Collector of Memories :: More Blurb Albums

CIMG0811I am a collector.        CIMG0813More specifically a collector of memories.  CIMG0818I recently read this quote in a Real Simple Magazine:   CIMG0815“Recently my wife and I returned from a biking trip abroad.  We had bought some stuff, mainly clothes, that you don’t find here.  It’s nice to tell ourselves those items will remind us of the trip, but they’re bound to go the way of all things cotton or wool.  What will live on are the moments, captured in memory or snapshots or both.  And that’s what I call money well spent.”  CIMG0820I received two more Blurb books in the mail this week (and have two more on it’s way).  An engagement photo session book and a wedding planning/preparation album.  I love being able to look back at every little detail.  CIMG0821I love all of our wedding gifts (and use many of them daily) but they may wear or break eventually.  It is the memories that I will hold on to…cherish…and look back on forever.  And so I continue to collect.  CIMG0822 What do you collect?


  1. I started making a blurb book one night and then my computer locked up and I never made it back. Is it really as easy as you make it look?! You will enjoy these books for years to come!

    Hope you have a great weekend!

  2. I've never heard of blurb books. I'll have to check it out. You are creating wonderful memories. I need to create something with my photos.

  3. I just made two blurb books for my mom and MIL for mother's day. i'm already planning a "story of us" book and a maternity book. I'm also going to do a book for each year of my son's life. I want to pass those down to him one day.

  4. Love your Blurb books, Ashley! I'm going to be making some of these for my husband and for my two boys when my husband heads back to Iraq soon. The last time he went, I only had one child, and he was very small, but his favorite thing to look at was his photo book (I think I made it through Kodak) - - still one of his favorite books.

    I guess I would say I collect memories too - - photos are my favorite, but written words and such, as well. Great post!

  5. I collect photos too. I tend to "think" in pictures. I don't have a sense of smell, and I know a lot of people link their memories to smell...I link mine to pictures (whether it's a "snapshot" in my head or an actual photograph). :)

    PS. I got your email earlier, and my comments got way out of control this week. I AM interested in the guest post...just give me a topic. :)


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