We are excited for another new year at Blessing by Design! We have a special gift for all of those who are subscribed to our store’s monthly email newsletter. Momma has taken the monthly calendars from our 2021 Motivate Me Mom’s Digital Planner and made them a FREE monthly printable delivered to your email inbox! You can expect that at the end of each month, we will email you the upcoming month’s printable calendar in our newsletter. Also, make sure you have firstname.lastname@example.org as a contact so you won’t miss it.
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This year’s calendar has a NEW addition: a Year – at – a – Glance page is bundled with each month’s freebie. It’s a page right out of our digital planner that includes a 2021 U.S. holidays list.
This 8.5 x 11 inch printable calendar can be delivered each month to your inbox—just go to our store and click the envelope ‘Sign-Up!’ button in the lower left corner, or while on our store, you may get our pop-up window on the screen. Just enter your email and click the ‘Sign-Up!’ button.
For applying the calendar to your refrigerator, you can simply use your own magnets. But an even better idea is to slide the month page into a magnetic photo-pocket to protect it. We found these 8.5 x 11 inch magnetic photo-pockets that work great.
We do recommend printing the calendar pages on card stock instead of just printer paper. It’s easier to slide into a holder or frame when it’s on stiffer paper. After you print the month page and before sliding the page into the holder or frame, you can plan and write on the paper calendar—any special dates and events that won’t change are great for this.
The surface of these magnetic photo-pockets can be written on with a fine point dry erase marker. We also found an ultra fine Sharpie permanent marker to be an even better option for writing on these plastic fridge sheets because it won’t rub off easily like the dry erase markers do.
You may be asking. When next month rolls around, “How do I remove permanent ink from the plastic surface?” We’ve got a cool trick for that!
Simply write on the surface with a fine point Sharpie marker (any color). If there’s a date event that needs changing, simply scribble over the Sharpie marker writing with a dry erase marker and wipe off with a dry paper towel.
This will remove the permanent ink marker! We did find that certain brands of red-colored dry erase markers tend to leave a light pink coloration to the plastic. So, we suggest using a cool color like green or blue for the dry erase marker. Expo brand dry erase markers worked great!
We hope that each month you’ll enjoy using these free calendars. Be sure to share links with your friends or PIN so they can sign up too!
Rinne & Momma