Planners

My New Bullet Journal

cover of leuchtturm

A few years ago I tried bullet journaling. It didn’t last long. I liked it but hadn’t invested the time and effort fully engage with the process. Part of the problem may have been the spiral-bound, hardcover notebook I was using. It was plain, uninspiring and had a hodgepodge of lists and other remnants of…

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PlannerCon 2019: A Retrospective

tabledisplay showing assortment of handmade leather planners decorated with images

PlannerCon was amazing! I met so many fabulous people and wish I had taken more pictures. I fell in love with these journals made by October Lurty, owner of Television Train Wreck on Etsy. As I write this, I don’t see much selection in her Etsy store, but she did say she does a lot…

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Plannercon 2019

Plannercon logo

In a few days I’ll be attending my second PlannerCon in San Francisco. I went last year for the first time and had an amazing weekend. The event is packed with vendors, speakers, workshops, swaps, shopping, giveaways, connecting with other Planner-aholics, getting ideas, being inspired, learning new things. Some of the many vendors include: Carpe…

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2019 Saint Belford Planner

picture of 2019 pink diary planner

Part of the charm and excitement of planning a new year is the process of selecting a new planner (or planners, as the case may be). This year I’m trying my first Saint Belford. This planner comes from Australia and I first heard about it on Chris Guillebeau’s Side Hustle podcast, episode 683. I ordered…

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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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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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The Daily Greatness Journal Review

I had heard about the Daily Greatness Journal: A Practical Guide for Consciously Creating Your Days for a while, but couldn’t justify the cost of $49.95. Last November I decided to look at it as an investment in self-development and I made the purchase. There is a lot of reading at the beginning of the…

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My First Hobonichi Original

I love planners and every year I have more than I can possibly use, although I do try to use them all. I’ve decided to start reviewing them and sharing what I like, what works for me as well as what I’m not so fond of – plannerwise. This versatile day planner can be used…

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Planner Con 2018 in San Francisco

I attended the 2nd Annual Planner Con event at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco in early March. This event had all kinds of heavenly planner goodness- planners, journals, stickers, stamps, cutouts, bands, charms, pens, markers and so much more! I had not heard of Planner Con before and only happened upon it through some…

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My Erin Condren Planner

Loving my 2016 Erin Condren Planner. A friend of mine shared hers at a coffee date earlier this year and I was enchanted with it- the sturdy platinum coil, the colorful layout (both monthly and weekly), the laminated front and back covers, stickers, a pocket, a zippered compartment and a notes section. What’s not to…

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