February 2020 Bullet Journal Layout and Setup - Book Theme

We have 29 days in February this year. That’s one extra day to make your goals a reality. One extra day to get in self care. One extra day to enjoy your family. This year my extra day will probably be spent on self care. That’s right instead of chasing my goals like I do almost every other day of the year, I will be turning into a blanket burrito. Curled up in bed, with my tablet, and reading for the entire day. So I decided to take my favorite self care activity and turn it into my monthly bullet journal theme for February. TableREAD MORE
Bullet Journal Cover Page With Quote For January 2020 Coffee Theme

Seeing that it’s the beginning of a new year I found I decided to start it off right with a coffee themed bullet journal spread. I love coffee and can’t start my day without it so I decided to start my year a bit in the same way. This month I plan to slow it down a bit and enjoy more days on the sofa with a cup of coffee and my amazon fire tablet to read. The Amazon Kindle Unlimited plan allows me to read loads of free to read books. Last year, even with a busy schedule I read 17 books using myREAD MORE

This December I have decided to go with a snowflake theme in my bullet journal. I am also getting prepared to close out the year and ending it on a strong note. This year has been a whirlwind for me both personally and in my bullet journals. I’ve experimented with daily and weekly spreads, did a lot of journaling through particularly hard moments in my life, and finally found a few systems that work well for me. As we close out this year and move into a new decade I find myself thinking of new ways to organize and plan my life in my bulletREAD 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
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
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
July 2019 Bullet Journal Watermelon Theme Layout - Bullet Journal Watermelon Theme Cover Page

I cannot believe it’s already July. Where has this year gone? I guess time flies when you are busy and having fun. I’m not changing too much in how I am journaling this month. Last month’s daily and simple layout worked really well for me. If I was too busy with work or just didn’t have anything to report I could just skip a day. I’m following the same method in July but my schedule is changing up just a little bit. I did add two trackers to July just so I can build some better habits back up again. A daily grateful spread andREAD MORE