read the full article here: My holiday confessions on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Trends holiday

Happy Holidays!

Small Business Labs

An example of our other interests is time with our family over the holidays. Happy Holidays to all and see you in January We had an interesting discussion last week on how small business owners define success. We explained they tend to define success as meeting personal goals and objectives. We  We also explained that most small business owners aren't interested in building or running a high growth business. We used our firm, Emergent Research, as an example.

Client Gifting for the Holidays; ‘Tis the Season?

Tips From T. Marie

It’s the holiday season , and many home businesses are thinking about client gifting. From wondering if you should or shouldn’t gift clients to worrying about whether your client celebrates a certain holiday or not, it can be a stressful decision to make. Here are a few pointers to help you navigate client gifting for the holidays. Deciding whether or not you want to include clients on your holiday gift list can be tough.

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How To Fund Your Holiday of A Lifetime

Dumb Little Man

Holidays of a lifetime don’t come cheap and if you want to enjoy the most memorable of experiences, you’re not going to be able to scrimp. It gives you the chance to pay your holiday back at a reasonable rate. This will then give you a clear idea of when you can take your holiday. The post How To Fund Your Holiday of A Lifetime appeared first on Dumb Little Man. We all have a place in the world that we want to visit more than anywhere else.

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Tips for Personal Holiday Greetings

Simple Productivity Blog

It used to be that people sent cards at the holidays as a matter of social norm. Now with social media, most people don't send holiday greetings. Since the point of holiday greetings is to let people know you are thinking of them, I think the social media model is not the right one for the purpose. At the same time, sending holiday greetings to everyone you know might not be the best approach either. Not all holiday communication have the same worth and value.

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How to Pick Best Villa Holidays for Families

Dumb Little Man

Here’s how you can ensure the best villa holidays for families no matter where you choose to vacation. No matter if you prefer to find a place inside a city or one that’s a bit more remote, you will want to keep your family safe and happy while on holiday. If you’re hoping for a beachfront villa, it will be a major disappointment to arrive at your holiday house to find your villa’s views obstructed by hotels. Holiday How To Travel

How to Throw a Great Holiday Party

Dumb Little Man

Food Fun Happiness Holiday How To Organization Recipe Shopping The period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve is the time for socializing, and for many of us, that means going to parties—and giving them. If you’ve been entertaining the idea of entertaining this season, here are some hints for tossing a bash that your guests won’t forget. Here are four of the most popular types of parties that happen this time of year, and how to throw one of your own.

The True Staycation: How to Holiday in your Home Town

Dumb Little Man

With the fluctuating currency market and uncertain climate, more holidaymakers are choosing to ‘staycation’ – taking a holiday in their home country. But how about taking your staycation one step further and actually taking a holiday in your home town? Of course you might be able to enjoy your staycation from your own home but a hotel gives you a week of freedom from making your bed, cleaning and completing household chores – the stuff we take for granted on holiday.

10 Great Ways to Share with Others Over the Holidays

Dumb Little Man

Here are a few ways you can bring joy to the world this holiday. Fun Happiness Heros Holiday Relationships This is supposed to be the season of giving, but for too many of us, it’s just the time for eating too much, running up huge bills and general conspicuous consumption. This year, why not do something that could really make a change in the lives of others? Teaching your children about helping those less fortunate can set an example they’ll follow all their lives.

Happy Holidays

Small Business Labs

Happy Holidays to all We at Smallbizlabs hope 2011 was a good year for you, your family and your small business.    We're looking forward to 2012 and are optimistic that the small business economy will continue to improve.

Happy Holidays!

Small Business Labs

We'll be back in 2020

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How You Can Help The Environment When Planning Your Next Holiday

Dumb Little Man

Before you leave for your holiday, make sure that all appliances are turned off in your home to avoid your carbon footprint climbing up and only leave lights on if it’s essential for security. The post How You Can Help The Environment When Planning Your Next Holiday appeared first on Dumb Little Man. By now, most of us will be aware that air pollution has dropped as a result of the pandemic.

