I love this idea where you get a question to prompt positive and interesting stories and memories to put into your journal. Just pull out a question and answer it - no more boring entries and a wonderful family history tool.
Check out Organized christmas for a colourful list of questions (20 pages) which can be stored in a recycled jar decorated, or for increased safety a plastic decorated container.
This makes a great stocking stuffer for children who can write a journal entry
Here are some fab ideas for decorating jars to get your imagination going