I've been doing Dec Daily for a few years and am pretty happy with how my books are turning out. I make my book before Dec. and decide some days will be 1 page and other will be 2, and then just work with what I have. It's not always easy that way, but I find that in the end it always works out. Some days I just journal, some days it's all photo's, some days its both. I also create some hidden journaling if I haven't left enough room, and since you're making your own book, you can always add pages, or take some out! I usually will just use old papers that I have, but this year I did buy the collection "Jovial" from Basic Grey and used all those papers for cohesiveness. It may help to look at Ali Edwards' blog for how-to's and ideas, and if you want you could also look at my blog as I've just finished posting all of my layouts for last years album! My blog is angelavranish.blogspot.com. Hope this helps and don't give up because it is incredible to look back on all this later!