The quest to find the perfect organizer and planner is a hard one. I love my BusyBodyBook. There are so many features that fit my needs and wants perfectly. For one, they offer an August – September academic version, which is perfect for me since back-to-school is when I really begin to feel the need for order in my life and schedule, and of course, that’s when things begin to need scheduling if you have children in school or other outside activities.
The other thing that is unique is the five column layout. This enables you to assign each family member a column or to use them however you wish. For example, I use the first column for appointments and scheduling; the second for calls and emails that I need to make; the third for blogging posts that I have planned, or other timely events; the fourth for work tasks that I need to keep up with for my part-time job; and the fifth to plan out my dinners. I use the To-Do list on the facing page to write out project goals for the week, items I need to buy, or errands I need to do that week.
There’s also a pocket at the front and back to hold any receipts or invitations that you might need. The cover and ring binding is sturdy, and I expect it to last as I cart it around. All in all, it’s very functional and makes getting and staying organized a bit easier.
The Fridge Grid pad is similar in its layout, containing the columns and a to-do list, but it’s undated, and has a magnet so that you can keep your schedule right on the fridge for all to see. This is perfect to keep up with various family members’ schedules, meal planning and more.
You can enter to win one of three great products today (U.S. only). Just take a look around the site, and let us know which one (or more) of the following products interest you most right now:
The Weekly Fridge Grid Pad
The Weekly Grid Organizer (for January – December 2008, OR if you are still struggling to get it together and don’t want to wait until January, we are also giving away the August 07-September 08 if anyone wants one).
We will announce a winner on Wednesday, October 3 (U.S. shipping addresses only).