Are you ready to either jump on the planner bandwagon or open up your new planner for the first time? Awesome! Before you do, wait!!! Are you ready for that new planner? Do you have a plan for it already? I know you might be thinking to yourself “Lady, I don’t need a plan for my planner…” Well, I beg to differ because I want you to be successful with your new planner. I want you to have the best planner setup experience. We all have the best intentions… especially around the new year or specific new starts in the […]
How to Use Your Own Planner Layout Ideas to Create a Perfect Spread
If you are reading this post it means you are searching for your own planner peace. There are planner layout ideas in your head that you know will cause you to have the most productive year in the history of ever. Well, I’m here to tell you that there really is no such thing. GASP! No, really. There is an ongoing joke in the planner community about how many planners different people buy each year and how often people switch. Have you read my post about checking your systems? It is normal to change planners and planner layouts (within reason) […]
Ideas for How to Use the Skinny Classic Planner by the Happy Planner
Oooh boy! I was a little too excited about getting a haul of fun things from The Happy Planner over Memorial Day weekend this year. They had an awesome sale and I got a lot of fun things. One of the things I’ve been back and forth about getting was a Skinny Classic Planner. I loved the idea of it but I had no purpose for it. The more I thought about it, the more I wanted it… because isn’t that how all of us are? Fast forward a couple of weeks to the sale and I found myself searching […]
Which Planner Layout is Best For You to Get Stuff Done?
One of the things I mention all the time is that you have to make things your own. If something isn’t working for you, change it. Don’t keep using it because you think that everyone else is doing it. Everyone is unique and the planner layout that works for you, might not be the planner layout that works for me. So, let’s dive into the different standard types of planner layouts. Then, I will share my own personal planner layouts and how they have evolved even in these past few months! Standard Planner Layouts If you were to look at […]
My Absolute Favorite Productivity Tools: What I Grab For Every Day!
When I sat down to write this post, I legit just thought through my day and what I use. In doing so I realized something very interesting about myself… I have a lot of stuff that I don’t really use. No, seriously, I have so much stuff, but when I think about it, I use these few things all day long. When I’m talking about productivity tools, I’m talking about the things I use every day to get stuff done! Yes, there are various things that are specific to certain tasks, but I pretty much stick with these. This led […]
How to Use a Planner in a World of Stickers, Bullet Journals, and More
Have you ever walked the aisle at Hobby Lobby or Michael’s and looked at all those colorful planners and thought, “I want to plan everything… it’s all so pretty?” Maybe you’ve even grabbed a brand new planner and a couple of packs of planner stickers and got super excited. You’ve done this before, but this time it’s going to stick. Every planner sticker in that pack is going to be used. I’m going to sit down every day and my life is going to be so freaking organized! Two weeks later you realize that you wrote in it for the […]