Wednesday, May 6, 2009

The Perfect Word

I found this book about a month ago; saving me the trouble of writing my own book of sayings.

I am always looking for the perfect word, the perfect verse, the perfect poem, and the perfect quote. My favorite places to look besides the Internet? - the journal section of bookstores, gift stores, and the Hallmark Store.

Because of Mother's day I've found some good ones at Target. (There are always knick-knacks that have sayings on them.)
I carry a notebook and jot them down. Here are a couple of my latest:

"Of all the things both great and small a mother's love is best of all."

and this one...

"Like kites without strings and butterflies with wings, my mother taught me to soar with my dreams."

I wrote a post a while back about how I use the quotes and poems I find. You can read about the perfect compliment here or visit my bookstore to see others.

See my published books

Or you can skip that part and share YOUR favorite quote/poem/saying/verse in the comment section for everyone to enjoy.

I going to be expanding my design business to include photo books for clients nationwide. Your pictures, my design, and if that's the route you want to go - the perfect word. Or maybe you want to make a book highlighting a vacation or birthday and you provide the narrative.

Sometime between a photoshoot tomorrow morning, getting our car fixed, and checking in 200 campers this weekend, I'll post more of the specifics on my design blog.

First, I have to pinch myself.

Did I ever tell you that when I was a kid I used to dream of figuring out a way to get paid to create scrapbooks for other people?

Ouch.....I guess this is real!



  1. So glad you found a book! You still make me laugh with your notepad in the store :) LOL! I am so getting a job at Hallmark when I get out of the Navy! LOL! ;)

  2. Yay for you!! That is awesome that God's will for you has been what you've desired all along! ...and because of that

    One of my favorite verses (really, how can I pick a favorite?! God's word is amazing!) is...

    "Do not fear, for I have redeemed you;
    I have called you by name, you are Mine!"
    Isaiah 43:1b

    THAT just gives me so much joy, hope, and purpose. I am His. You are His. He has called YOU by name, Carrie. He has called ME by name. He knows everything about us! Wow. Just wow.

  3. "To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world"

  4. "Other things may change us, but we start and end with family."

  5. "Families are like fudge... mostly sweet with a few nuts."

    I like the funny ones...and also the more inspiring ones...can't think of any inspiring ones, right now, though.
    Keep up the awesome work on your blog. I enjoy reading it.

  6. I LOVE books like that!! Especially when you are looking for something good, but need to find it quick!

  7. Things have gotten all squirrelly from this post down. Like alot of the text is being cut off on the right hand side. And most of the pictures of the family photo shoot too. I think it could be because of Mr. Linky and his placement. However, I am so NOT computer savvy! Just a heads up.


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