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*NEW* Weekly Homeschool Planner – SALE!!

For the past three years I have been working on something behind the scenes, but never got around to actually DOING anything about it – as in sharing it with you. If I’m being honest there are a lot of things I’ve started and never completely finished. The main reason is perfectionism. 

It’s something I’ve struggled with for a very long time. While it may seem like I procrastinate on projects (which I do, in a way), the honest truth is – if it isn’t matching up to what I picture in my head, something inside me shuts down and doesn’t keep going. My brain has a million ideas, and there isn’t enough time. I can’t get it put together the way I envision, so it gets pushed aside. 

The last few years have been a process of me working toward getting over that hump, one baby step at a time. I’m definitely not all the way there yet, but maybe you can relate? 

One of the things I’ve been working on is a paper and pen version of my homeschool planner. I’ve been using it the past few years and love it – it’s simple but pretty. Efficient. While I love my other planner, staying off my laptop during school time has been important to me. This planner makes me smile (and that’s a great thing) and keeps my focus on the four people in front of me, rather than off on a rabbit trail. For my brain too, putting pen to paper really helps me connect the dots and remember things.

Because I love it so much, I really want to share it with you all – and I truly appreciate your patience in waiting with me.  I’m still tweaking a few things, but the best part is, I can share those tweaks via a bonus download page available only to those who purchase the planner! 

A Peek Inside the Weekly Homeschool Planner 

A few things to know about this planner: 

  • 8.5” x 11” undated pages – over 150 pages to use year after year (just like our Student Planners)
  • Colorful – not overly crazy, but subtle. Pretty makes planning fun!
  • Plenty of room for both weekly planning and a month-at-a-glance overview.
  • 10 subject areas with lined planning space
  • Planning pages include a month-at-a-glance, a weekly layout, homeschool vision, homeschool requirements, curriculum planning, daily schedules, and more.
  • Bonus download page (password protected) where you can find additional pages to add to your planner: curriculum wish list, field trip planning, goals for children, names/addresses, notes, unit planning, yearly attendance, and (coming soon) editable monthly and weekly pages.
  • 2 layouts: one labeled Monday-Friday and another with no days of the week so you can write in your own schedule 

A quick note: Our printer will print BORDERLESS. It is one of the paper choices in our printer settings. Our front and back covers were printed onto cardstock and then laminated for extra durability. We use a heavy weight paper (24 lb.) to print the planner and make the pages a little thicker.

Purchase Your Copy of the Planner 

If you would like to purchase a copy of the new Weekly Homeschool Planner, you can do so by clicking the link below. Until Sunday, September 17th you can save 30% using the code RELEASE. 

This planner is undated so you have the option of printing off a new copy each year. The pdf planner is available for $10 and you are more than welcome to print off copies for yourself – this year and in years to come. Please note the Weekly Homeschool Planner is only available as a pdf download and prints off double-sided. 

Your purchase also allows access to a ‘buyers only’ page where optional pages will be added including additional dated covers and other pages as readers/users request.

I truly hope this planner is a blessing to you all!

 

 

September 2017 Personal Planning Pages (FREE Printable)

 

 

Here we go!! School is in full swing in our house and after Labor Day the real fun kicks in – swim team! For our family that means multiple pools and practice times for the kids. We are fortunate to have an extra driver in the house this year and will be taking advantage of her services. :)

Other than that, I’m hoping things will settle into a great routine. Summer always throws everything out of whack and I’m looking forward to a bit more normalcy.

If you’d like to get organized along with me, you can download the September 2017 Personal Planner Pages and try them out this month. I truly hope they are a help to you in the upcoming days.  

A Peek Inside My Planner

If you’d like to take a look at how I’ve set up my yearly planner, I’ve explained it more in this post here, as well as given links to my favorite binder and colorful tabs (because pretty makes life fun too, right?).

Yearly Planner example from Homeschool Creations-5

This year I’ve done a little something different and pulled my planner out of the binder and had it spiral bound at Staples. It has worked wonderfully and I love it this way!!

September 2017 Personal Planner Pages

You can download the September 2017 Personal Planner Pages by clicking the green download button below. There are 12 pages included as a part of the download: the month at a glance and then weekly planning pages as well, with a page that finishes up the month of July and another that goes a bit into September as well. Each month I’ll be offering a free download for that month’s planning pages, so you can check back and download them as they become available.

