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Goodbye 2020!

I crashed early and hard last night and I needed it.  I was thinking about things before bed and realized that I had stopped setting up my 2021 bullet journal some time back. D'oh!!!!!!  Today, I looked and the things I would use immediately are there.  I still need to add a "21 in 2021" tracker, my NaNoWriMo tracker(s), beach bingo, and some other things I wanted to add. I went ahead and got the first two months done, though!  I have my January habit tracker,  February habit tracker, and I have the weeklies for those months.  I'm adding something new this year.  On the page after the last week of the month, I'm doing a monthly recap page to add anything I want to remember. I can write stuff or glue in things for memories.  I think it will be a nice addition.  I decided to go with a printed habit tracker to save time this year. I found the one I had downloaded several years ago and looked it over.  It didn't have enough lines for all the things I track, so I made a copy of it and then cut part of the bottom off and taped it to the tracker.  This way I added a few lines. Then, I made a copy of that. I went ahead and printed out a year's worth of them and I have the taped one I made to use if I want to make more, or I can just use a blank one I printed. I printed an extra just in case.  I always loved this habit tracker and I really wanted to use it but I track more things than I did when I started.  This way, I can still use this cute tracker and track more. This is going to save me SO much time going forward!

I started my actual pages further into the Leuchtturm too.  I hope to use up all my pages this time!  I always have some pages left. I don't want to have that this time.  I'm sorry I didn't post the last two days. I just got to doing things and never got around to it.  I'm going to try my best to post to my blog every day in 2021!  I don't know if I can do it, but I'm going to try my best. I also plan to get my pen pal letters written and stay caught up with them.  Yes, I STILL haven't written any.  2020 has just not been the best year.  Yes, some good things have happened to me, my friend got me Goontz and my 15" MacBook Pro, but the rest of the year was pretty nasty.  My hope is that 2021 is a wonderful year.  Let's hope that we are able to defeat Covid-19 and try to get our lives back to normal!


2021 Bujo started!

I have been putting off starting my 2021 Bujo and today, I finally opened it and started.  I decided it would be an easier task if I did a few trackers at a time and didn't try to do everything immediately.  I got the index started, the Key page, the welcome 2021 page, and a few trackers.  I will work on it like this.  Do a few tracker pages a day and before you know it, I'll have it ready to go on January 1st!  I have a list of ideas for things I want to go in it. I'll have the things I had this year, plus I'd like to add a few more things.  I'm hoping it is going to turn out nicely.  I am glad I decided on the idea of doing a little at a time.  That way the task won't seem so daunting! The biggest thing that takes time is drawing lines. Those take a steady hand and patience.  I'm not big on either! LOL!


Another Leuchtturm 1917? Yes!

I have my notebook for my 2021 bullet journal and it's a Leuchtturm1917!  This is my fourth one.  It's yellow and it's so pretty.  I will probably add a decal or sticker to the front at some point.  This years I had already planned the decal for it.  It was a Myrtle Beach one that matched the cover.  I will look to see if I can find a cute decal when we go to the beach next month. If not, I'll use a sticker.  I got a little packet of Adventure Time stickers in the mail yesterday.  They came in with the order where I ordered the Leuchtturm.  I also ordered a few more things that arrived yesterday.  The last item in that order was supposed to come today, but it didn't.  Hopefully, it will come tomorrow.  It's a passport size TN. ^^: Yes, I know I don't need any more TNs! ;p

An eBay item that I ordered last week came today, too.  My Note has all four of the Nissan hubcaps on it, but the front driver side one had broken pieces and it's cracked in places. I was able to find one on eBay and ordered it. It finally came today.  I was able to put it on after some fun of trying to get it on. LOL, The old one was easy to get off, the new one took me a bit but it's on.  Now my wheels all look good.  

The next thing I want to get for the Note is the cargo cover.  I don't know why they don't have that included when you buy the car. I've seen other people mention this, so I don't think this one is just missing one from a previous owner.  The cargo cover (Nissan branded) is a bit over $100 so I am going to keep looking. I'm hoping to find one for a much, much lower price!

Here is the newest Leuchtturm.  I can't wait to set it up and hope that 2021 is much better than this crazy year!

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Well then

Remember how I mentioned a puzzle I found in a box a few days ago?  Well, I know why it's in the box unworked. LOL!  I got the outline of it done and that was about all.  The outline was loose and it was driving me crazy. Every time I tried to fit a piece into anything it was all weird and loose.  It's the same puzzle brand as the one I worked a few weeks ago that I couldn't flip to tape it together. It was loose too, but nowhere near as bad as this one.  I am putting it away for now.  I did bag the pieces inside the box to keep them together.  I'll try it again at some point, possibly. lol   

I wanted to share my very basic February habit tracker page in my bullet journal.  I printed out a calendar for the top page and wrote on the bottom page.  I added some washi and done!  I don't usually paste printables in my bujo, but this calendar was really pretty. I liked it and wanted to use it.

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Back to the fun!

