Welcome to Month by Month:

This blog is my own little version of organization central. We touch on just about every aspect of home, family, and holiday organization here. It is my hope that by blogging my experiences, I can grow as an individual and perhaps inspire others to try new things and think about everyday life a little differently. So please join us in organizing for life every month of the year!

Monday, February 4, 2008

February Monthly Magic

Tracking Magic

  • Review the calendar for February

  • Don’t forget Valentine’s Day & the Chinese New Year

  • Mark any special dates that need to be added to any month

  • Pencil in your Celebrate Me date (your birthday date)

  • Highlight any special February dates and make a “mini to do” list for each one.

Celebration Magic

  • Buy all cards for March

  • Sign, Address, & Stamp them

  • Fill out party planner sheets for any events you are hosting.

  • Buy yourself a small “I love me” gift this month.
Creative Magic

  • Pick a craft to work on this month.

  • Set aside some time each week for it.

  • Create a master list for each project on the list for the year you created last month.
  • Continue to work on the Celebrate Me art journal

  • Create a “To Read” list for the year.

  • Do one new thing this month
  • Plan a Family Game Night for February

Future Magic

March Look Ahead

  • Plan any events that are in first seven days of March.

  • Start planning for St. Patrick’s Day

  • Early Easter: Make your “to do” list this month.

Rudolph Day

  • Take stock of gifts that you plan to make & create supply lists

  • Review the budget this month & continue saving

  • Decide on a card design

  • Start working on your Magic Elves notebook

Great Pumpkin Day

  • Look at the calendar for possible party dates

  • Make a Halloween decor item

  • Work on Halloween or Autumn layouts

Turkey Day

  • Try a new recipe

  • Write in your gratitude journal

Year Round Prep

  • Get your holiday recipes in order

  • Shop clearance after Valentine’s Day (pick up stocking stuffers)

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