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Taking a Break

Dear readers, I need to take a planned hiatus from the blog. This summer I am moving to another state and starting a new job. I’m very excited about these changes, but it means that I need to focus more … Continue reading

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Packing for a Crop: Airplane Edition

I spent a lovely weekend at the end of January at a crop. The kicker? I had to fly to get to my crop weekend. I flew to Atlanta and scrapbooked with two of my friends from my days working … Continue reading

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Calendar Stamp Frustrations

I was so excited when Amy Tan came out with her calendar stamp almost a year ago. I bought it right away even though I knew I most likely would not use it until December. I make a desk calendar … Continue reading

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The First Year

Some scrapbookers focus on scrapbooking the first year, especially the first year of a child’s life. Perhaps this is a holdover from the days of store-bought baby books? Regardless, the first year of a child’s life seems to be more … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: More Posts from Scrapworthy Lives

Remember that dissertation that I was always writing about on here? You know, the reason I started this website in the first place? About a year ago, I had several posts written and scheduled. Once these scheduled posts ran out … Continue reading

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Ephemeral Photographs

I was struck by Mat Honan’s recent article in Wired Magazine, The Quality of Your Smartphone’s Camera is Only Half the Picture. He writes: Photos have become just as ephemeral as the moments we’re trying to capture. His criticism is based … Continue reading

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The Rebranding of Creative Memories as Ahni & Zoe: Hello?! We All Have Cameras in Our Pockets

At first I was deeply skeptical of Creative Memories is rebranding as Ahni & Zoe. I was fearful that, they too, had jumped on the pocket scrapbooking bandwagon. I think it is too soon to tell if they have or … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound: Chapter 2

(The image above is an affiliate link. I do have to pay hosting and domain costs, afterall.) Chapter 2 As America industrialized, cash for work became highly valued. Emily Matcher writes, “labor was now valued by the amount of money … Continue reading

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Scrapbooks are Rarely Complete Narratives

This entry is part 85 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 85 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I usually write a post from my dissertation. Some parts of a scrapbook may always be incomplete. For example, a family tree will be incomplete as long … Continue reading

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Typical Scrapbook Pages

This entry is part 77 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 77 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I usually write a post from my dissertation. Respondents, who are better able to recognize atypical things in their scrapbooking, had been scrapbooking for a greater length … Continue reading

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