Planning

How to repurpose expired monthly spread planners

You may have bought some planners with monthly spreads that had expired and you do not know what to do with them. There is no need to throw them away especially if you like the design. First block out the dates and then you would have yourself some nice boxes. What you can do is [...]

How to use a planner when you have nothing to write about

When we watch the planning videos in YouTube, we may feel very inspired to start our planning journey. The problem is, what if there is nothing to write about or that we feel we simply live a very boring life? Perhaps after binge watching all the videos we head on straight to Target, Staples or [...]

Jot down your mom’s recipe…even though you hate cooking

Recipe book

Almost 20 years ago when my mother was undergoing radiotherapy for her tonsil cancer, it was decided that I would take over the cooking. She was too weak from the treatment to be able to continue to cook. The situation then also looked very grim as it was as if she wanted to pass down [...]

What sort of monthly spread planner should you get?

Monthly spread planner

In my previous post, I have written about the importance of a monthly planner. Here are some considerations when it comes to buying and using a monthly spread planner: 1. It is not necessarily need to be expensive You can find a monthly spread planner at the Dollar Store or Daiso at a fairly inexpensive [...]

My diary, planner and calendar- almost one year on

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Last year, I wrote post on another blog of mine about the diary, planner and calendar that I plan to use for this year. As we are now moving towards the end of the year, I thought I would like to write a follow up post on how I have been using my tools of [...]

My experience in planning for festival using a planner and diary

Planning for CNY using my diary and planner

In most important event, there is usually one main person who ended up to coordinate and often do most of the things. Examples are planning for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chinese New Year and other festivals where you need to clean the house, do shopping and cooking for guests or planning for an anniversary or wedding event. [...]

Simple way to temporarily store receipts for calculation and records

Do you keep your store and shopping receipts all over the place? Ever since I realize that I have exceeded my monthly budget, I have kept a close tab my expenses. Tracking my incoming and spending each day has help me to be more mindful of my spending and hence reduce the daily expenses and [...]

How to repurpose an old diary or planner

You may have an old diary or even a  planner that is lying around and that you have not used for the year. Or perhaps you have just used for a few pages but later abandoned it in favour of another diary. We would be heading to a new year and seeing the unused diary [...]