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31 Days of Faith, Family, Home and Joy – Day 18 – My 2018 Planner

This is my third year to use the Sue Hooley Homemaker’s Friend Daily Planner.  I love it.  It has been my absolute favorite planner.  It has been easy to use and perfect for scheduling more efficiently.

Last year I was a little disappointed in the color.  My favorite color is blue so the turquoise color this year is perfect.

Things I love about this planner:

  • Yearly Planning – The first section is really cool.  There is a place for yearly goals where I will write my word for 2018.  I think it is “love”, but that’s subject to change if God speaks differently.  Do you have a “one word” for the years.  I have for the last three.  You can read about my “one word” in 2013 (Intentional, and what it is about here.
  • Weekly Planning – The weekly planning section has a mini calendar for 2018 and 2019 as well as dates to remember for each of those years, and a number of personalization pages to add journaling, prayer requests, and birthdays. Each week has a two-page spread and guess what a seven places to write your menu out each day.  I would love to use this menu section more for healthier meals and snacks.  It also has an area for tasks or to-do lists.
  • Monthly Planning – This is my most used section with a monthly calendar with enough room on days where I can have a number of items happening that day because I do with keeping grandkids, subbing, conference calls, and doctor’s appointments.  It is jammed packed.  It’s also a two-page month view.
  • Weekly Planning – This is probably my most second used section with tasks list for a week at a time.  I can write in tasks I plan to do each week/day, and well if something happens that God sends my way I cross it off and move it to the next.  Sometimes it slips and slips, but it’s a reminder and eventually gets done.
  • Tasks List Section – This is a place to write the tasks down for planning before you assign them dates.  It could be a to-do list you could cross off as you finish.
  • Projects/Events Section – I haven’t used this one too much.  It would be great for planning a party, a shower and maybe for me Christmas activities.
  • Information Section – Phone Numbers and Addresses for short term.
  • Shopping Section – Love this section.  I keep a running list throughout the week of things I need and rip out the page with the neat perforated sections.
  • Beautiful Bible verses, quotes,  and sayings to encourage you each day.

You can read more about the planner here.

Enjoy the rest of my 31 Days Series below:

Day 1 – 31 Days of Faith, Family, Home, Fitness, Coffee and Joy

Day 2 – Love

Day 3 – Did Someone Say Coffee-eeee?

Day 4 – Worthy an Online Bible Study of She’s Still There – My Week 2 Notes, Chapters 6-11

Day 5 –  Books I’m Reading, Cuppa Tea and Joy

Day 6 – His Mercies Are New Every Morning

Day 7 – Things I Love About Fall

Day 8 – Free Printable Lunch Box Notes

Day 9 – Prayer Walk

Day 10 – Refrigerator Thingy Notes – Free Printables

Day 11 – Worthy – An On-Line Bible Study Based On She’s Still There – My Notes Week 3 – Chapters 12-15

Day 12 – I’ll Worship Him In The Waiting

Day 13 – A Trip To The Dallas Arboretum

Day 14 – Fitness Bible Verses – Free Printable

Day 15 – Worthy – An On-Line Bible Study Based on She’s Still There – My Notes Week 4 – Chapters 16-21

Day 16 – Anxious for Nothing – An On-Line Bible Study – My OBS Story

Day 17 – If My People – 1 Chronicles 7:14 (KJV)

 

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4 thoughts on “31 Days of Faith, Family, Home and Joy – Day 18 – My 2018 Planner”

  1. I enjoy the planner also. Like you, I didn’t care for last years color but the new one is beautiful. In fact, I may have learned about the journal from you.

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    1. I don’t think I got a chance to write about it last year, but you might have read my 2015 review Linda. This will be my third year to use it.

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      1. This is my third year also. I renamed some of the tabs to make it fit me better. My word for next year is Joy! I use a section to record words of encouragement on my weight loss journey, I just started to record prayer requests as you had suggested. I follow your blog and enjoy your writings.

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      2. Thanks for stopping by and commenting Linda. I need to add the words of encouragement in my journal and trying to find the best way to track this journey. Maybe it will be easier to blog it once a week for 90 days.

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