StartHere Linkable Notebooks

Here’s a neat concept: a sort of modular notebook system in which you can combine various paper types into one big notebook by slotting their covers together, made by StartHere. Here’s a description of the starter set you can order: We’ve put together our favorite items, chosen to give you a complete system that allows […]

Notebook Addict of the Week

Here’s what Belinda has to say for herself: If I ever had to stand up in a meeting and confess an addiction, I know what I’d say. “My name is Belinda and I am addicted to notebooks.” I have a stationery problem, no doubt about it. But the truth is, I’d never want to ask […]

Notebooks as a Sleep Aid

Notebooks can be therapeutic in so many ways. This post at Dumb Little Man lists some tips for preventing insomnia, and one of them involves writing in a notebook: Write Down Your Thoughts Another great way to get rid of all the daily ballast is to keep pen and paper next to your bed and […]

Notebook Addict of the Week

“I’m a journal junkie” writes this blogger. Here’s just a part of her collection:

Win a Free Moleskine Planner!

The blog Sushi for Lunch is having a contest. Answer the question “What Do You Do to Stay Organized” and you are entered to win a 2009 softcover Moleskine Weekly Planner + Notebook. Enter here before December 1, 2008.

Lunchtime at the Stationery Store

I’m fortunate to work in a neighborhood with some great shopping– or perhaps it’s unfortunate, as the temptation to overspend can be dangerous! Here in New York’s Flatiron/Chelsea district I have at least 3 good stationery/art supply shops within a short walk: Paper Access, Sam Flax, and A. I. Friedman. Today I spent part of […]

Is Your Significant Other Jealous of Your Notebooks?

I have to admit mine often says things like You’re always fondling that thing! Do you sleep with that notebook when I’m not here? You love your little notebooks more than you love me! Sad but true…

Oh Boy Notebooks

Here’s a brand of notebooks I’d never heard of: Oh Boy Notebooks. And oh, boy, do they look nice! I love the colors and subtle patterns and the rounded corners, and they seem to have some loyal fans. They are available at Jenni Bick Bookbinding, which also stocks quite a few other brands of journals […]

In Case You Weren’t Sure…

… you can read this Wikipedia entry about what a notebook is: A notebook (also notepad, writing pad, drawing pad, legal pad, etc.) is a book, usually of paper, of which various uses can be made, including writing, drawing, and scrapbooking. It goes on from there, and even includes a helpful illustration entitled “Notes in […]

Four Notebooks Reviewed Part 2

In the first part of this review, I discussed the outward appearance of four similar pocket sketchbooks, the Moleskine, the Pen & Ink Journal, the HandBook, and the Derwent Journal. Now I’ll look at the insides. Rather than bore you with repeated photos of almost identical things, I’ll just point out a few details that […]