There is something about me, something I love to do SO much, its surprising I haven't mentioned here on my blog before. I absolutely love making lists, I'm obsessed, I'm addicted and I love it! I have been keeping lists for years and years. Recently, I started keeping my lists in their own notebooks/on their own dry-erase boards because they started to take over my journals (which now only include full sentences and paragraphs). I use lists for many different purposes, as you will see below, and they all make me happy inside. (wow I'm such a geek)
List of instructions/Steps: I use lists to help me remember things I don't do as often as I should. My yoga routine being one of them.
My Daily Dry-Erase List: This is my to-do list that I update and change everyday. I just love crossing stuff off, but don't mind at all if I don't get around to everything, it just means I have one more thing for my list tomorrow :)
Fridge Lists: I write lists on colourful paper and tack them onto the fridge to remind me of fun stuff I can do when I have some spare time.
Menu Board: This is my pinterest-inspired dry-erase menu board that I crafted to match our kitchen. I use it to plan out our weekly menu and have also started using the space at the bottom for jotting down items that I need to add to my next grocery list.
List Notebooks: These babies get quite a bit of use, I write any and all lists in here that don't have a place or space already. I use lists to brainstorm ideas, I love having a place to record all of my thoughts and ideas that are related to a particular theme. My Christmas Stocking-Stuffer List is shown below.
I like my notebooks to be of the bright and cheery variety.
I use lists to help me appreciate and acknowledge all that I love about the world. My list of seasonal traditions is shown below.
I use lists to inspire me to try new things. You will see one of my 'recipes to try' lists below (I have made four of them so far :)
Wishlists: These lists are just fun downright fun to make! I will rip this page out and take it with me the next time I go to Ikea, I really will.
Long-Term To-do list: I usually make one of these every weekend and you can be sure that there are always items left over! (see my list below as an example). I love list-making so much that there is no way I could actually accomplish everything in the time allotted... I just move those items onto next weekend's list :)
My Pocket sized/Purse sized Notepad: And last but not least, my ultra-important notepad that travels with me everywhere I go. This is where all of my shopping and grocery lists end up because I whip them out as soon as I get to the store. I also write down phone numbers, addresses, directions and other useful information that I may need when I am out and about. This little guy is a life saver!
Yep, it's safe to say that List-writing is a huge passion of mine!