Hello! Kimberly here with another installment of Digital *Project Life … my most favorite thing to talk about!
I’m happy to report I’m totally caught up with my Project Life pages, unlike last time I was posting here. Setting aside time on Sundays really make a huge difference for me. When I don’t do my pages on Sunday, I almost always get behind.
Anyway … as I was working on my pages the last few weeks, I realized I had some pretty mundane, ordinary weeks. I’m on a really long no-travel streak, so life is crazy normal. Which means our life is a lot of work, school, homework, bed and then repeat. Weeks like these make it hard for me to fill two full pages. Couple that with the fact that I haven’t taken as many photos as I normally do and I’m been forced to come up with different ways to tell the story of our everyday life.
As I was brainstorming as to what else I could add to “fill” out my pages I came up with these categories: things you’re reading, things you’re watching; things you’re eating; and things you’re wearing.
Things you’re reading: books, blogs and magazines. Make a list of the things you’ve been reading. My daughter and I have been listening to lots of audio books, so I included a screenshot of our latest book.
Things you’re watching: TV shows and movies. Did you see any movies or watch any TV shows? Write those down and include them on your pages. You can even download some art work from the movie or TV show and add those to the journaling card.
Things you’re eating: eating out, special treats, home cooked meals, etc. I’ve been using my crock pot a lot lately, so I took a picture of it and then added a list of the meals I’ve made in it. You could also include a recipe of something you made that you especially loved.
Things you’re wearing: do you have a uniform? Do you wear the same things all the time? Take a picture of those sneakers or jeggings that you wore more often than not. Or make a list of the things you’ve been wearing a lot of. Odds are this time next year you’ll have a different “uniform,” so it will be cool to look back at what you found most comfortable or the cutest.
Even when you think you have nothing to document, you do. Take a closer look at the little details of everyday life and add those to your pages. No it’s your turn: share with us some tips on how you enhance those weeks where you have less going on and very few photos. We’d love to hear your tips.
Check back here the second and fourth Wednesday of each month (barring a natural disaster or impromptu vacation) to see my Project Life pages, as well as any advice or tips I might be able to share. And if you’re interested, come on over to my blog and see what else I’m working on, including lots of freebies you can use on your pages.
*Project Life is a memory keeping system developed by Becky Higgins. Learn more at beckyhiggins.com.