Dayrunner Color Block Organizer giveaway

by Valerie, Mom Knows It All

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I’ll be hosting at least one giveaway every day during the Bloggy Giveaways Quarterly Carnival so be sure to check back daily. To kick things off I have a Day Runner Organizer to give away! This is a new 6 ring monthly day planner, with a page size of 3 3/4″ x 6 3/4″.


To enter leave a comment on this post telling me how you currently keep your schedule organized. I’ll give one bonus entry to anyone who subscribes to my rss feed. I’ll give a second bonus entry to anyone who faves me on Technorati. I’ll give a third bonus entry to anyone who follows me on Twitter AND tweets this giveaway using the hashtag #VALMG. I’ll give a fourth bonus entry to anyone who blogs about this contest with a link to the site. I’ll give a fifth bonus entry to anyone who adds my button to their site. You must have completed the first entry according to the instructions to be eligible for any bonus entries. There are six entries available in all.


US addresses only please. This contest will end on Saturday 01/31/09 at 11:59 pm est.  Only comments containing all of the requested information will be eligible for entry. The winner will be selected by random number. The winner must contact me within 3 days to confirm they wish to receive the prize.  Good luck to everyone!

Be sure to visit the Bloggy Giveaways Quarterly Carnival page to check out all of the other great giveaways!


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April January 26, 2009 - 10:42 am

I keep organized by using a wall calendar. I write everything on it and it hangs on the office wall. I would love an organizer to carry with me. Thanks!

Angie January 26, 2009 - 11:23 am

it is all in my head… the whole schedule…parts can be found in google calendar, written in my too tiny to read day planner, but it all comes together in my head

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LIsa P January 26, 2009 - 1:19 pm

I try hard to keep organized with apt cards and such but I need somewhere to put them all

Sarai January 26, 2009 - 1:50 pm

Google calender helps a lot, but mostly it’s in my head 🙂 Thanks for the chance!

Carolyn G January 26, 2009 - 1:51 pm

Right now I use a calendar to keep track of any appointments. I need something better.

Casey H January 26, 2009 - 2:01 pm

LOL Organized? I have no organization!! Thats why I desperately need this!! I have a cheapo calendar that I’ve scribbled stuff on but its not cutting it!!

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tami lewis January 26, 2009 - 2:21 pm

i use a household notebook with a tabbed section. it’s a 3 ring binder i made myself. something smaller would be nice.

Sarah Salas January 26, 2009 - 2:28 pm

I dont keep it organized! Thats why I need this 🙂 The closest I come to organization is setting the alarm on my cell phone to remind me of really important stuff (When I remember to do it!)

Catrina January 26, 2009 - 2:56 pm

currently I have a pot it system and about 5 calendars, i am trying to use one main one, this might help me do that!

Shilo Beedy January 26, 2009 - 3:42 pm

I keep organized with a wall calendar

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Erin Lowmaster January 26, 2009 - 3:54 pm

I currently use a dollar pocket calendar from target.

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Erika January 26, 2009 - 4:08 pm

Currently I keep a wall calendar in the kitchen and a pocket one in my purse. Would be nice to have all together

Becky January 26, 2009 - 4:28 pm

Ugh! i never stay organized. i don’t use anything. Hopefully, I can win this and change that. 🙂 Thank you for offering this giveaway!
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Jennifer January 26, 2009 - 4:34 pm

I have 3 different pocket calendars and 1 wall one. Crazy but it works most of the time.

Mama Zen January 26, 2009 - 5:23 pm

Two calendars, a to do list, and post it notes!

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Sheila H January 26, 2009 - 5:51 pm

Lol, lots of list on millions of different little pieces of paper!!

gracee January 26, 2009 - 6:30 pm

I use little pieces of post-its on my kitchen counter.

Susan January 26, 2009 - 6:51 pm

I use a little cheapo planner but this one look so much better, I would love to have it!

Marcia January 26, 2009 - 7:26 pm

I am famous for my Post It notes! I still need to get a 2009 calandar!

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Julie January 26, 2009 - 7:33 pm

I have a smart phone, but I’m not smart enough to use it to keep my schedule. 😮 So I can’t make appointments if I’m not in my offic.e

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Annabelle @ Christian Momma January 26, 2009 - 10:07 pm

Right now I use Outlook to keep myself scheduled. But if I could find a planner that would fit into my purse (which isn’t a small one) that would be great!!

