My 2021 Journaling & Notebook System

Every year, in the week between Christmas and the New Year, I schedule several days off to take a sort of personal retreat. I'll usually turn on my auto-responder and go dark for 4-5 days to focus on planning, self-reflection, and getting ready for the year ahead. Part of this retreat is assessing and revising… Continue reading My 2021 Journaling & Notebook System

Blank Slate Paper Co. Custom Pads

(The paper pads in this review were purchased by me at a discount using a code that Blank Slate Paper provided for review purposes — Stick around till the end of this article to get your own code for 15% off Blank Slate products). How long have you been searching for the perfect paper pad… Continue reading Blank Slate Paper Co. Custom Pads

Clairfontaine Flying Spirit Notebook

While browsing the Vanness website, looking to pick up the green Diplomat Aero I'd had my sights on for a while, I came across the Clairefontaine Flying Spirit line of notebooks. Perhaps because the Diplomat's design had already plated some aviation-inspired seeds in my mind, I was instantly smitten with the style and look of… Continue reading Clairfontaine Flying Spirit Notebook

My Favorite Notebooks

What's a great writing tool without something to use it on? As a traveler, photographer, writer, and obsessive list-maker, I need my notebooks to fill various roles. Some are used as traditional journals and planners; others may be for project-specific notes, recipes, or explorations of a single narrow topic. Some may document an entire production… Continue reading My Favorite Notebooks

Pepin Press Art Déco Letter Writing Kit

I took my daughter out a few days ago to buy some new drawing supplies at Hyatt's — our local art store that happens to be a massive warehouse of pretty much any creative tool one might find themselves in need of (they also have a pretty good pen section). While browsing some paper and ink, this… Continue reading Pepin Press Art Déco Letter Writing Kit