I have decided that I am just old fashioned. Oh, I love the my computer and my cell phone but when it comes to putting things on a calendar, just give me a date book.
I have tried calendaring on my phone and by the time I get it typed in with my big fingers and the fact that I am old school and have to spell correctly and use punctuation, I can write in date book so much faster.
But I even have issues with some of those. Size of binder, writing space and next year having to buy all new because they don’t make the same size anymore. So I decided to make my own.
I have a wonderful program called “Scrapbook Factory Deluxe”, it allows me to make just about anything. I love it. I had a friend show me her date book a few years ago and I liked the layout.
Here is my date book layout.
The pages are intentionally not dated so I can use the same page for each month and year after year. Each page shows a week at a time with space to write each day. I don’t have such a full agenda that I need more space than this. I printed the pages with a variety of backgrounds on presentation paper so it would hold up longer and chose a simple pattern for my cover pages.
I took the printed pages in the order to my local “Staples” store and had it spiral bound with clear plastic covers to protect front and back for less than $4.00.
At the beginning of each month I printed a month at a glance calendar so I can do just that,
see the month at a glance.
I already have an idea as what to add to next years book.