20 Homemaking Binder Sections + a Flip Through of My Self Care Section

For those of you who think starting a homemaking binder is hard, it’s not. Your homemaking binder does not have to look like anyone else. It doesn’t have to be decorated with pretty stickers and washi tape.  Don’t let a undecorated binder stop you from getting your life organized. It’s not about the cutest stickers or best handwriting. It’s about finding a practical way to manage your time, resources and life the best you can. What your binder does have to be is useful. You can learn to make it pretty as you make it practical.  The first thing you want for your binder is useful sections. There are a ton of options to choose from, but choose wisely. In the beginning I had way too [Click here to continue reading]

Thanksgiving Menu, Shopping and Prep List Tutorial

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and I know it can be challenging trying to plan and not go crazy. When I first began hosting anything at my house I’d get overwhelmed. But with time and practice, it’s gotten easy and it’s something I look forward to. Today I’m going to show you how I plan our Thanksgiving gathering on paper. This will show you how to map out what to buy and cook leading up to Thanksgiving. It won’t show you how I decorate, but for ideas you can take a look at our Thanksgiving table from last year, my New Years Eve table two years ago, or any of my parties for ideas on how to decorate.  If you are not already subscribed to [Click here to continue reading]

Plan With Me: Printable Monthly Planner Kit

  I love planning out each month using my Monthly Planning Packet. All of the day to day details I keep track of for managing my home, my families schedules and my tasks are all in one place.  Click the link to order this months kit: Planner Kit  The sheets are available for instant download and are pre-filled with the current month I’ve shared pictures and my planning videos showing how I use the sheets and how I prepare my monthly packet at the beginning of every month. With this packet, you will be able to plan out your meals, to-do and lists, a week or a month at a time and also plan along with me on Periscope from time to time. Here’s what comes in the Monthly Planning [Click here to continue reading]

5 Stationery Products Every Planner Needs

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Guides4eBay #CollectiveBias So let’s talk planners!  When it comes to planning there are levels. Some people own over 100 rolls of washi tape, have photo albums full of planner stickers and separate planners for every area of their lives.  Then you have those who use a small composition notebooks and a pencil.  When it comes to planning the options are limitless. For those just starting out, it can be hard deciding what those must have stationery items are.  To help you decide, I put together a guide sharing 5 Stationery Items Every Planner Needs to get started planning today.  There are a five must have products in my guide, with several different suggestion in each product category. [Click here to continue reading]

How to Make an Extra Special Pocket Letter

Today’s super simple Pocket Letter tutorial and my shopping trip have been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GIVEEXTRAGETEXTRA #CVS #CollectiveBias I’ve been a planner for a long time now and I always encourage people who feel unorganized to give it a try. When I became a stay at home wife and mom, one of the first things I implemented was the use of a homemaking binder to organize my time. One of the best things you can do when setting up your binder is to stock it with things you use often.   Things like pens, paper, clips, stickers, etc. should be stored somewhere inside of or close to your binder. One of the ways I keep [Click here to continue reading]

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How to make pretty planner clips using washi tape

There are so many cute and useful stationary products on the market right now. I can seriously go into any stationary store and easily blow 1,000 pennies on a few stationary items at least once a week, but once in a while I like to get creative and make my own.