Instead of feeling the need to go to the store, pick out a card that someone else wrote, and then buy the card, they choose to write a special message to one another in the journal. This way, these thoughts are kept together in a special place for them to reread and refer back to. Like any journal, it is also a history of where their relationship was at various points in their lives. They also use the journal as a place to write random notes to one another outside of holidays or special occasions.
Not sappy at all. Friggin’ brilliant. A wonderful idea and replacement for occasion cards that are often fleeting. I proposed this idea to my wife and she immediately was on board with this idea. Probably a good thing since we got each other the exact same card this past Valentines Day.