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What will your book be?

mod*mom giveaway :: 10 publish-your-own professional books $300

would you like to publish a children's book, novel, cookbook or a professionally bound baby or wedding book? now with 1 click, you can turn your overflowing photo archives, stories or recipes into a spectacular coffee-table book. blurb's booksmart software instantly inserts your pictures into a bookstore-quality book, with your choice of photo sizes, borders, page designs, page layouts, text + backgrounds.

you can use the "blog slurper" function to convert your blog into a book.

  • creates bookstore-quality books up to 440 pages
  • flexible image + page layouts, with professional printing + binding
  • allows you to customize + edit your book a little or as much as you like
  • dozens of book styles, backgrounds, page designs + text options
  • imports + maps blog text, images, comments + links into a book
  • supports blogger, livejournal, typepad + wordpress blogs
to enter to win an 8x10" blurb book $29.95, tell me in the comments:
"what will your book be?"
(include your email address + blog url, so i can contact you when you win)
before midnight, february 14

update: prize value edited per blurb

by ~mod*mom~ at 18.1.08 ©


What an awesome giveaway! My book would be for my almost year old son, documenting his first year of life. I would love to have something like that for him to look back over as he gets older.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/18/2008 5:40 AM  

This is my all time favorite give away! Mine a collection of my photos and some of the more interesting bits of my thesis work (

By Blogger Nicole, at 1/18/2008 5:53 AM  

My grandmother died recently at 98 and I collected all of her photographs. I would make a family tree starting with my daughters' Great Great Grandparents and ending with my daughters.

By Blogger Brooke, at 1/18/2008 5:57 AM  

My daughter is 3 and starting a school readiness program this year so I would write a book about her going to school and how much fun it will be... This way it will help her get used to the idea of going before she actually does. Maybe help her get excited for it instead of scared.

Great giveaway modmom!!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/18/2008 6:43 AM  

I love Blurb! I would love to make a book out of my blog which is like a journal of my daughter's first year (and of my first year as a mom!). I love posting pictures and seeing her change and have that in a book would be amazing! Thanks!

By Blogger Luch, at 1/18/2008 6:45 AM  

I've had an idea stirring in my head for about a year to write a children's book about the importance of family. I'd be thrilled to win this giveaway so I can make my idea a reality.

By Blogger Brooke, at 1/18/2008 7:02 AM  

What a fun giveaway. I would probably make a book of my nieces and the fun things they like to do with family.

By Blogger lace, at 1/18/2008 7:18 AM  

I would love this!! I'd print out my blog.

emilygcraig at hotmail dot com

By Blogger Emily, at 1/18/2008 7:34 AM  

I would make a super-deluxe portfolio book for my artist husband!

Some images of his work are here:

By Blogger Superdumb Supervillain, at 1/18/2008 7:39 AM  

I would most likely make a book of my 2 1/2 twin boys.

Maureen (jnomaxx at hotmail dot com)

By Blogger NSMOM, at 1/18/2008 7:46 AM  

My book would be about my experiences as a first time aunt and all the wonderful adventures my niece and I have together.


By Blogger megan, at 1/18/2008 7:51 AM  

I'd pass it on to my sister, who's a semi-professional photographer and has 1000s of pictures of her baby!

By Blogger Genevieve P, at 1/18/2008 8:04 AM  

I would love to make a book like this for every year. It would be fun to capture the year and see how we all grew/changed.

By Blogger Unknown, at 1/18/2008 8:14 AM  

I have been dying to make a book of my baby's first year....

anne at cronuschronicles dot com

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/18/2008 8:14 AM  

I would do one of two things.
1. Make a collection of my Dad's sketches and photos of his artwork. He is the most amazing artist and I'd love to have that preserved for my children to have as they get older.

2. I'd love to make a "5 Years of the Adcock Family" book. Detailing my wedding to my wonderful husband and then the birth of our son up to the "surprise" trip Hubby has planned for me to celebrate our 5th Anniversary.

If I don't win, I might have to do both before Christmas for presents. :)

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/18/2008 8:15 AM  

Oh how I would love this...I have too many books I would like to do, but I suppose family comes first so I would do a book of our family over the past 10 years...I would love it!!! Thanks so much!!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/18/2008 8:21 AM  

I would tell the story of our family up through my son's first year...and I would love to include scanned images of ticket stubs and other mementos we have from trips, travels, concerts, and events.

By Blogger Allison, at 1/18/2008 8:26 AM  

I would make a book about the first year of my LO's life. We have a baby book but I think this would be such an awesome keepsake and something fun to look at year after year. Thanks!

By Blogger The Robinson Family, at 1/18/2008 8:27 AM  

I have been meaning to use blurb make a baby book for my daughter....but she's almost a year and I haven't even started! Maybe this will give me the push I need to get it going.

