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Taste.Company | 10 Awesome 2018 Planners To Help Plan Your Year

10 Awesome 2018 Planners To Help Plan Your Year

November 30, 2017 7:00 pm by Bettina Bacani

Planner season is officially upon us, guys. It’s that time of the year where cafes are packed with people trying to collect stickers for that elusive planner where they can jot down all their imaginary plans for the year (I kid!) I even remember a time when my friends would wait by the counter to ask for strangers’ stickers in case they didn’t want them.

So yeah, if you still haven’t decided on which planner to purchase or collect stickers for this year, we hope this guide helps you make that decision!

1. Starbucks 2018 Planner

Starbucks 2018 Planner

Photo courtesy of Starbucks Philippines

Get your hands on the Starbucks 2017 Planner by collecting a total of 18 stickers (9 featured + 9 core drinks) from November 2, 2017 to January 8, 2018. But if you want to skip the carbs, you can also get a planner with a single receipt bulk purchase of food and other retail items (merchandise, whole bean and Starbucks VIA®, Teavana®) worth at least P7,000. For more information on these planners, visit http://www.starbucks.ph/coffeehouse/promotions.

Why get this planner: You get to go home with a market exclusive Starbucks Card that is inspired by the Starbucks Kape Vinta whole bean artwork. Load up and activate this card with at least Php 300 at any Starbucks store and get a chance to win a year’s supply of Starbucks.


2. Giving Journal by The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf


Giving Journal 2018 by The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf

Photo courtesy of CBTL

Celebrate the 10th year of the Giving Journal by collecting 12 stamps at any The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf store nationwide beginning October 21, 2017. These journals are available in green, grey, and blue, but to make the celebration even more special, CBTL also created a customizable cover designed for individuals who use art as a form of creative self-expression. The 2018 Giving Journal may also be purchased for P1,999. For the full mechanics, click here.

Why get this planner: Every year, those who partake in CBTL’s holiday tradition by supporting their Giving Journal initiative are able to help out the legacy of the Real LIFE Foundation, the direct beneficiary of the Giving Journal.


3. 2018 Keepsake Planner by Filed


Filed Keepsake Planner 2018

Photo courtesy of Filed!

            Still the best journal-type planner but now in tropical vibes to calm the hustler in you. Say goodbye to wasted planner pages and experience worry-free planning with the Keepsake Planner’s undated monthly and weekly overviews for only P545. Its highly flexible bulleted weekly overview allows you to have the freedom to design and customize the pages any way you want. (source: https://filed.com.ph/collections/planners/products/keepsake-planner-2018)

Why get this planner: It is undated, so you’re not pressured to fill up every single space with “important” things you’ve done for the day. You can start anytime and it comes with spacious bulleted weekly spreads for getting creative whenever you feel like it. Have it customized with your name for an additional P100!


4. Sunnies Agenda

taste-company-2018-plannersSunnies Agenda 2018

Photo courtesy of Sunnies Studios

Hardbound. Matte cover. Bright yellow plaids. If this doesn’t remind you of Cher’s back-to-school yellow suit outfit in Clueless, I don’t know what will. Detailed with heritage Sunnies Studios coats-of-arms from fictional New England boarding schools, the Agenda is perfect for jotting down notes, scheduling dates, and keeping track of people who, like, never RSVP. (source: https://www.sunniesstudios.com/ph/sunnies-agenda-2018/)

Why get this planner: It’s only P199 with any single Sunnies Studios or Sunnies Specs purchase. Get a matching sunnies case or pouch for the preppy girl in you!

The Sunnies Agenda 2018 is also available in store and on the Sunnies Studios website for P599.


5. #TitaWittyPlanner2018


“Sana Payat na Lang Ako, Payat pa Rin, Payat na Lang Ulit.” And Other Wishes Planner 2018

Photo courtesy of Witty Will Save The World, Co.

Enjoy a year’s worth of laughter with Tita Witty’s “Sana Payat na Lang Ako, Payat pa Rin, Payat na Lang Ulit.” And Other Wishes Planner 2018. Unleash your inner Basha and find special features like Mapa ng Excuses, First Aid Kapag Aksidenteng Naparami ang Kain, and Tastiest Kinds of Food. This planner is also about the “Sana” in our lives: “Sana yumaman ako.”, “Sana crush niya rin ako.”, Sana makalimutan ko na siya.”, among others. Filled with fun games like Connect the Dots and True or False, even the weekly pages of this planner have witty questions and made-up holidays as if Tita Witty herself is talking to you. After all, this planner is like your friend – sasamahan ka sa gym o sa buffet man. Pero mostly sa buffet.

