Celebrate iNSD with a Scrap Your Real Life Giveaway!

Scrap Your Real LIfe: Journaling Prompts, Project Ideas, Inspirational Layouts & More To Help You Scrapbook Your Real LIfe StoriesHappy International Scrapbooking Day!

In the spirit of the occasion, I have a very special giveaway this weekend… one random winner will receive a print copy of our brand new soon-to-be-released scrapbooking idea book… Scrap Your Real Life! A second winner will receive a print-your-own PDF download of the book.

Check out yesterday’s post to find out more about our brand new book … and then come back to the blog to participate in our giveaway.

There are several ways to enter … and the more methods you use, the better your chance of winning. Be sure to post a separate comment for each action you take. All actions will be verified for the chosen winners. The contest will close at 11:59 p.m. (Mountain Time) on Sunday, May 6th, with our winners announced Monday on the blog.

Have fun & good luck!


6+ Ways to Enter:

  • Share in a comment below:What is one story from your past that you wish you had more information about today?
  • Tweet your excitement about our new book, using the hashtag #ScrapRealLife AND a link to http:ScrapYourRealLife.com … then comment with the URL of your tweet.
  • “Like” our Facebook page (http://facebook.com/LogYourMemory)… then let us know you did so with a comment. (If you are already a fan, you can still let us know.)
  • Pin the Scrap Your Real Life in 5 Easy Steps infographic from this page on your Pinterest boards… then comment below with the URL of your pin.
  • Subscribe to the Log Your Memory Shop Newsletter … then comment letting us know that you did. Click HERE to subscribe. If you’re already a subscriber, you are welcome to just comment and let us know. Not sure? Just try subscribing & the system will let you know if you’re already listed.
  • Spread the word about this giveaway by linking to this post in a Twitter or Facebook status update… then share the URL of your status update in a comment. If you do both, you get TWO comments/chances!



  1. Kathy Adams says:

    Happy Scrapbook Day! Hop your day includes some scrappy plans!

  2. Sandy E-B says:

    I’m a big fan of the Log Your Memory Shop Newsletter – I always find inspiration and ideas in it! Thanks so much for the giveaway, and looking forward to the new idea book!

  3. I don’t have a lot of photos from my childhood & I would like to record more of when I was younger! πŸ™‚
    So excited to see your new book! I would love to win a copy!! I follow you blog, like your facebook page, get your newsletter, tweeted and pinned!!

  4. Tina V. says:

    This might sound a little weird but I wish I knew more of the *real* stories (my grandma spent most of her life verbally photoshopping family stories). There were lots of struggles – suicide, addiction, even prostitution in our family line and I wish I knew more. Like it or not, those stories have an impact on who I am today. The tough stories/memories can help shape and change us in very positive ways if we allow it.

  5. Tina V. says:

    BTW, already a FB fan. πŸ™‚

  6. Myra says:

    I’m a fan. πŸ™‚

  7. I am already a fan :), But I really wish I had a better camera when my 8 year old was little, I miss those baby memories that I now get with his little brother…

  8. Lori says:

    I wish I had more information on my grandfather. I know I loved him very much but he died when I was 5 and I don’t remember what I used to do with him.

    I already receive the newsletter and am a fan on Facebook. πŸ™‚

  9. HeidiY says:

    Wish I had more pix from college & ‘everyday’ pix from dating days w/ hubby. I found a few pictures and wish I had more!! Wish it was digital back then πŸ™‚

  10. Erika P. says:

    I wish I had more pictures and stories from when I resided at my first apartment. That first apartment is where I lived through many milestones and memories:
    – my first years teaching (and all the firsts that come with that)
    – my first years out of college
    – lived here when my best friend got married and moved away
    – lived here when I met my boyfriend of 3 years
    – lived here when I learned of my dad’s illness
    And it was my childhood apartment that my parents kept renting out. So, right before I moved out, my parents decided to break the lease and this is where I also learned the truth in the quote “Just because you left the farm doesn’t mean you won’t cry when you sell it.”

    I want to remember my life in my early twenties but that was during my memory-keeping hiatus, so I documented nearly nothing from that time.

  11. I am subscriber to your newsletter and I think your book is a fabulous idea. I have so many real stories that I would still like to document and this book would be the perfect addition to help me.
    Thanks for the chance!

  12. Amy says:

    I just love the idea of this book! It looks amazing! Thanks for providing a give-a-way!

    • Amy says:

      I forgot to say I wish I had memories of my husband’s childhood. How did he get to be the way he is lol.He is not my past directly, but I do wish I had more photos and stories of him to share with my kids.

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  14. Amy says:

    Happy to have Scrap Your Real Life 5 Easy Steps on my Pinterest board now

  15. Amy says:

    I’m already a newsletter subscriber. I love LYM!

