August 7, 2015

How do I: Begin?!

One of my favorite friends and lifestyle blogger Bailey (The Daily Bailey B) has been enchanted by our Planner Community and immediately commenced to learning everything she […]
August 6, 2015

How do I: Add my personality to my planner?

As I discuss in my set up post, I begin my planner system with very plain gridded/dot grid notebooks and draw in my weekly layouts.  Since I […]
August 4, 2015

How do I: Plan for the week? The Day?

Everyone has their own ritual about planning – where, how, with which tools, eating what.  If you’ve ever taken the Gallup StrengthsFinder, you’ll be familiar with […]
August 3, 2015

How do I: Take notes? Sketchnotes!

So as my IG handle suggests, paper is a pretty broad topic – and that was intentional because I love many things paper-related, and wanted to keep […]
August 2, 2015

#PlanWithMeAugust Giveaway!

UPDATED 8/2/2015 7:20AM with a few more rules – In Chinese culture, the number 888 means a lot of luck – the number “8” is pronounced […]
July 31, 2015

How do I: Track my habits

Over the years I’ve read Leo Babauta‘s work on how to form and maintain habits and love how people are finding more creative ways to track theirs. […]
July 29, 2015

How do I: Set up my layout?

Over the years I’ve cycled through many iterations of layouts, experimenting a lot with what I need or don’t need.  I get so excited about the […]
July 27, 2015

How do I: Set up my planner

Before we talk tips and tricks, we must know where we begin. After years of experimentation, I have been living in a traveler’s notebook setup using […]
July 22, 2015


Welcome to my first attempt at putting my hobbies online.  I’ve been nervous to start one of these, but I tell my students to do hard and […]


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