As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I’m all in favor of a summer control center. I’ve been working on mine on and off over the past few days, and I finally have something to share.
Here it is. I started with an old bulletin board from my husband’s office that they were getting ready to toss. If I’d been more ambitious, I would have taken off the wooden framing and recovered the board in fabric, but time was of the essence (life doesn’t have to be perfect to be good!).
Over on the left side is a calendar, so we can (hopefully!) write in all the scheduled dates we have planned already, including my son’s baseball tournaments. I used scrapbooking stickers to label the months and the different sections of the board.
Then I had everyone write down a goal for the summer (mine is to lose 10 pounds — Weight Watchers starts tomorrow!). I also brainstormed a list with everyone of things we wanted to do this summer. The girls and I wrote all the activities on index cards and put them in a pocket (made from an envelope cut in half).
As we do each one, we’ll place it on the board. Cute, hunh? That’s what I’m about, cute and easy!Tweet