Friday, November 11, 2011

Happy Veterans Day and Time for a Giveaway

First off on this very special 11-11-11, a heartfelt THANK YOU to the men and women who serve and sacrifice so we may live our lives in freedom.

So much has happened since my last post.  The bad news?  I spilled coffee on my laptop this morning YIKES!  But techy DH cleaned it up for me and here I am.  The good news?  I tried to post (unsuccessfuly - I have more to learn) this morning from my new IPad which I WON!  How cool is that?  I was doing my part and bought raffle tickets for the school's fundraiser.  Who'd-a-thought?

I was working on my sample pages to show you for the My Memories Scrapbooking Software Giveaway I promised when I spilled.  I have been having a blast playing and here are a couple of pages I have done:

Neither page took very long because the software is so easy to use.  What takes some time at first is looking at ALL the pages and elements they have available.  The software comes with plenty for you to make nice album pages.  However The My Memories Store has tons of themes and ideas to choose from.  I find their products very reasonably priced and there's always sales and freebies to download.  You might want to check out their new Design Club - definite savings there!

When I think of all the "stuff" I would lug to an organized crop, or just the thought of digging everything out to set up at home I would spend most of my time deciding how to layout my page.  I'd be lucky if two pages got done and then it's time to pack it all up again.  There's a whole afternoon right there.  Fine some days, but I don't have time to do that very often which explains why my 5 yr old's baby book is only partially done!  Most of us have our pictures right on our computers so no more waiting for prints before we can start.  With My Memories Suite, you can sit down and work on a page a few minutes at a time.  You can even do a whole album in no time using one of their quick pages or themed kits.  They have layouts pre-made or you can start from scratch and go crazy!

One of the other aspects I like is I am no longer as limited as to how big the album should be.  My older albums could only hold a certain number of pages so I would  have to choose which photos "made the cut".  Now I can put a lot more into a single album.

Oh, and did you notice my new blog header picture?  Yep, My Memories!  It's not just for scrapbooks!

The team at My Memories has graciously offered to let me give away a copy of their My Memories Version 2 software.  You have 6 chances to win:

1.  Follow me here at Sun Naturals :-)
2.  Follow My Memories Blog  where there are tons of tutorials and tips
3. Go to the My Memories website and let me know which paper pack, layout or kit you like
4.  Like My Memories on Facebook - lots of contests and giveaways
5.  Follow My Memories on Twitter
6.  Post, Tweet, or Facebook about my Giveaway - tell all your friends!

You don't have to leave a comment for each item.  Just comment telling me what you did; I will put your name in the hat for each chance task you complete.  Easier for you instead of leaving me 6 separate comments!  Also please make sure I can contact you if you are anonymous or a no-reply blogger.  I will draw a winner next Friday, November 18.

If you can't wait for the giveaway and want to get the software right away, click on the My Memories button at the top of my sidebar, then copy and paste the promo code: 


at checkout to receive $10 discount off the purchase of the software and a $10 coupon to use in the My Memories store.  $20 in savings right off the bat!

I am sooo looking forward to getting DD2's baby book done now as well as all the other pages I have yet to do!  I'm off to play some more :-)

Until Next Time,

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