Write all your thoughts in one place – 75 lists to keep in your planner!
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My brand new paper planner has just arrived!
I’ve always been a new year / new planner type of girl, but this year I realized that my life revolves around a school year, so I should switch up my planner then too!
My absolute favorite planner is the Plum Paper Planner. The amount of customizable elements is unreal. You can choose everything from your cover, layout, even extra grids, and blank pages.
Not only do they feature an easy-to-organize daily planner, I also love their add-on sections.
With those extra pages, you can include specialized pages to your planner that correspond with your interests or your stage of life, like a new baby or house repairs. I really like the blog section for room
But no matter what kind you use, your planner is the perfect place to write down lists of everything you want to remember.
If you’re stuck on where to start, I’ve assembled these 75 lists to keep in your planner!
Goals – weekly, monthly, and yearly
Bill due dates
Movies to see
Books to read
Family member’s doctor info
Home items to buy
Renovations/home improvement wish lists
Kids/families clothing and shoe sizes
Seasonal bucket lists
Social media tracker
Family favorite meals
Garage Sale / Thrift store list
House paint colors
Daily or weekly To-do list
Morning or night routine
Travel bucket list
Back to school to-do list
Blog post ideas
Capsule wardrobe ideas
Kids sports schedules
Homeschooling tasks and goals
Children’s milestones list
Seasonal cleaning or house maintenance list
Pain or sick tracker
Favorite board games
Favorite beauty brands
Green living ideas
Random acts of kindness ideas
Restaurants you want to visit
No Spend Day tracker
Bear in mind, these lists will work just fine in a digital planner or note app like Google Keep, if that works better for you.
But, no matter if you have a paper planner like I do, use a bullet journal, or just jot notes down whenever you think of them, organizing your thoughts by writing them down is an easy step to start clearing your mind and enjoying your life more.
With these 75 lists to keep in your planner, you can stop trying to hold on to all the things you’re “supposed to remember”, and finally get them out of your head, once and for all!
15 thoughts on “75 Lists to Keep in Your Planner”
These are all such great ideas! Keeping a running list of all of my goals is a big one for me. I love the idea of keeping all of these ideas in one place!
Yes! If I didn’t have my goals written down somewhere, I’d easily get distracted and nothing would ever get done.
OH! These are great thought starters. I’ll have to jot a few down 🙂 Thanks!!
Glad to help!
What a great list of lists! I tend to have my lists all over the place. Some in my planner, some on my phone, some on misc. papers around the house. It would great to keep these in one place. I never thought of adding a mood tracker, paint color, or no spend day lists. Thank you for sharing these ideas.
I do still have a few on my phone. I need to have a kid’s clothes and shoes size list because I can never remember when I’m out shopping!
I have always wanted to start a planner but I never knew what to write in it! This list will definitely come in handy! :3
I’m sure once you start, you’ll find some new lists to add too!
I’m a lover of planners and organization so this article is definitely much needed in my life! I’ve already bookmarked this and plan on incorporating a lot of these into my 2020 planner. Thanks for the ideas!
I’m a great paper-lover and a huge fan of planning, so it’s no wonder why I love posts like this. 🙂 I especially liked your idea of a dream log – I think it would be fun and interesting to read it after some time passes.
A practical question – I could literally have 50+ lists in a planner. Do you personally group them/color code/alphabetize them or anything to help you find the ones you don’t refer to that often?
Have you thought about maybe making a table of contents like a bullet journal? It wouldn’t have to be in the front of your planner; any blank page would do. I’ve also seen people coloring the edge of the page for easy reference when flipping through, like blue for home lists, green for kids, etc. I also like to use colored paper clips as bookmarks to help me find pages quickly.
PAPER IS OUR FRIEND! I love all your ideas. I just got a new loose leaf planner/journal and now I know what to use it for❣️
Hooray for new planners! I start my year in September so I just ordered a new one too.