“Back-to-School Special” Just Got a Whole New Meaning

This week’s challenge gallery features quite the variety of school-related pages … everything from moms sending little ones off to school for the first time to memories of relief at moving from public to home-schooling to first day junior high jitters to our Layout of the Week, which features a look back at school days in the 1950s.

A Few New Ideas for Your Back To School List

It’s not uncommon to see moms and dads snapping first day photos in front of the school and lots of layouts filled with crayons, pencils and yellow buses popping up in the galleries as September approaches. If you could use a few new ideas for documenting this important milestone in your household, check out the list in today’s post…

Summer Project 2010: An Update

In case you’ve been wondering, a little update regarding my Summer Project 2010 …

Summer Project 2010: Week #5

This past couple weeks have been a good reminder of why I broke this project into so many little steps. And it didn’t help that I hit an emotional roadblock with this week’s task … maybe you’ve been there too?

Summer Project 2010: Week #4

This week was definitely one of baby steps … after previously sorting photos & memorabilia, making some basic decisions about the overall album and ordering materials, this week my sole task was to come up with a list of stories/topics to actually scrapbook.

Summer Project 2010: Week #3

Now that I’d sorted my son’s kindergarten year stuff and had a pretty good idea of the materials, both physical and digital, that I’d be working with, it was time to create a more concrete plan of just how I wanted to pull everything together into an album.

Summer Project 2010: Week #2

My Summer Project 2010 continues … Last week I sorted the paper memorabilia for my oldest son’s kindergarten year. This week it’s on to the digital stuff.

Summer Project 2010: School Year Album

I have been diligently saving every little scrap of school-related memorabilia for each of my kids since the day they could first hold a crayon. And I’ve planned all along to create a year-by-year album for each kid with all that great stuff. But that’s about as far as I’ve gotten … until now.