Holiday Card Etiquette 101

  Americans send over 1.5 billion holiday cards each year. On average, 85% of households participate in this tradition and each household sends an average of 58 cards. Personally, it is one of my favorite holiday traditions. But first, when it comes to sending holiday cards, we must make sure we get through the holidays with […]

How To: Take Great Holiday Card Photos

 Whether you can believe it or not, the holidays are almost here! Now’s the time to send out the annual holiday card. Here are some photography tips to help you get the perfect shot if your budget or time doesn’t allot for a professional photographer.   Holiday Card Tip #1 Where you take your photo […]

7 Tips For Creating A Recipe Book

  Picaboo Cookbooks or Recipe Books are a fun way to capture and share your favorite dishes. Our  photo books can easily become recipe books by adding recipes to our caption boxes.  If you haven’t seen the tutorial that teaches you how to make a Picaboo recipe book, that’s a good place to start. It’s a step-by-step […]

Back To School Craft Ideas

  It’s that time of year that parents LOVE and HATE. It’s Back to School season! And if your kids are anything like mine, they’ve been enjoying the summer by staying up late and sleeping in. Getting them back into the routine isn’t easy. Going back to school is a big event for everyone involved. […]

The Picaboo Book Awards Entry Form

    This contest is now closed. Stay tuned to the blog to see the winners starting on 10/16/12.   Want to win a FREE Cruise from, a CANON REBEL T3, one of several prize packages from Mabel’s Labels or Picaboo Gift Cards? Just enter the Picaboo Book Awards for your chance to win! […]

Alice’s Counting Book

 I’ve said this before and I’ll probably say it 1,000 more times. But one of the best things about my job is seeing all the books our customers make. I’ve seen tons of kids books because kids make great subjects. But this is the first counting book I’ve ever seen. And since it was new […]

3 Great Graduation Gifts

 So someone you know is graduating. What should you give them? Gifts of money are always fine, welcome and appreciated, but I was thinking along more sentimental lines. I’m a sucker for sentimental and memory-based photo gifts from Picaboo fit the bill for me. Here are some suggestions for three fantastic gifts that you can […]

An Amazing Gift for An Amazing Dad

 Is your Dad amazing?  Mine is.  Let me tell you a little bit about him.  First of all, he is 75 years old and weighs about the same as he did in high school.  How many of us can say that?   My dad took up water skiing in 1983, right about the time my second […]

Gifting Tutorial with Camille

 I am somewhat of a photo gift junkie and have found that everyone, even dads and grandpas, love to receive photo gifts. Sometimes, though, I get stuck in a rut when it comes to creating a unique personalized gift. With Father’s Day approaching, it’s time to focus on the men in our lives and I’ve […]

9 Father’s Day Gift Ideas Under $20

 It’s that time of year when we celebrate the Dads in our lives. Dads do a lot to make our lives easier. From killing bugs to nursing boo boos, Dads are the best. And this year, why not make something special for the Dad in your life. Be it your Father-In-Law, your Son, your Dad […]