By Blogger a!, at 1/18/2008 8:28 AM  

So many possibilities. I think I would first do a "Year in the Life" with photographs and stories from my blog.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/18/2008 8:35 AM  

Great giveaway! I've seen one of the Blurb books and they're awesome. I have two possibilities for what I'd do a book of -- either the series I've started this year on my blog, which a Year of Food in photographs, or a book devoted to my only nephew's second year of life. I suspect the latter choice would win out. ;)


By Blogger Fresh Girl, at 1/18/2008 8:40 AM  

My third and final child - my only son - is 3 months old and already he has less as far as photo albums/scrapbooks I'd definitely use it to document his first year. Thanks for offering this giveaway!

By Blogger The Mom of 'em, at 1/18/2008 8:41 AM  

I would give it to a friend who's writing an allegory!

By Blogger Bebemiqui, at 1/18/2008 8:42 AM  

I would make a book of the events of pregnancy and the twins first year...

By Blogger Lolly, at 1/18/2008 8:46 AM  

Oh, I'd love to make a "Life Book" story of my daughter's adoption.

By Blogger MamaGames - Alexa C., at 1/18/2008 8:47 AM  

I'd like to do a family history album!


By Blogger Tricia, at 1/18/2008 8:51 AM  

I am participating in a picture a day thing and I'd love to have it bound!

By Blogger kristen, at 1/18/2008 8:56 AM  

I'd do a book on my family...complete with pictures from vacations, birthdays, and everday photos.

By Blogger Donna, at 1/18/2008 9:00 AM  

my book would be: my love notes, their stories....a book for my two boys. so that even when they are grown they will remember how much their mommy loves them!

By Blogger molly, at 1/18/2008 9:02 AM  

As MOH in my sister's wedding this May, I'd help her put together a book for her wedding - a wonderful story of their relationship would be awesome!

By Blogger Never That Easy, at 1/18/2008 9:24 AM  

How cool is this!!! My first instinct was to make a book of all the photos I just had taken of my little princess, but the cookbook idea has me thinking... mengels[at]hotmail[dot]com

By Blogger mattie, at 1/18/2008 9:26 AM  

Hi, If I were lucky enough to win this item, it would be filled with my two teenage sons baseball careers. They have both excelled on their high school teams and went to state. I have years of baseball pictures and paraphernalia from Little League on up.....Thanks very much, Cindi

By Blogger windycindy, at 1/18/2008 9:28 AM  

Maybe about my life story, about my parents and how I meet the love of my life!

By Blogger Hedi, at 1/18/2008 9:29 AM  

I would hand the camera to my 4 year old daughter and let her take pictures of her favorite things. I would have her tell me about them and why she loves them.

I would put the book together using her pictures and her words. I think that would be a special thing for her to have and pass on to her children.

By Blogger Cricket, at 1/18/2008 9:34 AM  

I would relive the memories of my parents recent 50th aniversary celebration

By Blogger pitty pat, at 1/18/2008 9:38 AM  

My book will be about my mother, because she has an amazing untold life story of strength and wisdom.

By Blogger dodo, at 1/18/2008 9:55 AM  

I've been on a year-long quest to have all my family measure and write down their "secret" recipes so that we can create a family cookbook. I'm just about ready to start compiling all the recipes and pictures. This giveaway couldn't have come at a better time! Keeping my fingers crossed.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/18/2008 10:10 AM  

I'd do an extended family book for my kids, with pics and detailed background info of each person so that they can remain familiar with all of their far-flung relatives!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/18/2008 10:13 AM  

so fun! i would do a baby book of course!!

By Blogger Miscellany Mom, at 1/18/2008 10:44 AM  

My book would be about my little princess. I did a small version about her birth for Christmas she loved it.


By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/18/2008 10:52 AM  

So fabulous! I am torn between wanting to do a photo mashup of my three little monkeys, and doing a children's book about some aspect of character education or science fiction for the 4-8 year old market. I am a SAHM taking a hiatus from teaching Kindergarten and found that there were not enough good books in those areas. Thanks for the contest!

By Blogger picklemommy, at 1/18/2008 10:53 AM  

I am currently pregnant with my first child and I would really like to make a book about his life in utero and throughout the first year! Time flies by and I would love to encapsulate everything I can into a beautiful book---what a keepsake!


By Blogger Maggie Smith, at 1/18/2008 10:55 AM  

Mine would be called " I little girls dreams." It would start with pics of my parents,me and my school years then add in my Husband our 5yr dating mementos ,our wedding our 1st house and the planning and birth of our son....then Id end it with My sons 1st year.(then Id probably put it in a time capsule for his wedding day) thanks!

By Blogger Amber, at 1/18/2008 11:26 AM  

I'd make a family Christmas album.