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Tiffany January 26, 2009 - 10:38 pm

I actually have a Dayrunner but could use a new one.

Lisa January 26, 2009 - 10:39 pm

Um, right now I’m using a freebie pocket calendar that is quite unattractive. I would love to have a pretty organizer!

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Tiffany January 26, 2009 - 10:41 pm

I’m a subscriber.

cheryl January 26, 2009 - 10:44 pm

I currently keep a calendar on email but this would be better used

Staci A January 26, 2009 - 10:57 pm

Organization doesn’t happen too much in our house. It’s not that I don’t try, I’m just not very good at it. My current plan, lots of little notes, post-its, etc, just isn’t working out too well!

Staci A January 26, 2009 - 10:58 pm

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Grace January 26, 2009 - 11:58 pm

I currently have no system of organization. I’m the most disgruntled and unorganized person you will ever meet. I use a black marble notebook to write down To-Do lists but I always lose it. I need help.

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Grace January 27, 2009 - 12:02 am

I subscribed via Google.

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Grace January 27, 2009 - 12:05 am

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Pam January 27, 2009 - 12:06 am

oh i used to have a dayrunner that i used faithfully, now i just email notes to myself reminding me of things and i use a monthly calendar to mark things on. I could sure use this.

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Grace January 27, 2009 - 12:11 am
Shawnee H January 27, 2009 - 1:04 am

I make the mistake of having several calendars – family wall calender, computerized work calendar, classic size Franklin and mini-weekly calendar in my purse. Guess what — it’s not working because they’re never in synch!! HELP~

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lindsey January 27, 2009 - 1:28 am

I keep a bit of a calendar with my blackberry and a bit more on appointment cards and such on a cork board…I need a better system!

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Jenny January 27, 2009 - 4:41 am

We have a wall calendar in the kitchen right now but I REALLY need something portable…

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MaryAnne January 27, 2009 - 6:38 am

i remember by memory–and am ALWAYS forgeting SIMETHING! LOL

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MaryAnne January 27, 2009 - 6:38 am

i remember by memory–and am ALWAYS forgeting SIMETHING! LOL

Becky Grady January 27, 2009 - 8:25 am

I currently use a desk blotter calender that I hang on my basement door. Unfortunately, I must have a mental block, because I can’t seem to remember to get a new one, so I’m still in 2008.


Christie January 27, 2009 - 9:50 am

I stay organized by making lists but I seem to always throw my list out before it is completed so I still never know what is going on

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Jason January 27, 2009 - 12:19 pm

I don’t really have a way to keep organized. One of my resolutions was to become more organized and this would be a huge help.

Jimmy Adams January 27, 2009 - 12:35 pm

I’m currently using a small Memo pad. lol

Would love this!


Shirley Bishop January 27, 2009 - 1:17 pm

I’m currently using a Day Planner that is about 10 years old. It is getting to the point that it is literally falling apart and being held together with duct tape. I really need a new one!

oona b January 27, 2009 - 1:39 pm

I use a calendar that I keep on the fridge, but this organizer would be perfect for remembering those PTA meetings, playdates, etc that come up during discussions at school!

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Brynna January 27, 2009 - 1:44 pm

I use a dry-erase calendar on my fridge.

Ashley January 27, 2009 - 2:27 pm

I use my filofax for everything. My fiance on the other hand does nothing. He really needs this.

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Jessica January 27, 2009 - 2:44 pm

I currently keep everyone on the same track by writing on a big calendar in the kitchen…but then I will schedule a doc. appt. or something and forget to write it on the wall…problems insue.

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beth shepherd January 27, 2009 - 3:32 pm

THank you for the great giveaway. I currently just have a calendar hanging in my kitchen with the activities on it.
I would love to win.
Thank you

Jill Watkins January 27, 2009 - 4:41 pm

Organized? If I was organized, I wouldnt need the Dayrunner! LOL

Katy January 27, 2009 - 4:42 pm

I have a planner already..but this one looks fantastic as well! I LOVE to be organized and scheduled! 🙂 Thank you so much for this chance! 🙂

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Stephanie January 27, 2009 - 4:59 pm

My schedule usually is on the main calendar in the kitchen but if I’m out and about I just jot a note on a piece of paper and stuff it in my bag. Not good.

