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    Aug 14, 2018

    17 Of The Best Planners You Can Get On Amazon

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    1. A planner with fun stickers for bringing your book to life and making it feel like it's really *yours*. Maybe now you can stop putting off actually writing things in your planner!

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    Includes premium quality paper, three bookmarks, a reinforced pen holder, an elastic closure strap, an inner pocket, 12 monthly views, 52 weekly views, and 59 pages for notes. If you need a little more convincing with this one, check out why it's the best planner.

    Promising review: "This day planner is much more than a day planner for me. I have been using it to help keep my goals in action and ideas in one place. I am also using this as a gratitude journal. For those of you that need to physically write out your goals to strategize and implement, I highly recommend this planner. On a side note, Jen (owner) has provided the most impeccable customer service I have seen in a while. Will be a repeat customer." —Fresh F.

    Price: $18.99

    2. A monthly budget planner to help manage your personal expenses, so you at least have a few more pennies left in your bank account at the end of the month.

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    Includes easy-to-use charts, money wisdom, goal-setting prompts, monthly tables, and 48 pages means it's good for up to two years!

    Promising review: "I have tried many different budget books and apps. This was exactly what I was looking for! The biggest benefit was that I could add my own categories for expenses. When budgeting, I don't like to break things down into 20 different categories, I keep them very basic. I appreciate the fact that this allows me to do so. I also like that it is also broken down by days. I'm so relieved to have finally found exactly what I have been looking for." —Charlotte

    Price: $5.59

    3. A 24-month planner box including sticker sheets, pens, washi tape, grid paper, pocket folders, and more — it'll not only make planning your life easy, but also fun and crafty AF!

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    Includes 12 sticker sheets, three pens, five rolls of Washi tape, two list pads, elastic band pen loop, two pocket folders, 20 sheets of note paper, 20 sheets of grid paper, monthly calendar and weekly pages, fun designs, and inspirational quotes.

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this planner! It's perfect for everything. The kit comes with so many items to personalize your planner to your liking! I especially love the three pens that come with the planner!" —Caitlyn E

    Price: $18.46

    4. A weekly meal planning pad for hanging on your fridge (thanks to magnets on the back) — you can make shopping lists on, write down things you want to cook, or mark down days when you plan to eat out!

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    Includes 60 tear-off sheets per pad, so it's good for at least one year of weekly meal planning! Two strong magnets are attached to the back for hanging on your fridge. Plus, there's a perforated shopping list section and space to plan meals Monday through Sunday.

    Promising review: "I love this to-do list. I’m a to-do list person. Sure I could 'use a notepad or piece of paper' and I 'sometimes' do. But this is pretty and functional and I also like it has a 'Today I’m grateful for section.' Often, we Type-A personalities (we're the types that are obsessed with to-do lists 😄) forget to stop and smell the roses and remember what’s important in life. It also has a place to log water you drink — again it’s about keeping it all in balance. So just buy it, you won’t regret it." —janice h sullivan

    Price: $9.95 (available in 10 styles)

    5. A nine-month belly book for mamas-to-be to track their pregnancy so they can reflect back on that special time during the years to come.

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    Includes pages for time-lapse belly photos and ultrasound images, is organized by trimester, and has prompts for writing about things like morning sickness, food cravings, maternity clothing, and more.

    Promising review: "This book is fun to fill out — I looked forward to each milestone during my pregnancy so I could fill out another page. It's well-put together and doesn't overwhelm with so many things to do that Mama feels like it's impossible to keep up with, but has enough prompts that looking back through the book a few years down the road will be enjoyable and bring back some fun, (and perhaps, not so fun!) memories. Great keepsake!" —Becky

    Price: $13.49+ (available in two formats)

    6. A daily productivity planner that'll make sure you get stuff done once and for all, damnit. It helps you stay focused, because anyone who's a master at procrastination knows that's the ONE thing getting in the way of being more productive.

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    It includes a simple focused Pomodoro-style work system and allows you to rate your productivity at the end of each day and stay on top of your weekly goals, plus it's non-dated and includes five-day pages per week.

    Promising review: "I am creatively inclined. The challenge? Mental meanderings when what I need is sharp focus. Tried bullet journaling, but way too fussy. (Who wants to spend their time drawing lines?) I make endless lists, and diligently check things off — but that still doesn't get at the heart of my lack of efficiency and effectiveness. THIS? This helps me GET SH*# DONE in a way nothing else has. Best word I can find for this system is 'supportive.' I love this planner!" —PB in SB

    Price: $24.95 (originally $35)

    7. A unicorn printed agenda for making to-do lists, tracking important dates and events, and just staying so ~magically~ organized.

