Days at the office can be incredibly long — made only longer by the fact that there are still chores, errands, and other life issues to be dealt with. We thought we’d start an open thread by listing some of the things that we do to save time on life tasks, and then see what … Read More about Looking for the 25th Hour? Our Top Time-Saving Strategies
Tool of the Trade: The Crockpot (and: Recipe Open Thread)
2018 Update: While we still stand by these reasons every busy woman needs a crockpot, you may also want to check out our most recent roundup of 5 all-day crockpot recipes. We were pleasantly surprised when numerous commenters to our What to Eat When You Have No Time to Eat post started mentioning the crockpot … Read More about Tool of the Trade: The Crockpot (and: Recipe Open Thread)
Reader Mail: When Should I Give Up and Buy a Larger Wardrobe?
We’re curious what the readers have to say about today’s reader mail: This is embarrassing, but I’ve been fighting a losing battle with my weight for a while now. Before the holidays, I had about a week and a half”s worth of clothes that still fit. After the holidays I’m now down to a few … Read More about Reader Mail: When Should I Give Up and Buy a Larger Wardrobe?
What to Eat When You Have No Time to Eat
Let’s start by saying this: eating is a Good. Food is fuel for your brain and body, it’s yummy, and the act of eating gives you a nice break during the day. There are metabolic benefits to eating small meals very often, and your subordinates will appreciate the consistent mood that comes from frequent meals. … Read More about What to Eat When You Have No Time to Eat
Reader mail: Can I take the leftovers from my business lunch?
2020 Update: We still stand by this analysis of when you can take leftovers from a business lunch — links have also been updated below. You may also want to check out our ultimate guide to business lunch etiquette. Is a doggy bag is ever appropriate in a business context? Today’s reader wonders what the etiquette … Read More about Reader mail: Can I take the leftovers from my business lunch?
Office Staples: Healthy Food Stuffs to Keep in your Office
2018 Update: This post on healthy food stuffs to keep in your office is an old favorite — do check out our most recent roundup on 40+ snack ideas for work, too. We’ve done the toiletries, the clothes, and the gadgets — now it’s time for Corporette’s suggestions for food stuffs to keep at the … Read More about Office Staples: Healthy Food Stuffs to Keep in your Office
10 Things About… Trying to Diet While Working a Corporate Job
Here are my best tips for how to diet while working a corporate job…