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    Happy Planner As A Daily Memory Keeper | February Flip Through

    Happy spring, friends! I am continuing to use my Happy Planner as a daily memory keeper and my February pages are ready for a peek! I decorated my February divider page with a quote card from the Me and My Big Ideas “Create 365/Happy Planner” collection. I have been using my monthly spread pages for a list of some type. This month I made a list of what I love about the Valentine season. On the first week of February I noted that Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow this year on Groundhog’s day. I’m keeping my fingers crossed for an early spring! During week two, I highlighted the Valentine’s…

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    Happy Planner As A Daily Memory Keeper | January Flip Through

    Hello friends! In one of my previous posts 7 Fun Ways to Document your Life this Year, I wrote about keeping a memory planner or mini “project life” type album as a way to capture all of the small daily happenings in your life, and I also filmed a “flip through” video of my December pages for you to see how I am designing my weekly and monthly pages. Well, now we are one month into the new year and my January pages are ready for you to take a peek! I am using my monthly pages to feature a list of some type. (Listers gotta list, right!) For January I listed…

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    The Happy Planner as an Alternative to Project Life

    Hello friends! In my previous post 7 Fun Ways to Document your Life this Year, I wrote about keeping a memory planner or mini “project life” type album as a way to capture all of the small daily happenings in your life. I have been using my MAMBI Happy Planner as as alternative to project life since December 2015 and I am finding it really fun (as well as a relaxing way to spend a Sunday afternoon or evening). I filmed a “flip through” video of my December pages for you to see how I am designing my weekly and monthly pages. Click to take a peek! I am using…

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    7 Fun Ways to Document your Life this Year!

    With the beginning of a fresh New Year, are you feeling inspired to start a new memory keeping project? Or two? I’ve already got a few projects underway that I’ll be sharing with you in upcoming posts….but first I thought I’d share a few ideas for documenting your life, your loved ones, your hobbies and your adventures in 2016. 1. Keep a Daily or Weekly or Anytime-You-Feel-Like-Writing Journal. A journal can be a way to express your love of listing, a place to organize your personal or work  projects, a brain dump of everything floating around in your mind or a mix of all!  Consider a journal that highlights a…

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    50 Memory Album Theme Ideas

    Having trouble deciding on a unique theme for your next memory album project? Check out my new “Scrapbook Theme Ideas” infographic with 50 different themes! From “Holiday Traditions” to “Baby’s First Year” to “Favorite Family Recipes”, you’ll find something wonderful to celebrate in your life or the lives of your loved ones. A beautifully designed memory album makes a wonderful gift or family keepsake that will be enjoyed for years to come. If you would like a custom memory album created for you, please contact me – I’d be delighted to help! P.S. Did I forget any of your favorite themes? Let me know in the comments below!

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    3 Ways to Complete the Photo Projects You Begin

    We’ve all had those creative or organizing projects that begin with wild enthusiasm and then gradually get set aside as our excitement for them wanes. Soon we find our projects months later under the bed or on a shelf in the closet. Can you relate? I can 🙂 so I am offering 3 ways to begin your photo projects afresh when your momentum for them has faded away. 1. Simplify. When we begin a new project such as putting a memory album together or organizing several years of photos, our interest is high. We feel inspired by carefully curated images in a magazine or a pin board we saw on…

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    How to Sort Your Printed and Digital Images

    Hello Friends! Today we’re talking photo organization 🙂 Raise your hand if you’ve got a bulging box of photos stuffed under your bed or high on a closet shelf.  Or an SD card packed with thousands of images – so many, in fact, that you have to erase some of them when you want to take new photos! Sorting and organizing your printed or digital images can be time consuming, so I’ve created a helpful infographic to assist you in the process!  Just start small and do a bit each day or each weekend. Leave me a comment here or on my Facebook page to let me know how your…