07 September 2013

Personal Planner *Review and Giveaway*

Having a planner is a great way to remain organised, ensuring you don't forget that important trip, dinner date or parents evening! We all have enough on our plate with a house to maintain, kids to care for and work to do so having somewhere to jot things down is always useful.

We were sent a personal planner to review from Personal-Planner.co.uk and from adding personalised touches during ordering right through to it being delivered it was a very straight forward process!




With reviews opportunities, events and days out galore to sort out I decided to customise my planner for my blog. I opted for a large sized one (£21.95) so it had plenty of room to squish all of my random notes in and out of the many colours and patterns available I selected pink. I'm quite a girly girl at heart!

I was able to pick and choose from so many different options to personalise it including backgrounds, text, daily details and even the colour of the elastic! It was very easy to do as the website is so simple to navigate. You can add music sheets, colouring pages and even sudoku, which I selected, to the rear of the book and your own personal information at the front so it can be returned to you if misplaced - they really have thought of everything!



Delivery is only £2.95 and they ship worldwide. Although it was a little slow (11 days from ordering) the item is personalised so that is to be expected to a certain extent.


The planner has really helped keep my working life in order and I feel a lot less stressed knowing exactly what I need to do each day - there was always that dreaded feeling of forget beforehand!
Despite being large it fits into my handbag easily and goes everywhere I do now.
It is quite expensive for what it is but the quality is good.




*** WIN ***
For your chance to win a personal planner of your own you can enter via the Rafflecopter entry form below.
The giveaway closes on 5th October 2013.

Good luck!

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*We received a planner for the purpose of this review and giveaway. The opinions are honest and our own*

133 comments :

  1. Christmas - I love it even though it is a busy time! It is all about the kids and family x

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  2. I follow via Bloglovin as TracyKnixon

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  4. christmas eve, love to see my boys happy & excited, making cookies for santa :)

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  5. follow via bloglovin - emmawalters

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  6. Christmas Eve - can't beat getting everything ready for the little ones to wake up to!

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  7. Already following on bloglovin' & GFC

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  8. Christmas Day - the whole family comes together once a year, I love it. All the stress in the run up to the big day is totally worth it, to see everyone smiling, happy and enjoying being together

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  9. I follow you on twitter as @solarsangel and on facebook :-)

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  10. Wow that's a bit hard, with having 5 children, 1 Granddaughter and another Grandbaby on the way, so suppose I'll have to say the same as everyone else Christmas day as we celebrate together as a family,

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  11. Christmas day - its so magical for the kids and love spending time with all my family!

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  12. I follow with bloglovin as ashlallan

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  13. Christmas eve - the children are really excited, the grandparents come over to visit and my hubbie always starts his hols on xmas eve so I know we have at least a full week together as a family ahead of us. I actually enjoy xmas eve with all the anticipation and little traditions (baking cookies, getting snuggled up xmas films and books, new xmas PJ's) more than xmas day when I'm cooking dinner and trying to stop the kids getting too hyped or having a meltdown.

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  14. Christmas so I can see the kids faces when they open their pressies and its my daughters birthday too

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  15. with 2 small kids its got to be xmas day. i follow via email as talcfour@hotmail.co.uk.

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  16. I love Christmas! Following via Bloglovin :) fab giveaway xx

    Emma
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  17. I love Christmas eve! Yes the day is great but the eve is so magical and the excitement in Aalliyah is so lovely to see.. Christmas movies, cookies and milk for santa, a carrot for Rudolph.. its all so magical x

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  18. Following with Networked blogs x

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  19. We love the day we go on our family holiday, it means spending a whole 2 weeks together, swimming, eating lovely new foods, experiencing new things and great quality family time.

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  20. January the 6th. :)

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  21. I'm following via bloglovin! (Hafsah401)

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  22. i love christmas following on bloglovin

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  23. 16 aug is special for me , my birthday

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  24. i follow via gfc and bloglovin as choux pastry hearts

    every day is a blessing :0 enjoy them all!

    laura
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  25. I love christmas and im following via bloglovin

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  27. GOT TO BE XMAS GREAT FUN BUT DOES TAKE A LOT OF PLANNING

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  28. Christmas is even more important to us than it used to be - it's also the little ones birthday!

