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(This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.) Blurb wants to meet your favorite person and in turn you could win $2,500! All you have to do is make a book about a loved one filled with all sorts of kind words, creativity and […]

Blurb is a cool company that lets you make books about anything that interests you. (View a sample of my Blurb-made book – Picturesque Olmsted Falls – And if you’re interested in fashion and style—and love to show it off—making a book of your personal fashion is a fantastic way to capture your sartorial genius for all […]

It can be really hard buying books for people as gifts. After all, you never know just which books they already have. And then when you do find the right book and give it to them, how do you make it really personal? Put in a book plate? Write an inscription? How do you make […]

You’re a winner!” Yes, those could be the words that a few lucky Cleveland area photographers hear after judging is completed for three amateur photo contests – one local, one national and one international. The local contest is the “Photo Safari at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo here you can try your hand at animal photography. All […]

So what do you give to the guy who has everything on Father’s Day? Ahh, a dilemma for the ages. Most dads don’t wait for a special occasion to get their “toys.” If they want it now – they get it now. Fortunately, a San Francisco based company has come to the rescue. provides […]

A picture really is worth a thousand words. That’s why I love the idea of gathering family photos and creating a Blurb photo book for Mother’s Day this year. No more spending time trying to figure out what to write in that generic card you purchased from the drug store. The pictures will speak for […]

The North Ridgeville Arts Council has asked me to present to the community my special, free presentation: “How to create a professional looking book of your family snapshots, child’s wedding, vacation pictures and more.” Discover how to create a beautiful, coffee table-style book of all your snapshots as a lasting keepsake for family and friends. […]

Ever since I wrote about publishing my Picturesque Olmsted Falls coffee table book, I’ve been getting TONS of e-mails asking where I had it printed. Seems like every one wants to have a gorgeous keepsake of their vacations, weddings, birthdays, anniversaries – even the adventures of family pets – including a guinea pig! After months […]