Allison M writes, "It's that time of the year again: I need a new planner. Yes, I know there are these nifty little things called smartphones, but I can't seem to remember anything unless I use a pen and put it on paper. The thing is, I am the pickiest planner person and I get bored with one after a year, so my planner search is an annual event. I need both a monthly view and a weekly view, but not hour-by-hour -- my life is not THAT scheduled! And something colorful and pretty, but not too feminine. Not too small, but it needs to fit into a purse. And I don't want to spend more than $40 on it. Please help!"
Hey Allison! Layla here - I'm alllll about being organized and have myself been coveting a few planners for the 2011 season. I've picked out a few for you to consider. They're all small notebook sized for easy, on-the-go access to your schedule. Plus they should all have weekly and/or monthly views with lots of writing space to hold up on even your busiest of days!
1 - Sarah Pinto 2011 Weekly Planner ($20) This planner comes in a few patterns, all super cute!
2 - Vera Bradley 2011 Agenda ($25) Also in a few different patterns!
3 - It's a Date 2011 Planner ($22)
4 - Kate Spade 2011 Spiral Desktop Calendar ($20)
5 - Pocketo Clover Planner ($30)
6 - Day Runner 13-Month Weekly/Monthly Planner ($20)
7 - Silver Lining 2011 Weekly Planner & Engagement Calendar ($7) This one is a little more mini than the others.
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