Whenever I'm in a bookstore, it takes all of my willpower not to go crazy buying pens, paper, and art materials. It's a good day when I don't spend more than a few hundred on things I already have. It's a bad day when I hoard! I don't know! I just like that paper has so much potential. You can write on it, paint on it, manipulate it with scissors and glue. I guess I like hoarding potential. Possibilities. I never want to run out.
Okay I'm done with the crazy talk. I just want to show you guys some of the notebooks that Belle de Jour sent me!
I admit that I don't really use notebook planners, nor am I likely to start now. My iPhone Calendar and Reminders app, synced with my laptop, is da bomb. But I like the idea of having a Belle de Jour Power Planner, which is not so much a planner for your day-to-day activities but a planner for your whole life.
It has inspirational stories and quotes, handy coupons, life reminders, budget pages, and a thorough events calendar. The BdJ is more of a lifestyle guide to help you live life to the fullest. Here are some of the pages inside!
Love the soft leather cover, with the fine stitching
There's a feature every month!
Tons of discounts and coupons
Things to remember
I love the Cash Flow Tracker. I'm thinking of doing a digital version on my laptop. ;) You can also see emergency numbers near the end of the notebook, just in case!
And here is the Belle de Jour Sticky Notes. I'm not sure if this is sold separately, but if it is you should be able to find it where BDJ planners are sold. I love this - it's a colorful way to remind me of things I need to do every day.
And here is the Focus Notebook. It's really just a notebook where you can put your lists. Things to do, things to buy at the grocery, things to remember about so and so - this is the notebook for forgetful people like myself.
So there you go. You can find Belle De Jour products in National Bookstore, Powerbooks, and Fully Booked. Get yours now, if you like what you saw!