I am constantly encouraging you to either create a Christmas planner or use the Project pages in your planner to plan your holidays.
I also almost ALWAYS carry my planner with me.
But in the mall, I get tired of carrying a heavy purse. I want a lightweight crossbody bag instead.
I've found a simple solution.
I bring my planner to the mall, of course. After all, a friend might call and ask me to meet her for dinner. I need to be able to check my calendar. I might buy a gift for a relative and my sisters might owe me money for it. I might need a planner.
But I leave the planner in the car!
Seriously, that's just what I do. Of course, I still need my Christmas list with me.
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I put a binder clip around the Christmas project pages, add a sticky note for any information that I want to transfer to my planner later, and throw a pen in my bag.
Only those pages go in my crossbody bag. It's much lighter, I have all my Christmas lists with me, and I can copy things into my planner as soon as I get back to the car.
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