Andrea Evans January 27, 2009 - 5:22 pm

I am currently using a small pocket calendar to rty and be organized.

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Jodi January 27, 2009 - 5:45 pm

I also have a wall calender in my kitchen, but I am far from organized, so winning this would be a wonderful help.

audra January 27, 2009 - 6:55 pm

I currently keep my schedule in my head but with recent overdue’s from the library and a missed apointment I really need to do something different lol! Thanks for the give-oh-way!

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Chantelle January 27, 2009 - 8:07 pm

ive been using a momagenda but it is time for a new one and I didnt get another because they are so expensive lol. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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Gretchen Baker January 27, 2009 - 8:16 pm

I have a calender in the kitchen, in the loft, in my purse. And I constantly ask my husband…”Did I forget something?”

Rachel January 27, 2009 - 8:39 pm

Right now, I’m not. I have no planner! I’ve been waiting to see if I can get one super cheap! I hope I win!!!

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Katie January 27, 2009 - 8:39 pm

Currently I have 2 books. One is a calendar that is technically my work calendar. I have some important information in there, but it stays at work so isn’t useful to me most of the time. My other book is a hand bound book that I made with white pages in it, but I am mostly out of paper.

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Sarah Z January 27, 2009 - 9:04 pm

I use my email calendar at work and I use my tasks in my cell phone to remind myself about things.

Miranda Allen January 27, 2009 - 9:06 pm

On a regular calendar

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Mommyishome January 27, 2009 - 9:29 pm

I keep my schedule in my head – not very efficient I’m afraid since I tend to forget a lot.

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Sarah Ellis January 27, 2009 - 9:29 pm

That is so cute! I had a planner in 08 but of course it ran out the first week of January. Right now, I’m either forgetting about things or putting them into my phone to help me remember.

I’m stuck in my ways though, I prefer to have my appointments and other important dates on paper rather then electronics.

Thanks for the chance to win! 🙂


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Melissa Waters January 27, 2009 - 9:38 pm

In a loose leaf notebook is how organized I am right now.
M. Waters

Daisy January 27, 2009 - 9:58 pm

With 5 children, 4 that are in school, and a hubby (6th kid?) It’s hard to stay on track, I used to be very organized, each child in a different colored pen on the calendar, now…Um, not so much…Thank goodness the doctor’s office calls the day before~lol! 😐

Thank you for the opportunity~
Warmest Regards,
Daisy 🙂

Gretchen January 27, 2009 - 11:07 pm

How do I keep my schedule, post its, 4 non-synced paper calendars (living room, kitchen, office, purse), notes on the refrigerator, oh yeah and a lot of screaming.

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Rebecca C January 27, 2009 - 11:24 pm

Its pretty much all in my head, I forget a lot 🙁

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Rebecca C January 27, 2009 - 11:25 pm

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Valerie M January 27, 2009 - 11:38 pm

i’ve got a lovely organization system that involves little scraps of paper 😉

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Valerie M January 27, 2009 - 11:41 pm
Jessica P January 27, 2009 - 11:51 pm

I write appointments on post its. Nice system…I know.

Wendy January 27, 2009 - 11:51 pm

Well, we have a huge calendar on our wall. I would love to have something more personal to keep with me.

Thanks for the chance!

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Jessica P January 27, 2009 - 11:51 pm

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Wendy January 27, 2009 - 11:52 pm

Right now, we have a large calendar on the wall that I use for scheduling. It sure would be nice to have something to keep with me though. Thanks for the chance!

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Nicole January 28, 2009 - 12:23 am

We use a 4 week magnetic fridge calendar. There are four seperate magnets and each spans an entire week. We keep everyone’s events and activities listed there.

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Shannon January 28, 2009 - 9:14 am

I currently have a dry erase board on the fridge, but it is a pain to keep updated!

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Sarah Berry January 28, 2009 - 9:28 am

I try to keep everything on my phone and hope it doesn’t die. This would be much safer.Thanks

Michelle January 28, 2009 - 10:33 am

I write everything on my refrigerator calendar but I also have email alerts set up through AOL calendar for doctor’s appointments, early dismissal from school, etc.

Ginny January 28, 2009 - 11:54 am

I’m all over the place, but I have a small calender in my purse. I really need something more substantial & would love this!

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Jen January 28, 2009 - 1:11 pm

Currently I am using post its. . . everywhere! I really need to get organized before I forget everything.

