Things I need to do today + free printable

to-do list

I’m not naturally a very organised person, but, I’ve been trying to work on that. Running a business and homeschooling three kiddos means my to-do lists are never ending and I’m usually trying to do twenty things at once. Lists are my friends. Seriously – if I don’t write it down, it generally doesn’t get done. I try and make a ‘master list’ at the weekend, of all the things that I’d like to get done that week. Then I’ve found that making a list of things to do each day means I actually stand a chance of getting them done.

If you click on the image you can download the full size, printable image. I print a stack out, and fill one in each morning, so that I can tick each thing off as I get it done. I’ve found they’re also pretty useful for the kiddos to use too… add on chores/work etc that you’d like them to do each day… mine LOVE crossing things off {just like their Mama!}.

Making a list each day means that I know what I’m meant to be doing, meaning you won’t find me sat on my computer staring at facebook… {well, not often!}. It helps when I have five minutes if I can just look at the list and tackle one of my to-do’s – I think it really does help me be as productive as I am!

Do you love list making as much as I do?!

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27 Comments

  1. Creative Countryside
    April 21, 2014 / 08:05

    I LOVE list-making and really can’t cope without it. The sense of satisfaction when you get everything ticked off is pretty amazing too!

  2. April 21, 2014 / 09:56

    I really need to egt back into the habit of list making, it would make my life so much simpler! x

  3. April 21, 2014 / 10:36

    I always make list then ignore them! So silly as I forget so much I need to do! (mainly reply to people’s emails!) x

  4. April 21, 2014 / 11:24

    I also LOVE making lists and totally agree, if I don’t put it on a list it doesn’t happen, my head just won’t hole information anymore!! Love your printable!

  5. April 21, 2014 / 12:50

    I love making lists but always forget to complete the tasks haha! x

  6. April 21, 2014 / 15:11

    I love making lists! It starts from meal planning each week and then goes the rest! Thanks for sharing printable list ;)

  7. April 21, 2014 / 15:23

    I love making lists. I am so forgetful. Thank you for sharing this printable list. May come in handy sometime.

  8. April 21, 2014 / 16:38

    I do love a list, emptying my head onto a page reduces my stress :)

  9. April 21, 2014 / 17:25

    i dont make lists, but i have my precious diary, i try to be very organised when it comes to organising events

  10. April 21, 2014 / 18:05

    I love a to-do list – a very pretty in pink printable! x

  11. April 21, 2014 / 18:51

    I have to make lists of I forget things! And ticking things off gives me so much pleasure.

  12. April 21, 2014 / 18:54

    I make mental lists mainly and get very frustrated if I don’t get to do everything I planned to in the morning!

  13. April 21, 2014 / 19:21

    I find it helps me prioritise if I have a list – I have lists for lots of things and it really does help x x

  14. Emily Shepperson
    April 21, 2014 / 19:21

    I’m a real lover of lists too. I have lists for everything!

  15. April 21, 2014 / 20:07

    I am so disorganised that even if I manage to write a list, I lose it!

  16. April 21, 2014 / 20:31

    I always make lists but never stick to them! I wish i could be more organized.
    Very excited to have stumbled across your blog and off to check some other posts out! x

  17. April 21, 2014 / 20:52

    I love making lists, it’s always satisfying to draw a line through something!

  18. April 21, 2014 / 22:33

    I’m probably a bit of a list addict – although I hardly get everything done I need to organise my thoughts somehow – the worst thing is when I write everything down and then lose that list!

    Love this print out
    Laura x

  19. April 22, 2014 / 08:15

    I need more lists in my life!

  20. April 22, 2014 / 13:26

    I love to-do lists, they always help me to feel more productive!

  21. April 22, 2014 / 19:03

    I have to make lists, it helps me relax and feel like I’ve got everything in order. And what could be better than pretty places to write them!

  22. April 22, 2014 / 23:16

    I am terrible at making lists – i really need to start

  23. ninjacat
    April 23, 2014 / 09:19

    Great idea to make lists , i must do this

  24. April 28, 2014 / 22:17

    I could very definitely do with getting organised. I find lists are a great way to focus on each separate task rather than get overwhelmed thinking about everything all at once.

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