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Eclectic Scribbles 160gsm Mandala Notebook Review

Eclectic Scribbles 160gsm Mandala Notebook Review

Eclectic Scribbles 160gsm Mandala Notebook Review As I was searching for every notebook I could find that had 160gsm paper, someone mentioned the Eclectic Scribbles journal they were using. So of course, I went on a hunt to figure out what the heck an "Eclectic...

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The Ultimate Comparison of 160gsm Bullet Journal Notebooks

The Ultimate Comparison of 160gsm Bullet Journal Notebooks

The 160gsm Journal Comparison - Introduction The journaling community has lost its ever-loving mind over notebooks with 160gsm paper! First, it was 100gsm paper, then it was 120gsm paper… and now everyone is going nuts over 160gsm paper. There are only a couple of the...

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Buke Notebooks 160gsm Journal Review

Buke Notebooks 160gsm Journal Review

Buke 160gsm Notebook Review  | Introduction Do you need to spend $35 on a notebook with 160gsm paper? Or can you find one that costs less than $12? I’m here to tell you some very good news and tell you all about the Buke Notebooks journal with 160gsm paper … and that...

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Tekukor 160gsm Dotted Notebook Review

Tekukor 160gsm Dotted Notebook Review

Tekukor 160gsm Dotted Notebook Review You all know how much I love Tekukor, right? I’ve been using the 100gsm A5 dotted journals for the past couple years and my current everyday carry is the smaller A6 Tekukor with 100gsm paper. And now they have a brand new notebook...

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QiHeng 160gsm Journal Review

QiHeng 160gsm Journal Review

QiHeng 160gsm notebook review  | Introduction When I set out on a quest to find every bullet journal notebook with 160gsm dotted paper, I was fascinated with this one when I found it. QiHeng Stationery also goes by the name SEQES on Amazon - at least that’s what’s in...

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Scrivwell Dotted Journal Review

Scrivwell Dotted Journal Review

When you first pick up a Scrivwell notebook it seems pretty unassuming. Nothing outstanding or spectacular about the dotted pages or construction of the journal. I mean… it’s good and all. The paper is smooth and a pleasure to write on. The dots are a nice...

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KEY POINT | DOTTED NOTEBOOK

KEY POINT | DOTTED NOTEBOOK

Several months ago the owner of Key Point notebook reached out to me to introduce himself and offer a notebook for review. I declined the freebie and opted instead to purchase it on my own. So in a continuing effort to be as real, raw, and honest about my...

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Embrace the Joy of Creativity

Embrace the Joy of Creativity

Whatever happened to that sense of wonder? The pure joy of creating. Why do we judge ourselves and let comparison steal our joy? You are no small creator!

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NEW Exceed Dot Journal at Walmart Review

NEW Exceed Dot Journal at Walmart Review

I can't even begin to tell you how excited I am that this journal is in the world! No really... I don't think I've ever been this excited to write a product review than right this very minute! Humor me and go with it, ok? First, let me just get this part out of the...

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Uniball Signo UM-151 Gel Pen Review

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

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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Adding my 2019 Word of the Year to my Bullet Journal

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 Year...

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Tracking a 30 Day No Spending Challenge in my Bullet Journal

Tracking a 30 Day No Spending Challenge in my Bullet Journal

Happy New Year! And welcome to January, the month when we all feel poor because of all the money we just spent on Christmas. It’s also the month when many bullet journalers and planners are starting a “No Spend” challenge to help get back on track with budgeting and...

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How to choose your “Word of the Year”

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 over...

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Using My Bullet Journal to do a Brain Dump

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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