By Blogger Leighann of Multi-Minding Mom, at 1/18/2008 11:28 AM  

I've been looking at Blurb for over a year. I think I'd do a book for my Dad and his 70th birthday that featured our family and friends.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/18/2008 11:32 AM  

I would make a book of my little man's first year! I have got updates that I typed and sent out to friends and family that I would love to add to the book with pictures from that month....This would be an unreplaceable keepsake! Thanks for the chance to win one!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/18/2008 11:34 AM  

I would do the first year in our new house!

By Blogger Julie, at 1/18/2008 11:37 AM  

I would make a year-in-the-life photo book of our fledgling family!

By Blogger Dani, at 1/18/2008 11:58 AM  

Without a doubt it would be photos of my daughter who is now 14 months old. I can't believe how fast time has flown by!

By Blogger Milk Mama, at 1/18/2008 12:05 PM  

A book for my daughter!

By Blogger Maude Lynn, at 1/18/2008 12:29 PM  

Oh, pleeease! I'm going to take my daughter on her first vacation soon, and if we take enough pics, I think a photo book with lots of notes written about it would be fantastic.

By Blogger Jenna, at 1/18/2008 12:34 PM  

a first year book for my sweetheart son

By Blogger Holly, at 1/18/2008 12:38 PM  

I'm a photographer, but never get around to organizing my kids photos for grandparents and OURSELVES! I would definately use it for that! (how many pages can I have??)

By Blogger PS, at 1/18/2008 12:49 PM  

like everyone else...album and stories for my son's 1st year but for his time capsule!

By Blogger Claire, at 1/18/2008 12:58 PM  

I would love to do this in place of a baby book for my daughter.

By Blogger Chris and Don, at 1/18/2008 1:04 PM  

I would make a recipe book that I can pass on to my daughter with all of our family recipes and family pictures!

By Blogger Bree, at 1/18/2008 1:16 PM  

I would do a pictorial history of my family as a gift for my grandparents....either that or a children's book featuring my children and illustrations of my Dad and husband, both artists. Too fun! ( meg dot wilson at gmail dot com )

By Blogger megret7, at 1/18/2008 1:23 PM  

I too would do a family photo album!

By Blogger Alanna, at 1/18/2008 1:26 PM  

Oooh! We are moving into our first house next month and I was thinking about starting a blog to document the process, painting, remodels and all that. A photobook of that would be devine on the coffee table!

By Blogger Jenna Z, at 1/18/2008 1:30 PM  

A photobook of my baby's first year!

By Blogger Unknown, at 1/18/2008 1:39 PM  

What a great give away! I would love to win this and make a book of my daughter for my parents & give it to them on grandparents day. I think this is a great way to have all the pictures organized with little stories that go with them.

By Blogger Unknown, at 1/18/2008 1:40 PM  

I would make a coffee table book of the musical history of my family -- including lots of pictures of the instruments my father has built over the years.

By Blogger Katie, at 1/18/2008 1:55 PM  

I would make a book wiht photos of my 2 daughters and send it to my parents, who live in Israel. Photos and phone are the only ways for them to see the girls grow, unfortunately.

By Blogger InnaC, at 1/18/2008 2:02 PM  

I have always dreamed of writing a book. Mine would be a Childrens book. What a great prize!

By Blogger forcryeye, at 1/18/2008 2:11 PM  

I have never seen a book that you can get your blog into, that is brilliant! I've been writing a blog to my daughter who is one and a half and kept wondering how I will transfer all the data!! I LOVE this! Thanks for an awesome giveaway!


By Blogger Shari, at 1/18/2008 2:33 PM  

I would make a book of all our wedding photos, my family helped take 13 color & b/w photos of our special day and I would love to capture them all in a book to reminisce our amazing day! Thanks so much for this great giveaway.


By Blogger Tales of MEE, at 1/18/2008 3:17 PM  

I would make a book of my two girls!! I don't scrapbook so this would be perfect for me! It looks easy and so cool all at the same time! Oh yeah, I would call my book, "My True Loves" their middle names..

By Blogger Stephanie, at 1/18/2008 3:23 PM  

I would make a book documenting my young daughter's life so far!

By Blogger fuzzypeach, at 1/18/2008 3:39 PM  

Oh, and my email is Thanks!

By Blogger fuzzypeach, at 1/18/2008 3:40 PM  

I would download my blog and make it into a book. In my free time of course :)

By Blogger Erin, at 1/18/2008 4:16 PM  

I have wanted to make a book from my blog for a while now, it would be great to win this.

By Blogger Becky, at 1/18/2008 4:20 PM  

I would definitely make a 1st year baby book.

By Blogger Amber, at 1/18/2008 5:23 PM  

I'd love to make a vacation book!!

