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Scrapbooking Memories of 25 Years!
Over the years, I have taken numerous photos of my children probably just like many thousands upon thousands of parents. This past week my son turned 25 years old, and I decided to make him a scrapbook of his first twenty-five years. My first thoughts were to do a page of pictures for each year of his 25 years. Once I started going through the pictures, however, themes started to emerge. Along with these themes, I put motivational quotes on each page. The quotes seemed to fit nicely with the pictures and also had wonderful words of wisdom for his next 25 years.
Here are a few examples of the pages: Santa sees Curtis Grow Up This took up two pages. I pasted pictures of Curt with Santa. Along with these pictures I put the following quotes: "If I could wish a wish for you, it would be for peace and happiness not only now, but for the whole year through!" Catherine Pulsifer "Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful." Norman Vincent Peale "It came without ribbons, It came without tags, It came without packages, boxes, or bags. Christmas can't be bought from a store.
Maybe Christmas means a little bit more." Dr.Seuss Curtis with His New Baby Sister This filled 4 pages of the scrapbook. It showed pictures of when his sister was born and pictures of the two of them growing up. I also pasted quotes throughout these pages: "Sisters are for sharing laughter and wiping tears." Author Unknown "Having a sister is like having a best friend you can't get rid of. You know whatever you do, they'll still be there." Amy Li "A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life." Isadora James Special People in Curtis' Life These pages were filled with people in Curtis' life over the years. It brought back wonderful memories of family and friends over the years.
I used the following quotes on these pages: "Family isn't about whose blood you have. It's about who you care about." Trey Parker & Matt Stone "The love of a family is life's greatest blessing." Author Unknown "And most importantly, stay close to your friends and family, for they have helped make you the person that you are today." Author Unknown "My family. I realized they are the most important part of my life. Throughout the year I had many challenges, but my family were always there offering support and encouragement." Catherine Pulsifer .
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