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.
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!
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.
many people ignore the year at a glance pages at the front of their planner. do you?
if you need some inspiration on how to make these pages more useful, don’t miss this video. at the very least, it might help you add life to your yearly spread!
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.
in this post, i show you how i set up my 2018 and 2019 year at a glance pages at the front of my new happy planner.
i brainstorm what i want to mark on these pages and exactly how i’m going to do it.
the very first exciting step i take in setting up a new planner is to get my name just right on my planner’s title page.
read on for some planner inspiration AND an easy trick to get your name centered perfectly!
i went to michaels last week to pick up something completely non-planner-related. i repeat: i was not looking for a new planner. but i saw this 2018-19 classic 18-month happy planner and fell in love pretty instantly. and with a 40% off coupon, i couldn’t help myself!
read on for photos and a video flip-through of these gorgeous happy planner dividers.
spring–and cactus stickers–have sprung in planner land! two awesome etsy shops helped use embrace the coming greenery with the march “succulent spring” planner girl provisions box. check them out below.
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.