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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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What’s in My Teacher Bag?

August 28, 2017
What's in My Teacher Bag? See how I organize all my professor stuff, planner stuff, and healthy stuff in my work bag.

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i don’t know about you, but i love a good “what’s in my bag?” post or photo. in this post, i take you through my teacher bag. specifically, my adjunct college professor bag.

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The Secret to Making Your Planner Work for You

May 23, 2017
Happy As Annie How to Really Get Organized Using a Planner

you have a planner. great! but that won’t necessarily improve your organization.

alright, you have a planner and you write in it. you even slap on some stickers! but that won’t necessarily help you get organized either.

so what will? where am i going with this?

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How to Handle Recurring Items on Your To-Do List

May 18, 2017
Happy As Annie How to Handle Recurring Items on Your To-Do List

recurring items on your to-do list are those things you must do every month, week, or day. apparently, just because these items repeat every month or week doesn’t mean they won’t inevitably slip through the cracks!

but finally,  i have a plan that i hope will prevent last minute scrambling once and for all.

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10 Travel Must Haves

May 1, 2017
10 Travel Must Haves, Even if You LIke to Pack Light!

{disclaimer: this post is sponsored by DAFNI, creator of the revolutionary hair straightening ceramic brush.}

whether it’s a weekend getaway or a sights-filled overseas adventure, here are my ten travel must haves.

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