By Blogger Denise, at 1/18/2008 5:30 PM  

Gosh I LOVE this prize! I would either make a book with all of my kids photos to tell a story about our family or one of my grandmother. Thank you! ~ :)

By Blogger Tisa, at 1/18/2008 5:53 PM  

So many possibilities! I would probably use it to chronicle our family since our son was born.

By Blogger Mandy, at 1/18/2008 6:13 PM  

I would make a book of the blog my husband and I have kept to chronicle our daughter's life since the day she was born.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/18/2008 6:53 PM  

I think I would make a "family history" book for my kids - how mom & dad met, stuff about when they were born, and our favorite family memories.

By Blogger Kristen M., at 1/18/2008 7:20 PM  

I would make a book of all my favorite places to travel

By Blogger Carissa, at 1/18/2008 7:52 PM  

I have already started a book on Blurb, but I had to stop and hope that I can get a gift certificate for my birthday in April. This would be wonderful, I can't wait to get it done. I want to turn my blog about my daughter into a book for her.

erika8602 @ gmail dot com

By Blogger Lilypad Mom, at 1/18/2008 8:04 PM  

I have literally DREAMED about surprising my husband with a book of his blog. We were engaged, married, bought a house and had a baby in less than a year and half, start to finish. He's kept a blog to keep our families updated, and it's AMAZING. I'd love love love to give him a book of it!


By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/18/2008 8:21 PM  

Our blog began the day we brought our adopted baby girl home last March. Most of our posts have been about our experiences with adoption and parenthood. As we near her first birthday, I've been thinking of having the blog printed, and then continue to do that annually.

By Blogger Becca, at 1/18/2008 8:21 PM  

I would love to publish a cookbook, but I don't think I have enough tested original recipes yet, so I'll have to go with a wonderful baby book for my two boys.

By Blogger Chief Family Officer, at 1/18/2008 8:27 PM  

I'd love to do a story about my son's birth

By Blogger Taryn, at 1/18/2008 8:37 PM  

Oh my heart is actually pounding so hard about this giveaway. I SOOO need this one.

My baby girl was born 9 weeks early and was in the NICU for 7 weeks due to many many complications with her prematurity. I started a blog (a private one) to help friends and family stay informed of her progress. It became like therapy for me. I have wanted to transform it into a scrapbook for her, but had no clue how to. I would be BEYOND blessed to win this one! THANK you for such a fabulous giveaway!!


By Blogger Pennies In My Pocket, at 1/18/2008 9:07 PM  

So sorry...forgot to include my email address (although you can get it through my blogger account) because I was so excited! lol


By Blogger Pennies In My Pocket, at 1/18/2008 9:08 PM  

I would love to create a book for my grandma and grandpa who are coming up on their 60th wedding anniversary in just a few weeks. They would love to have a published book that holds the memories throughout their lives together.

By Blogger Amber, at 1/18/2008 10:19 PM
I would use it for our trip to korea when we bring our second child home

By Blogger Unknown, at 1/19/2008 7:18 AM  

what wouldn't I do??? My kids would probably win though, love em to pieces and they are so dang cute so a book of them to give to Grandma would probably be the winner.

By Blogger russandkatie, at 1/19/2008 8:21 AM  

I would love to create a book of my daughters first 2 years of life. That would be an awesome gift for her!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/19/2008 8:30 AM  

Of course my first thought was my kids!! But, I have 3 and being the obsessive photographer I am...there is way too many photos. Plus I always wanted to do individuals for when they were older to show their children.
So, I have a suitcase full of ancestors I am wanting to put in a book that will be kept by the matriarch of the family and past on through the generations. Oh, I could hope anyway!! My Dad and Step mom were just about to through them all in the dump when I grabbed it and brought it home with me.
Imagine the stories, family trees, and fabulous photos of ancestors from 100 years or more ago all in one place. That would be awesome.
Awesome contest. Think I want one anyway!
Michele at

By Blogger Michele, at 1/19/2008 10:05 AM  

I would love to make a book that would be "the one" to grab in case of a family emergency (fire, flood, etc.) I have so many scrapbooks that it would be impossible to save them all. I would love to have one book full of pictures of my husband & I growing up, getting married and having our big book about our life.


By Blogger Nick, Megan, Chelsea and Tenlee, at 1/19/2008 10:18 AM  

I've been wanting to make one of these for so long, but I haven't made the jump yet. I'd definitely do it for FREE though! I'd either make a wedding album because I got married in April, or I'd make a book with photos of all my siblings, nieces and nephews and give it as a gift to my mother for Mother's Day!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/19/2008 10:23 AM  


By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/19/2008 10:24 AM  

This is a truely great giveaway...and I loved reading through the comments and all the great book ideas.

I think I'd chronicle my mom's crafts (things she's made over the years) and/or collections (she has a large collection of Peruvian photograps and textiles.)

