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Time To Create Your Stop Doing List

Posted by Melissa Schmalenberger on June 21, 2013 in Business, Family, life, Uncategorized |

I will admit it, most days I have a mental to do list a mile long. On the days that I write my list down it tends to get overwhelming. I have always supported the idea of saying “no” to things and have written about it in the past. But then I came across a [...]

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Paper Clutter Be Gone!

Posted by Melissa Schmalenberger on January 4, 2013 in Business, Family, life, Moms, money |

Photo: see end of article whose paper clutter this is Are you like the majority of people who have listed organizing at the top of your resolutions list, right behind being healthier?  At the very top of that organizing wish list are the dreaded papers. We get papers in the mail, we get papers from [...]

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I’m Late, I’m Late, For A Very Important Date!

Posted by Melissa Schmalenberger on November 23, 2012 in Business, Family, life, Moms |

Are you one of those people who is late or early for appointments? I consider myself on time or early for most but every once in a while I am late. I have friends who are chronically late. It doesn’t matter what it is for, they are always late. The theory is that they are [...]

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Are You Smarter Than Your Smart Phone?

Posted by Melissa Schmalenberger on October 12, 2012 in Business, Family, life, Moms |

With the advent of the Smart Phone has come the beginning of our journey toward becoming paperless and relying on fewer gadgets. I started to think of the many uses that I now use this one gadget for as compared to the paper and other electronic gadgets. I am starting to realize that maybe my [...]

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The Lost Art Of the Handwritten Thank You Note

Posted by Melissa Schmalenberger on April 9, 2012 in Business, Family, life, Moms |

I have noticed a trend recently that people are not sending hand written cards or notes anymore. This cannot be more apparent than the hand written thank you card. We were all taught by our parents (usually our mothers) how to write a proper thank you note. But sadly, I think we have all forgotten [...]

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Hi, My Name Is Melissa And I Am Addicted To My Smart Phone

Posted by Melissa Schmalenberger on March 12, 2012 in Business, life, Moms |

Hi, my name is Melissa and I am addicted to my smart phone.  This statement is not far off from becoming a reality for me! I love my smart phone. How did I know I had a problem? The message I received could not have been more clear; a fall in the bathtub. You see, [...]

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Ask Yourself What Is The Next Step

Posted by Melissa Schmalenberger on February 28, 2012 in Business, Family, life |

I have had great luck with asking my clients’ one simple question, “what is the next step?” While we sort and organize I have my clients touch each and every item. Organizing is an overwhelming task for all of us. Right now, take a look at the pile of papers on your desk or the [...]

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How To Create A Portable Home Office

Posted by Melissa Schmalenberger on January 2, 2012 in Business, Family, life, Moms |

  I work from home. No surprises there. However, I do not have a home office. Crazy I know but I know many of you are faced with the same options that I have. I have a four bedroom house with three children. Everyone has their own room and because of this my office was [...]

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Staycation

Posted by Melissa Schmalenberger on November 26, 2011 in Business, life |

Have you heard of staycations? They are a great way of discovering your local community and seeing it through the eyes of an outsider.  Today is “Small Business Saturday” and I celebrate what can be found in my local community. You take the time to discover what your town has to offer without traveling hundreds [...]

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Brick and Mortar Shopping

Posted by Melissa Schmalenberger on November 21, 2011 in Business, Holidays, life, money |

In light of my recent blog postwhere I confessed that I hate shopping, I thought I better share with you how I do like to shop. Have you heard of “Small Business Saturday”? I like the sound of that better than  Black Friday or Cyber Monday. I love  the concept of shopping local at your [...]

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