Happy Planner Giveaway

Quick update and a giveaway for a Happy Planner by Me & My Big Ideas.

Hello cupcakes and welcome back. I’m super excited to be running another giveaway on blog. This time it’s for a Happy Planner from Me & My Big Ideas. I’ve been using planners for awhile now, but this is the first time I’ll be using a Happy Planner. I picked mine up about a month ago, and fell in love. It doesn’t begin until July, but I love the layout already. Plus I can customize the cover, which I did and I’m just too excited.


I’m so so happy with the cover I ordered!!

I started to decorate it already, I couldn’t help myself. I have so many stickers I use from my other planners just calling out to be used.



You may have already caught a glimpse of my planner on my YouTube video. I talked about finishing up my first semester of nursing school, and showed off my planner a bit.

Since I love my planner so much I’ve decided to give one away! Yup just enter below for your chance for your very own Happy Planner, along with some other planner goodies.



I’m sure this planner will be right at home with you! 

Just follow the directions down below for your chance to win. Best of luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Thanks for stopping by. If for some reason the Rafflecopter isn’t functioning please let me know via Twitter: @XoMermaidKisses or email: Desiree@XoMermaidKisses.com. Unfortunately I had some issues the last time I set one up. 




  • Kay

    I’m pretty new to planners (only got my first one last year!) but this year I’m using a Passion Planner. I enjoy it, though I don’t think it’s the perfect layout for me. I definitely want to explore others!

    • Desiree

      I’ve heard good things about the Passion Planner also. Some times you have to go through a few before you find the right one.

  • Chelsea Ness

    I usually don’t use a planner, but with 3 kids and so much more starting to happen this summer and year alone, it would be awesome to have a good one!

    • Desiree

      Yes 3 kids does make having a planner a necessity at times.

  • Ashley Bree Perez

    I like planners with calendars in them(:

  • I like planners with notes section, calendar section and places for saved contacts info 🙂

    • Desiree

      It’s always nice when there’s a notes section to jot random things down.

  • Adella Gonzalez

    I love planners! My favorite is the Happy Planner because you can customize it. Great giveaway. Good luck in Nursing School. XOXO

    • Desiree

      Thanks! Yes I’m loving how customizable they are.

  • Nate B

    All different kinds. My favorite is one with good calendar layouts and sections for notes

    • Desiree

      The layout makes a difference for sure. I’ve had some I was just not fond of.

  • Desiree

    Bummer that they don’t sell them over there. Good luck!

    • Rajaâ

      Thank you 🙂

  • Heather Marie

    I love all planners! I especially love one that I can track things like water intake and nerdy stuff like that. But all in all, I just like planners. I feel like they make my day feel so much longer!

    • Desiree

      Love being able to track water and other things. I just love seeing everything laid out in front of me 🙂

  • Marty C.

    My “planner” consists of my Outlook calendar, various scribbled notes on scraps of paper, and pleading with people to “please remind me about X…” I really need to get my act together and use one thing consistently.

    • Desiree

      Lol sounds like you do. I often times scribble things on sticky notes if I don’t have a planner with me, then I transfer the info into it.

  • Lin Valiary

    i’m new to the planner thing, but with the thought that i have only two years to finish school i think i need to get my life together. from what i saw planning seems like a fun way to organize

    • Desiree

      I find they help trying to keep on top of things. I have 3 heavy semesters left of school along with all the other adult responsibilities. I find having everything laid out in front helps me manage my time better.

  • Justine Van Butsele

    I really like planners where you have enough space to plan all you want and where you can also still decorate it 😀 so you’re motivated when you have to start studying or stuff like that :p

    • Desiree

      Yes being able to decorate makes it fun to look at. Not just all deadlines and such b

  • Brittany Belling

    Hi, my name is Brittany and I’m a planner addict. Seriously I always buy 3 or 4 before I style on one for the year. This planner looks fabulous!

    • Desiree

      That’s happen to me before. I’ll go through a few before I’m entirely happy.

  • Tanzila Alam

    Hmmm… I’m trying to paste the tweet’s URL to Rafflecopter, but it won’t let me paste it. Maybe it’s because I’m on a mobile device. My Twitter is @jennycovet if you would like to verify my tweet. Sorry for the trouble!

    • Desiree

      Hello. Thanks I’ll look into it. Thanks for stopping by.

  • Cynthia Ramirez

    Hi Desiree, my name is Cynthia, congratulations I’m completing your first semester. I’m a newbie to the planner community I have been inspired by IG and you tube videos. Per you tube videos my favorite planner is the Happy Planner which I will be starting with this July!!! I chose the HP because you can customize it to your needs and likes. Thank you for this opportunity and best wishes in your nursing school!
    God bless!

    • Desiree

      Thanks! Yes I love how customizable the HP is. Thanks for stopping by.

  • Congrats on finishing up the first semester!!
    I’m currently using a carpe diem planner from simple stories. I’m looking at both the Happy Planner and an Erin Condran planner. I love the cover you made.

    • Desiree

      Thanks hon. I actually bought the cover on Etsy. I wish I knew how to design and make my own covers. I’d probably my have a new one every week lol

  • Terri Irvin

    I have tried all kinds of planners and not happy with any of them! But I am very picky. The current planner I have is from Target.

    • Desiree

      I’ve been through a lot myself. I’m hoping this is the one that sticks.

    • Desiree

      Hello Terri you’re the winner that was chosen. I emailed yesterday morning 6/23/16 but have not heard back from you. You have until midnight eastern time on Saturday 6/25/16 to reply or unfortunately I’ll have to pick another winner. Hope to hear from you.

      • Terri Irvin

        Hi Desiree-
        Thank you so much!!!!! I am thrilled to win this prize. Sorry I did not respond to you asap. My e-mail is terirvin@gmail.com. How do you want me to send you my information? Thanks, Terri

        • Desiree

          No problems, maybe the email I sent went to the spam folder. If you email me your info to Desiree@XoMermaidKisses.com I can try and get this out tomorrow. Glad I could contact you.

      • Terri Irvin

        Have a nice weekend too!

  • I currently use he planner we are given for free in the fall of every year at our local university and it works well. I just wish I had more room to customize the days specific for nursing school stuff.

    • Desiree

      Yay fellow nursing school student. Yeah it’s nice when you can customize. I think adding stickers here and there makes it a little easier to open up and look at all the things that are due.

  • Esse Descends

    I love your cover! I currently just use a $1 composition notebook myself, in kind of a BuJo style. Congrats on getting through your first semester as well!

    • Desiree

      Thanks! Honestly I feel like you don’t need an expensive fancy planner (they’re nice though don’t get me wrong), you just need something that works for you. I love BuJo too and will go back and forth between a regular planner and using my Travelers as a BuJo.

  • Robbie F.

    I love the horizontal layout. I feel like this layout for some reason keeps me the most organized!

    • Desiree

      I like the horizontal better also. It’s easier to follow for me.