Even if i don't win, I think you've inspired a new project. Thanks.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/19/2008 10:59 AM  

I forgot to leave my email address:

thanks again.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/19/2008 11:00 AM  

we have a friend who just lost her 18 mo. old to congestive heart failure, it would be a good gift to help them cope with her loss.
mom2maria at hotmail dot com

By Blogger The Saunders Family, at 1/19/2008 12:27 PM  

This will be a book of our journey thus far as husand and wife. I think it's always so good to look back and see how you've been blessed. :)

By Blogger kevnjacks, at 1/19/2008 12:31 PM  

probably be about my grandson and daughter.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/19/2008 2:45 PM  

Fabulous! I would love to make one for my sons first birthday!

By Blogger Kira, at 1/19/2008 3:18 PM  

My book would have prints of my artwork. That way when I sell the orginals, I'll still have some sort of hard copy.

By Blogger Hold the Gluten Please, at 1/19/2008 5:12 PM  

I made a recipe book here for a Christmas gift & turned out so nice!

I would love to make a family album book, filled with our wedding pics, our son's birth, the years inbetween, etc...


By Blogger FENICLE, at 1/19/2008 5:19 PM  

My book would be a montage of my daughter's first year of life!

By Blogger ~Amber~, at 1/19/2008 5:58 PM  

I'd use this for my son's lifebook or to make that long overdue wedding album for my parents...

By Blogger art-sweet, at 1/19/2008 8:52 PM  

We have a favorite story from my dad's growing up years that we love to tell. He has passed away and I would love to put it into a book form and give it to my nieces and nephews to read. Thank you!


By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/19/2008 9:34 PM  

I would create a book of my sisters photographs. She's a budding photographer and I think this would be a great way to showcase her work.

taowyn (at) gmail (dot) com

By Blogger T'aowyn, at 1/19/2008 9:37 PM  

pictures of hawaii


By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/19/2008 11:10 PM  

A book about building my vacation home in Nicaragua. I'm designing it myself.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/19/2008 11:12 PM  

my book would be my blog posts!

By Blogger Tarasview, at 1/20/2008 6:07 AM  

I've been hosting, for a while now, a limited edition in my blog, with vintage postcards I find in flea markets and antique shops, illustrated with written shortstories, by several young writers.

Each story, tells us about the possible life of the person portraied in the postcard. An imaginary life that they could have had.

My book would be about these postcards and shortstories, compiled together, because they are so wonderfully written that they deserve to be published! And I would love to share these vintage cards with everyone!


By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/20/2008 8:44 AM  

would love to have one of these - we are expecting our first grandchild tomorrow - so I would suspect that we would be able to fill a book w/ photos fairly fast. :)

By Blogger Linda, at 1/20/2008 9:12 AM  

Getting published is my biggest dream.
I have written a number of stories and silly poems for my girls which the love. I'd love to get them bound I think it be a nice keepsake for them.

By Blogger Neen, at 1/20/2008 9:31 AM  

I would use the book to make a family history/stories book. Ive been dreaming of collecting all our families stories and old pictures and combining them into a book that we can all remember.

By Blogger Angela, at 1/20/2008 9:41 AM  

i would love to make a book of our family vacations, holidays, birthdays, etc. thanks so much for an awesome giveaway!!

By Blogger Stacey Moore, at 1/20/2008 9:53 AM  

Just what I would LOVE to win! I write poetry and would love to put them in a book along with beautiful classical artwork.

What a great giveaway!

By Blogger Deborah aka Miss Bee, at 1/20/2008 9:57 AM  

Great contest!!! I would put together a Lifebook for our daughter whom we adopted from China. I am not crafty enough to scrap but think I could put something very nice together through this process.

Love it!!!


By Blogger Don and Lisa Osborn, at 1/20/2008 11:14 AM  

Mine would be a 2007 yearbook - a tradition I'd like to start - making a year book for each year :-)

By Blogger Jenny, at 1/20/2008 11:27 AM  

I would either make a book of my oldest child's life as he graduates this year, or I would gather photos from our church and make a book of our church's "life".

By Blogger Qtpies7, at 1/20/2008 12:19 PM  

I think mine would have to be about my wedding. We have been married five years and I still have not put together a wedding album.

By Blogger Tiffany, at 1/20/2008 1:57 PM  

My book would be{unplugged} - this was our blog for the first two years of our daughter's life - we switched to a new blog platform last fall so I've been wanting to find a way to archive her blog in a hard copy format as it is her baby book, in essence, and what better way than a high quality coffee table book from BLURB! Sweet!!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/20/2008 1:58 PM  

There are so many cool comments here I almost wonder if I should go for it - although I would LOVE to put together a book of so many topics - I am focused right now on starting to build my photography portfollio and think I would be tempted to use it for that -- we also are currently working on gathering pictures for my in-law's 50th wedding anniversary - how do you fit 50 wonderful years of memories into one book??? Thanks for all the great giveaways...

