If you're sick to death of software that has such a steep learning curve that it actually frustrates work rather then enabling it, you should check out EasyNoter PRO AD 3.0.
EasyNoter offers probably most of the functionality you'll ever need packed in stylish and most of all, user friendly interface. Not only does it look good, it's very practical and easy to use as a paper day timer. It will help you organize your notes and addresses, keep diary, use reminder function and organize photographs within built in Photo Album. Full text search capabilities make notes retrieval a breeze while web and email connectivity makes them more useful.
EasyNoter is a cool looking and simple to use diary, notes, address book and reminder PIM (personal information manager) with full text search capabilities, web and e-mail connectivity and a well designed user interface which resembles a paper-based diary. Latest additions to EasyNoter 3.0 include: Using folders and forms to organize your data better; Ole linking and embedding images within notes; Improved search capabilities and printing; Opening or running external files at given time.