I truly am amazed at how swiftly October has flown by and when I looked at my calendar I realized why it went so fast - we have been really busy! How do you keep track of your life, schedules, appointments? This is how we do it. This systems works for us and has for many years so I thought I'd share it with you.
This is the door to the mud room/hallway in the kitchen. I used brown chalkboard paint and painted the top third for messages etc. A metal strip from the hardware store also painted brown is stuck on with double sided tape so that I can put the biggest calendar I can reasonably fit with magnets to the door. Every appointment and meeting is written on the calendar. Reminders are written on the chalkboard as well as messages.
Then we both have personal calendars. Chris' is the large desk type one, very neat. Mine is kept in my purse, not so neat but it works for me. Usually on Sundays we sit down together with all three calendars to plan our week and coordinate to make sure we know what's coming up and who is going where. This might seem like over planning to some but it absolutely drives me crazy to not know what, where and when events are coming up and more importantly what's expected of me.
I see now why the month flew by so fast. We spent nearly two weeks traveling in So. Calif, camping with friends, doctor appointments both human and animal, a fun trip to Apple Hill (I'll tell you about that soon), an all day car repair, quilt guild and sewing with friends (leave room for fun I say), out to dinner with friends (ditto)... See what I mean, time flies. How do you keep track of your life? Are you as
Until next time,