I like my journals to be filled with little sketches and bits and pieces that I collect here and there (labels, business cards, etc). It brings the entries to life, especially when I read through them later on.
So for instance yesterday I created a 3 minute sketch of a group of ladies enjoying themselves at a local cafe:
And here’s today’s page, about to be filled with notes:
So if you go to lunch somewhere, remember to grab their business card so that you can stick it in your notebook later.