Writing Wednesday: Get prepared for National Novel Writing Month!

November 1st is the start of National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo)! People from all around the world will have the goal of completing a 50,000 word novel by the end of November. See the official website NaNoWriMo.org for all the details! There are lots of things you can do to get prepared to crank […]

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Time management Monday: Creating daily actions and tasks from your monthly goals

We all know setting goals is very important. But the only way you will achieve your goals is if you translate those goals into daily actions and tasks. September’s Month Theme was Looking Ahead, which encouraged you to visualize what your life will be like when you have achieved your goals. This motivational exercise gets […]

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TheRamblingPlanner’s color coding in her Life Noted planner!

Check out Katie TheRamblingPlanner‘s photo on Instagram showing her pens and color coding in her Life Noted planner! Unfortunately I can’t post the photo itself here because you have to perform some sort of HTML magic to copy photos from IG to post elsewhere. You can see a photo of the Life Noted weekly pages […]

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Writing Wednesday: Refillable notebooks now available!

A couple of months ago I announced the Refillable Notebooks were coming out soon. I’m very happy to tell you they are now available with a variety of cover options at Paper Bistro! Folks who were interested in white paper Habana notebooks might be interested in these. Even though they don’t have the Habana covers […]

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Time management Monday: Planners for busy people

Recently a reader contacted me to ask for planner recommendations. She is a very busy person and needs to have a planner with days timed to the hour for her busy schedule. I was happy to give her recommendations, and she chose a planner that will work great for her! Quo Vadis planners are the […]

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Sandra Strait’s art using the new Cornaline d’Egypte ink!

Sandra Strait did a wonderful review on Doodlewash of the new Herbin 1798 ink Cornaline d’Egypte! In her review, Sandra shows excellent photos of the shading and silver shimmer in this ink. Most ink reviews show writing samples, which she does include, but she also shows several amazing photos of her art using the ink. […]

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Month Theme for October 2018: Creative Expression

On the first Wednesday of each month we have a post with the month’s theme. The month theme is something to think about, journal about, include in your daily intentions, and/or be mindful of all month. It’s also a good topic for folks doing our Page Per Day Challenge. This month’s theme is: creative expression […]

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