Monday, June 10, 2013

Finally Made it Monday Organization

Happy sunny day everyone!
I am excited because I finally get to link up with Tara's Monday Made It Linky. This is something I have wanted to do for MONTHS.
Edit: Just realized I can also link up with one of my fave bloggers, Kristen, as well as Elizabeth and their Optimum organization linky too!

If you are anything like me you've already started thinking about what you want to purchase for Back to School in August, or in my case July. We go back in early August so my shopping is all wonky. But seriously before school even let out I went through my supplies and took note of what I had an abundance of, spiral notebooks, and what I was going to have to purchase for the next school year. I made a mental list but well with all that I had going on who knows what I will remember.
About a week ago I started to go through my catalogs to highlighted, circled and scribble all over the items I wanted to purchase or just use for inspiration. I do this several times. First I mark everything I want. Second go through I mark everything I REALLY want and would actually USE. Finally, I go through it all again, one last time and mark the items I can afford and will actually purchase. I am lucky enough that I work in a district that will reimburse me for quite of a bit of my purchases, so I try to stay under that amount, which is a nice amount. :)
Once that is all done I start to make lists. I LOVE lists. I love writing them down and feel even better when I get to cross the item off the list! Normally I do this in a notebook but this year I wanted something I could take with me to the store. Plus it gave me an opportunity to make it cute!
I made two lists, one for items to purchase in store, like Target, Walmart, Office Depot, craft stores, etc... The second list if for items to purchase online, like Amazon, Creative Teaching Press, TPT, Teachers Notebook, etc... Then I thought, what if I there were OTHER stores not on this list, so I created a blank one, where you put the store name in.
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Of course I thought that some might not be into the chevron, or just simply want to save ink. So I made a set that is chevron free.
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Needless to say that I am in the process of printing mine out to start filling in soon. Look out next week for a regular "to do" list, cause well I use a million of those too! Don't forget to go check out all the other fabulous #ModayMadeIt & #OptimumOrganization posts.


  1. So glad you could link up:) Those lists are adorable. Too funny you have to have it're singing my I've already spent too much money....have you seen my blog or my Instagram? I'm a hot, spending Thanks for linking up:))

    4th Grade Frolics

  2. Oh my word! This is like the smartest thing ever!!! Thank you so much for the idea and for linking up :)
    Fun in Room 4B

  3. Wow! You are so organized and your lists are so cute. Thanks for sharing.

    Your newest follower,

    Sweet Little Things

  4. What a great idea! Thanks for sharing the freebie!
    Connie Anderson:)

  5. these are awesome.
    thank you for sharing
    Hodges Herald


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