Household Notebook Tours

How to use your household notebook or home managment binder? Get inspired! These household notebook tours, hosted by bloggers on the Web, show how to create and use a household planner in your organized home.

Tour of Tours: Bren's Home Management Binder

So you really want to go under the hood of a working household notebook? Quilting blogger Bren, of Pieces From Me, hosts a binder tour of all binder tours!

Including scans of working planner pages, Bren's binder tour gives a great overview of the "how" of using a home management binder. She's sharing lots of photographs, so be patient while this page loads; it will be worth the wait!

Bren's Home Management Binder

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Petite and Portable: Frilly, Frugal Home Management Binder

Homeschooling mother of a large family, blogger Ladyofvirtue had specific requirements for her home binder: portable, practical, pretty and personalized.

See how well she succeeded with her binder tour:

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Frugal and Compact Home Binder

With The Fruit Of Her Hands' Household Notebook

A comprehensive look inside the Household Notebook of blogger With The Fruit of Her Hands, this binder tour should help anyone struggling with scheduling issues.

A bonus: check out the creative use of stick-on tabs plus page protectors to subdivide a larger binder.

Household Notebook

household notebook

Samara's Home Management Book

A good description of the how-to behind a home management binder, from blogger Samara Jane. Nicely done!

Samara's Home Management Binder

Creative Solution: Bahama Blessing's Homemaking Journal

homemaking journal

Homeschooler and blogger Bahama Blessing has a creative take on the home management binder. We love her scrapbooking pages, colorful dividers and whimsical cover!

Bahama Blessing's Homemaking Journal Binder Tour

Friends and Futures: A Double Household Notebook Tour

When blogger Elizabeth and her friend Kim took on the challenge to create household notebooks, they aimed high.

Deciding to create more than just a simple binder for household information, they envisioned their notebooks as "living books" that would help teach their daughters to keep house.

In these posts, Elizabeth shares her Foss Family Home Companion, while Kim outlines her Family Management Journal. Both notebook tours go further: they explain the thinking behind these two young mothers' decision to create order for their families, now and for the future.

Don't miss Kim's downloadable dividers and forms in Microsoft Word format. Check them out:

Elizabeth's Family Home Companion

Kim's Home Management Journal

Home Management Journal - The Basics

Home Management Journal - Housekeeping

Home Management Journal - Cleaning Forms and Lists

Such Treasures: Our Household Notebook

Need inspiration for your notebook? Check out this pretty and personalized household notebook from blogger Such Treasures.

Her hand-decorated cover, custom divider pages and thorough outline of binder contents make this a four-star notebook tour! Get inspired:

Our Household Notebook

our household notebook