May Designs

While it is extremely difficult for me to narrow down to saying one thing is my absolute favorite in the whole wide world, there is a

long list of things I really like. Here is just one of the items on my list. I like to call these my Brown Paper Packages!

I received a text one day from my sister that was forwarded from one of her friends.  “50% off all May Books.”

What in the world is a May Book?!  I must say I do love a good sale and 50% off peaked my interested.  So I did what anyone does when they don’t know something.  I googled it.  Let’s just say, May Designs had me from hello.

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In short, a May Book is a “stylish notebook”.  Literally on the May Design website you can find the quote “Mica was sick of using ugly notebooks, so she made some pretty ones.”  And boy am I glad she did!

Each one is customizable.  That’s right; you personalize the book to meet your fancy.  Step one, choose a pattern.  Side note, my favorite right now is the wildflower.  Next you choose a background shape, then a typographic style, a color for your style, what your monogram text will be, and finally how to fill the inside pages.  Seriously, the options are endless.  The inside pages can be a yearly agenda, kids coloring book, address book, meal planner, wedding diary, and many more.  The book is the perfect size to drop in your purse so you never have to be without.  They start at $19.  However, they have sales often.  When I have purchased them they have been 50% off the $19.  I follow them on Twitter and Instagram and they post their sales in both places.  P.S. They make wonderful gifts!!

P.S. Right now May Designs is running a special, 50% off May Notes.  (It says through April 7 but they are still marked down today.)

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Brown Paper Packages

“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens;

Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens

Brown paper packages tied up with strings;

These are a few of my favorite things.”

When in college my roommate would often ask the question, “What’s your favorite color, what’s your favorite food, what’s your favorite city, what’s your favorite pair of shoes?”

And I would always answer with a frustrated, “I don’t have favorites!!!!”

She confidently knew what her favorite day of the week was or what country singer she thought was  #1.  I on the other hand, being the extremely indecisive person I am, would just get flustered with the question because I truly had absolutely no idea what was my favorite.  There are so many colors I like and there are not many foods I don’t like.  So at that point in my life I conceded that I just don’t have favorites.

But now that I think about it that’s not entirely true.  While it is extremely difficult for me to narrow down to saying one thing is my absolute favorite thing in the whole wide world, there is a long list of things I really like.  Here are some of my favorite things (notice things is plural, I’m not committing to a favorite thingJ).  I like to call these my Brown Paper Packages!

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