I have been meaning to review this item for a long time. I actually bought this little beauty back at the end of the summer from Beetlelady at a local artisan's market. While I bought it in person, you can find lots of Beetlelady's handmade books etc at her Etsy shop and get to know her on her blog.
Anyway, like many people, I make lots of lists when shopping so I tend to collect little pads of paper to take these notes down on. I normally keep them in the kitchen so they are close at hand when I need to make a grocery list. I find that normally, these list taking devices get left out on accident and end up getting bent or shoved under my microwave. Then, the next time I need to make a list... I have a hard time doing so. Well, luckily for me, Beetlelady came along! Sitting on her over flowing table of bound journals and other wonderful items sat a basket full of little notepad holders. I picked out the one with goldfish on them. I dont know why exactly... she had other ones that were black and red... which is what I normally gravitate towards. I think may have just needed some whimsy in my life! Irregardless, I absolutely love the one I picked out! It has lived in my kitchen for the past 6 months or so with hardly a scratch! It is incredibly durable and it NEVER slips under my microwave now! I even got a few refills to go with it. I dont know why I havent done this product review before now, because Beetlelady's books are worth every penny!
Overall Impression: Wonderful quality and a great selection of styles and colors. Beetlelady has great customer service and a great love for her art.