December Daily 101

Thanks for checking out another post here on the blog. For those new readers out there wondering just what Chaotic Critic is, my ultimate purpose is to share how I’m crushing the chaos in my life with hopes that you’ll be inspired and encouraged to crush the chaos in yours. As for the content? It’s a FREE resource for all things planning, organization, and other “adulting,” right at your finger tips.

Today’s post, we’re getting crafty and covering December Daily from A-Z!

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5 Tips to Help You Choose the Right Planner + GIVEAWAY!

I’m so happy to be returning to the blogging game. I’ve neglected this blog quite a bit this year, not sure exactly what I wanted to do with it. Well, I’ve had my light bulb moment, it’s a FREE online resource for you guys. That’s right! All my tips and tricks on planning, organization, and other “adulting,” is available at your finger tips.

As we’re gearing up to the new year, I wanted to bring back my Planning for 2020 series to talk all things planning and productivity. This first post to kick of the series is how to choose the right planer. While most things in life are digital, I’ll always love my paper planner. I’ve come up with 5 tips to help you narrow down your decision and work for any budget you have.

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Low Income Budget Series Update – Let’s Catch Up on All the Things

If you follow me over on YouTube, which I highly suggest you do, I’ve been a roll with content. Most importantly, I’ve been documenting my financial journey in my Low Income Budget series. I’ve dedicated single posts to my pervious episodes in the series, but clearly I’ve fallen off on that. Still, here I am bringing you guys all the details and there’s a full playlist below for you to check out. In the meantime, let’s catch up, shall we?

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Disclaimer: I am not a financial expert or accountant. I am on the road to financial freedom like many others and decided to document my journey.

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Getting Out of a Planner Rut

For the longest time, I feel like I’ve been stuck in a planner rut. How can I be that serious about pen and paper? For me, it’s more than that. It’s all about finding some solace in my day to day. My mind is all over the place when I don’t have my thoughts on paper. I may be a millennial, but for me, there’s nothing like a blank piece of paper and my favorite pen. To get out of this planner rut, I would need to implement a system that would become a central location for all things me.

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DIY Happy Planner Half Sheet Notebook


Allow me to reintroduce myself…

We’ll I’m back to blogging. I tend to go through these phases where I just need a break. Let me not lie, I go through phases of not wanting to do anything. Anyway, I’m back and that’s all that matters. right? Right!

Today’s post is a DIY. I’m on a serious no spend from now until the end of August. All Summer long I’m shopping my personal stash. If there’s something I really want, I have two options: not buy or DIY.

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Memory Planning 101

I’ve decided to switch things up on my blog when it comes to sharing the videos that go along with my posts. Each week will have a different theme and one blog post that covers everything mentioned. This will include links, tips, and of course videos. Think of it as a mini course.

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Repurpose a Happy Planner | DIY Planner

Often times we accumulate things and before we know it, time goes on and we never used it. For my planner addicts out there, I know this is an issue. There are so many planners, sizes, brands, accessories, etc. that you want a little bit of everything. This post is all about taking the first step to taking that extra planner you have lying around and put it to use. I repurposed a mini Happy Planner as my faith planner. Let’s get right to it!

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