Daily To-Do Printables are Awesome for Helping You Plan Those Busy Days

Do you ever have those days when it feels like you have so many things you need to accomplish and you’re scared you’ll forget something?  Busy seasons happen for all of us.  No matter how careful we are about guarding our time and being picky about what commitments we make, busy days happen.  That’s why I always keep a variety of daily planning pages in my planners.  Today I’m sharing my two favourite pages for helping me plan those busy days – the daily to-do printables and the daily task list planner.

Daily To-Do Printables are great tools for helping tackle those busy days.

I’m a weekly planner girl.  I like to be able to see how my week is going to unfold.  It’s easier to decide what more I can add to my plate, or whether I should just say no to new things for the next little while.  Despite my careful planning, we still have busy days.  I’ve come to discover that this just can’t be helped.  The best we can do is try to plan our time carefully and roll with the busy-ness when it happens.

Daily To-Do Printables

I often find myself reaching for my daily to-do printables when I have a lot on my to-do list and want to make sure I’m not overloading myself for the day.  Many time I pull one of these out when I’m tackling large organizing or cleaning jobs.  Or if one of our busier days end up having a few more unexpected things added to it, like errands that need to be run or calling in a plumber or other surprises.

Sunshine Skies Daily To-Do

I love that this page allows me to organize my to-do list by priority level.  I have a habit of putting too many items on my to-do list, even though I know better.  Being able to organize them into Must Do, I Should, and If I Have Time really helps me to zero in on what I honestly need to get done.

Sunshine Skies Daily To-Do Planner Printable in Half-Size

Having a space to pass items on to another day also serves as a great reminder that not everything can or needs to be done in a day.  The daily to-do printables are really great for plotting out what you need to do.

Understated Rainbow Daily To-Do Printables

Daily Task List Printables

On days when I have a lot of to do, but need a little more structure than a to-do list offers, I turn to my daily task list.  I tend to use the right-hand side as a schedule and break my day up into half hour segments.  I love that this allows me to see at a glance when I’m going to be super busy that day and when I’ll free time.

Sunshine Skies Daily Planner or Task List

The structured to-do list sections still help me make sure I’m staying on top of things, and the family section at the bottom lets me schedule things in for each member of the family so I don’t miss anything important there either.

Sunshine Skies Daily Planner or Task List in Half-SizeUnderstated Rainbow Daily Task List Planners

When busy days happen, knowing I can pull out one of my daily planner pages really helps me to feel less overwhelmed.   Just like being able to see my whole week help me stay on track, so too, does seeing my busy day mapped out.  I really do think that everyone should have a few daily pages they either keep in their planner or can print out when needed.  Even if you use a premade weekly planner, having a few daily pages for when life gets busy can be a blessing.

Now is the time when I turn the floor over to you.  Do you use daily planner pages?  What’s your favourite part about using them? Drop me a line in the comments below and let me know!

These daily to-do printables are handy tools to have in your planner for tackling those busy days.

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  1. Tamera Denman says:

    I absolutely love your website. It is so helpful.

    1. ScatteredSquirrel says:

      Thank you so much Tamera, I’m happy to hear that you’re finding the blog and printables helpful.

  2. Ann Worley says:

    Can’t get a printable. It’s like a black hole. I keep clicking links that leads to the previous page. Ridiculous

    Can’t create account without opting in to you selling my information. Ridiculous

    1. ScatteredSquirrel says:

      Hi Ann. I’m sorry you’re having trouble with the printables. First, and foremost, you don’t need to sign up or create an account to get the printables. You just have to click on the image of the printable. When you do that, it will either open the PDF in your browser window, automatically download it, or ask you where you would like to save it. Which one depends on the settings in your browser, I have no control over that.
      Next, I take privacy VERY seriously. I will never sell your information. There are only two places on my site to sign up for anything, and they’re both through Grow. The sign up that appears in posts, is for an email digest of posts and pages that gets sent out once a week. The other is down at the bottom of the site through the little heart. This allows you to create an account with Grow which is sort of like the old RSS readers. You can follow blogs that use Grow, save posts, search, etc… And the last place where you’re asked to share information, but not sign up for anything, is the comment section. You need to include an email which doesn’t get shared with anyone and at any point you would like it removed you just have to tell me so. I will record me deleting your comments and all instances of your email on my site and email you the video to confirm.

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