Meshelle: The Cricket Planner

(Crickets) love visual simplicity and organizational abundance (micro solutions). You prefer your everyday used items hidden out of sight, but you do tend to pile items until you can put them away properly. You are a classic organizer in every way. As a classic organizer, Crickets are the people for which planners were often designed…

Ana: The Ladybug Planner

(Ladybugs) Love visual simplicity and organizational simplicity. You prefer to have all your items hidden out-of-sight. You also need fast and easy solutions, like bins and baskets without lids. After taking the clutterbug quiz, I feel like a light bulb went on for me. I also immediately realized that my spouse is a very different clutterbug…

Laura: The Butterfly Planner

So when Ana first approached me about the Clutterbug organization methods, I had no idea what I’d be. But after taking the quiz and watching the video I’m firmly in the camp of Butterfly. According to Clutterbug: [Butterflies] Love visual abundance and organizational simplicity. You are a really visual person and for you, it’s out-of-sight,…

What’s Your Planner Style?

August is the start of planner season so we thought we’d spend this week figuring out what planner style best suits you. We’ll be using the Clutterbug organizational categories to help figure out which planner style suits you. If you’re not familiar with Clutterbug and her organizational system is quite an internet sensation. She has a…

A (Draft) Notebook Set-up for 2021: Planners, Journals, and Blank Pages

A (Draft) Notebook Set-up for 2021: Planners, Journals, and Blank Pages

It’s December (…how?) and after a year that deviated from plans more than anyone could have anticipated, apparently I still feel compelled to “plan” for the upcoming year. I say apparently because it wasn’t until earlier this week that I realized I had five different notebooks that I intended to continue using in the new…

Ask The Desk: Planner for Medical Editor, Waterproof inks and Cross Porous Point Pen Options

Ask The Desk: Planner for Medical Editor, Waterproof inks and Cross Porous Point Pen Options

Angela asks: Hello–I’m a freelance medical editor. I have to keep track of jobs for ±6 clients each day. For years, I’ve used a spiral notebook and pencil. I’ve been upgrading my notebooks, and now I think I’d like to use a daily planner so I have a more orderly view of finished projects. I…