Season 1: Episode 7
Always be hacking...

And I don't mean coughing!

What I mean is always be looking for shortcuts and more efficient ways of accomplishing your tasks. Life hacks, really.

Give it a listen and let me know what you think! 
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I'm a believer in pencil and paper.
Especially when learning, processing, and growing in the journey of life.

In the Erin Chase Show, I will teach you important concepts during each episode and have created a set of printable PDF downloads to accompany each episode.

They are designed to help you understand and apply the concepts being taught.

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Simplify + Smooth

As we look at intentional living, we need to be open to new ways of doing things.

We also need to be thinking about how we can get our people on board with our new ways. Teaching and training our kids and teens takes a lot of time and work.

Cultivating new systems and implementing hacks can make things flow smoother and more efficiently.

When routine tasks are automated, you can focus on other things. 

Read that last line again.

Hacks, systems, habits and routines are an essential component to intentional living.


Practical Life Hacks
While hacks can sometimes seem like an unnecessary effort, they usually feel like a giant relief once you get them into place. 

The Uniform Closet

My kids wear uniforms to school. There's four boys that need uniforms every school day. It is too many uniform pieces to keep track of! That is too many mornings of chaos due to misplaced socks and belts and pants, oh my!

So I did a thing. I made the effort to clean out a coat closet so that only uniform items are stored there. Each kid has their own section in the closet. Everyone lives happily ever after. Not only does this help smooth things over in the mornings, it has helped tremendously with laundry!

And speaking of laundry...

I'm thinking my kids are not the only ones who leave towels and stinky clothes all over the floor, counters and dressers?!

So I did another thing. I helped my kids get into the habit of bringing their laundry to the laundry room every day. Less stink. Less yelling. Less chaos.

On to the kitchen...

I love a clean, uncluttered kitchen. It's like a blank slate for me to create delicious things in! So the kids help put their dishes in the sink, and I make sure to buzz through at the end of the day to make sure everything is cleaned. And ahh, there's just nothing like walking into a clean kitchen in the morning!

The only thing better than walking into a clean kitchen is not having to worry about dinner. Which is where make ahead freezer meals come in handy and let me tell you they are game changers!

Freezer meals are the ultimate dinner hack.

How these types of hacks help everyone...

It is almost magical how efficiency can affect the entire family! It seriously changes the whole dynamic of our family. And yes, it takes some work. It involves training and reminding our little people of how to do these things. But the fruit of that labor is plentiful in the long run!

P.S. Don't try to do ten different hacks at once. Pick one, focus on it and don't move to the next one until it's been mastered.

Watch This Episode of The Erin Chase Show
Download the worksheets that accompany each episode!

I'm a believer in pencil and paper.
Especially when learning, processing, and growing in the journey of life.

In the Erin Chase Show, I will teach you important concepts during each episode and have created a set of printable PDF downloads to accompany each episode.

They are designed to help you understand and apply the concepts being taught.

Add your email address down below and I'll send you the link to download the worksheets. The download link email arrives quickly, so you can get started on them right away!
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ABOUT ERIN
Erin is the founder of $5 Dinners website, the Grocery Budget Makeover course, the MyFreezEasy program, the Vonnie apps, and the co-founder of $5 Meal Plan, and most recently the host of the Erin Chase Show.

Her gift and passion for teaching, M.Ed. degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and mastery of online marketing and technology weave together and into the content of her shows...and the results for you will be life changing!

Also, she has a total crush on guacamole, homemade fajitas, OrangeTheory fitness classes, running at the park, and breakfast parfaits. Oh, and a monster crush on her husband and 4 boys too.

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