The fun of what, you ask?  Puzzles! I started one the ones I got from Dollar Tree and it's so much better. The colors pop and I was able to get a good start on it.  I have the outline and two small sections.  I really enjoyed doing it so far.  I think when I pull that other puzzle back out, I'll try to work it in a bright light environment.  I think that was he biggest issue.  The pieces were so dark that bad lighting led to a harder puzzle to work.  Of course the pieces fitting in the wrong places wasn't helping either!

I made the weekly in my bullet journal for the first week of October.  I decided to go ahead and do the habit tracker for October, too.  Then, I ended up doing the entire months weeklies!  It's orange themed for October and there are a LOT of jack o' lanterns all over the place. :P   My poor bujo is getting so bulky!  The spine is a lot bigger than it was when I started it!  Poor thing.  It's all that washi and now the little Canon Ivy pictures.  Next years will probably be even worse. :P . I plan to one day to move my bujo to a traveler's notebook.  I think that will be cool.  Although, I adore my Leuchtturm journals.

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Puzzle and Bujo

I got some more of the puzzle done today.  Not a lot, but some.  It's tricky, but fun.  I also received my Leuchttrum1917 from Amazon. It's going to be my bullet journal for 2020.  I got a cool Myrtle Beach decal on my last trip and knew it would look lovely on this particular color.  I put it on today and it's so pretty! This is a LT in the color of Berry.  It's so new and pristine!

The picture does not do it justice. I'll try again tomorrow in natural light. For now, here it is and he puzzle at the moment:

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Good mail day!

I got my washi today and it's so pretty!  I also got my pen loop for my Leuchtturm.  My purse still hasn't shipped. Boo!  Here is some pictures of today's goodies:

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The Starbucks cup didn't come in the mail. I went over there for that. :P . I played Starbucks for Life as I usually do. I won a bunch of stars and a I even won a free bakery item.  The coupon was running out today, so I went over there and got a cookie.  I also got a cascara latte while I was there.  They are almost out of cascara syrup.  Boo!  I'll miss it.  Hopefully they'd bring it back again.  


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It wasn't sunny today, but it was warm.  It was around 60! It was pretty nice for walking.  I got in my walk and I was able to stop by the dollar store and get a few things I needed.  I also found a great smelling candle for .30!  It was in the holiday markdown stuff.  I wonder if they have any more. It smells so good. It's called Frosted Fir and smells like a fresh tree. 

I needed some tape, and I was hoping there would be some in the holiday markdown section, but no go. I got some in the regular section though, so that was okay.  I also got a package of copy paper as I was completely out.  Some of the pen pal letters I wrote last week were on green paper because I was out of my regular white sheets.

I didn't do much when I got home. I washed my hair and my bed linen. I've had a really bad headache, so doing other things was not an option.  I mainly just sat around. I played some Bingo on my iPad and watched The Simpsons on FXNow.  I love watching the episodes, but the commercials are driving me nuts.  They are mainly the same ones over and over and they are annoying as hell!  I just mute them when they come on!

Tomorrow, I should be receiving a pen loop for my Leuchtturm bullet journal and a new set of washi. It's from my favorite brand/company of washi. Molshine.  I love their washi.  This set is 10 rolls, I think.  It's so pretty from the pictures. The thing about their washi, is it's always better looking in person than in pictures. I love their washi!  I'll post pictures tomorrow.  

Oh! I also found another Fossil purse on ebay. ^^;;;;; I saw it, watched it, and then bought it all within five minutes. lol . I hope I love it in person as much as I did on the site.  That hasn't shipped yet, so I'm not sure when I'll get it.


Bullet journal and NaNoWriMo!

So, it was rainy, nasty and cold today. I didn't walk.  I did get a lot done on the set up of my 2019 bullet journal!  I have the beginnings of a wonderful bujo for 2019.  I have added a book tracker, order tracker, Starbucks store tracker, Coffee love page, board game tracker, and a lot more.  I love it so far.  Since it's a pretty blue, I've been using one of my blue Stabilo pens in it for the majority of things I've set up so far. It's looking great.  As soon as we get some decent weather, I'll film a video and take some pictures.  I would take pictures now, but not everything is completed yet.  I have trackers all the way done and some just need to have lines drawn.  I'll do that later. I have until December 31st after all! :P

So, as for NaNo.  I wrote over 2000 words tonight! Go me!  This book is "A Sea Of Zoms" . My two main characters went to the beach from their safe compound.  I realized that their trip was pretty short compared to the rest of the book, so I made a reason for them to go back for a week!  I started that part tonight.  They will actually arrive at the beach in tomorrow's writing.  This time, I plan to throw in some of my original ideas that I had for this book.  There will be more zoms than on the first trip! lol . 

Currently, my bed is a total mess.  I have my current bullet journal, next year's bujo, and the last two years bujos on it.  Not to mention about 2394302849032 pens. LOL . I was getting inspiration from my old bujos and I needed this years to see how i did a few trackers.  I love the boardgame tracker.  It's based on the one I made in the bujo before the current one. It's going to be even better than that one.  I did the whole Monopoly board again to be the tracker. I think it looks great so far.  I need to take my old tracker and look at my games. I know I've added at least one Monopoly set since I had that tracker and a card game or two, too!  

Here is my original tracker in my old bujo:

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