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    Includes two-page monthly overview spreads and spacious weekly pages, monthly tabs, metal lay-flat spiral binding, vertical front and back inside pockets, lightweight but sturdy covers made of thick cardstock, shaded weekends, holiday icons, inspirational quotes, monthly reflection questions, personal mission statement prompt, a yearly goal setting page, weekly scheduling templates, note pages, to-do lists, contacts/address book pages, and more!

    Promising review: "Just what I was looking for! I'm starting grad school in a few weeks and I was looking for something that will have enough room to put all of my appointments and important reminders in. The day spaces are big enough to write out several appointments for each day, and it's a cute design. Love it!" —Amanda Cox

    Price: $10.95

    8. A gorgeous agenda you'll admire the second you open it. Featuring beautiful monthly and weekly page layouts, this baby is bound to become your new fave thing.

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    Includes laminated covers, laminated tabs, and dividers. Plus, it has year-at-a-glance calendar pages, and unique monthly and weekly layout pages.

    Promising review: "WOW!!! I have had it for two days, and I know I love it because it's big enough to read, write in multiple events, and everything is BEAUTIFUL. Gorgeous planner, excellent usability. It's big, so be prepared to heft it about if you travel with it. The stickers I bought to enhance my scheduling are STUNNING, and the quality is unmatched by anything I have ever tried!" —ericandkate

    Price: $26.02 (originally $34.99, available in two sizes, and various styles)

    9. A wedding planning binder that'll make the ginormous and often stressful task of planning such a big day a lot easier. It'll help you remember small tasks you may have otherwise forgotten and provides a convenient spot to store everything in one place.

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    Includes easy-to-follow checklists, a one-year calendar with monthly and weekly to-do lists, and worksheets to help organize attendants, guest lists, invitations, ceremony design, reception arrangements, finances, contracts, and other legalities, plus money-saving tips and FAQ answers.

    Promising review: "This is GREAT! I bought this as a gift for my friend, she was taking her time on planning her wedding and this book definitely kicked her into high gear. There is so much information provided, as well as tips and reminders for the small things that can be easily forgotten when in the whirlwind of planning a wedding." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $18.21

    10. A pocket-sized organizer for those in need of a planner they can bring on-the-go — it's great for when you're scheduling appointments, running errands, making shopping lists, and jotting down someone's contact info.

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    Includes a black and tan cover with "2018" embossed on the front, a 16-page full-color world map, a weights and measurement conversion chart, local and international calling codes, North American time zones, important toll-free numbers and websites, a First Aid spread with details on what to do in CPR and choking incidents, plus an area for birthdays, anniversaries, addresses, notepad, and telephone numbers.

    Promising review: "This is the perfect pocket calendar. I order one every year. It is equally efficient for use as an appointment calendar, or a diary of daily activities, recorded after the fact. I find the latter is a more effective way of documenting my time, as the day rarely goes as anticipated, so I end up with an accurate accounting of what I actually did during the day, as opposed to an aspirational agenda of what I intended to do." —K. Smith

    Price: $5.99

    11. A simple academic planner to get *now* before heading back to school. If you don't need it, get it for a student or the parent of a student. Heck, surprise your new teacher with one on the first day of class.

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    Includes a two page month-at-a-glance spread and a two page week-at-a-glance spread. Each day has scheduling from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. along with flex space. Plus, it's made with thick paper, a protective front and back, and strong binding.

    Promising review: "LOVE this planner. It’s large, (about the size of a normal spiral notebook), but simple. Each page is extremely organized and I actually ENJOY using a planner for once! The cover and back are also very sturdy. Super happy with my purchase." —ssl

    Price: $12.95+ (available in three sizes)

    12. A dated agenda with a pineapple print cover that'll make jotting down important things a sweet, sweet part of your day.

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    Includes two-page monthly overview spreads and spacious weekly pages, monthly tabs, metal lay-flat spiral binding, vertical front and back inside pockets, lightweight but sturdy covers made of thick cardstock, shaded weekends, holiday icons, inspirational quotes, monthly reflection questions, personal mission statement prompt, a yearly goal setting page, weekly scheduling templates, note pages, to-do lists, contacts/address book pages, and more!

    Promising review: "This planner is perfect for me! I love a paper planner that I can carry in my purse! It's large enough that I can write a lot of things on one day, but small enough to fit in my purses without weighing them down! I'll be ordering another one for next year!" —brentlyn

    Price: $15.95

    13. A planner to help your loved ones after you pass away. Hey, it's the circle of life, it's an inevitable fact, and it's better for everyone if things are prepared ahead of time.

