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Unwrapping my new Erin Condren Life Planner

I don’t know are aware of this or not… but I love to plan.

Earlier this year a former supervisor of mine named Tiffany (whom I adore) came to a staff meeting  with the fanciest planner I had ever seen…

It was all downhill from there. Or uphill, if you’re an optimist like me!

Tiffany introduced me to the colorful, organized world of Erin Condren – and I decided that I had to have one of her Life Planners.

The price was a little steep ($50), but I made myself wait months and months before deciding that, yep, I still wanted one really bad. Then I made a little pinky promise to myself that I would use it all year long.

I’m doing pretty good so far! It’s helping me stay super organized and on top of my life. Before, I had to-do lists that were a mile long, but now it’s easier to space tasks out throughout the week.

It’s official. I’m in love with a planner.

If you love to plan, this is the planner for you. I highly recommend it! It would also make a lovely gift.

Tip: Production & shipping can take a while… it took almost a month to get my planner and I ordered it on August 1! I wish I would have specified my planner to span from September 2012 – September 2013 (instead of August 2012 – August 2013). Be mindful of that if you order for yourself or a loved one!

Happy planning (and Happy Labor Day!),

Categories: Gifts, Shopping

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  1. I’m totally intrigued! Why is it so expensive? Is it custom? What does it dooooooooo?
    I’m going to the site now, but I’d love to hear it from YOU!

    • Sweet Sarah

      September 4, 2012 — 2:16 pm

      I think it is more expensive than your run-of-the-mill planner because it is full-color (each page) and designed/fully assembled in the USA. You also have the ability to customize MANY different aspects of the planner – play around on the site and you will see!

      Personally, I love how it is laid out (both monthly and weekly), and how it has the added benefit of the pocket in the back as well as the plastic compartment. I have all my pens in there and Post-Its.

      I hope this helps! Thank you for commenting :)

  2. ARG! I just looked at the site and I almost wish I hadn’t.
    *tries desperately to remember that she’s SAVING money now, not SPENDING*

  3. I love my Filofax, so don’t tell it, but it’s entirely possible that I may love this more! I can’t afford one, but it will be on my wishlist!

  4. i too love to plan! it’s one of the best feelings, i think. i may need to check out this planned, but i should probably finish using my Lily Pulitzer planned first…

  5. What type of pen is it that is also shown? I have an EC planner and I want color coded pens that don’t bleed for it, and I need recommendations :)

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