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Belle Tips: Tax Organization (It's Tax Day)

Belle tips, Organization, Home Life, ProductivityHolly WilsonComment

Hey Belle Hey-

WHAT DAY IS IT?

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TAX DAY

Yep…I Said it… I am proud to say that I am ahead of the game and to ensure that I stay ahead I’m giving you a peak at how I organize my tax items through the year. As a business owner, home owner, etc. making sure that you keep everything in one place is essential.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  1. 3-prong folder (I use this instead of a binder to make storing it in my file cabinet less bulky)

  2. Tabbed Dividers

  3. Pocket Protectors

  4. A Label Maker (I use the Dymo Label Maker)

  5. A Calculator

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Each year I label the folder with the tax year and then I label each tab for things I need to keep up with throughout the year.

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Inside of the folder I have a section for Business Receipts and my Business Spreadsheet. I have a section for charitable giving and this year I will have a section form moving. In the past I’ve had a section for school expenses….I highly recommend meeting with a tax specialist/accountant to discuss expenses you should track throughout the year if you itemize your taxes.

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Once I have my labels made I slip one/two pocket proctors behind each tabbed section to make sure that I have a space to store the necessary documents . Also, having this folder set up early makes sure that you stick to a plan because all you have to do is place the paperwork where it goes.

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What are the ways you stay organized for filing taxes throughout the year? Comment Below

As Always,
Stay Fabulous Belle

Belle Tips: Moving Out and Moving In

Belle tips, Home Life, OrganizationHolly WilsonComment

Hey Belle Hey-

It’s been a little quiet on the blog but for a good reason…I got a home

I’m so excited to have the opportunity to decorate and humbled and blessed to build a house from the ground up.

Let me tell you…if you have ever moved in your life it is NO JOKE!!! Keep reading for some of the things I did to make sure this move was as fabulous as possible.

  1. LABEL YOUR BOXES- I needed to find a document really quickly that I had packed away and labeling my boxes made it such an ease. I was able to find the item and reseal the box in a timely manner.

  2. MAKE A MOVING FILE FOLDER- What….I am all about organization and making a folder or binder with all of your purchases during the move can help you when you go to file your taxes or need to remember when the moving truck is scheduled to arrive.

  3. TAKE A PAUSE- Moving is not for the faint at heart. Don’t forget to schedule some time for self-care to make sure you are ready for your big move.

  4. PAY ATTENTION TO THE DETAILS- This is very important when purchasing or building a home. You need to read and re-read about warranties, attend inspection meetings, closing meetings, and ask questions…remember different loans require different demands.

No matter if you decide to build or buy remember

to enjoy the process and….

As Always,

Stay Fabulous Belles

Belle Tips: Winter Skincare

Belle tips, Home LifeHolly WilsonComment

Hey Belle Hey-

We missed the 3rd week in January but we’re back with another Belle Tip Blog Post

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Winter time is a time where you have to show your skin some extra sparkles…..keep reading to see some of the items the PGP Squad uses to keep their skin glowing in the winter

The PGP Founder loves using Pore Strips (by Biore) they help remove excess oil and they make your skin feel refreshed.

The PGP Founder loves using Pore Strips (by Biore) they help remove excess oil and they make your skin feel refreshed.

PGP Belle Ashley uses facial masks to make her skin glow during the winter. Not only does a facial mask help with your sparkle it provides some downtime for self-care!

PGP Belle Ashley uses facial masks to make her skin glow during the winter. Not only does a facial mask help with your sparkle it provides some downtime for self-care!

PGP Belle Tiffany loves using make-up wipes….They are gentle on your skin and help to remove left over makeup after a busy Posh day.

PGP Belle Tiffany loves using make-up wipes….They are gentle on your skin and help to remove left over makeup after a busy Posh day.

What’s your favorite skin care routine in the winter….comment below and As Always,

Stay Fabulous Belle

True Story: I carry a diaper bag to work

Product Reviews, girlbosstips, Organization, ProductivityHolly WilsonComment

Hey Belle Hey...

It's Monday and no your eyes are not still in weekend mode..

I ADMIT IT: I CARRY A DIAPER BAG TO WORK

 

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So when I say Diaper Bag...I don't mean your matchy matchy theme diaper bag (do people still do that??)..I carry the Ju-Ju-Be-Baby Bag 

One of the reasons I carry it is because of it's classic look..