Littlesunrise @ yahoo (dot) com

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/20/2008 2:11 PM  

Simply Awesome!
I would make a book for my boy's first years. I took 5,000+ pictures and would love to make a momentum to share with them as they get older.

By Blogger Amanda, at 1/20/2008 2:57 PM  

This is really a hard choice, so much potential. We are really focuses on our girls dance right now & I think I would do a book about that.

By Blogger Ginny, at 1/20/2008 3:11 PM  

I'd do a book on my grandfather - with his journals and pictures from WWII.

By Blogger Madame Moore, at 1/20/2008 3:32 PM  

I'd have to decide between a recipe book (I'm dying to bind all of my recipes) and a book of remembrance depicting the life of my great grandmother or even my family history. It would be fun either way!

By Blogger Meagan, at 1/20/2008 4:24 PM  

Wow! The possibilities are endless as I have a lot of books I plan to write. I choose a book that I'll write from my heart to my 2 beautiful daughters (ages 16 and almost 21). It's not the usual mom-to-daughter/s book as I'm a non-custodial mom. It has been a difficult road and I need to document my story for them so they will know how we came to this place in our lives. I cannot publish it now as they are still too young to fully understand, so I would write it and publish it and save it for them when they are mature enough to understand. If I'm not being greedy, I'd love to win 2 so I could give 1 to each daughter and they won't have to fight each other over who gets it!

This is a great give-away!

By Blogger Unknown, at 1/20/2008 4:29 PM  

AWESOME giveaway! I'd love to win, so please count me in. My book would be a memory book of my dad, who lost his battle with cancer in 2006. Thanks for the chance to win!

Jennifer H. :-)

By Blogger Jennifer, at 1/20/2008 5:00 PM  

I would love to create a Blog book -- which is the only real record that I have of my kids' early years. I didn't make a baby book, just updated the blog (less and less frequently, actually).

taureau AT yahoo DOT com

By Blogger melonkelli, at 1/20/2008 5:00 PM  

Mine would be for my sons almost 2 years that I have been blogging. I have been blogging his life for almost 2 years now and have wanted a way to document it. I even try and update my blog daily...its been a challange but I love being able to look back at what my son has done and now I need a way to make it a keepsake!!!

sandrac131 at yahoo dot com

By Blogger Mom2Cam...Wife2Ger, at 1/20/2008 5:04 PM  

I am SO excited about this giveaway! I hope I win!
My book would be for my twin girls, they were born three months early after I had already spent 6 weeks in the hospital on bed rest. I would tell them about how much their mommy and daddy love them and what miracles they are.

By Blogger Rach, at 1/20/2008 6:06 PM  

I would create a book documenting my son's first 3 years.

Documenting my journey down mommy lane for the second time after 16 years.

By Blogger *Tanyetta*, at 1/20/2008 6:19 PM  

i'd make one for my kids

By Blogger ali, at 1/20/2008 6:33 PM  

I would make a book for my daughter - about her dad and I meeting, falling in love, having her and loving her sooo much - with lots of reasons why she is such a super kiddo!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/20/2008 7:49 PM  

I'd make one for my new fiance with all of the photos from our dating time together.

By Blogger Sarah, at 1/20/2008 9:40 PM  

I would love to make a book for my mom of our life together as best friends.


By Blogger Brandy, at 1/20/2008 10:11 PM  

What a super-duper giveaway! My blurb book would be one about family and photos of our kin:)

By Blogger Linda SS, at 1/21/2008 3:26 AM  

I think I'd go traditional on this one... a book with pictures of family. Because it's true - my photo archives are overflowing.

la_bride2003 at yahoo dot com.

By Blogger Karen, at 1/21/2008 6:47 AM  

This would be FUN. Although I'd love to make a book from my blog, I really don't know if we'd want to reread these things. So, I'd probably do photos of the family having fun.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/21/2008 7:20 AM  

I was just looking at making a blurb book this morning! I want to make one to be a portfolio of my photography. My blog site is

By Blogger Skye, at 1/21/2008 11:52 AM  

my book would be my blog about my little supergirl and superboy. i hope they can read it when they're older. :)

By Blogger Superha, at 1/22/2008 1:21 AM  

My book would recap all my son's sports accomplishments from the time he started in 1st grade upthrough when he became state high school champion and is going on to compete at NCAA Division 1.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/22/2008 8:31 AM  

I would write a beautiful Cinderella love story of my husband and my relationship. This book would be worthy of the generations to come to read and remember how much their mom/dad, grandma/grandpa etc loved each other.

