Notebooks

For those of us that love our gadgets, but also love or need to use pen and paper to take notes the old fashioned way, the Rocketbook Wave Smart Notebook could be the link between both worlds we've been looking for. You simply take your notes on the pad with a Pilot Frixion pen, then [...]

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If you're a pocket notebook fan who likes to use Field Notes notebooks, Word notebooks or some other brand, you should take a look at the Pocket Journal Sleeve from Rickshaw Bagworks. This sleeve has been designed to hold a standard 3.5 x 5 inch pocket notebook along with your favorite writing instrument. Rickshaw makes [...]

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In 1966 The Beatles released Yellow Submarine, the title song of the animated film by the same name. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine, Moleskine is debuting The Beatles Limited Edition notebook collection. This new collection of notebooks from Moleskine includes five styles and two sizes including a [...]

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Field Notes alternative pocket notebook maker Word. has just announced a new set of notebooks that have covers that are inspired by topographic maps of the earth. Word. Terrain notebooks are available in three colors including orange, green and ivory. Each colored set comes with three notebooks of the same color. The 3.5 x 5.5 [...]

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I've been using a paper journal on a daily basis for the past year. I'd tried digital journals in the past, but I've always enjoyed using analog tools more than apps on my smartphone. The advantages to using a digital journal over an analog journal are the ability to archive them and the ability to [...]

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Do you get excited by notebooks and journals? If you do, you're my kind of person and you're going to be interested in these high-quality notebooks from Germany. The X17 and X47 series of notebooks may remind some people of Midori Traveler's Notebooks because they feature removable inserts. That's where the comparison ends though because [...]

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I love my smartphone, but when it comes to to-do lists, bullet journals, diaries and other note taking, I prefer a good old fashioned paper notebook. Putting a pen to paper and watching a notebook become worn as it fills with info, ideas and memories makes me smile. I'm kind of a notebook addict and [...]

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If you enjoy keeping a diary, bullet journal, travel journal, sketch book, etc., you know that in addition to choosing the right pen for the task, that you also put a lot of thought into choosing the right notebook. When it comes to notebooks, they come in a variety of page types, colors and sizes. But [...]

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Refillable notebooks have been around for decades, but reusable notebooks are completely new. Imagine buying one notebook that you can use over and over again. Let me introduce you to the Wipebook. It's like having a book made of whiteboard pages. A notebook like this obviously isn't something you would want to use for a [...]

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For those of you like myself, who enjoy using a paper journal / notebook, do you love the notebook that you're currently using? Joe and Ryan of First Draft Co. set out to create a notebook that they would love to use. They sent me one of their US made notebooks to see if I would love [...]

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I have fond memories of opening a new box of Crayola Crayons on Christmas morning. Do you remember the smell and the feeling of seeing a box of pristine unbroken sharp tipped crayons with their perfect untorn labels? I enjoyed coloring images in coloring books because I was good at it. I was able to [...]

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Pocket notebook fans should already be familiar with Word Notebooks, which are the same size as Field Notes notebooks, but offer a bullet system for better organization of tasks. Word Notebooks and Bradley Mountain have teamed up to offer a new notebook in the Word Notebook line. It's the Adventure Log, and it's designed for [...]

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Here's a great idea that is green and offers unique customization options. It's the Paper Saver notebook. Actually it's a notebook cover made of faux leather in three colors. It doesn't come with any pages of its own though. What you do is take a stack of 40 - 50 pages of A4 sized printer [...]

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Before becoming a cop, I had a job working in a cubicle. I often found myself sneaking away to get a break from staring at those walls. Unfortunately, this was before the age of the smartphone, so sneaking away generally meant I was hiding, staring at a different set of walls, with not much else [...]

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I have an addiction to notebooks that surpasses my ability to fill them. There is something irresistible about a brand new notebook, especially ones that I've never tried before. When the folks at Code&Quill asked if I would like to take a look at their Traveler and Origin notebooks, a little voice in my ear [...]

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