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3x5 Tickler file (a la S.H.E)

I started a 3x5 tickler file according to the Sidetracked Home Executive system and I've come up with an annoyance and wanted to know how you solve this problem.

I have a "store" that I go to on an irregular basis. But while I'm there, I need to be reminded to pick up some groceries I can't find elsewhere when I run out.

I'm thinking of creating a separate "folder" called "this store" and just drop a card in there for each item as I remember them, or alternatively, just stick a card in there and update the one card. Does this sound right, or should I try something else?

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As long as I can...

Chrome47;7643 wrote:
As long as I can remember, my mom has always kept a running grocery list on the refrigerator, attached with a magnet glued to the back. Before she goes to the grocery, she rearranges the list according to the layout of the store so she won't have to backtrack when she's there. Then she just takes that list with her.

It's really the same thing a lot of us are doing, just in a different medium.

It's similar to Merlin's sticky index cards stuck up all over his house.

Central Market has free shopping lists that are in the order of the store. They are soooo helpful!




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