By Blogger Andrea, at 1/22/2008 10:27 AM  

My poor kids. I'm repeating history by not doing baby books for them. I just don't have the time to do all that cutting and gluing! I want a coffee table book of my beautiful babes. Muchas gracias.

By Blogger Petit Elefant, at 1/22/2008 11:14 AM  

Considering the time I've spent on my blog, I should really have it printed in book form. It'll give me a lot to laugh about when I'm old and my fingers are too tired to type.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/22/2008 1:35 PM  

I'd love to have our baby blog in print---all of the memories, none of the fuss! Thanks for such a great drawing.

emhagedon at gmail

By Blogger Erin, at 1/22/2008 5:11 PM  

What a great giveaway! I would finally tell the beautiful story of how my great aunt and great uncle met and married while interned at Manzanar.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/22/2008 9:12 PM  

I would love to have a portfolio of all of the jewelry I have created over the years. I have over 2000 pictures of them so I guess I would need to do some editing. But it would be a nice history of my work.

By Blogger Chocolate and Steel, at 1/23/2008 12:02 AM  

I would love to have a book of musings - something like a love-story, something like a fairy-tale. Great give-away - really fires the imagination!!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/23/2008 6:26 AM  

Oh - and my e-mail is halo_redstar at yahoo dot co dot uk - many thanks!!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/23/2008 6:28 AM  

I think I would make a book full of pictures for my mom. She loves her grandkids, but never has time to scrapbook. A professional book with stories and pictures would be perfect!

By Blogger Alexia, at 1/23/2008 12:19 PM  

Husband is an artist. I would make a book celebrating his art and give it to him as a gift. :-)

By Blogger Andi , at 1/23/2008 3:03 PM  

My kids, my family, my grandson....definitely!

By Blogger Ruth, at 1/25/2008 7:52 AM  

This is so great! I would make a book all about my mom's family from Argentina. I've just started to learn about them and I'd love to document it for generations to come.

By Blogger Valerie, at 1/25/2008 2:43 PM  

My family photos, of course, along with some great quotes from my favorite authors.


By Blogger Rynell, at 1/25/2008 9:45 PM  

My four-year-old is a budding photographer. He has a Flickr site, but I think it would tickle his socks off to be able to curate his own book of his favorites.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/26/2008 7:08 AM  

oy, so many options, I would love to make a family cookbook, or maybe an abc picture book for my daughter with pictures of our family and her things, or I would print out my blog...

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/26/2008 9:34 AM  

I'd love to make a family cookbook as well with my sister's and my recipes to present to her as well as keep one myself and give three to each of my daughters for their hope chest.

I blogged your contest on this post:

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/26/2008 7:19 PM  

My book would be about my boys and being brothers. The good, the bad, and the annoying! LOL!
dansan826 at yahoo dot com

By Blogger Danielle, at 1/26/2008 8:07 PM  

I think I would probably do a baby book; maybe make it kind of a fictional story with our family photos.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/27/2008 7:19 AM  

I’d love to slurp my blog! My blog is my digital baby book (milestones! pictures! stories!) for both my kids, one 3 years and one 3 months. I’d LOVE to have it printed as a book to give to them when they are older.


By Blogger sara, at 1/28/2008 11:50 AM  

I would love for this to be a family album for my baby girl!

By Blogger Miscellany Mom, at 1/28/2008 12:21 PM  

I would turn my blog into a book!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/28/2008 3:55 PM  

I've been wanting to turn my blog into a book for a long time! Thanks!

(Please e-mail me through my blog if I win - I don't like posting too much info on-line)

By Blogger House of Chang, at 1/28/2008 4:00 PM  

I think I'd do something just for me - a book about my memories of growing up and where I've been and my legacy for my kids. I've done so many scrapbooks for them that I wonder if they'll be left 50 years from now wondering what I was like!?

By Blogger Teddi, at 1/28/2008 4:18 PM  

We've been blogging since I found out I was pregnant two years ago. I want to "slurp" it into a book so that my little girl can see all the entries we made when she grows up! yay for giveaways!

By Blogger Gracious Gifts, at 1/28/2008 4:27 PM  

We've been blogging since I found out I was pregnant two years ago. I want to "slurp" it into a book so that my little girl can see all the entries we made when she grows up! yay for giveaways!

By Blogger Gracious Gifts, at 1/28/2008 4:27 PM  

I would turn my blog into a book.

By Blogger Carol, at 1/28/2008 4:31 PM  

Oh man, I would love to slurp my blog into a book, how cool would that be?

By Blogger forcryeye, at 1/28/2008 4:37 PM  

My book would be all about my daughter Abby. It would pretty much be my blog :)

By Blogger James & Aimee, at 1/28/2008 4:41 PM  

Can I just say how awesome you are? I've been wanting to slurp my blog for a while now. This would be so great to win!

