Happy Labor Day!

Labor Day is often the last barbecue of the summer. As you celebrate this extended weekend, use caution around the grill. Be sure to turn everything off when you’re finished and clean out your grill before you cover it for the winter. That will make it even easier to fire it up next grilling season.

Eat Healthy Tip

We all know that it’s important to eat healthy, but it isn’t always easy to do. The best way to eat healthy is to keep healthy food on hand. Nutritious food tends to be more filling than unhealthy food; so healthy snacks help us consume fewer calories. Instead of reaching for a bag of chips, …

Create a Study Area

Distractions can turn a 30-minute project into something that takes hours. Make study time easier for the kids by creating an area in the house for homework. Make sure it has very few distractions, and that it’s loaded with extra pencils, paper, sharpeners, highlighters, and room for books. If possible, keep it away from televisions, …

Managing Time

Once school starts up again, it’s back to the daily runaround. Between work schedules, homework, and extracurricular activities, there’s a lot of potential for schedule conflicts. Whether you’re keeping track of a once-a-week appointment or reminding yourself of the doctor’s visit you scheduled back in April, your planner is there to help you. And to …

Reorganize Your Office

Summer tends to be a slower time for most businesses. Take advantage of the break to reorganize your office with some smart furnishings. Start by recycling old documents that you no longer need, then tackle your tangle of cords. Giving yourself some elbow room will make going back to busy an easy transition.

Graduation Gifts

As spring continues on, graduation ceremonies at high schools and universities nationwide are only weeks away. Whether your family’s graduates are planning on traveling abroad, interviewing for their dream job, or staying organized as they head to the next level, a thoughtful gift from FranklinPlanner.com is the perfect way to celebrate. Pens Travel Accessories Portfolios …