Archive for December 2010

Letter Writing Super Hero

Letters are powerful things.  Possibly this is because we don’t hold high expectations for them and so anything they offer is pure bonus.  When you find a handwritten letter in your mailbox, you don’t care about spelling or punctuation or the type of pen or paper used. You are just glad to hold it in…

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New Planners for the New Year

A New Year means a new day planner. Or, in my case, four new day planners. My main planner is the annual Inner Reflections which showcases a beautiful scene for every week of the year as well as an inspirational quote. There is a picture on one page and a weekly schedule on the opposite…

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List Making

I am a habitual list maker, which gives some of my many notebooks purpose. In recent days I’ve come across other lists that have inspired me or given me a spark of joy to read and to contemplate. The list below is my reading list for January 2010. 1. Twenty Ways to Get Through Bad…

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Sending Christmas Cards

Christmas cards! I love sending them and I love getting them! I have a ritual of preparing my space and creating the ambiance I like for getting in the flow of performing this annual tradition. First, I set the mood with a holiday scented candle (Cranberry Chutney by Yankee Candle) and some holiday music (music…

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Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes and Letters by Marilyn Monroe

Reading this book (reviewed at the NYT) got me to thinking of some of the fragments that fill up my life.  Half-finished journals Notebooks filled with books to buy, blogs to check out, movies to see Old letters  Scrapbooks Collage Journals Used Calendars and Day Planners (I save them all) To-do lists, Goals, Plans written…

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December Stationery Giveaway

Lots of goodies in store for one lucky winner for the December Stationery Giveaway at Letters & Journals. This month we have a stationery set and note cards from Craftgasm. Check out these awesome upcycled stationery from vintage maps! Also, new this month is a selection of card/bookmarks from In My Book. These can be…

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November Stationery Giveaway Winner

Elizabeth G (who signed up on 11/27/10) is the winner! She wins 2 sets of cards (Haley’s Handmades and Archelaus),a Crane journal, an Ecojot notebook, a perpetual calendar (Rock Scissor Paper), Flying Wish Paper and a pen. Prizes in the December Stationery Giveaway will be announced by Dec 7. Stay tuned.  There are two ways…

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