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8 Stylish Daily Planners 2015

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Keeping a calendar is an essential part of being organized. It’s an important step in helping manage your daily activities and prioritize your time. It’s also a great way to kick off a new school year and start 2015 off on the right foot (which will be here before we know it!). Did you know that you can reduce stress by simply logging appointments, events and assignments in a daily planner? When kept up-to-date, a planner allows you to find information quickly, prioritize effectively and schedule appointments on the spot.

Although there are some terrific online calendar apps, I still prefer writing down appointments, events and day-to-day tasks in a traditional daily planner. With so many stylish designs these days it was tough to narrow down my favorites, but here goes.
stylish day planners and agendas for 2015 // simplified bee #organizing #2015

product links:

1. Metalic myAgenda Desktop  // 2. Floral Date Book  // 3. Groovy Agenda

4. Hot Pink Planner  // 5. Green Ikat Agenda  //6. Preppy Academic Planner

7. Turquoise Life Planner  // 8. Striped Simplified Planner

do what matters - forget the rest

(via Emily Ley)

Having a hard time getting it all done even with a daily planner? Here are some Time Management Tips that may help!
happy organizing,
cristin
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Read full story By on August 4, 2014 in back-to-school, daily planners, event planning, office supplies, Organization, organization tips, Organizational tips, overcome procrastination, Paperwork, time management, Tips/Tricks

Ziploop Mobile Shopping Organizer

Whether you are re-decorating your living room, remodeling your kitchen or building from the ground up, house projects produce lots of receipts. Couple that with the purchases you make everyday and it can be hard to keep them all organized. Lucky for us, there’s now Ziploop – an exciting mobile shopping organizer app making paper-free shopping, saving and returns super simple.

Ziploop Mobile Shopping App

In addition to organizing receipts, Ziploop saves reward cards, discounts, and return deadlines (key when purchasing home goods!) allowing you to never miss a sale or discount! For all of you who’ve forgotten to bring a coupon with you to a store, Ziploop has a solution for that too. It gives you the ability to scan store coupons so that they are with you at all times. Brilliant, right? And if that’s not enough functionality for you, Ziploop lets you tag your receipts and rewards under multiple categories you create (i.e. kitchen, bath, gifts, school) so you know exactly what you’ve purchased for that home project, family event or school fundraiser! Love this!

 

Ziploop Mobile Shopping App

Even if you don’t have a home project, organizing your spending all in one place with Ziploop will reduce the stress of shopping, ensure you receive coupon savings and help you return items with ease. To learn more,  watch a quick video on how life can be made easier with this amazing app and then download it for free (yep!) on your mobile device (iPhone/iPad or Android) or head to the website.

I know, I know. You want it. You need it. Go get it!

Happy organizing,

Cristin

 

*Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Ziploop, although all opinions are my own.

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Read full story By on January 28, 2014 in home organization, Organization, Organizational tips, Paperwork, time management, Tips/Tricks

7 Stylish Daily Planners 2014

disclosure: This post contains some affiliate links, which means Simplified Bee receives commission if you make a purchase using these links.

 

 UPDATE: Take a look at the new Stylish Day Planners 2015!

 

Keeping a calendar is a critical if not essential step in managing your daily activities and prioritizing your time. It’s also a great way to kick off a new school year and 2014 (I know! It’s not that far off!)  on the right foot. By logging appointments, events and assignments in a daily planner, you can reduce stress by knowing that you aren’t forgetting anything. When kept up-to-date, a planner allows you to find information quickly, prioritize effectively and schedule appointments on the spot.

Even with fabulous online calendar apps, I still enjoy writing down our household schedule in a  traditional daily planner. With so many super stylish designs available, the tough part is selecting one!
Stylish Daily Planners for 2014
Here’s my seven  favorite, stylish  daily planners for 2014:
most-stylish-daily-planner-2014Erin Condren’s Life Plannerknown for it’s personalization (can add photos) and variety of colorful patterns
stylish daily planner 2014 // zig zag pattern by Jonathan Adler
Jonathan Adler’s 2013-2014 Agendabecause the zig zag pattern rocks!
Most Stylish Daily Planners 2014
Sarah Pinto’s 2013-2014 Academic Plannerknown for it’s preppy style and perfect for students
Colorful Daily Planners by Lilly Pulitzer 2014
Lilly Pultizer’s Agenda (August 2013 – December 2014) - love the colorful, playful patterns and the large size. It’s a planner and notebook in one!
Stylish Day Planner 2014 // Gold Stripes
Whitney English’s Gold Day Designer (August 2013 – August 2014) – this super chic gold stripe planner is a limited edition, so act fast!
Stylish Daily Planners for 2014
momAgenda’s Mini-Daily (August 2013 – August 2014) – the compact design fits in most purses, backpacks and diaper bags which moms love.
simplified day planner / binder for 2014
Emily Ley’s Simplified Plannerfor those who love binders… this planner you build yourself based on your lifestyle and needs.
time management quote // Simplified Bee
I also love this quote found on Emily Ley’s website stressing the need to prioritize and schedule time with loved ones.
If you can’t seem to find the time, here are some Time Management Tips that may help!
Happy Organizing!!!
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Read full story By on August 14, 2013 in daily planners, office supplies, Organization, organization tips, Organizational tips, Paperwork, time management, Tips/Tricks

Friday Find :: 2013 Daily Planner by Whitney English

Last fall I wrote about my Top 7 Stylish Daily Planner for 2013, but it should have been top 8.  I ran across this chic black & white striped 2013 daily planner by Whitney English and just loved it… thought you would too.

Whitney English Daily Planner 2013

I needed something to keep me on course, focused, and I needed something that was going to make sure that I was truly doing what I needed to do to achieve my dreams. I needed something that was going to help me design an intentional, well-designed life. Every single day. And so, The Day Designer™ was born. – Whitney English

honey do note pad listnewborn baby schedule listweekly meal planner and grocery listcomputer website password organization listblogger schedule and planner note pad

There is no better way to organize and prioritize your day than by making lists. That’s why I had to share these darling note pads by Whitney English too! She has created a note pad with everyone in mind. Aren’t they adorable?

You can purchase Whitney’s items at her Etsy store!

Happy Organizing & Happy Friday,

Cristin

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Read full story By on February 1, 2013 in daily planners, etsy, Features, Friday Finds, office supplies, Organization, Paperwork, time management