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Jeff Chiba Stearns

Emmy® nominated and Webby award-winning animation and documentary filmmaker, as well as an acclaimed author and illustrator.

Jeff’s short and feature length films are broadcast around the world, screened in hundreds of international film festivals and garnered dozens of awards. Jeff has published two children’s books, MIXED CRITTERS (2018) and NORI AND HIS DELICIOUS DREAMS (2020).

MCRL printed Jeff’s second hardcover printing of ON BEING YUKIKO (2021), his first graphic novel created with artist Lillian Michiko Blakey.

Jeff’s experience with us
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Natalee Linez The MAGIC Journal

Natalee is a social media influencer, busy actress, female entrepreneur and creator of the MAGIC Journal.

MAGIC Journal’s Mission? To integrate mental health and wellness tools into schools across America. For every MAGIC Journal purchased, Natalee donates one to a non-profit!

In just one year, Natalee started an online business that’s donated 500 Magic Journals to students.

We reached out to Natalee to learn how she created her MAGIC Journal. Great tips if you’re starting a custom Journal or Planner business.

Here’s how Natalee did it…
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Karen Rae Balanced Life by Karen Rae®

Turn “Blah” into “Blessed” with the Balanced Life Planner® by Karen Rae

How do you live a balanced life?

For Karen Rae, a single mom and busy executive, it’s about focusing on the 5 things that matter most in life:

  1. Faith
  2. Family
  3. Finances
  4. Fitness
  5. Friendships

Read how this inspiring mompreneur left a 22 year advertising career to start a purpose-based company to help others live their BEST lives. In less than one year. During a global pandemic. And she couldn’t feel more blessed and balanced.

MCRL is thrilled to print the Balanced Life Planner® by Karen Rae.

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Grace Gyemfi Arrivista Planners

Each year Grace would try a new Planner, but like Goldilocks, not one was “just right”…UNTIL she created the Arrivista Planner.

MCRL is honored to print both Arrivista editions.

There’s gold glitter and 3 other features that make this a great girlfriend gift.

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Michael Anthony Courageous Life Planning System

Michael’s Courageous Life® Planning System blends creativity, coaching and concrete advice, into 100% custom planners.

Michael calls MCRL “Simply THE BEST!”. Sweet words every company aspires to hear from their clients.

Every page, feature and focal element is custom printed.

Read how we did it…
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Lucy Noland award winning broadcast journalist, co-founder and author

Lucy’s latest book in the Gata Unbound series is a beautifully written and illustrated book printed on Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certified Paper with soy-based eco-friendly inks. The cover and spine are made from 100% recycled Eska®board.

Lucy chose MCRL as their printer of choice because of our eco-friendly print options and partnership with Trees for the Future.

Kudos to the Archimedes’ team for their environmental focus.

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Angeleah Donahue


For 12 years Angeleah Donahue and Ashley Bell had been imagining and drawing the magical world of Brightland.

The Blessing Ball is their first book in the Quest for Brightland series. It teaches children (and parents) how to overcome anxiety and find happiness through gratitude.

Every page in this custom 11” x 14” hardcover book sparkles with glitter. That’s no easy feat!

There are a few other surprises that make this printed Children’s Book extraordinary.

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Jess Massey Peacefully Productive Planners

Jess is known for getting things done. Her productivity strategies and tools help thousands of women peacefully pursue their dreams, without sacrificing their mental health and relationships.

MCRL hustled to get Jess’s planner just right.

5 unique features make her 2021 Planner smart, durable and SOLD OUT!

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