10 Back to School (or Just Because) Planners to Buy This Month

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No matter how you choose to stay organized, there is nothing quite like a bound planner. Whether you choose the month to month type or prefer a simple lined notebook, there are plenty of options available locally. Hilltop Shoppe stocks the popular Sweet Caroline Designs books while White's Mercantile has a large and varied selection (even more than we listed below!). From bold to simple and undated to structured, here are our top 10 picks below.

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Sweet Caroline Designs Citrus Dreams Large 17 Month Planner, $65, Hilltop Shoppe, @hilltopshoppe

Keep things fun with a planner that begins with a whimsical cover. Inside you'll find illustrations, a pocket for any loose papers, and tabs for easy searching.

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Undated Weekly Planner, $9.43, Garden District Book Shop, gardendistrictbookshop.com

With enough pages and grids to cover a calendar year, this undated version is ideal for anyone that feels like planning at a moment's notice. 

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Blue Spiral Bound Notebook, $16, Scriptura, scriptura.com

This sophisticated and neutral bound book is perfect for anyone that prefers an unstructured approach to scheduling.

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Sweet Caroline Designs Pink Check Large 17 Month Planner, $65, Hilltop Shoppe, @hilltopshoppe

This checked option was made for the preppy planner. The large option (9" x 9.75") is ideal for those who utilize the monthly calendars.

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The Mincing Mockinbird Half-Assed Journal, $20, White's Mercantile, @whitesmercantile

This cheeky cover says it all. A little humor can make planning all the more fun!

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Ice Cream Journal Set, $17.50, Scriptura, scriptura.com

If a to do list is more your style, opt for lined notebooks instead. This sweet set of 3 are lightweight enough to toss in your bag and cute enough to leave in plain sight. 

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17 Month Classic Planner, $20, Lionheart Prints, lionheartprints.com

This planner starts in August 2019 and ends in December 2020, with tons of extras: a personality quiz, vibrant artwork, and motivational quotes throughout.

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Print Fresh Rise and Shine Velvet Journal, $35, White's Mercantile, @whitesmercantile

This crushed velvet journal is bright, optimistic, and perfect for lists and overall planning. You can find it at White's Mercantile!

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Shorthand Notebook, $25, White's Mercantile, @whitesmercantile

Less is more in this American-made notebook. It features different page varieties including lined and dotted, which is ideal for any bullet journal aficionados. 

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Sweet Caroline Designs Blue Floral Small 17 Month Planner, $38, Hilltop Shoppe, @hilltopshoppe

This blue patterned planner is one you'll definitely want to employ each day. Stay organized with the monthly and weekly calendars, complete with gorgeous illustrations.