Appointments, shopping lists, the website address of something you like to try. How do you keep it all together? More to the point, how do you find it once you need it?
I like to write things down- for the life of me, I can't remember things 5 minutes past when I first think of them. Maybe it's a sign of
Then I read a book, The Change Your Life Challenge by Brook Noel. She suggests something called a Catch-All-Notebook. Simply, it's 4x6 notebook that goes with me EVERYWHERE. It's like an external hard drive for my brain. In it goes all those little things that would take up space and drive me nuts if I were to try and remember them. My C.A.N. has my next dentist appointment, ready to transfer to my calendar (no little card to lose), the website address of a cooking blog I'd like to check out, a list of supplies my daughter needs for her marketing class, the name of a book I'd like to check out from the library plus the start of my next grocery list.
Since I've started using the C.A.N., I've found that I'm more likely to actually follow up on those things I wanted to look at plus I get what I actually need at the store, fewer trips back and forth because I forgot the glue sticks...
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