Using the mini Happy Planner™ as a Kids’ Quote Book

Currently available at Hobby Lobby, soon to be available at Michaels 10/28 and available 10/31 on the mambi shop, the minis have made a BIG impact in the Happy Planner™ world! Several people have replaced their “GTD” or “get things done” planner with a mini. Others have used it as a meal planner, a purse… Continue reading Using the mini Happy Planner™ as a Kids’ Quote Book

Never let geaux of your BIG dreams!

I am thrilled to SHOUT FROM THE ROOFTOPS that a BIG dream of mine came true! Along with 19 other incredibly talented women, I have been chosen for the 2016-17 mambi DESIGN TEAM! Check out the mambi blog post here! (If you aren’t already following, you should follow @meandmybigideas and @the_happy_planner on Instagram along with… Continue reading Never let geaux of your BIG dreams!

LIVING OUTSIDE THE BOX, or What to do when you PLAN to be happy but just aren’t

I need to live outside the box. Outside the 1.5” x 2.25” box. My happiness cannot be contained inside a 1.5” x 2.25” box. There’s some significant cognitive dissonance between wanting to feel my Happy Planner and all of its accessories, photos, and other accoutrement are inconsequential—and the pull of the fulfillment it gives me.… Continue reading LIVING OUTSIDE THE BOX, or What to do when you PLAN to be happy but just aren’t

Laundry Room Mini-Makeover

If you know me, you know I love a good pun. I also love the creative use of everyday items. In this case: pants hangers. Thus was born my idea to redecorate my laundry room: the most mundane but arguably most used space in my house. Most of my home is decorated with subtle blues… Continue reading Laundry Room Mini-Makeover

Let it SNEAUX! A Christmas threauxback and giveaway!

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas…but if we’re out of white, I’ll drink the red! KIDDING. Not really. It’s 10:00 a.m. in August and I’m thinking about sneaux and wine. AAAAAAANYWAAAAAAY…. Today I’d like to share a few things: My giveaway over on my Instagram @planfortomorreaux (check out the post here for rules and instructions… Continue reading Let it SNEAUX! A Christmas threauxback and giveaway!

Parallel Pocket Pages: Daughter and Son

Hunter is nearly 6 months old (8/25/16), which means I’m already getting nostalgic about where my baby went. Add in that my daughter started pre-school this year, and I’m one Johnson’s Baby commercial away from tears. I’m working on Hunter’s baby album, which made me go back to Nora’s baby album. I’m trying to keep them… Continue reading Parallel Pocket Pages: Daughter and Son

Road Trip Activity Book for Kids, also known as THE LIFE SAVER

We recently took a trip to visit family in Michigan. It’s a 12 hour car ride WITHOUT STOPS and WITH TWO KIDS UNDER 4. Normally, I reluctantly hand over my cell phone to my almost-four-year-old daughter to watch videos and play games. NOT THIS TIME, I declared silently in my head while my almost-six-month-old son… Continue reading Road Trip Activity Book for Kids, also known as THE LIFE SAVER