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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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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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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New Happy Planner Haul

I try not to go down the planner rabbit hole of awesomeness, but the Happy Planner always lures me in. Now, I don’t watch their release videos, yes they have those. I just see pictures all over my Instagram feed and I decide from there what I want. There were two new sticker books that I wanted that I got my hands on. Still, there were some other goodies I came across that were fairly new that I decided to get as well.

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Bullet Journal Plan With Me | March One Planner Challenge

Cheers to all the love in the planner community and the challenge I’m taking on. Shay Budgets and E. Michelle, both budget and beyond YouTubers, created a one planner challenge. In other words, use the same planner all month long. I couldn’t resist and I had to get in on the action.

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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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