Free 2017 planner!

Gina Butz expectations, growth, word of the year 8 Comments

free 2017 planner

I love planning, calendars, setting goals, and checking boxes. End of the year reflection and future planning is my jam. I have tried so many kinds of planners, but none of them quite fit my style. Then digital products came along and the battle between cute, paper planners and practical, accessible apps on my phone began.

Enter Gina’s personal planner of 2017. I finally just broke down and made one that suits my needs. I wanted something that helped me start from 10,000 feet, reflecting on the previous year, and thinking through my vision for the future year. I’m moving away from a word of the year, and going back to good old goals, because I have a few. I made something that helps me look at how I’ll reach those goals each month and even each week. I’ve done a poor man’s version of this on my iPad since summer and it’s worked well. Now it’s a little more organized, and in a form I can use digitally. I use google calendar for my day to day, hour by hour planning, but this is where I will go to remind myself of the big picture. It’s also got a place to remind myself of daily habits I want to keep, my must read books for the year, and my “Ask for the pony” prayer requests.

So I thought I’d share it with you. I don’t know if it will be helpful or not, but feel free to download one and give it a try! There’s not much difference between these four options except the covers and a little internal font and color tweaking. I’m planning to download mine into Notetability on my iPad, but you could print it as well. I only made one weekly planning page per month (I’m just planning to erase mine each week and use it again) but you could print out more if you like hard copies.

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download 2017 planner black cover

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I’ll leave you with my top 5 posts for this year, if you missed them or would just like to see them again. Thanks for reading, liking, and sharing them!

The Lies of Too Much and Not Enough

Whatย I Want More Than Your Happiness

What No One Told Me About Parenting Teensย 

How to Swimsuit Shop Without Shame

I Don’t Need Rescuing (Except I Do)

Happy New Year!


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Comments 8

  1. Gina – I’m so excited you did this! I’ve been planning this same thing, but unfortunately didn’t plan long enough to execute it amidst my busy schedule. (oh the irony of life!) I downloaded yours and appreciate the things you’ve added that I hadn’t thought of.

    By the way, you have a lovely site! Glad I stopped by.

  2. Maybe I missed it — where is the actual planner page? I see the covers, but missed the page! And thank you — you are always inspiring!

    1. Click on the links under any of the pictures to access the PDFs. It will open a new page and in the top right corner there should be an option to download. ๐Ÿ™‚

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