Archive for October 2018

Planner Obsession

As a planner-aholic, I admit that I have a problem limiting myself to one planner. My daily planner for appointments and organization is the lovely Erin Condren planner. The rose gold coil is my favorite. Last year (2017) I had gotten the platinum coil. I must admit when I saw my first EC planner in…

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Lovely Cards for Mailing this Fall

greeting cards and postage stamps

I recently visited one of the Twin Cities’ Bibelot gift shops and, as always, I left with a handful of lovely greeting cards. Lucky me, I also found in my stamp stash, a partial sheet of Halloween pumpkin stamps. Who to send them to? I have three pen pals, friends who live in other states,…

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My New Planner for 2018-19

beatuy magic wonder planner

I discovered this lovely Beauty Magic Wonder Planner by Katie Daisy on Amazon. The illustrations are amazing and I absolutely love the artwork on the black background. The size is slightly smaller (5×7) than my current Erin Condren planner, and it doesn’t have the solid rose-gold coil binding that I love on my EC Planner.…

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How to Write a Letter

card, stamps, coffee

Many people like the idea of letter writing, but when the time comes to put pen to paper, they get a disconnect in their brain and can’t figure out where to begin. Naturally, there are all kinds of books on letter writing and there are all kinds of letters to write. To keep things simple,…

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Siren Call of the Paper Addict

Octopus Notebook Set

The Bell Museum and Planetarium opened this summer in Minneapolis-St Paul and I am thrilled to live close enough to get there once a month or more! On a recent visit I purchased this lovely “Sea Life” three-piece notebook set. These mini notebooks are 4 x 5.5 inches and have one book with lined pages,…

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