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Another reason why I love this bag is because of all the pockets...I can literally store ALL THE THINGS from my laptop to my keys to my umbrella and waterbottle  (which really has pink lemonade)

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One thing I am in love with is the company's new weekender bag which recently launched as part of The Ever Collection on June 21st. 

What's your go to work bag..comment below! 

What's your go to work bag..comment below! 

Mother's Day Tea

Freebies, Party, Celebration, Home LifeHolly WilsonComment

When I was growing up I lived for tea parties and in fact I love them so much I created a whole company about them, Posh Party Palace 

As Mother's Day nears, I can't help but think about the memories and experiences that make this time of year special....the flowers are blooming,  the sun is out and the days start to get longer so it's the perfect time to make fun memories. 

When my Darling Princess P came along I could think of nothing more fun than a tea party trip to American Girl

 

Yes I know...pink shoes.. I can't say anything (it's my favorite color) but most importantly you pick your battles with little people :) 

Yes I know...pink shoes.. I can't say anything (it's my favorite color) but most importantly you pick your battles with little people :) 

While at the store we had the opportunity to play, dance and enjoy tea time...PopPop even surprised her with her first American Girl Doll 

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To celebrate Mother's Day with your Mini Belle and a Tea Party Here Are Some of Our Favorite Tips:

1. Get a small table with flowers in the middle

2. Place our 'I Got It From My Mama' Photo in a frame on the table

3. Grab some lemon, honey, sugar, and your favorite tea & Enjoy! 

How are you celebrating Mother's Day...comment Below and post your tea party pictures on Facebook and Instagram with: #stayfabulousbelle 

 

XOXO, 

Holly

Hey Belle Hey- It's Tax Time

Home Life, Organization, ProductivityHolly WilsonComment

Hey Belle Hey-

The hardest thing about getting older is adulting and for me one of the least favorite parts of adulting is taxes...Now the organizing geek in me loves keeping records and organizing paperwork but filing taxes is another task...Here are some tips for getting ready to  file your taxes. 

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TIP ONE

Invest in an expandable file holder (especially if you are a business owner)...You can use it to keep separate compartments for business receipts, charity donations, etc. 

 

TIP TWO

Be Consistent because life gets busy. One of the hardest parts of keeping great records is remaining consistent...now I don't get this right every month but on my calendar I have a standing appointment for making sure I have my tax/receipts organized and calculated...I do this to avoid completing a monumental task in one day which may lead to errors- if you make keeping track of your expenditures part of your routine it helps give you a picture of the money you have coming in and going out

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Tip Three

Find a CPA/Accountant/Tax Preparer that you can use each year...this has been a life saver for me as a busy mom/business owner/employee/student because I have been able to build a relationship but more importantly I have come to know what my Accountant needs to be sure I am keeping track of tax deductions and changes that occur each year. 

What are some things you do to get ready for tax time...Comment Below & as Always Stay Fabulous Belle!

Weekend Vacay Atlanta Aquarium

Home LifeHolly WilsonComment

Atlanta Aquarium Weekend Vacay 

Hey Belle Hey-

Over the Winter Break our family got the opportunity to visit the Georgia Aquarium...cue cuteness below: 

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On our way to Atlanta we stopped by one of our favorite South Carolina Restaurants: The Beacon Drive-In

Family Favorite: Mac & Cheese and ice cream of course

Family Favorite: Mac & Cheese and ice cream of course

We purchased an  Omni Hotel Aquarium Package which included entry and backstage tickets to the Aquarium. The hotel has a spa, views of the Ferris Wheel, a food court and tours of CNN studios.  Another fabulous aspect of Omni hotel's location is that it gives you an opportunity to enjoy Centennial Park and the Ferris Wheel. 

Hey Belles-where are you going for a mini-vacy?      (leave a note in the comment section below)

Winter Sips with Ember

Product Reviews, Home Life, VideoHolly Wilson

Hey Belle Hey-

A few weeks ago during the Black Friday sale, I stumbled upon the Ember mug.Hint..Hint...This is not a sponsored post-my opinions are my own....So what exactly is an Ember mug...let's chat Belle-

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The Ember mug is designed to keep your drink at your desired temperature through an app on your mobile device. I know what you're thinking...why would you ever want/need to buy this mug...well check the video below.

 

Ember Mug Video Review

 

Want to purchase your very own Ember Mug visit our link here: Ember Mug

As Always,

#StayFabulousBelle

HollyMichelle