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How to Start Scrapbooking - Six Must Have Scrapbooking Items

By Kim Monaco

Are you ready to learn how to start scrapbooking, but aren't sure where to start? Well, you're in the right place - here is a quick-start guide on how to start scrapbooking.


Family Time Can be Scrapbooking Time

<a href='http://www.scrapping-made-simple.com/' target='_blank'>By Audrey Okaneko</a>

Involving kids in scrapbooking is a wonderful way to spend family time together. Depending on the age of your kids, they can help you with your album or they can create albums of their own.


Feature: Woodworking art satisfies retiree's love for building new things

Story and photographs by RALPH M. FRISCH

Bob Pike always wanted to build something big, so it made sense that he spent most of his work life in construction.


Muffin Candle

By Lata Tokhi

With candle making, there are hardly any limits.


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Feature: Many avenues open to those looking to trace their family roots

Story and photo by Brenda L. Kipp, Assistant Editor

A recent morning found neighbors Loree Carlton and Kathy Kinn visiting the Midwest Genealogy Center in Independence, Mo., together. The two, who live in Raymore, Mo., were at the center to dig deeper into their respective family histories - a pastime both have worked at for years.


Feature: Get children involved in tracing family tree

Courtesy Family Features

Involving children in your genealogy research is a smart idea.


Alaska State Quarter

By Capper's

The Alaska Quarter, the 49th coin in the 50 State Quarter Program, will be released this month.


Arizona State Quarter

by Cappers

The Arizona Quarter, the 48th coin in the 50 State Quarter Program