When I was a child chalkboards were lame... they implied schoolwork and studying. Bleh. BUT now its all-together different! Bring on the chalkboards! Love notes, calendars, organization, reminders, menus, scripture... One is not enough! Kitchen, bedrooms, entryways, offices- they are useful everywhere and can fit any style.
I have a several in our home, one for the kids memory verses and another large one for reminders. The great part is they are inexpensive, a very easy DIY and can be put anywhere. If you haven't tried it out yet do it! Tell your family how you feel, what's for dinner or just put "Tonight" on one for your husband to see and wait for the reaction:)