  16. PattiP says:

    My one story from the past: I wish I knew more about my paternal grandparents. My grandfather died before I was born, my grandmother died when I was young. They were homesteaders, my grandfather was an immigrant, my grandmother a 1st generation American. I know they had a lot of stories to tell.

  17. Caroline says:

    I wish I knew more about my birth mum and why she decided to put me up for adoption. I think it would make a great page.

  18. Caroline says:
  19. Caroline says:

    Already a Facebook fan πŸ™‚

  20. PattiP says:

    Well, I tweeted, but I don’t know how to post the URL of the tweet! I’m hakumele on Twitter, if that helps!

  21. Caroline says:
  22. Charlene says:

    I loved you on Facebook, got your newsletter, and pinned you. Would love to win!


  23. Caroline says:

    Already a subscriber. Huge fan of all thing LYM πŸ˜€

  24. PattiP says:

    I’m already a fan on FB πŸ™‚

  25. PattiP says:
  26. PattiP says:

    I’m already a newsletter subscriber πŸ™‚

  27. Caroline says:
  28. PattiP says:

    Again, Kristin, I posted the giveaway on FB but don’t know how to link to that one post. Maybe you can see it since I’m a fan on FB?

  29. KatieK. says:

    Past story: my dad and his family. The info I have about prior to meeting my mom is like an house after the movers have come. You know the rooms, you know folks lived here, there a bit of evidence but no one left to tell you the stories of the family that lived there. He is gone, his brother/sister gone, no extended family. Nothing but a few photos sparse info.

  30. Elaine North says:

    Just signed up for your newsletter. Would love to win.

  31. I wish I had more info about the toys I played with and actiities I enjoyed as a young child. That would be interesting to compare to my kids now and the things they enjoy!

  32. Definitely already a FB fan πŸ™‚

  33. Ana Smith says:

    liked you on FB

  34. Sandi says:

    Can always use more brainstorming ideas!

  35. Ana Smith says:

    The story of my family ‘coming to America’ from Cuba.

  36. Ana Smith says:

    I shared on FB

  37. Ana Smith says:

    I’ve enjoyed your newsletter for the last year, thanks!

  38. Melanie says:

    I wish I would’ve asked for the information of my ancestors that I have pictures of before my grandmother died.

  39. Melanie says:

    I am already a subscriber to your newsletter… always inspirational! πŸ™‚

  40. Deb M says:

    I’m a long time subscriber to your newsletter. Thanks for the chance!

  41. Deb M says:

    I “liked”your Facebook page. Thanks for the chance! πŸ™‚

  42. Kelly Devitt says:

    Always looking for new ways to tell a story and idea. Thanks for great give away.


  43. Deb M says:

    Before my dad passed away in 2010, I wish I had asked him more questions about what his childhood was like after he lost his mom and older sis at age six and was raised by his dad along with his three brothers. Thanks for the chance! πŸ™‚

  44. SabineK says:

    The story is to know more about the life of my grandparents during the world war two
    and more about the life of my grandgrandparents.

  45. Deb M says:

    I pinned your infographic. Love it! Here’s the pin on my digiscrap board:


  46. SabineK says:

    Twittert your hashtag and your link πŸ™‚

  47. SparrowApril says:

    There was a Sunkist packing house near the house where I lived growing up. I walked past it every day on my walk home in elementary school. It was the 70’s and the fumes of the cars on the road stunk so bad, I remember when I’d get near enough to the packing house I would breathe so deply because the smell of oranges would overpower the smell of gasoline. Sometimes the workers would give us a handful of Sunkist fruit gems. The packing house isn’t there anymore. I wish I had more info about it, and some photos.

  48. SabineK says:

    Liked your Facebook site

  49. Anna says:

    I wish I documented more when I was pregnant but most of the time I was just too tired. Bought a logbook in preparation of my sons birth ( who is now3 months old) and I’m so glad for it!

  50. SabineK says:

    I have no board on pinterest yet, IΒ΄m sorry

  51. SabineK says:

    IΒ΄m still getting your shop newsletter and enjoy it all times.

  52. SparrowApril says:
  53. SparrowApril says:

    I liked the Facebook Page

  54. SparrowApril says:
  55. SparrowApril says:

    I am a newsletter subscriber

  56. SabineK says:

    Wrote on twitter https://twitter.com/#!/SK24a
    Share your site and the chance of that giveaway on Facebok https://www.facebook.com/SK24a

  57. SparrowApril says:

    I tweeted my excitement about the book https://twitter.com/SparrowApril/statuses/199245620261826561

  58. Laura Toriello says:

    I wish I had asked my grandparents more about their lives growing up.

  59. Laura Toriello says:

    I like you on FB.

  60. Kim says:

    Likes on Facebook

  61. Kim says:

    Liked on FB

  62. Kim says:

    Pinned on Pinterest

  63. Kim says:

    I really wish I would have had more documentation/pictures from my wedding.

  64. I am a follower and a fan.

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