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Organization -- Top 2016 organization posts from orgjunkie.com
More planner stuff -- The current issue of Paper Planning Magazine
Evernote -- free Evernote templates

What have you found interesting this week??

Around The Web -- Bullet Journaling

Bullet journaling is very popular right now.  You can find a lot of inspiration on Instagram and Pinterest; there are also Facebook groups for bullet journaling.  Bullet journaling has its own hashtag #bujo.  The concept of bullet journaling was started by Ryder Carroll; you can find more at bulletjournal.com.



The genealogy community is getting on the bullet journaling bandwagon as well.  Here are some genealogists who are sharing their bullet journal experience:


Dear Mytrle -- she has a whole series on setting up her bullet journalDear Myrtle's Wacky Wednesday -- What's Bullet JournalingJennifer at the Occasional Genealogist shares some genealogy collection ideasMary at Celebrating Family Stories shares her genealogy bullet journalYoutube video of a webinar titled Bullet Journaling for Genealogy

My favorite Bullet Journaler is Boho Berry.  Kara is very creative and shares everything that she does.  She also has an Etsy shop where she sells stickers that she creates for you to…

Using Evernote as a Planner Update

In my last post I explained how I was using Evernote to plan my life.  After using it for about a month its not working!  I think the biggest reason it is not working for me is because I sit in front of a computer all day at work and most nights it was a chore to have to go to Evernote to see what was going on.  When I am at home I want to spend my limited computer time doing what I love and planning in Evernote was not it!  I'm a little disappointed because I thought I had found the perfect solution.

Enter the Bullet Journal or #bujo!  I am super excited about this.  This is my current planning system. {I am not an artist so please excuse my sad drawings and not so wonderful handwriting}



I am able to plan my days ahead and also as things happen that day.  I can be as creative as I want to...which is the biggest reason I love this system.  I have lists throughout my journal.  Everything is easy to find using the Index at the beginning of the journal.  This is so much more than a p…