What Is A Bullet Journal And How Can It Help You

I’m sure you’ve heard at least a little bit about bullet journaling and how it’s changed the lives of some of the people who use them. You may be asking yourself, what is a bullet journal? The simple answer is, a bullet journal is whatever you make of it. Bullet journaling was created by Ryder Carroll as a way to boost productivity. The actual concept behind the bullet journal is extremely easy. The fancy designs and layouts that you see are all extras that you can add to personalize your bullet journal. Spread by Archer & Olive Bullet journals are a combination of trackers, journals,READ MORE

It’s the second to last month in the decade and I’m excited! This month’s tea time theme is courtesy of recent binged shows and the relaxing nature of tea. As I jump into plans for the next decade, this month is jam packed with to do’s that need to get done. So I’ve switched it up my bullet journal a bit from the last two months. There are new spread layouts and a few favorites and they are all themed for afternoon tea time. The products I used to create my tea time theme this month are: Scribbles That Matter Journal Micron Thinliners 1, 3,READ MORE
Bullet Journal Autumn Theme With Falling Leaves - October 2019 Bullet Journal Fall Theme

I love October, the heat is finally breaking, the leaves are changing, Halloween is near, and it’s the beginning of the holiday season. This month is a month of rejuvenation for me as I am focusing heavily on self care. I am shedding my old leaves and preparing for winter. This month’s theme is a simple and fun way to embrace and celebrate Autumn. The falling leaves are easy to create and bring some of my favorite colors into one beautiful setup. Before we get started here is a list of my recommended supplies. Recommended Products Journal Stencils Fine Point Pens Micron Fine Line SetREAD MORE

I cannot believe it’s September already. This year has really flown by. Though I’m happy to say that my schedule has finally eased a bit and is now more reliable. This month I decided to switch things up a bit and added weekly spreads to my September monthly layout. For the past few months I’ve been using daily spreads as my daily life always seemed to change. This month however my day to day life is finally becoming a bit more predictable and plannable. As a planner living my life day to day has been killer on my productivity. I’m looking forward to getting backREAD MORE
Bullet Journal Supply Storage Wishlist and Ideas

There used to be a time when I thought it was a bit excessive to need bullet journal supply storage. Those days were simpler days. Then bullet journaling became a life changing hobby that I would collect loads of supplies for. As I look at all of my supplies I have decided I really need to set up a bullet journal supply storage wishlist. I’m sharing my wishlist with you and the reasons why I want each of these products. Bullet Journal Supply Storage Bullet journal supply storage will give me the ability to keep all of my supplies easily accessible and organized. Right nowREAD MORE
Micron Fineliner Pen Set Review For Bullet Journal Use

Micron fineliner pens are – in my honest opinion – the best pens for bullet journal use. Today I’m giving you all the good things about the pens as well as the downside to them. I’ve used these pens for almost a year now so I’ve put them through all the tests. In this post I will talk about: What we look for in pens for our bullet journals How the Micron fineliner pens fill these needs The different Micron fineliner pen sizes The ink in the Micron pens How I use the Micron fineliner pens Finally, the only downside I have found to theREAD MORE
August 2019 Yellow Dot Cover Page - August 2019 Bullet Journal Layout

It has been a season of hectic schedules, stress, and emotionally exhausting events. So for August I decided to switch things up and go with a minimalist theme based around a word. Today I’m sharing my August bullet journal spread for 2019. Happy Theme After a stressful and exhausting couple of months with a move and some pretty big life changes, I really wanted to take a step back this month. Instead of picking a theme based around an object I decided to use a word as my theme. This month is all about “happy.” What does happy mean to me? What things make meREAD MORE
Bullet Journal Yellow Theme Ideas

It’s no secret that yellow is my favorite color. Maybe it’s the Hufflepuff pride in me or that my favorite teams are all black and yellow. Personally I think it’s because yellow is such a great happy color. So if you need something bright and happy to look at, these yellow bullet journal ideas are great for inspiration. In fact, for August 2019 I will be doing a yellow themed bullet journal spread that’s based on the word happy. Yellow reminds me of happiness and I need a little bit more of it in my life. It’s been a bit stressful in my house latelyREAD MORE
20 Bullet Journal Monthly Cover Page Ideas

Monthly cover pages serve more than just a way to mark the beginning of the month. They set the tone and the theme for the entire month. While not a required page in a bullet journal it is a useful page to start off a new month. It’s like creating a fresh start from the previous month. Especially if you are using a new theme. In your own monthly pages do not be afraid to get creative. Use doodles, quotes, or even a full on theme. Creating a cover page for your monthly layout helps you to stick to a chosen theme throughout the month.READ MORE
Starting a Bullet Journal - My Bullet Journal Story

Everyone has a bullet journal story. A story about how they found out about bullet journaling, why they started, why they keep using it, and what they plan to do with it in the future. Every person who uses a bullet journal has a story to tell on how they got started, here is mine. Needing A Planner When I first started blogging over on Mommy Thrives I was working 60 hours a week as a waitress and my schedule was insane. I was trying to write new posts for the blog, market that blog, work, raise a kid, and run all my normal errands.READ MORE