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Christmas gifts...

I'm still waiting to write my post about our dear family dog that passed away in October.  I haven't come to grips with it enough to hash out all of the details yet, but I will...

In similar news, with Christmas around the corner, I've decided to do an assortment of photo related items as Christmas gifts.  I got their little flyer in the mail the other day and then I saw this link in a friends post and decided to join along...

That link above allows for bloggers to receive 50 free holiday cards!  Hello!  That's easy!  Just click, sign up and post about it!

I'm loving this calendar and hope to create a few of these for gifts and my sister and I hope to put together a few photo books so that we can all remember our moments with Buddy.  My mom always thought that it would be a good idea for us to create these photo books instead of printing photos and putting them into books.  I've used Shutterfly in the past to do this but I need to become more regular about doing it!  I'm usually good for these photo books on special occasions... just not regular picture taking photo books.

Maybe I should make that a New Year's resolution?!?

Anyway, how do you document your photos?  Do you print them and put them in books?  Do you make photo books?


Comments

Marie said…
I love Shutterfly! I just got my free cards...is it too early to send them out;) At the end of the summer I always get a free code for an 8x8 photo book (just pay shipping) so I always make one of those. I have 3 now:)
Cool site, I am checking them out!

I would like the answer to this question myself!!

I have made each member of my family a scrapbook over the past 4 years. They love them. However, I have 3 large boxes full of pictures between me and my parents that need organized. I wanted to take on the project of reorganizing all our photos. But halfway through just separating them I didn't know if I should put them back in a NEW photo album, or do something online. Online makes more sense, it is just a matter of scanning hundreds of pictures that makes me rethink the project!

I am totally trying to figure it out and looking for something to make the process easier. I agree, I too am good for special occasions, but not regularly and not with big projects!! I will let you know what I end up doing :)
Sassytimes said…
I LOVE photo books. I make one each year for the girls. They are very hard to keep up on though...I find myself with a cup of joe, late at night, trying to catch up on several months at a time. I've never made one through Shutterfly, but they look nice. I think I'm going to do the photo calendar idea this year for grandparents...
Oh, you mean I am suppose to print those things off??? I thought they are just suppose to sit on the hard drive! LOL! No, seriously, I use to be an avid scrapbooker. I really enjoyed prnting the pictures and comig up with layouts and pretty papers and embellishments to go with them and then journaling. Having said that it has been years since I have had time to do it (4 kids, 2 are homschooled and soon to add a 3rd, and a photography business and volunteer work). Therefore it really has been quite a while since I printed anything other than a formal wall portrait or two. Maybe that will be my new years resolution to atleast print them out! I might steal that link from you,ofcourse I haven't had time to take our Christmas photos yet either.Hmmmm......

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