By Blogger Heather, at 1/28/2008 4:41 PM  

I NEED this. My blog is getting out of control.

By Blogger Sarah, Goon Squad Sarah, at 1/28/2008 5:06 PM  

i just heard about blurb the other day and must say, what a grand idea. I'd love to turn my blog into a book!

By Blogger Chelsea, at 1/28/2008 5:14 PM  

I need this for my girls!!! I want each of them to have one for each year that passes that I blog b/c it is where I am recording all the funny things that happen and also what God is teaching me through parenting them. Great giveaway!

By Blogger Jessica, at 1/28/2008 5:19 PM  

The best givaway by far!!!! I would love to make a book about my daughters first year. Her birthday is in april and this would be a great way to commemorate it!!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/28/2008 5:30 PM  

I'd make some thing about my kids, of course! Please enter me!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/28/2008 5:56 PM  

I think I would slurp some recipes into the book and have my family dishes at my fingertips instead of on my computer! Or, I might just slurp my blog. ;)

By Blogger Chilihead, at 1/28/2008 5:58 PM  

i've always wanted to do a blurb book---i would totally do my own cook book!

what an amazing giveaway!


By Blogger kate, at 1/28/2008 5:59 PM  

So cool! I am writing a children's book to explain embryo adoption to my son when he's old enough to learn of his beginnings. This is perfect!
A Family, Created

By Blogger suzzcq70, at 1/28/2008 6:05 PM  

This is a great giveaway! I would love to try this and do it to my blog every year! What a great keepsake!

By Blogger Lisa, at 1/28/2008 6:09 PM  

i'd do an abc book with pictures

By Blogger ali, at 1/28/2008 6:15 PM  

my book would be a collection of my photographs taken while living in Kathmandu, Nepa for 2 years teaching ESL

By Blogger Andrea, at 1/28/2008 6:47 PM  

I SO want this!

By Blogger Queen to my 3 Boys, at 1/28/2008 6:59 PM  

i'd make a blog book.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/28/2008 7:08 PM  

Great Giveaway!!! Thanks

By Blogger Geri, at 1/28/2008 7:31 PM  

My book would be about my son (month by month)

jasonncaryn at yahoo dot com

By Blogger Rockin' Mama, at 1/28/2008 8:54 PM  

I am SO turning my blog into a book...I hope I win! :o)

By Blogger Wendy Sue, at 1/28/2008 8:55 PM  

I keep telling my hubby we need to do this. All our children's memories are recorded on the blog!

By Blogger Tricia, at 1/28/2008 9:11 PM  

I would probably make the book of the story of my boyfriend and I meeting and daily discovering the path that God is choosing for us. Kelly

By Blogger Miss G, at 1/28/2008 9:37 PM  

this is too cool.
my book would document the life of my new sweet baby girl!

By Blogger krista, at 1/28/2008 9:51 PM  

I will do a blog book.

What a great giveaway.

By Blogger 60 toes, at 1/28/2008 11:14 PM  

Oh I have to win this. I wrote a children's book for my son that I would love to have published for him. I think he would absolutely love it. Thanks.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/29/2008 12:12 AM  

I'd probably do a book of my friends, Em and Mikey. But I might do a cook book instead. Or I could do a cook book with Em and Mikey...

By Blogger Sam-Is-Mad, at 1/29/2008 12:53 AM  

I would give this to my daughter to have the book made of her father's pictures and momentos. He passed away last year.

By Blogger OhhMy Gifts & Things, at 1/29/2008 3:25 AM  

Mine would be a cookbook. Mmmm.

By Blogger Unknown, at 1/29/2008 4:55 AM  

I would love to make my blog into a book so my kids could have it. What a great gift!

By Blogger Carolyn, at 1/29/2008 6:10 AM  

My book would be a digital scrapbook for my third son... bless his heart... he doesn't have a scrapbook yet and he's already 8 1/2 months old. The other two boys have their first year completely recorded. A digital book would help me save time and record his first year! Thanks for the giveaway!

By Blogger Becky @ BoysRuleMyLife, at 1/29/2008 6:28 AM  

I would love to use the blog slurper to gave all my entries form an old url and bind them.


By Blogger Katie Swaner, at 1/29/2008 6:37 AM  

My book would be a photo book of all of the fun times we've had this year!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/29/2008 6:41 AM  

Hey, I have always wanted to publish a book with Brazilian recipes from my Swedish Brazilian food blog. This would be a dream come true!!! :) brassemail@ (gmail)

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/29/2008 6:53 AM  

My book would be the adoption story for my daughter

By Blogger Tia, at 1/29/2008 7:44 AM  

So many options! I would like to do the blog thing, though - that seems like the easiest way to archive my blog.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1/29/2008 9:27 AM  

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