Organizing Die Cuts and Ephemera | Cheap Planning

I’ve decided to relaunch my Cheap Planning series in 2019. There’s so many affordable supplies plus storage options that are worth sharing. Most importantly, in the planner community it’s easy to go out and buy everything you see. This series is all about making things on your own and customizing specially for you and your day to day life. Today, I wanted to share the solution I found to storing my die cuts and ephemera.

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Episode 3: Low Budget Income Series – January Check In

Welcome to episode 3 of my low Budget Income series. For new readers, this series I’ve created is documenting my financial journey all 2019. Episode 1 looked at my January budget and why I’ve decided to take control of my finances and episode 2 was a close look at my 2018 expenses. To keep up with the entire series, click here. Here we are halfway through January so what better time than now to see how things are going and what needs to be adjusted.

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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Episode 1: Sister Sister Planning – 2019 Planner Lineup, Student Edition

I’ve done series in the past on my blog, in fact I’m working on two right now – Planning for 2019 and my Low Income Budget series. Why not add another to the mix. This time I teamed up with my baby sister, a high school freshman that is trying to stay organized in school and find a system that actually works for staying on top of her assignments. Here I am to help. This first episode takes a closer look at her system, plus tips to get her started.

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Planning for 2019 | Social Media Planner

I’m so excited for what’s to come here on Chaotic Critic during 2019 and the Planning for 2019 series keeps rolling. I kept certain posts specific for this year so that I could go into further detail as to how I’d be using them. This post is about my Plum Paper monthly planner that I’ll be using as my social media planner.

Disclaimer: This planner was sent to me for review for this series. All opinions are my own.

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Episode 2: Low Budget Income Series – 2018 Expenses

Welcome to episode 2 of my low Budget Income series. This edition will be a closer look at my 2018 expenses. That’s right, all the details (well as much as possible). This episode is important to see just where the hell my money went in the first place. So, taking a stroll back through all my statements (January to December) to what was spent on my debit, nor just bills, I’ve been able to come to a decisive conclusion.

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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Planning for 2019 | Stalogy

I recently shared my 2019 planner lineup and I wanted to take it a step further by going into more detail on each of he systems I’ll be using this year. Yes, there’s more than 1 planner in my lineup, but each serves a specific purpose.

Today’s post is all about my every day carry, my bullet journal, my Stalogy.

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Episode 1: Low Budget Income Series – Why Budget Now + January Budget

Welcome to a new series here on Chaotic Critic. This time is a little different, we’re focusing on finances. My finances to be precise. This is an area in the planner community that is growing with the likes of Shay Budgets and E. Michelle, but as a whole, financial freedom is usually on the back burner. I decided to title this series a Low Budget Income Series as that is exactly what my income is. Hopefully you’ll stick around for the ride. Buckle up!

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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