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Purchase the Yearly Planner

Otherwise, if you like the layout and want to start planning out the rest of your year now (and 2018 as well), purchase the full Yearly Planner for $4.99. The calendar includes month-at-a-glance pages and dated weekly pages through December 2018. There is also a link to bonus pages and additional covers for the planner. 

Don’t miss my student planner and weekly homeschool planner – available as well!

Don’t Miss The Daily To-Do List

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My Daily To-Do List is pretty basic, but hopefully it will work for you too. There is an area to make a list of things to accomplish, household goals, appointment, meals for the day, and even a space to record exercise and water intake. Each page in the document is identical so you can print them off, cut the page in half, and have two lists. If you print them front to back, you’ll have four to-do lists and save a little paper.

Hope you all have a wonderful month!! I’d love to hear your plans!

 

April 2017 Planning Pages – Free Printable

While I know it seems soon to share planning pages for April, the first of April is in just a little over a week. Can you believe it??

The good new though is spring is officially here!! Of course we had a lovely snowstorm (finally) to wrap up winter and now we are looking forward to some warmer days and lots of time outside. March is wrapping up with lots of travel for me, speaking at Teach Them Diligently in both Arkansas and Tennessee, but I am SO excited to meet some of you all at both conferences. It’s one of my favorite parts of all the travel – the plane rides, not always. Airsickness and I tend to be friends, and that’s never fun. 

This April Laurianna will be turning 16! We have a party planned, Easter to celebrate, and my mom will also be having her second hip replacement (prayers are always appreciated). Her recovery from her right hip replacement in January has been great and we are looking forward to having her movement be so much better this summer. 

If you’d like to get organized along with me, you can download the April 2017 Personal Planner Pages and try them out this month. I truly hope they are a help to you in the upcoming days.  

A Peek Inside My Planner

If you’d like to take a look at how I’ve set up my yearly planner, I’ve explained it more in this post here, as well as given links to my favorite binder and colorful tabs (because pretty makes life fun too, right?).

Yearly Planner example from Homeschool Creations-5

This year I’ve done a little something different and pulled my planner out of the binder and had it spiral bound at Staples. It has worked wonderfully and I love it this way!!

April 2017 Personal Planner Pages

You can download the April 2017 Personal Planner Pages by clicking the green download button below. There are 14 pages included as a part of the download: the month at a glance and then weekly planning pages as well, with a page that finishes up the month of March and another that goes a bit into May as well. Each month I’ll be offering a free download for that month’s planning pages, so you can check back and download them as they become available.

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Purchase the Yearly Planner

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If you like the layout and want to start planning out the rest of your year now (and 2018 as well), purchase the full Yearly Planner for $4.99. The calendar includes month-at-a-glance pages and dated weekly pages through December 2018. There is also a link to bonus pages and additional covers for the planner. 

Don’t miss my student planner and weekly homeschool planner – available as well!

Don’t Miss The Daily To-Do List

Daily to do list free printable

 
My Daily To-Do List is pretty basic, but hopefully it will work for you too. There is an area to make a list of things to accomplish, household goals, appointment, meals for the day, and even a space to record exercise and water intake. Each page in the document is identical so you can print them off, cut the page in half, and have two lists. If you print them front to back, you’ll have four to-do lists and save a little paper.

Hope you all have a wonderful month!! I’d love to hear your plans!

 

February 2017 Planning Pages – Free Printable

 

Here we go for another month! Our days are slowing down a little bit here, but there is still plenty on our calendar to keep us busy. 

This past month my yearly planner has been my literal brain. We had so much going on between wrapping up our swim season with the kids, swim meets, and surgery for my mom and then our general day-to-day life happenings. If you’d like to get organized along with me, you can download the February 2017 Personal Planner Pages and try them out this month. I truly hope they are a help to you in the upcoming days.  

A Peek Inside My Planner

If you’d like to take a look at how I’ve set up my yearly planner, I’ve explained it more in this post here, as well as given links to my favorite binder and colorful tabs (because pretty makes life fun too, right?).

Yearly Planner example from Homeschool Creations-5

This year I’ve done a little something different and pulled my planner out of the binder and had it spiral bound at Staples. It has worked wonderfully and I love it this way!!