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How to Have a Greener Holiday Season

Eco-Office Gals

It’s incredible just how much paper we use around the holidays. Whether you’ve baked a warm winter casserole for the family or thrown a holiday party for 20, you’ll have plenty of dishes to do this winter season. If you’ve been wrapping your holiday tree in old Christmas lights, you’re doing the environment — and your wallet — a disservice. Many families will deck their halls with a holiday tree this winter. Take, for example, your holiday shopping trips.

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Client Gifting: 5 Ideas to Show Your Appreciation This Holiday Season

Tips From T. Marie

It's December, the time of year when our thoughts are drawn to holiday festivities and the purchase of gifts. The holidays give us the perfect time to do a little something for our clients. Of course this decision leads to the question; What should I give my clients as a holiday gift? Below are 5 ideas to help you show your appreciation for your clients this holiday season: Something local. It's the old holiday gift standby and it works for clients too.

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Shifting Gears In The Holiday Season

Office Dynamics

Are your Mondays getting harder and harder during the holiday season? If you’re like me, your weekends are packed with activity and flurry getting ready for the holidays and maybe just having fun with family and friends. Better yet, play holiday music while you dress. Think about the wonderful holiday activities you will be doing and the time you will be spending with friends and family.

Healthy Living: 12 Ways to Avoid Gaining Weight Over the Holidays

Dumb Little Man

For too many of us, the holiday season is an excuse to eat, drink and be merry. Food Happiness Health Holiday Lifehacks This month-long orgy of self-indulgence can leave us with regrets—and too-tight clothes—come January. If you’d like to be able to make New Year’s resolutions for 2014 that don’t involve starving yourself or joining a gym, here are some things you can do now to keep those pounds from piling on. Read more ».

Happy Holidays!

Small Business Labs

We'll see you in 2019

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Top 5 Tips for Bank Holidays

The Small Business Blog

This weekend is another Bank Holiday weekend in the UK, but unfortunately many micro business owners and self-employed people are not able to enjoy the luxury of taking the workday off. This weeks tip column reveals our Top 5… Read the full article here: Top 5 Tips for Bank Holidays on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Top 5 Tips bank holidays

Wine And Food Pairings For Your Holiday Table

Dumb Little Man

Nearly 70% of Americans look forward to the holidays. Make your holidays a lot better with this food and wine pairing guide. Pinot noir, upheld as one of the most popular holiday wines, fits in well with traditional holiday dinners. When serving pinot noir, consider spices like thyme, dill, cloves, and allspice when seasoning a traditional holiday turkey. Though it fits well with classic holiday meals, you can explore other types of wine.

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Holiday Time Management Tip – Share the Workload

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Holiday Time Management Tip – Share the Workload appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. There’s nothing like a major holiday, such as Christmas , to ratchet up the pressure on your schedule. While you may find a couple of quiet days around the holiday, the rest of December can be quite stressful. Holidays can add the expectation of the personal touch to all that happens. You just finished reading Holiday Time Management Tip – Share the Workload !

Family Day Holiday

Ian's Messy Desk

Holidays Alberta Family Family Day Ontario SaskatchewanImage via Wikipedia. Today is Family Day in Alberta , Saskatchewan and Ontario. Yesterday, we had children, grand-children and friends over for a big family dinner. Today, we’re taking it easy, spending some time wandering around town and visiting. Blogging will be light. Here are links to previous family-related posts: How to Build Cooperation at Home – The steps my wife and I take to ensure balance and harmony in home management.

12 Great Holiday Shopping Apps That Can Save You Time and Money

Dumb Little Man

As though buying gifts for the holidays isn’t difficult enough, the shopping season is shorter than usual this year, with less than four weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Here are a few that can help you save money on gifts as well as all the goodies you need to put together a holiday party or family feast. Happiness Holiday Money Shopping

Organizing Philosophy for the Holidays

Clutter Coach

by The current economy may end up making this year's holidays less stressful, just because we won't be  shopping and traveling as much. But if you find yourself feeling stressed by holiday planning and the looming prospect of a new year, keep these in mind: Make lists to prevent tasks from being forgotten in the chaos. If list items aren't coming to mind, reflect on past fun holidays and visualize what you want for this year.

