I used to scrapbook. I don't anymore. I did it as a way to chronicle our life as a family, our travels, and Amanda's first year. I got together with friends in the neighborhood at a monthly crop, and it was great.
But after I moved from there, I just never stuck with it. I needed something simpler and less costly.
HP Photobooks has a great way to manage those digital photos and put them into creative albums. You can create them right online and then print the completed pages on your own computer. They come in two sizes--5x7 or 10x13. There's even room on the back for journaling in your own handwriting if you like that aspect of scrapbooking (that was actually the part I loved best), and because you put it together yourself, you can also include some memorabelia. For all the specifications, click HERE. This video shows how it works better than I could ever explain it.
Are you still looking for Christmas gift ideas? This would be a great grandparent gift, or even something for Dad to keep on his desk at work. HP is offering a great discount of 20% off the photo books, but only until December 31st. Use this link to receive the offer.
I am giving away two of these books so that you can try it out yourself, so please leave a comment if you want to win. I'll draw a winner on Thursday, December 20 (but they will not be mailed until after Christmas because I'll be out of town). I'll ship to the U.S. or Canada.