Green Inspired Chipboard Exposed Binding Journal

Green Inspired Chipboard Exposed Binding Journal Bullet Journal Notebook Review Key Features: Key Features: only available locally at Target. Heavy paper with fun quotes on the cover. Size: 8.25" x 5"  |  210mm x 130mm Cover: hard with multiple...

My 365 Photo-a-Day Project

Remember when I did that review of the Lemome 2018 Planner notebooks?  Remember when I casually mentioned that it'd be cool to make a mini scrapbook by printing a photo each day and adding it to the daily box? Yeah... that random idea has kept coming back into my...

Ghost Grid Dot Hardcover Journal

Ghost Grid Dot Hardcover Journal Bullet Journal Notebook Review Key Features: Size: 8.25" x 5.5" - this is half-letter size rather than A5 which makes sense because this is a company based in the USA so American sized paper would be logical for this...

BLUE markers, pens, highlighters

I had this brilliant idea that I would gather up whatever blue pens, markers, and highlighters I could find on my desk (which accounts for only a small portion of my entire stationery collection) and take a few cute shots for my Instagram feed.  Ummm... I discovered I...

Pilot Juice Pen Review

You're going to love this pen! Pilot did a great job of naming this pen ... the writing experience really is "juice smooth" and it's a joy to lay down ink on the page. And with 24 standard colors to choose from, plus another 18 specialty colors (metallic, pastel,...

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Mega A5 Bullet Journal Notebook Review

In my quest to find the perfect A5 bullet Journal notebook I ended up buying 30-ish different notebooks. Yes, 30. So grab a pot of coffee (you’ll need more than a cup) and a snack and let’s dig into this review, pen test and nerdy commentary about the notebooks we all know and love.

I am not a bullet journal purist

I’m not a bullet journal purist. In fact, I probably shouldn’t even be called a bullet journalist. But I’m a rebel and I decide to call myself a bullet journaler anyway. Whenever I’m around other bullet journal enthusiasts, I feel like I need to justify why I’m…

Bullet Journaling Stencil Roundup

Stencils are a great way to get that artistic look in your bullet journal even if you don’t have an artistic gene in your body. Or maybe you actually are artistic but you just want an easy way to draw boxes, banners, and tracker icons without the time it takes to draw…

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Uniball Signo UM-151 Gel Pen Review

I wish this pen didn't smudge!There are so many things to love about the Uni-ball Signo UM-151 gel pen. In fact, I've been using it lately and really do love it. But there's one major drawback that bugs me... the smudging. Now, don't get me wrong, it's now a huge...

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Uniball Signo UM-151 Gel Pen Review

Pilot Juice Pen Review

You're going to love this pen! Pilot did a great job of naming this pen ... the writing experience really is "juice smooth" and it's a joy to lay down ink on the page. And with 24 standard colors to choose from, plus another 18 specialty colors (metallic, pastel,...

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Pilot Juice Pen Review

Year in Review – My Journaling was a Hot Mess in 2018

My journaling life was a hot mess in 2018. I started the year in a perfectly sane place but somewhere around April things went a little haywire. Let’s talk about it and I’ll show you a flip through. As you know, I’m NOT a bullet journal purist and I don’t use my...

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Year in Review – My Journaling was a Hot Mess in 2018

Adding my 2019 Word of the Year to my Bullet Journal

I’ve chosen my 2019 Word of the Year and I want to make sure I display it in a place where I’ll see it often as a reminder throughout the year. Of course, my bullet journal is with me ALL the time and I’m “in it” dozens of times a day - so adding my Word of the...

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Adding my 2019 Word of the Year to my Bullet Journal

How to choose your “Word of the Year”

Personalized Word of the Year PrintablesI'm excited to announce that I've just launched a new product in the shop -- these personalized printables will include YOUR word of the year and what it means to you. See examples at the bottom of this article, or hop on...

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How to choose your “Word of the Year”

Using My Bullet Journal to do a Brain Dump

TABLE OF CONTENTS Read Time: 30 minutes This article covers a lot of information about various types of Brain Dump techniques. If you prefer to only read the sections that interest you, just click a link below to jump to the section you want to review. Then use the...

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Using My Bullet Journal to do a Brain Dump

How to Distress and Age a Leather Traveler’s Notebook

I received this adorable traveler's notebook from Unique HM & LN - they asked me to take a look at it and give my thoughts. But this isn't just a standard product review. Nope. I took it one giant step beyond just a review. You see, this little passport size...

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How to Distress and Age a Leather Traveler’s Notebook