When I started using a Traveler’s Notebook, I knew I wanted a Bullet Journal-style collections section, but it was going to have to be a separate notebook. I started one in the Chic Sparrow Wide TN (“Collections”), and have been working on filling it up.

It’s taken me longer to fill up the first notebook than I initially thought it would to be honest. I’m currently up to page 78 of 99 in Collections #1, so it won’t be too much longer. Also, Collections #1 is more for long-term lists.

Cover of my 1st Collections Notebook20160821_145147

Table of Contents

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Ran out of room on the TOC, so I started an Index in the back.

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Blog Posts on Deck list

If I have multiple posts ready to go, I put them here so I have a reminder.

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List of Blog pictures and videos needed.

This is really handy, since I batch sessions of filming and taking pictures.

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My Bucket List, which is an upcoming post.

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My Blog Editorial Calendar set up

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During #onebookJuly2016, I did add a second collections notebook to the CS Maverick TN I was using, with the idea of it being for more short-term / temporary lists.

2nd Collections notebook

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Very messy Table of Contents

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I left the next two pages blank as well, for the Table of Contents to continue.

An example of my Running To Do list

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Blog Post Ideas list

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Other Collections pages, where I noted things that would need to be transferred post-#onebookJuly2016. I still haven’t done that…shame on me.

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This post was originally written June 23. It’s now Sept. 21. I still have not finished the first Collections notebook. I think I’m on page 83 or 85.

YouTube video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTV6YQd5IO0

If you have long term lists, how do you keep track of them? Phone app? Loose-leaf paper? Post-its everywhere?

© Cori Large 23 June 2016

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14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. candy
    Sep 21, 2016 @ 11:38:58

    This is much better over my scattered notes here, there and everywhere.

    Reply

    • caendicott
      Sep 22, 2016 @ 09:13:13

      Exactly! That’s what drew me to the Bullet Journal system was the lists and notes collection process, which I’ve customized here.

      Reply

  2. GiGi Eats
    Sep 21, 2016 @ 18:31:17

    I love journals! I love writing – old school writing, NOT on the computer!!! So these journals speak to me!

    Reply

  3. Valerie
    Sep 22, 2016 @ 08:04:04

    I love your travel journal. It’s so exciting to write down your dreams and then doing them.

    Reply

  4. Liz Mays
    Sep 22, 2016 @ 08:27:05

    I’m just about to jump onto the bullet journal train I think. My friend was showing me how to do it at a conference the other day.

    Reply

    • caendicott
      Sep 22, 2016 @ 09:15:58

      That’s awesome, Liz! I hope you’ll do a blog post about it! I’d like to see how you’re setting things up and what you think of it.

      Reply

  5. April Hammond
    Sep 22, 2016 @ 09:54:21

    I keep everything together in a google sheet for my blog and a loose leaf sheet planner for my life stuff. I like your notebook and how you have it laid out!

    Reply

  6. dia all the things i do
    Sep 22, 2016 @ 11:18:19

    We talked about this on my blog this week (As you know 🙂 ) I use Todoist for my notes. I love the covers of these.

    Reply

  7. Courtney
    Sep 23, 2016 @ 15:15:17

    I would love to have one of those journals! I keep lists on pads of paper that are all scattered around, it would be so helpful to have them all in one place.

    La Belle Sirene

    Reply

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