Each year I meticulously pick out a family planner that is pretty and has enough columns to keep track of family activities, birthdays, Hubby B's commitments, meal plans, events, my tasks, appointments, school dates etc. This year has been no different, except that I had a little help from Baby B and he picked a gooden! He first spotted this Gruffalo planner when Christmas shopping.
We are big fans of the Gruffalo in our house; books, DVDs, costumes, clothes and Baby B finishing each line as I read it. It was a no brainer. It had all the columns I needed, PLUS stickers! We love stickers too. At the start of every year, I make a cup of tea, open my calendar, oooo and aaaaa and fill in birthdays, planned events and anything I know is coming up. I was a bit delayed this year as I have been making the most of time off with Hubby B, but when I eventually opened my new planner, I couldn't have been more pleased.
At first I had a bit of a panic. Can you spot what is odd about this first page?
Another great GREAT thing about this planner is a little pocket at the bottom.
I ended up purchasing this calendar from Tesco for just £5 but other retailers sold it for around the £10 mark. Had I paid the £10, it still would have been worth the money. Although with intentions of saving more cash this year, finding it at half the price was was a great start.
So how do you like to organise yourself? Do you have a paper based diary or calendar? Do you rely solely on technology? Or do you just go with it and naturally remember stuff?! (Totally jealous if the latter).
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