Although most families these days have many of the members texting away, consider setting up a dedicated message center at home to keep all of your schedules in order. We love this version that wasfeatured in Sunset magazine
that is an easy do-it-yourself. Pick up some chalkboard paint and some cork boards at your local craft store. You can use an existing frame or pick one up as well. Put together the pieces the way you prefer. We could see making a few versions of these - an all chalkboard one, an all cork one, etc.
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(Image via Sunset magazine/photo by Rob Broadman)