Why get this planner: Planning doesn’t always have to be serious business. You’re stressed enough as it is. Make work or studying fun with Tita Witty!

#TitaWittyPlanner2018 is available online for P520.


6. 2018 Belle de Jour Power Planner


Belle de Jour 2018 Planner

Photo courtesy of BDJ

Belle de Jour (BDJ) may be popular for having numerous discount coupons from partner brands as part of their planners, but more than that, this Power Planner encourages Bellas to develop their individuality and mold themselves into better people. Designed for women who need to balance a million things, this planner is a versatile time-management tool that can work for different kinds of Bellas: time-specific users, free-space users, and high-visual users who need the set of BDJ stickers to get started.

Why get this planner: The planner includes a BDJ Lifestyle Card and over P40,000 worth of discount coupons from partner brands are included in a separate Perks of a Bella booklet, allowing Bellas to shop, dine, and reward themselves to their heart’s content!

The 2018 Belle de Jour Power Planner is available in Smythe, Leather, and Discbound. Prices range from P540 – P670. Get it here.


7. J&L Fauna Mahika Planner by Jacinto and Lirio

taste-company-2018-plannersJacinto and Lirio Fauna Mahika Planner in Butanding

Photo courtesy of Jacinto and Lirio

            These days, a little less bulk and a little more mobility is the way to go. Meet the Fauna Planner: A nifty, pocket-sized organizer designed to help you keep your to-do lists and schedules in one place, while serving also as a wallet and as a mobile phone case. It’s a classic for the workaholic who needs to be in tip-top shape at any moment, with holders for office essentials like business cards and a pen in case of appointments with clients, a cleverly hidden magic wallet to store money for last-minute coffee runs, a pocket for the ever-ringing mobile phone, and an open-date planner with additional pages for lists and notes, all bundled in the perfect size to fit inside a dainty purse or in the palm of your hand. (source)

Why get this planner: Aside from being a company that produces handmade plant leather goods, J&L’s Fauna collection features 4 endangered Philippine animals with the goal of spreading awareness of animal protection.

Get this planner for as low as P859 on their website.


9. The Sunday Night Journal

taste-company-2018-plannersThe Sunday Night Journal

Photo courtesy of The Sunday Night Journal

My hope for the Sunday Night Journal is that it transforms your Sunday nights into a time of positivity, gratitude, and joy so you can ward off the dreaded Monday morning blues. Imagine waking up on Monday feeling energized and excited about your week. Imagine being connected with yourself and aligned with your intention. Imagine feeling powerful, purposeful, and positive. And then imagine the effect of this mindset on the people around you. Imagine how THEIR day will become better just by being in your presence. That’s what I want the Sunday Night Journal to do for you. – Courageous Living life and career coach, Aurora M. Suarez (source)

Why get this planner: The Sunday Night Journal is a 52-week journal, planner, and self-care ritual for a positive and purposeful year.


9. Papemelroti Pocket Planners

Today Is Like No Other Day Papemelroti Planner

Photos courtesy of Papemelroti

Pick one from fourteen different eco-friendly Papemelroti pocket planners for only Php 20. Each one features a motivational message like “Enjoy the little things” or “Today is like no other day.” Buy for yourself or give it as a gift.

Why get this planner: It’s made with 100% recycled paper, designed by Papemelroti graphic artists, and costs P20 each! What’s not to love?


10. WTN Planner 2018: On Assignment


Where To Next Planner 2018: On Assignment

Photo courtesy of Where To Next

            Perfect for the traveler in you! Photojournalists and professional adventurers use the hashtag #onassignment when they go on trips for a specific goal or purpose.  We think anyone can go on assignment. You can travel deeper and this planner can serve as your guide. (source)

This features a Climber’s Checklist, Questions to Ask a Stranger, 12 Challenges for #OnAssignment, The Philippines and World Bucket list, Thoughts on Passion and Purpose, 2018-2019 Calendar, 12 Dateless Months, and Monthly Dotted Pages.

Why get this planner: This year, for every planner sold, a tree will be planted in the ancestral domain of the Aetas in Zambales.

The WTN Planner 2018: On Assignment is available here for P620!

Do let us know which one you’re getting by commenting below! Happy planning!


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