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  29. Hi, just commented on "Dinosaur Reward Chart and Stickers " :)

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  30. following via email, bloglovin, G+

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  32. First Saturday in December when we put up the Christmas tree a real family day and when the Christmas cheer kicks in.

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  33. It has to be christmas,As its such a magical and festive day :)

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  36. Christmas day as, since I lost my Dad, we spend Christmas now with my Sister & her family and it's lovely. It saves my 88 yr old Mum having to do the cooking :O)

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  40. My kids birthdays
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  42. I follow on Blog Lovin and comment lots ;) xx

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  45. New Years Day, a shiny new start.

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  47. Our wedding anniversary is the most special day of the year for me.

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  48. I'm following you with Bloglovin as Stephanie Tsang

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  49. My daughters birthday, love to see how happy she is xx

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  50. I hate to be lame, but every day is important to me - we have special days, and fun days and bad days. Days we look forward too, and anniversaries we dread. Sometimes we don't have a day off, somedays go so fast you hardly can remember which day it is.

    Time is precious, we live by diaries, week to week, day by day - even to the point where its not just the children who live to a timetable schedule at school, but to fit in our own study time at home, we have to allocate slots too.

    Its all worth it though, we are a family that is always busy, and relish at the prospect of being organised. I do miss my lies ins though, a small sacrifice to make in the grand scheme of things. xx

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  51. My best day, aside all the obvious ones (Ie Christmas, for which I put the decorations up in November! lol) The best day for me was meting my soul mate Richy online on July 24th! I had been a single working mum to my two little boys since their birth, and even though I was happy with my lot, I never knew what I was missing until I met Rich. The craziest thing (to us!) is that we both spoke on the 24th on Myspace, and later found out we both have a tattoo of the number 24! Me on my shoulder, and him on his ankle as it was both our favourite number, so we firmly believe fate meant us to be together! Two little girls and a wedding 8 years later and I still get wobbly legs when he comes home from work. So we always celebrate that day! :-)

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  52. My husband and I's anniversary

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  53. Christmas! :) it has such a wonderful build up with a huge feeling of joy, happiness and family and friends. The day is when everyone comes together no matter what and the feeling is like no other day of the year which is what makes it so amazingly special!!

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  56. My childrens birthdays are super special - and christmas! Because these days are memories being made!

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  57. The most special day of the year for me is our daughter's birthday, 8th August :)

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  58. 15th October, the day my son was born and I felt complete.

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  60. Hi, just commented on "Sprinkle Biscuits " :)

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  61. Hi, just to let you know for my comp entry that I'm following you on Google+

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  63. Halloween, its when i met the BF

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  64. It has to be Christmas eve for me as we have so many lovely traditions which make it really exciting xx

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  67. following by email, GFC and networked blogs.

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  68. Christmas day, seeing the young ones open up all their presents and seeing their delighted faces with whats inside each present.

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  71. my kids birthdays, thats more than 1 day in the year but those are the days most special to me
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  76. Christmas Day - I love all the family being together

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  77. first day of June as feels like summer!

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  80. Christmas Day...a real family day and my best ever of the year <3

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  82. I love Christmas Day, because it's a time just for us :)

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  84. Christmas day is special to me as I love the magic of it and love spoiling my little boy :)

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  85. Following through GFC! deborahbird2

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  86. It has to be christmas day, I just love it. I work as a nurse so am hoping I get the day off this year.

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  87. also commented on the lovely pinecone hedgehog my little girl will love making those x

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  88. Christmas, I get to see all the family

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  90. I follow your blog via email,bloglovin',Pinterest,Google +

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  91. 25th April - my little angel was born

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  93. Has to be christmas. So magical

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  94. Following on GFC as Hannah Whitling

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  95. There's 2 dates, Christmas as it brings the family together and we enjoy spending rare time as a complete family. But also 16th August, which is the anniversary to my mums death, we were so, so close and her death was way too soon. Its important to me to remember her more so that day than usual as it was the last time I saw her.

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