Category: Bring Back Paper

Book Readalong August 2020

This post contains affiliate links After giving this a go as last month’s #BringBackPaper activity, I though we’d have a book readalong each month going forwards. I really enjoyed disappearing into last month’s book, and then emerging knowing that I could chat about it with fellow readers. There’s something quite …

6 Compelling Reasons To Have Pen Pals

This post contains affiliate links You know that I love writing and receiving letters. I share plenty of tips and suggestions here, from what to write to your pen pal to where to find pen pals, and of course I do arrange pen pal sign ups a few times each …

Book Readalong

This post contains affiliate links This month’s #BringBackPaper activity is something I’ve not tried before. I thought we’d give a book readalong a go, which is as straightforward as it sounds. I thought that this could be a fun one to try, as I want to avoid running book or …

11 Books And Reading Related Activities For Children

You won’t be surprised to discover that we have had several bookish themed activities and days whilst we’ve been schooling at home. Of course we read daily, but then we have expanded on the reading theme through a variety of activities and I thought that it might be useful to …

Postcard Mailing

We’ve not tried this one before, so I thought it would be a fun one to run whilst many of us are still struggling to get out and about easily. It’s going to be really simple to do, you just need to send out a postcard to someone to brighten …

Exciting News Day…

Today is an exciting day for me as I have some news to share. I have been working on creating my very own store and I can now reveal my new Bring Back Paper range is available to buy! This is something that I have ummed and aahhed over for …

Free Pen Pal Log

This post contains affiliate links As I love my snail mail and I know many of you do, I’ve put together a free pen pal log that you can easily download. This can help you keep a few details all in one place about your pen pals, and as it’s …

Pen Pal Sign Up May 2020

This post contains affiliate links Welcome to the Pen Pal Sign Up of May 2020. This is a chance to get yourself a pen pal or two. The pen pal sign up is by far the most popular of all of the Bring Back Paper activities that I run, and …

Free Downloadable Writing Paper!

This post contains affiliate links Today I am sharing some free to download writing paper, for snail mail, for lists, for the kids or just for doodles! Previously I have shared autumn writing paper, Halloween paper, spring paper and Christmas paper and so many of you liked them and downloaded …

Free Spring Writing Paper

This post contains affiliate links Last year I shared autumn writing paper, Halloween paper and Christmas paper and so many of you liked it and downloaded it, thank you. It feels like a good time to share another one with you, so today I am bringing you free spring writing …

Reading Is My Escape

Reading is my escape. It has been for as long as I can really remember. OK, so ‘escape’ might lead you to think that I have things that I need to escape from, but that’s rarely been the case. I had a good childhood, I wasn’t seeking solace in my …

AD Maped Helix Stationery For All

This is a sponsored post We are happy to be working with Maped Helix this year, as we are of course a household full of stationery lovers. I am proud to say that I started this trend within the house. You all know what I am like with stationery, and …

Spread A Little Bookish Happiness

With current international events, I have halted this month’s #BringBackPaper activity as I am aware that it might not be easy for everyone to now get out and post something overseas. However, I also feel that now is a good time to spread some kindness and happiness so I have …

A One-Off Happy Mail Sign Up March 2020

It’s been some time since I have run this particular Bring Back Paper activity, and if I remember rightly it was very popular the last time that I did it, so let’s go for it again. As regular readers will know, I adore sending and receiving snail mail and have …

Do We Really Need Stationery?

In this modern age of phones, apps and computers, do we really need stationery? What do you use stationery for these days? When you think about it, it can probably be replaced with some form of tech or gadget. Calendar? It’s on your phone. Notebook? Just use your phone. Snail …

Book Swap February 2020

It’s dark and it’s chilly out there, which makes it perfect book reading weather! That’s why this month’s Bring Back Paper activity has to be a book swap. (OK, OK, I will no doubt say that the nice sunny days are perfect for book reading too, out in your garden, …

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