Free Planner Printable: Hello Kitty Pink Christmas

Sorry I’m late to share this one. πŸ™ˆ I’ve been really sick and spending most of my time in bed. πŸ€’ Buuuut… now that Thanksgiving is over, we can finally transition into holiday/winter mode. No more fall leaves, turkeys, or pumpkins. It’s all about buffalo plaid, vintage red trucks carrying pine trees, and red coffee cups. At least that’s what seems to be cool for right now. πŸ˜‰

This week’s printable is festive, but doesn’t exactly follow what’s trending now. In fact, it doesn’t even follow traditional holiday colors! But it’s cute. And it has Hello Kitty in it! I hope you guys like it! πŸ’– It’s called “Hello Kitty Pink Christmas”. Continue reading “Free Planner Printable: Hello Kitty Pink Christmas”

The Planner Girl’s Guide to Black Friday

Hi everyone! Are you super excited for Black Friday this year? I’m super excited to buy way more planner things than I need! πŸ™ˆ I’m basically gonna share my wishlist with you guys, along with some other deals and general shopping tips. πŸ‘ I used to be into extreme couponing, and Black Friday gets me so excited! Even if I’m not planning to buy a lot of stuff… I just love a good deal!! πŸ’Έ

Before shopping, please make it a point to read and understand each store or website’s coupon policies that way you don’t feel disappointed or cheated if a coupon doesn’t work. On the other hand, if you know the policy, you can stand your ground politely if a store associate tries to decline your coupon. Just have the coupon policy on hand, stay calm, and PLEASE be nice to the sales associate. Even if they’re rude to you! Imagine how it feels to have to work in a chaotic environment like Black Friday!! You don’t know how early they had to wake up, how far they had to commute, what atrociously rude customers they had to deal with before you… These same employees might have had to miss Thanksgiving with their family because they had to work to keep their jobs! Remember what the holiday season is all about and try to spread some of this holiday cheer while you’re out shopping! It’s all about love, gratitude, kindness, etc.

Ahem… anyways…

Personally, I don’t plan to go into any stores on Black Friday. I’m going to do as much shopping online as possible because I don’t particularly enjoy going into stores on Black Friday. Too chaotic for me. πŸ˜… Amazon is my favorite and since I have Prime (which includes free shipping!!) I’m planning on making most of my purchases there. However… I did research other stores and sites because I’m all about finding the best deal out there!

I’ll go over some of the sales and deals that stood out to me from some of my favorite places to shop: Amazon, Silhouette America, Etsy, Michael’s, Jo-Ann Fabrics, Me & My Big Ideas (Happy Planner), and Erin Condren. I’ll update deals as they expire and as I discover new ones!

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Silhouette Comparison Guide

If you’ve never heard of these machines, you’re probably going to want one the more you read about them. Sorry for adding another thing to your wishlist/you’re welcome for introducing this magical machine. If you use printables, you know it takes a long time to cut out printables with a pair of scissors. A paper trimmer definitely speeds up the process, but… it still takes a while. These cutting machines do exactly that–they cut materials for you. And not just paper! They can cut cardstock, vinyl, fabric… the list goes on.

I was ready to buy one like now. Then I discovered that there are many different companies that sell craft cutting machines, and each of them have their own features and accompanying software (like Cricut or Brother). I also discovered the average price range. Then I found out you can’t just buy the machine. You have to get the cutting mat, dust cover, new blades when the blade gets dull, etc. These costs can add up!

At this point I realized something like this would be an investment and knew that I would have to carefully select the machine that would be best for me. I did a lot of research and was ultimately drawn to a couple machines by Silhouette.

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November 6-12 Weekly Spread

I just LOVE how this week turned out!! 😍 The colors and the artwork are just so fall-y and PERFECT! πŸ‚πŸ It’s finally starting to feel like fall here in Southern California! It isn’t 100 degrees every day anymore!! πŸ™Œ I was able to bust out my riding boots and best of all… my sweaters!!! 😍

If there’s one thing I love as much as… maybe even more than sweaters… it’s ponchos! My boyfriend always asks me why I’m wearing a blanket out of the house whenever I wear a poncho. πŸ˜‚ I mean… I guess they are kinda blanket-like. But that’s what makes them so awesome! That and scarves. Especially blanket scarves. 😍

Aaaaanyways. Back to my weekly spread. πŸ˜…

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Free Planner Printable: Thanksgiving

Where is the time going?! Can we get a pause button up in here?! I feel like I just shared a freebie with y’all! And can you believe Thanksgiving less than a week away?! How is November almost already over?! It just started!!! πŸ™ˆ

Anyways, I’ve got this adorable Thanksgiving kit for your planner! It’s just so fall-ish and cute! I tried not to include a lot of food-related stuff in this one because it would just make me hungry to look at my planner. πŸ˜‚ Or, I wouldn’t even want to look at my planner after stuffing myself on Thanksgiving. Okay, maaaayyybe I included a teeny tiny, cute lil’ piece of pie in there. It says “give thanks eat pie”. I mean, how cute is that?!

In the spirit of gratitude and giving, maybe you could consider buying me a cup of coffee to say thanks for the printables, or purchasing a deluxe printable from my Etsy shop? I’d really appreciate it!! πŸ’•

Anyways, this one is simply called “Thanksgiving”. I hope you guys like it! πŸ’– Continue reading “Free Planner Printable: Thanksgiving”

October 30- November 5 Weekly Spread

I can’t believe October is already over! It feels like my birthday month just started! πŸŽ‚πŸ’–

Anyways, Halloween is this week but that holiday is just okay so I’ll probably write in “Halloween” and I may or may not mark it with a sticker. I instead decided to focus on DΓ­a de los Muertos! If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a beautiful holiday that takes place over the course of a few days where we celebrate and honor the deceased.

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Free Planner Printable: Apple Picking

Happy Friday, my lovely potatoes! This week, I have a beautiful printable to share with you all! It’s a little different than my usual style, but I really like it! This one is a little more antique-vintage-y looking. I paired it with rich, fall tones and I think it goes really well together!

I call this one “Apple Picking”! I might be a little late for apple-picking season, but I think it still makes for a gorgeous fall printable! Continue reading “Free Planner Printable: Apple Picking”

October 23-29 Weekly Spread

You know that feeling that you’ve forgotten something, but you just can’t seem to remember what it was? It’s been eating away at me for some time… And then it hit me! I haven’t been posting on my blog! My poor, neglected blog! 😭 So I’m gonna be playing catch up a little, sharing the last few weekly spreads that I missed! πŸ’•

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Free Planner Printable: Houston Astros

So… remember the LA Dodgers freebie I made two days ago when I learned the World Series was going on? Funny story about that…

Last night my boyfriend came home and said he traded shifts with someone because they REALLY wanted to see the World Series game tonight. I asked him who was playing, and he told me the Dodgers vs. the Astros. I told him he must be mistaken because they played Sunday night. He just looked at me blankly and said “You really don’t understand sports, do you?” πŸ˜‚

So, yesterday I learned that the Word Series is 7 games and the same 2 teams play each other 7 nights in a row to decide a winner! Plus, it really makes sense now why so many people saw my Dodgers printable and asked for an Astros one. I was starting to think the Astros were just really popular. Nope, they’re in the World Series. πŸ˜‚

I couldn’t find any pics of Hello Kitty dressed in Astros gear, so this one unfortunately doesn’t have any Hello Kitty. But hey, at least you have an Astros printable at all, right? 😊

 

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