February 2017 Personal Planner Pages

You can download the February 2017 Personal Planner Pages by clicking the green download button below. There are 14 pages included as a part of the download: the month at a glance and then weekly planning pages as well, with a page that goes a bit into November as well. Each month I’ll be offering a free download for that month’s planning pages, so you can check back and download them as they become available.

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Purchase the Yearly Planner

Add to Cart 

If you like the layout and want to start planning out the rest of your year now (and 2018 as well), purchase the full Yearly Planner for $4.99. The calendar includes month-at-a-glance pages and dated weekly pages through December 2018. There is also a link to bonus pages and additional covers for the planner. 

Don’t miss my student planner and weekly homeschool planner – available as well!

Don’t Miss The Daily To-Do List

Daily to do list free printable

 
My Daily To-Do List is pretty basic, but hopefully it will work for you too. There is an area to make a list of things to accomplish, household goals, appointment, meals for the day, and even a space to record exercise and water intake. Each page in the document is identical so you can print them off, cut the page in half, and have two lists. If you print them front to back, you’ll have four to-do lists and save a little paper.

Hope you all have a wonderful month!! I’d love to hear your plans!

 

Save 20% on the Student Planner (& Updated Covers!)

20% sale student planner

This Student Planner has been the PERFECT fit for our girls (middle and high school ages) – it’s full of color (which they love), very simple in layout, but has helped them track all of their studies and goals each week. That’s been a win-win for our family and made my job so much easier as they write down all of their daily work. 

Student Planner circlesstudent planner hexagonBecause it is an undated planner, the front cover needs to be updated every now and then with a new calendar year. For those of you who have purchased the planner in the past, you can visit the bonus download page and grab the updated covers. 

If you haven’t purchased a copy and are wanting to help your students get a little more organized the second half of the year – read on and see how you can save 20% on a copy of the Student Planner (through 1-26-17)

 

Inside Our Student Planner

Want a peek inside? I promise it’s super simple – because we found we really didn’t need so much extra stuff, full of color, and ready to download and print.

A quick note: We printed our planners using the BORDERLESS option in our printer settings. In the video you’ll see some of the pages that we experiments with (ones that were or weren’t printed all the way to the edge). Our front and back covers were printed onto cardstock and then laminated for extra durability. We use a heavy weight paper (24 lb.) to print the planner and make the pages a little thicker. We then had it spiral bound at Staples for about $5.

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The Student Planner contains :

  • 8 1/2” x 11” undated pages – use it year after year!
  • Year at a glance dates
  • Student information and schedule page
  • 12 blank monthly planning pages
  • Weekly planning pages for 8 subjects
  • Planning for every day of the week (smaller spaces for Saturday/Sunday)
  • Goals, notes, and ‘what I learned’ section
  • 2 layouts: August through July or January through December
  • Bonus download page link – some extra pages that are added as requested, including an address page, updated covers, field trip trackers, books read tracker, note pages, and days to remember (link is on last page of planner)

Two Great Designs

Choose the student planner that best fits your family’s needs – or choose both (there’s a special bundle price for purchasing two).

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The abstract circle graphic student planner features the colors green, dark blue, and a turquoise blue color for the monthly layouts. 

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The hexagon graphic student planner features the same inside layout with the colors green, orange, and a medium blue for the weekly layouts. 

BONUS Download Pages

Your purchase also allows access to a ‘buyers only’ page where optional pages will be added including additional dated covers and other pages as readers/users request.

Purchase a Student Planner

This student planner is undated so you have the option of printing off a new copy each year. Each planner is available for $10 and you are more than welcome to print off copies for each of your children – this year and in years to come. Purchase both planners together in a bundle and save even more! 

The Student Planner is only available as a pdf download and prints off double-sided. There are THREE different purchase options. Choose from the following: 

SAVE 20% when using the code STUDENTORG until January 26, 2017 at 11:59 pm

2017-18 Yearly Planner – Organize Your Days

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The last few years I have been using this Yearly Planner – a planner I put together for our family (and love). It’s a place where I can keep all of our day-to-day happenings in one place and attempt to keep life in a little bit more order. Because it was such a help to me, it was one I have shared with you all as well!

