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Review: 100 Day Happiness Planner (with flipthroughs)

When you go analog, you're constantly (if you're me) searching for planner perfection. Also, if you're me, you thrive on short-term planners versus the pressure of an entire year. Also also, if you're me, you regularly scroll through the interwebs looking for new and interesting planners. Enter a sale at indigo.ca¬†(still going on!) and a… Continue reading Review: 100 Day Happiness Planner (with flipthroughs)

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Bargain Basics Notebook Review: Artist’s Loft

We're back on the notebook review train with one of the most popular inexpensive journal's The Artist Loft dot grid journal. These are available inexpensively at Michael's (they retail for a mere 5$ in the states, and go for 9$ in Canada). They are what I would call a semi-hardcover and come in a wide… Continue reading Bargain Basics Notebook Review: Artist’s Loft

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Bargain Basics: Costco/Spiceboxbooks Notebooks

Next up in the reviews of low-cost notebooks are ones that I've been tempted by many times. I all-caps LOVE Costco. As soon as I got my car, I got a Costco membership. I could do an entire blog series about growing up in poverty and food scarcity and the healing balm that having a… Continue reading Bargain Basics: Costco/Spiceboxbooks Notebooks

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Bargain Basic Notebooks Review: Ikea Lankmoj

I am a lover of the Scribbles that Matter notebooks. They are well-made, fountain pen friendly, lusciously coloured notebooks. I'm also going through notebooks at a clip of one every 45-60 days right now. That's fast. I have at least three notebooks on the go at any given moment, and right now it's more like… Continue reading Bargain Basic Notebooks Review: Ikea Lankmoj

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Pen to Paper

  The healing journey is a crooked road.   I have been, at various stages of my life: a bartender, a university professor, a waitress, a professional singer in multiple genres, a kitchen manager, and in general a hopelessly flawed human being. I've been married three times to teach myself I'm not the marrying kind.… Continue reading Pen to Paper