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    Includes 96 pages with 17 tabbed sections, a durable hardcover and concealed wire-o binding, and archival paper to help preserve your info. Contents of the book include personal information, medical information, key contact information, and places to outline dependents, important documents, financial information, commercial/business information, what beneficiaries can expect, personal property, insurance, pets, what to pay/close/cancel, e-mail and social media, personal wishes, last words, and other miscellaneous info.

    Promising review: "A friend paid her attorney hundreds of dollars to have the information in this book put together for her. This is very thorough and has everything I would like family to know if I become incapacitated. I have just begun filling it out, and it does take time to put in all the names, passwords and numbers, but this is so necessary. I especially like the blank pages to write my own thoughts for loved ones. Legally, this book doesn't replace a will, but just a good way to have everything in one place." —Fat Cinnamon

    Price: $12.78

    14. A magnetic meal planner — it can make shopping and cooking for your family easier, and maybe even cheaper — wouldn't it be nice knowing you don't need to buy certain things BEFORE heading to the store?

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    Includes magnets on the back to hang it on your fridge. Each list is separated into sections like "dairy" and "frozen" to make shopping trips easier, and the lists are perforated so they can be torn off and taken to the store. Plus, it has a pocket on the back to store vouchers and coupons, and has a clip-on pencil for writing notes and lists.

    Promising review: "This is great. I love that you can make your meal plan and grocery list and just rip it off. The pocket for coupons/recipes is convenient and I appreciate that it's magnetic so I just leave it on the fridge. The meal plan boxes are a little small so I definitely had to write small to fit everything I was going to eat, but I love it." —melanieelaine

    Price: $9.98

    15. A minimalist day planner that'll provide you with a simple space to track important things that are happening in your life. Perfect for someone who can't be bothered with all the cutesy frills of other agendas.

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    Includes recycled chipboard back, a firm, but flexible clear cover, and wire-o double loop binding. It has daily appointment and to-do areas, vertical weekly spreads, monthly goals, and calendar pages.

    Promising review: "A simple, yet perfect planner. I've been looking for a planner that has the monthly calendar on only ONE side of the page. Believe it or not, this is really hard to find! I hate when the monthly calendar is split into two, separated by either the binding or spiral. Ugh. It's just ugly and doesn't make sense. Especially because I like to write down all of my business trips on the calendar, and if the business trip is multiple days, then I can easily draw a line through the boxes without the spiral or binding breaking up my line. It's the perfect little planner!" —Ryan C.

    Price: $15.95 (available in five colors, and three sizes)

    16. A pretty floral planner if you're someone who values having an eye-catching agenda that'll draw you in to write things inside — this one should do the trick pretty well.

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    Includes a two-page color spread of illustrations in Katie Daisy's signature watercolor style at the beginning of each month. Plus, it has full-color floral motifs, extra art pages for lists, notes, and reminders, monthly two-page spreads for big-picture planning, weekly spreads with ample writing space, inside pockets for storage, elastic band closure, and wire-o binding.

    Promising review: "Hands down the most beautiful and efficient daily planner I've ever seen. I really needed a replacement ASAP. but I came across this planner and pre-ordered. So worth the wait! The pages are thick and beautifully detailed. It has notes per day, to-do lists, contact info, and more. I pray that Katie Daisy comes out with a planner every two years because this brand is the only one I'll ever use. Did I mention the price? Unbelievable value and I will be purchasing more for gifts to my girlfriends!" —AlwaysWright

    Price: $9.07

    17. A planner that'll help you think about the things you want to get done over the course of the next month, but also prompts you to think of things that worked well during the *past* month. A little self-reflection never hurt anyone!

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    Includes awesome e-books on topics like "How To Crush Your Goals" and "A Billionaire's Guide To Productivity," plus a video mini-course on how to "skyrocket" productivity. You can even reach out for a no-hassle refund if you don't feel more productive!

    Promising review: "I finally decided to try a paper-based planner after being unable to find a phone app that worked well for me. So far, so good. I've been incredibly busy at work and found that things were slipping through the cracks. This helps me prioritize and make sure that I am not forgetting anything. It is a little on the large side, but I think it is necessary. One of the reasons that I was unable to find a satisfactory app is that it was hard to get a good view of everything that is going on unless you have some space to display it all." —RainCityGirl

    Price: $39.97 (available in four colors)

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