I have always felt like keeping a journal has been important. However, other than scrapbooking, I haven't been the best at keeping an actual journal, until about 2009. For those of you that are somewhat new to my blog, click here to get the lo-down of what happened that year.
I have had so many feelings I needed to write down, so many appointments I needed to keep track of, and I was given this awesome product to use for a project for CK.It has a monthly calendar, and also breaks down each day with lines to record events. I started to record a few things here and there, Dr. Appointments, etc. then I started to write on the following empty sheets of journaling space details about things that month. It has been an awesome exercise for me! I just finished 2010 ... here is how it turned out (or at least a few of the pages):First is the cover. Each book comes with see-through covers and archival pockets at the front of each month. I chose to make a little list to tell the main events in my life from that month for the title page of each month. Each are exactly the same. I use the opposite side of the sheet protector to display a picture of me in that month. (It has been difficult, seeing that I take most of the pictures in our family. Last, each night I take a minute and record with bullets the happenings of each day. Following that, you have either the dates with lines, or in the journal you have a few pages of blank lines to record in better detail, some of the main events, or happenings from this month. (I have done both and like them both) In 2010 I used the Journal
I have loved this so much, that I decided to see if the makers of this AWESOME planner / journal would be willing to do a giveaway! They have been so generous, and I will be giving a few away!
Be sure to leave me a comment of how you think this would benefit you! I will be picking a few winners in a few days! Good luck!