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Planner Girl Guide to Amazon Prime Day

July 16, 2018

prime day is here! it starts at 12 pm PST and lasts 36 hours.

what is prime day, you say? it’s amazon’s anniversary. to celebrate, amazon rolls black friday and cyber monday into one (and a half) days in july. consider it an extension of this christmas in july craziness!

today’s post will guide you through all things planners and prime! first, i’ll cover the basics for finding great deals. next, and this is the fun part, comes my #plannergirl prime day shopping guide! i list some of my favorite items and some #plannergirl must haves that you can get for a super low price. AND, perhaps more importantly, with FREE TWO-DAY SHIPPING if you’re an amazon prime member.

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PLAN WITH ME VIDEO: How I Forward Plan

July 13, 2018
Plan With Me Video: How to Forward Plan. Check out how I "forward plan" or "future plan" in my Happy Planner using page flags.

when do i forward plan? when i need to mark an upcoming date in my planner but i’m not ready to write in pen or use a pretty sticker yet.

if you want some ideas on how you can get full functionality out of your planner even when you’re not ready to decorate and make it look all pretty, this plan with me video is for you!

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Forward Planning in My Happy Planner

July 9, 2018
Step-By-Step Guide to Forward Planning. See how I forward plan in my Happy Planner even when I'm not ready to write in or decorate my planner.

want to forward plan even though you aren’t ready to write, place stickers, or decorate?

here’s how i forward plan to make sure i don’t forget upcoming dates. yes, even when i’m not ready to make my planner look pretty yet.

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Meal Planning for Beginners

July 4, 2018
Beginner's Guide to Meal Planning: A basic introduction if you're interested in how to start saving time, money, and food with meal planning!

meal planning prevents the dreaded daily question: “hey babe, what do you want to do for dinner?”

i  pretty much HATE this question. not only because i hate having to stop what i’m doing up to three times a day to figure out what the hell i should eat now, but also because i all too frequently simply don’t have an answer and am now too hungry to care much.

enter: meal planning.

spending time once a week (probably on the day of the week you already devote to reviewing your planners and to-do lists) to figure out your meal plan and grocery list for the upcoming week will ease you of this first-world burden.

while i am grateful every day for the warm food and cool drinks i can have any time i want, the fact remains that having to figure out what to eat over and over and over again puts me in an awful mood. so, i had to make a change. meal planning was that change.

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How to Make a Paper Bow Planner Clip (FREE PRINTABLE)

February 28, 2018
Free Planner Printable: How to Make a Giant Paper Bow Topper for a Planner Clip

how do you mark your spot in your planner? a cute clip to mark the day in my planner is one of my planner must-haves. while there are many available for purchase on etsy and from various planner and craft stores, it’s also fun to make them yourself.

in this post, i show you how to make a jumbo paper bow planner clip to use in any of your planners, whether it’s a filofax, happy planner, whatever.

plus, this step by step DIY tutorial even includes a free printable template to help you trace and cut out the paper bow for your planner clip.

happy crafting!

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