Life gets busy and truthfully my brain just can’t remember it all. I’m a paper and pen kind of girl, and seeing my week laid out in front of me is so helpful in keeping things straight. Appointments in one place. Goals and reminders of ‘to-do’ stuff. I can pull it out, open it up to the week on hand, and get a great picture of what is happening.

The yearly planner is newly updated and ready for both the 2017 and 2018 years and now has some additional features (including bonus pages, a variety of covers, and more to come!). 

My goal is to make this planner as user friendly for you all as possible, so if there are additional pages you would like to see added, please let me know! 

Yearly Planner Highlights

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Here are the highlights that will help you get your weeks and months quickly organized: 

  • January 2017 – December 2018 weekly and monthly calendars – 24 months!!
  • a 2-page weekly spread that lays flat, 8.5″ x 11″
  • one page to track a weekly “to-do” list, keep running lists, write out weekly goals, and write down things you don’t want to forget. 
  • a one page layout for weekly appointments and top 3 daily goals
  • a link to unlock planner extras – additional pages to help get you organized, including bonus covers, address pages, note pages, and more to come!

The Week-at-a-Glance Pages

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The daily planning pages also include a two page month-at-a-glance spread. These are the pages that I use to write down any major stuff first (trips, big events, etc…) and then do a rough meal plan (before I plug meals into my monthly meal planner).

Just for fun, I added quotes that I love to the month-at-a-glance pages too. It’s something little, but I love reading them!

The pages are all 8.5” x 11” in size, so they fit great in any standard binder. Personally I’m in love with this Martha Stewart binder and dividers – which is why you’ll notice the rainbow colors along the bottom of the calendar. Those are the primary colors in her collection.

Bonus Pages

address-pagesThis year I’m adding something new to the Yearly Planner – bonus pages! I realize not everyone wants the same (or huge) file, so at the end of each planner you will find a link to a webpage where you can download extra pages to print off and use with your planner. Currently you will find:

  • address/contact page
  • books to read
  • notes pages
  • birthday/anniversary tracker
  • project tracker

More pages will be coming – and if there is one you would like to see added, please let me know! 

Free Yearly Planner Sample

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Not sure what to expect? Click the download button and grab a FREE copy of the January 2017 planning pages

 

How I’m Using My Yearly Planner

Here’s a peek at my planner so you can see how I’m using it.

Daily Planning Pages printable - free download for February. Also link to the FULL 2015 Daily Planner - get organized this year.

The above is part of my January week – which is still missing a few things. I’ll admit that a huge lack of sleep is contributing to some fuzzy thoughts. Especially the time I need this as my ‘brain’.

Daily Planning Pages printable - free download for February. Also link to the FULL 2015 Daily Planner - get organized this year.

My weekly to do list is just the running list of overall things that need to get done (I keep a longer list on a sheet of notebook paper in another section – until I finish up a cute printable for that!). My goals are broken down from my yearly overall goals. During January I’m trying to finish up a few books (need to get some of that book list knocked out).

Daily Planning Pages printable - free download for February. Also link to the FULL 2015 Daily Planner - get organized this year.

There is always a list of things to do (I also have a list of projects that can be finished in 20 minutes or less). Every day I try to focus on THREE main things that need to be done and then work on other things. Those three are the ones that really need to be worked on at that point.

Daily Planning Pages printable - free download for February. Also link to the FULL 2015 Daily Planner - get organized this year.

And pretty always helps out too. The (pretty) tabbed dividers are great for sectioning out different things that I want to keep handy: my cleaning schedule, meal planning, essential oil info, recipes, finances, and other important information.

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My new favorite option is having the planner spiral bound! For the 2016 year, I took mine to Staples and they coil bound it for me for $3.99. I am loving the different format and will continue to use this option since it slides into my computer bag easily.

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Here’s another look at the month-at-a-glance pages with the coil binding, in case you’d like that option.

Purchase the Yearly Planner

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Add to Cart

 

You can purchase the full 24 month Yearly Personal Planner pdf for $4.99. The calendar  includes 24 month-at-a-glance pages and dated weekly pages through June 2017.

When your purchase is complete, you’ll receive a download link – be sure to check the last page for a link to the bonus pages and password!

Happy Planning!!