Month: November 2017

New Bullet Journal, New Me

February 21, 2018 1 Comment

December marks the end of my first bullet journal; My teal Leuchtturm 1917 that I carried around with me since February. For December 1st, I will start using my Scribbles That Matter dot grid journal. Both are dot grid journals because of the flexibility that it provides. Within many journal groups and communities people ask, […]

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A Day at Oakland Zoo

February 21, 2018 No Comments

This weekend we finally found some time to head out to the Oakland Zoo. Since it was Black Friday, we figured the zoo would be quiet (which is was for the morning at least), so off we went. There were somethings that were really great and other things we really didn’t care for. Here is the […]

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December Project Planning

February 21, 2018 No Comments

December is almost here and as usual, I have a huge wish list of things I would like to get done. This is pretty normal for me at this time of year. So many things I want to do; no time to do it. I normally leave things until the last minute too so I […]

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Project: Tombow vs Artist’s Loft Brush Pens

February 21, 2018 No Comments

In the 3 months that I have been learning modern calligraphy, I have been exposed to many, many, many different brush pens. One day in Michaels I noticed that the Artist’s Loft brush pens were significantly cheaper than the more coveted Tombow Dual Brush Tip Pen. I was just getting into using brush pens so […]

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An (Almost) Three Year Old’s Christmas List

February 21, 2018 No Comments

It’s happening! We’ll be quietly watching a toy review on You Tube Kids when a little voice rings out, “you buy me this?” My parenting in this situation has been a bit questionable in that I just reply, “We’ll put it on the Christmas list and ask Santa.” Unless it’s Lego (not Duplo) when I’ll […]

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A Visit to Bounce-a-Rama

February 21, 2018 No Comments

After a boring morning of errands, we headed out to Bounce-a-Rama in Milipitas in the afternoon. Armed with a Groupon voucher for 1 pass to the bounce houses as well as 80 tokens to play in the arcade, we were ready for our second visit. Since this was our second time, I guess I’m being […]

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Project: Traveler’s Notebook Cover

February 21, 2018 No Comments

As part of my descent down the rabbit hole of planners and journaling, I have come across the concept of a traveler’s notebook. On the surface, it’s a pretty simple concept. But when you do a basic search on traveler’s notebooks, it can be extremely overwhelming. This is where I am at. For weeks, I […]

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Daylight Savings Time: Then vs. Now

February 21, 2018 No Comments

There are many things they don’t tell you when you’re pregnant. One of those things is how daylight savings time will come to negatively impact your life. I’m talking about how daylight savings time manages to screw up the ever coveted sleep schedules. And it’s not just one night, no! It’s just the gift that […]

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October Reflections (and Our Trip to Vancouver)

February 21, 2018 No Comments

Sitting down to write this post I can’t help to think, what just happened?! October flew by in the blink of an eye. The month was filled with new creative challenges and a recharge in Vancouver to see family and friends. Creative Milestones In October I took part in a number of creativity challenges through Instagram. […]

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