Kate Spade 2020 Planner

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Kate Spade Mega Planner ($34.00) made for Barnes & Noble.

I’ve been lamenting the fact that I could not find a planner that works for me. I use my e-calendar too, but I prefer paper calendars for staying organized and on top of everything.

I wanted something better than my current planner. Amazon didn’t have what I wanted in my price range. I didn’t have any luck at Staples or at Paper Source. I also had no desire to spend $60 on a planner, apparently the going rate. I decided to walk into a Barnes & Noble not expecting much, but let me tell you their selection blew my socks off.

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The planner has two pockets for holding misc. items. It also comes with one page of stickers. The sheet of stickers is not double-sided.

I settled on this Kate Spade planner because it has everything I was looking for. I need my planner for blog post planning, book writing deadlines, meal planning, shopping lists, day job-related appointments, physical activity, self-care appointments (this one is a brand new category as I’m exhausted and really need to take better care of myself) and a few other categories. So it helps to have a page at the beginning of each month where I can write down my monthly to-do items, any birthdays or other things to remember. Then I also need the monthly view and the weekly view. And most importantly, I didn’t want any extra bells and whistles, as all that extra stuff just takes up space, goes unused and is noise.

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The planner also comes with monthly motivational phrases, but nothing over-the-top.

This planner meets all of my requirements and has nothing extra or unnecessary.

I am so pleased with my new calendar!

Do you use paper planners?

xoxo, Jane