Before I married Lee I had a few different jobs, but no matter what job I had I always used a planner. Because I worked outside the home almost all of my calendar appointments only affected me. After I became a housewife I kept a strong hold on my planner but writing something in my planner only to write it down again on a "family calendar" didn't make much sense. Besides I don't really need to plan my day out hour by hour anymore . . . 11:00 am Meeting with Dishes, 12:00pm board meeting with vacuum :) (although I have been known to advocate running your home a bit like a business, this is not what I meant :)
So, now that we share a calender, I needed a place to post our it where Lee can see it, but also a place that's easy to remove and take to my desk.
Enter . . . the Mead flip folder (bought at TARGET). It's perfect. The magnetic top lets me keep it on the fridge for easy viewing, and easily removed it so I can take it to my desk and make "the plans"
In the top folder we keep our calendar, on the back we keep next months calendar.
In the second folder I keep our meal plans for two weeks! Lee especially liked this option because he likes to know what's for lunch the next day :)
There is a third folder and I think I'll be using it for our blog post ideas! I'm not quite sure yet :) But it's nice to know I have options!
If we had kids this third folder would be perfect for sports or school schedules!!
This is just one of those products I find super useful! I'm a write it down kind of girl, so this is right up my alley, and now Lee can see how our month looks, so no more "awe . . . I didn't know we had to go to blah blah's house tonight, I hate blah blah, and her annoying blah!" Just kidding!!! :)
** I was in no way compensated for this post!!! I just really love our new calendar!