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Challenge~ Blog about what got you started in scrabooking and what keeps you in this wonderful hobby.

When I was pregnant with my son, who is now 8, I got a thing in the mail about scrapbooks. I thought sure why not...I'm crafty and I have LOTS of photos. So I got the "kit" and started scrapbooking. Not too long after that my aunt invited me to a CM party...that was a lot of fun and I was hooked! Now, I love the creative process. Scrapbooking has become a part of my everyday life; weather it is taking pictures, editing pictures, looking at magazines, or being online. There are so many fun and exciting products for scrapbooking and that is what keeps interested...and the 100s of pictures I take each month! Because of scrapbooking I found another wonderful "passion" and that is photography. I am amazed at how my pictures have improved since I stated scrapbooking! I love the fact that I will be leaving these books behind for future generations to see how we lived day to day and they can experience our joys and even some sorrows.

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NOTE: 2 Feb 2014 -- Link updated to shared notebook

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How I use Evernote for my genealogy.

I use Evernote to store everything including my genealogy research.
You want to use Evernote in a way that makes sense to you.  Tags, notebooks, no tags or no notebooks; do whatever works the best for you.
Notebooks (the blue box)
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