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Scrapbooking for Keeps
When Putting Your Safe Now Precious Photos and Memorabilia in Scrapbooks, Better Than Sorry Later. Follow These 8 Steps to Make Your Memories Last.

You won't find "scrapbooking" in Webster's Dictionary — yet — but you can't miss it in America's hobby and craft stores. Scrapbooks, "memory albums" and "heritage albums" are the hottest thing since the invention of scissors. One in five US families has started scrapbooking, according to the Hobby Industry Association.

I'll admit that I was skeptical about preserving my photographs and memorabilia in scrapbooks. After all, I remember creating memory books in those magnetic albums back in high school — and I know what happened to that material. Those memories are in various stages of deterioration and no longer pretty to look at.

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