Spring has come to Long Island and I could not be happier! Last winter just about killed me so an early spring is the best gift ever. Longer days and warmer weather mean my boys can play outside again- woo hoo! This time of year also makes me want to set aside some time to get my home in order- it feels so good to do some organizing and deep cleaning! To help me stay motivated, I made this cute half-sheet printable for my Happy Planner where I can keep track of all the chores I need to do. To inspire all the other Happy Planners out, I’m making it available for free here on my blog! Click here for the Free Cleaning Printable for your Happy Planner!
I don’t know what it is about a list, but writing things down with a nice pen on some pretty paper makes doing the mundane things of life a little more bearable. And for some reason, making my lists pretty always helps me push through and finish what I start. There’s just something so satisfying about looking at that list and seeing the tasks get crossed off, one-by-one.
Be sure to check out my shop over on Etsy for other printable lists and forms. I’m adding new items every day and have started to include A5, Personal, and Letter size inserts as well as Happy Planner sizes. I love hearing from you all about how you are using them and what you’d like to see me carry. I’ve gotten such good feedback and it’s helping me make my products even better- Thank You!!
What about you, friends? Who is spring cleaning this week? Any tips to get (and stay!) motivated?
Hello friends! Just a quick post this morning to let you know that I’m going to be offering some FREE scripture printables to fit the Happy Planner!
I’ve decided to make a prayer journal with the extra pages of my current planner– I have July-Dec 2015 that I didn’t use and it seems like a huge waste to toss such nice paper! I’ll be covering up the dates and days of the week with washi tape and cut outs and using the space to journal. I struggle to regularly spend time reading and praying but I know how important it is and I genuinely want to prioritize this time each day. I think creating a journal to focus my time will help tremendously!
One of my favorite verses is from Colossians 3. I need this reminder daily to keep my mind focused on things above as I am constantly getting bogged down with the things that are on earth. What a great comfort and joy it is to remember that “I have died and my life is hidden with Christ in God!”
I’ve created a Free Printable of Colossians 3:1-3 that is sized to fit the Happy Planner– click here to download a copy! I think this would make a great divider or dashboard. I may even laminate mine and use it as a cover or to section off a prayer section from a bible study or sermon notes section. Oh, the possibilities!
Since I’m relatively new to the Happy Planner in general, I’d love to hear from all you “master planners” out there about how you use your planner for journaling. What tips do you have for us?!
Hello fellow planners– I hope your week has gotten off to a great start! The more I use my Happy Planner, the more I love it. I really like how it combines my need for organization and structure with my love of creativity and visual expression. This planner gets me. It’s my new BFF.
While I definitely use my planner for appointments and upcoming events, I’ve moved away from writing every last thing I need to remember in the boxes. After spending so much time making my weekly spread pretty, the last thing I want to do is scribble all over it! Instead, one of my favorite *functional* ways to use my planner is to include a blank page for jotting down notes, errands, etc. I can change out the page when it gets filled up or when the info is no longer needed.
Of course, I could do the same thing with sticky notes or blank paper, but having a cute to-do list or grocery list already printed up makes my day just a little bit brighter. And there are days when I really, really need that extra bit of happiness. I know I’m not the only one, so I wanted to share a Free Printable Grocery List with you that is perfectly sized for the Happy Planner. Just print, trim it down (using the guides) and punch using the new MAMBI hole punch or Arc punch.
Click here to download your Happy Planner Free Printable Grocery List!
Be sure to check out The Shop if you are interested in other inserts for your Happy Planner. To celebrate the debut of the new Happy Planners on March 1st, I’m giving three lucky winners their choice of anything in my shop (click here to enter). Drawing ends on Saturday, so be sure to enter before it closes. Have a great week!