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judy brittle January 28, 2009 - 1:59 pm

I currently just scribble it down in a subject notebook. I haven’t been too organized lately. This should help. Thank you!

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I’m a subscriber.

gahome2mom January 28, 2009 - 3:10 pm

Currently, I log stuff in Mead composition notebooks. lol

Ryan January 28, 2009 - 4:43 pm

I have a calendar that I carry with me everywhere. It has my appointments, to-do’s, bills and anything else I could possibly need. Ironically, I still feel very disorganized

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Amy Gangloff January 28, 2009 - 5:34 pm

Currently I use post it notes to write down evnets and appointments and try to organize them by date in my purse. They always end up going every where in my purse and it’s Thanks

mannequin January 28, 2009 - 7:11 pm

Oh I horribly manage my schedule, on the backs of printed pages, on napkins. I desperately need an organizer!

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Jennifer January 28, 2009 - 7:45 pm

I’m not very organized. My current method is a mix of post-its and reminders on my cell phone! Thanks for the great giveaway!

mindy January 28, 2009 - 8:44 pm

post its all over the place sort of like a treasure hunt thanks for the giveaway

Selina January 28, 2009 - 10:41 pm

I TRY to keep organization on a whole lot of little notes and organizers. Thanks for the great giveaway

Reeva January 28, 2009 - 10:43 pm

i write stuff down on a notepad.

I’m having so much fun making friends and blog-hopping again this year.

Thanks for such a generous giveaway! I hope I’m chosen as the lucky winner!!!

Reeva January 28, 2009 - 10:43 pm

i subscribe

Justine January 28, 2009 - 11:25 pm

I have a giant binder that I try to organize my entire life in…try is really an overstatement! This would be great. Thanks for the opportunity!

Mary_Freebies January 29, 2009 - 4:03 am

How I currently keep my schedule organized, you ask? I DON’T!
I just freak out all the time knowing that I forgot to do something, that I had memorized to do and never wrote down somewhere to remember..

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kim v January 29, 2009 - 9:03 am

JUst on a wall calendar. I could use some help.
Thanks for the giveaway!


Angela January 29, 2009 - 2:13 pm

Currently I write things down on little pieces of paper and then lose them. Not very organized at all! Thanks for the great giveaway!
P.S. I’ve got a giveaway on my blog as well, feel free to check it out!

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Jenni January 29, 2009 - 5:23 pm

Well I am in major reorganizing my life mode. This would come in super handy as my old planner is outdated at this point.

Penelope January 29, 2009 - 6:22 pm

A wall calendar and trying to use my iPod touch calendar more. I have a hard time with keeping it electronically 🙂

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Jackie January 29, 2009 - 8:21 pm

I have a calendar on my dresser…and a calendar in the kitchen cabinet with school events…maybe I have too many calendars! Thanks for the giveaway!

Beth January 29, 2009 - 9:17 pm

I have a wall calender I try to organize with but I forget to look at it sometimes. the organizer you are giving away looks great.

Ingrid January 29, 2009 - 10:54 pm

I have a small calendar in my purse that isn’t large enough. Many times, I’ll just write it on a sticky and put it on my computer as a reminder. Sometimes I have several stickies on the sides of my computer. I guess I’m just a tad bit organized. Guess I really need some HELP! Thanks.

autumn January 29, 2009 - 11:29 pm

i keep our schedule in my head for the most part. sometimes i write things on our calendar. needless to say it is lacking and i often forget things i want/need to do.

Rhonda Castle January 29, 2009 - 11:51 pm

Spiral notebook. Not the best system w/4 kids under the age of 6 and homeschooling. Thanks for the chance. jjrhodamomof4

Donna M. Clark January 30, 2009 - 3:18 am

I try to keep things organized by writing in my little bank notebook. But I usually run out of room before I run out of things to write.

ALLY January 30, 2009 - 6:33 am

certainly could stand to be much more organized and stop keeping notes and appointments on scraps of paper.

Reginald January 30, 2009 - 1:13 pm

I use a huge,old calender

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Jen (meddlingkidd) January 31, 2009 - 12:03 am

I currently jot things down on a big calander on the fridge! Thanks for the chance to win!

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chastidy January 31, 2009 - 4:09 am

I currently send my self emails, if I remember. Thanks 🙂

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