Hey blog friends! This week I’ll be taking the week off to enjoy quality time with my family at our favorite vacation spot. While I’m gone, please enjoy checking out some of my favorite blogs, YouTube channels, and online resources—enjoy!



  • Philofaxy (by Steve Morton):  THE Internet resource for all things Filofax, Van der Spek, Gillio, and many others brands as well as a functional plannernerds paradise! Free planner insert downloads are also available every year and featured guest posts every week from other functional plannernerds sharing their setups and tips.
  • My Life All in One Place (by Ray Blake):  For the travelers notebook junkie, check out Ray’s blog for free TN insert downloads, tips, tricks, and hacks.
  • Carie Harling aka ‘Dispatches from the Frat House’:  rockstar mom of 7 boys and planning guru that kindly shares her setups and favorite planners, travelers notebooks, inserts, and tips to help you manage a busy household!
  • Giftie Etcetera (by Kristy): Productivity guru extraordinaire, juggling a part-time career and busy family which includes a special needs child. Smart, witty, and a straight-shooter—I love the way she just tells it like it is—Kristy has an arsenal of tips for using your planner to manage home, work, family, health, and everything under the sun!
  • Strange & Charmed (by Alexis Giostra aka MissTrenchCoat): #GirlBoss blogger, productivity guru, and fellow geekgirl who has amazing style–check out her shop for chic planner inserts, stickers, and girlboss resources!
  • Paper & Glam (by LisaMarie Landreth): plannernerd, bookworm, and lifestyle blogger who is fabulously glam. I am OBSESSED with her chic sticker packs!
  • My Purpley Life: If crafty planning is your thing, Jennifer is a wonderful resource for designing creative layouts using everything from washi tape, stamps, clips, project life cards, etc.
  • BohoBerry (by Kara Benz):  If bullet journaling is more your speed—my current obsession!– this is a great blog to read for ideas and inspiration.
  • TinyRayOfSunshine (by Kim):  another wonderful blog for creative bullet journal layouts, tips, and hacks as well as an abundance of productivity tips and creative projects.


  • The PenHabit (by Matt Armstrong): awesome, thorough, and informative fountain pen and ink—and paper—reviews and history. Great pictures for reference and don’t forget Luke the dog!
  • Gourmet Pens (by Azizah Asgarali): A wonderful blog providing a woman’s perspective on fountain pens, inks, papers, and other related pen information that is always helpful and informative.
  • SBreBrown (by Stephen Brown): fountain pen and ink reviews that are straight to the point delivered with wonderful dead-pan humor—definitely check out his videos!


MobileReviewsEh (by Aaron Ho): a true, hands on, real world experience reviewer who puts his mobile gadgets at risk so you don’t have to. Also includes reviews of interesting mobile accessories.

ZDNet: an oldie but goodie resource for IT news, research, and reviews on almost anything technology related you can think of!

CNet: another long time ‘tried and true’ IT industry resource that I trust when researching anything technology related for work or personal use.


Hope you enjoy checking out some of my favorite blogs, YouTube channels, and online resources while I’m gone. 🙂


Until next time,

♥ LilD ♥