The Writer's Muse

Taking Back Summer

This post was written almost a year ago today, and it came to mind when I was chatting today about my summer plans. Revisiting it, I feel more strongly than ever about this art of holding space, and reflecting on last summer, I know it works. Why? Because I had The. Best. Summer. Ever. True story! I am gearing up for another Summer that is full of laughter, travel, memory making and time spent with my most favorite people. I cannot wait. I hope by trying out this writing ritual, you'll also have the most memorable summer ever (and remember to write...

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TOP 5 FAVORITES (Every Finger Tells a Story)

Journaling Prompt My Notebook Story Why Do You Write?

TOP 5 FAVORITES (Every Finger Tells a Story)

Little did I know that the birthday activity that I started two years ago would make it's way into a present day favorite.  I've created an interview style 15 Minute Writing Ritual that will evoke conversation, create connection, and stimulate creativity. Grab your little one, set your timer to 15 minutes, turn on some upbeat tunes, take a deep breath, grab your favorite pen or marker, and open your journal.  EXPLORE (Ignite & Spark)Take a minute to ask your child about their favorite FIVE. The idea is that every finger tells a story and represents something special in your child's life. As they grow,...

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3 Easy Tips To Make Your Next Event Even More Amazing

Custom Notebook Entrepreneur Tips

3 Easy Tips To Make Your Next Event Even More Amazing

We're just wrapping up another beautiful custom creation for Colorado Creative Industries. For the past four years they've handed out Make My Notebook custom jotters at their Creative Industries Summit. Working with each year's event logo and using its location for inspiration, we've had a lot of fun co-creating these functional, unique pieces of event swag.  Custom projects can really add to an event's overall experience and the flexibility of our design/production process allows you to achieve different event goals (whether it be sponsorship opportunities or more of a functional workbook piece). This year we bound a full color event...

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Confessions of a Daily Action Planner | Taking Back Time

Daily Action Planner Entrepreneur Tips

Confessions of a Daily Action Planner | Taking Back Time

I like to plan. I have to admit when I write everything down, look at the week ahead and understand where I am going there is a certain amount of control that puts my mind at ease. Some days are better than others. I am a multi-passionate entrepreneur, mother, friend, sister, and creator. Sometimes it’s hard to prioritize. My life is a fine balance of putting the needs of my children, clients, relationships, and self all into a fluid dance of ebb and flow that guides me in the day to day actions of fun and responsibility. I have tried...

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Where Has Your Notebook Taken YOU?

My Notebook Story Why Do You Write?

Where Has Your Notebook Taken YOU?

For as long as I can remember I’ve always had a notebook on me. It has become a staple in my purse or backpack being the witness to my memories, work, goals, and dreams. Not only has it been there as a record keeper but has served as a companion whenever I feel alone, bored, or uninspired.  My journey has become that of the notebook that accompanies me wherever I go. When I really stop to think about our relationship it surprises me how much can happen on seventy pages of blank possibility.  In the past year I have been...

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