5 Seriously Easy Ways to Get Home Safe from Your Holiday Party

Dumb Little Man

Plan in advance how you’ll get home safely if you go out to drink this holiday season. If you’re worried about surge pricing around the holidays, consider a ride-share app specific to your city – these can often be cheaper. Note that some local transit systems have adjusted or limited holiday hours, so check bus and train schedules before you leave home. Don’t sacrifice your safety or your money this holiday season. You can find more holiday graphics on HERE.

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Organizing Philosophy for the Holidays

Clutter Coach

by The current economy may end up making this year's holidays less stressful, just because we won't be  shopping and traveling as much. But if you find yourself feeling stressed by holiday planning and the looming prospect of a new year, keep these in mind: Make lists to prevent tasks from being forgotten in the chaos. If list items aren't coming to mind, reflect on past fun holidays and visualize what you want for this year.

Trip Advisors: managing holiday records

Practically Perfect PA

Most employees take their annual leave , have a great time away, occasionally check their blackberry and think no more about work except on their return when they show their colleagues a few holiday snaps and say they had a good time… Well as assistants we know that we are not most employees! Either way, here are a few suggestions to help with managing holiday records. I am allowed to use my own judgment when it comes to approving holiday on behalf of my Director.

Summer Holiday Working Tips

The Small Business Blog

For parents that work at home, the summer holidays present a whole new set of challenges that have to be met. Although people might say it’s great that you don’t need to pay for childcare,… Read the full article here: Summer Holiday Working Tips on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. The giant six week break is brilliant for your kids, but what about you as a freelancer or home-based entrepreneur?

Free Services to Green Your Holidays!

Eco-Office Gals

The holidays are coming up quick and it’s time for Eco-Office Gals to get in the giving spirit. Christmas cards or holiday catalogs may be on the holiday horizon. PFL prints Holiday cards, business cards, note cards, catalogs, stationery, brochures and more. So, let us know how Eco-Office Gals and Printing For Less can help you print responsibly this holiday season. Post from: Eco-Office Gals Free Services to Green Your Holidays!

Happy Holiday Season from Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics

If you receive our weekly Monday Motivators , we will be taking a break during the Christmas and New Year holiday. The entire team at Office Dynamics wishes you and your family a safe, happy holiday and Happy New Year! The post Happy Holiday Season from Office Dynamics appeared first on Office Dynamics As 2018 comes to a close, we think of all the people we have served this year and are blessed to know.

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3 Marketing Ideas To Use During The Holidays

Small Business CEO

With the holidays coming up quickly, it’s time to start thinking about how you can cater some of your marketing strategies to take advantage of this shopping season. To help make doing this a little easier on your business, here are three marketing ideas to use during the holidays to help bring in more money to your business. Promote A Holiday Giveaway On Social Media. … The post 3 Marketing Ideas To Use During The Holidays appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

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Healthy Eating During the Holidays: Yes, It Can Be Done!

Dumb Little Man

Did you have great plans to stick to a healthy diet – until the holidays came along? If you're going to be out and about running holiday errands, take a couple of pieces of fruit or a granola bar with you, so that you've got a quick snack to hand. Got any extra holiday tips to share? Health Holiday FoodAs Christmas draws near, it's harder and harder to stick to sensible eating habits. Your boss brings in a box of donuts.

Last Minute Tips to Generate Business During the Holidays

Step It Up VA Coaching

Here are a few last-minute tips so your business doesn’t stall while you and everyone else — are enjoying the holidays. Put the word out in your ezine, blog, and social media, before you head out for the holidays. What better time than the holiday season to connect with people? You may not have time to create a new information product before the holidays, but you can bring back a favorite for a couple of weeks. by Donna Toothaker.