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Planning your planner set up and why you need to do it

I’m aware that might sound a little strange and planning obsessed However, after years in being in planners I’ve really started the appreciate planning your planner set up. It’s very easy to get caught up in Pinterest and see all these pretty planner set ups that you immediately go out and replicate. Do other people’s set ups tend to work for you though? No. It’s your planner and you need to set it up for your needs. Your planner isn’t there just to look  ...

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The Coffee Monsterz Co Review

It was recently the Planner Boss Collective sale and my shop was involved! I was blown away by how popular the shop was! That did mean that I only had chance to buy from one shop during the sale – a shop I’ve been meaning to for ages! The Coffee Monsterz Co The Coffee Monsterz Co is filled with beautiful hand drawn stickers by Helen. I’m massively in awe of her as she manages school alongside running a hugely successful shop! Because of the fear of customs charges I only  ...

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Carpe Diem Planner Review & A Giveaway!

So when I heard that TK Maxx/Home Sense had got some Carpe Diem planners in stock I knew I had to check them out! I’d seen people go a bit mad over these pretty planners made by Simple Stories when they came out a while ago. As a faithful Filofaxer I didn’t indulge but I was always curious as to the quality of these planners. Simple Stories is a scrapbooking company that’s also branched out into planners too. Their planners first came out last year I believe? To begin with  ...

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Papermate Inkjoy Gel Review and battle of the gel pens – which is best?

I love a good pen. It’s probably my biggest stationery weakness and I have way more pens in my collection than I would ever need. My favourite pen of all time is probably the Pentel Energel. I prefer gel as the writing is smooth and this pen is just the more perfect one I’ve ever used. I tried different colours and the result is always the same – beautifully smooth writing. No skipping at all. I feel like they’re a little undervalued in the planning community with  ...

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