My Planner Week 35: Rainbow-y for the End of Summer / August

Theme: Rainbow-y for the End of August / Summer Color: Red Materials: Rainbow lined washi: Michael's Summer Stickers: Target Dollar Spot Rainbow Sticker: Dollar Tree Share YOUR Planner in the comments!  <3 … [Read more...]

Flexibility Exercises to Try to Improve Lower Back Pain

Stretching on a consistent basis, preferably every day, will help to increase your flexibility. And when you increase your flexibility, you improve your mobility, and that ultimately leads to a reduction in your back pain, particularly in your lower back. But which flexibility exercises are the best ones for lower back pain? Consider Using an Orthopaedic Product to Start If you’re new to stretching, you may be too tight to really get into any poses. Rather than feeling discouraged, though, you … [Read more...]

My Planner Week 34: Bees

Theme: Bees Colors: Orange and Yellow August - especially late August - reminds me of bees. Materials: Bee Washi: Office Max I haven't added any stickers yet.  Sad! ... Last Week ... I'm trying to figure out how to add lunch and snack plans now that Cupcakes is in Kindergarten!  During this first half week, I just wrote them on Post-Its. Show us YOUR Planner pages!! … [Read more...]

First Day of Kindergarten!

Cupcakes started Kindergarten today. AHHHHHHH! I'm about to pick her up and I can't wait!!  I hope her day went well!! … [Read more...]

My Planner Week 33: First Week of Kindergarten

Theme: 1st Week of Kindergarten Color: Pink Materials: Alphabet Washi Tape (cut in half): Target Dinosaur Stickers: Michael's New Stuff I'm trying another new layout this week; I'll let you know how it goes!  Here are some other things that are new! Post It Note to keep track of cleaning games A Growlithe I drew in my journal because I found two in a nest! ... Last Week ... … [Read more...]

Potty Training Update: The Final Stage (?)

Hi everyone! I just wanted to give one final (?) update on Tootsie Roll's Potty Training Journey. He has blown me away with how well he's done. We started right after he turned 2.  That was about 3 months ago.  He's pretty much done potty training.  It only took a few days to do most of the work.  You can read about how we started potty training him here.  He does have an occasional accident, but they are rare. His not nap or night trained *at all*... I think I will start that when … [Read more...]

My Planner Week 32: Carnival

Theme: Carnival Color: Light Blue You may have noticed I changed up my weekly layout.  That's the beauty of the bullet journal!  You can always adjust, update, change, tweek, alter all of your layouts and pages!  We'll see how this works out for me. I'm still trying to get back towards a more traditional bullet journal format, but I'm at the beginning of both my planner insert and my journal insert so I can't combine them *at the moment*.  PERHAPS SOON THOUGH!  Tell me about YOUR … [Read more...]

7QT and Saturday Laughs: Kindergarten, Teething, Firetrucks

- 1 - #Updates - The main update: TR is teething and it's BAD! Usually I can give him medicine and frozen celery and it really helps, but these things are just hurting him right now.  Neither of us have slept much this week... - We registered Cupcakes for Kindergarten!  AHH! - My brother is turning 28.  AH! - TR's new Leap Pad stylus came in!! - We had a block party! - 2 - Block Party My street had a block party so I finally (after 2 years living here) got to meet some of our … [Read more...]

August Sponsor Love

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My Planner Week 31: Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Theme: Getting Ready for Kindergarten Color: Maroon Materials: Alphabet Washi Tape: Target (It is a much wider tape so I actually cut it in half) Doodle: ** Author Unknown, found this uncredited on Facebook** August Calendar / Spread I'm starting to feel like I want to get back to a closer version of traditional bullet journaling so I think I'm going to be changing up my weekly spreads.  Look out for changes next week! Please!  Share YOUR Planner in the Comments! … [Read more...]