Getting Organized for the New Year

As I prepare for the New Year, I am filled with inspiration. The New Year always feels like a fresh start, a chance to make specific plans for adjusting the way that I do things so that I can have more of what I want in my life. Since I work from home, it is a good time to think about adjustments that I could make to the way that I do business. A few days ago, I took the time to give myself “annual reviews” for both of my businesses. Based upon both of those reviews and how I … Continue reading

Memory Planner by Karen Foster Designs

Organizing is the key to productivity. If you are struggling along in your organizational methods for scrapbooking, perhaps this is the ticket to freedom. Want to get more done? Check out the Memory Planner by Karen Foster Designs. Who doesn’t love to be more organized? I keep a date book and it really does ensure that I don’t miss appointments or holidays and birthdays. The other things that is nice about using a date book, is the ability to jot notes on ideas you have. The planner by Karen Foster Designs is an amazing solution to the normal date book. … Continue reading

Celebrate Life

With the many duties and responsibilities that we have each day, it is very easy to lose focus on the things that are important to us. By daily recognizing things that are good in our lives, I believe that we will live a happier and more fulfilling life. What does this have to do with scrapbooking? I think that by enjoying life and appreciating all that is going well in our lives, we will find more moments that we want to preserve through scrapbooking. This year I have decided to record one good thing that happens each day. It only … Continue reading

Free Wedding Planner

Are you getting married? You’ll love this freebie! Congratulations on being engaged! Planning a wedding is so exciting. At the same time, there is just so much to do. A good wedding planner can be a big help and make planning your wedding so much less stressful. In an earlier blog, I mentioned a great deal from State Farm Insurance, a free full-sized baby book by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Well, State Farm has another great freebie available for brides and grooms to be. It is a free wedding planner. With no obligation, you can order Easy Wedding Planning … Continue reading

MyBook – The Adaptable Planner

With the new year just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about organizing and finding the right planner that will keep you on schedule and have things in order for the year to come. I have just come across a planner with a lot of creative potential called MyBook – The Adaptable Planner. This planner comes with the space for one week of planning on each 2-page layout. One side has the dates and lines for notes the opposite page is left blank for you to have a place to include a photo or memorabilia from that … Continue reading

2006 Scrapbook Planner

Well, it’s that time of year already. Time to get organized for the new year. In the past I have used a Covey planner and other years I have just relied on my large calendar hanging in my kitchen. This year I am going to try something new: The 2006 Simple Scrapbooks Weekly Planner. This is so well organized for scrapbookers! There are sections of monthly calendars where each two page spread covers one month. This is great for writing in all of the important dates each month so they can be seen at a glance for the upcoming month. … Continue reading