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I've filled so many notebooks in my lifetime, I could probably fill a notebook just talking about my favorite notebooks! I've gotten a bit particular with my taste in notebooks, and there are few brands that I will buy over and over again.

My favorite notebooks are always lined, larger in size, and able to survive being shoved into my backpack or purse (let's be honest, your girl isn't exactly the most organized).

These three notebook brands always manage to meet my expectations every time. I love gifting these notebooks, and I know you'll love them, too.

Rifle Paper Co.

The quintessential ladies notebook. Unique, artsy, and feminine, Rifle Paper notebooks have been on my desk for years. I use them for lyrics, but I'm usually attracted to these little notebooks mostly as personal journals. (Usually, those journal entries wind up becoming lyrics at some point!)

You can find Rifle Notebooks in an assortment of sizes, soft and hard cover materials, and page types, though most of the notebooks I've seen are lined. Here are some Rifle notebooks I've come to know and love:


The notebooks of legendary creators like Hemmingway and Picasso. There is nothing like holding a sturdy Moleskin notebook in your hand - you can just feel all the important words rising up in your mind, ready to grace the pages of this iconic notebook. I have several Moleskines and I'm always currently using one.

Moleskins come in a handful of sizes sizes from 5"x8.5" down to pocket sized cashiers. They typically all come in your choice of lined, grid, dot, or blank pages. The hard cover notebooks in particular are SO well made, they will stand the test of time.

Here's a selection of Moleskine notebooks I love and own!

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