Author : Molly Patterson

National Day of Unplugging

Starting at sundown Friday until sundown Saturday (March 6th – March 7th), we’re celebrating the National Day of Unplugging by putting down our smartphones, tablets, and computers. You can find us outside exploring, playing games with family, and relaxing without the draw of the internet. Check out the bottom of this post for some ideas on how to spend today!

Jumpstart Your Spring Cleaning

In case you missed the news in all of the Superbowl excitement, Punxsutawney Phil predicted that Spring is coming early this year! Time to get a jumpstart on some spring cleaning. Here are some tips for cleaning up the 5 most important rooms in your house! Kitchen: Fridge  The fridge…

Printing Your Photos at Home

Whether you’re a scrapbook enthusiast or are looking to frame some family photos, printing at home can be an easy and convenient way to get your photos. What you’ll need: A computer Digital copies of the photos you’d like to print A printer High-quality printer paper How to print from…

How To Be Organized in the New Year

The new year is here and you know what that means… it’s time to start your New Year’s resolution! Whether it’s a healthier year, learning a new hobby, spending less money, or getting organized, there are endless options! If you find yourself wanting to be more organized year, we’re here…

Scanning Your Photos at Home

The holidays are a great time to reminisce on old memories. Telling stories, watching home movies, and going through old photos, are often highlights of our family’s holiday get togethers. But keeping all these old photos and documents organized and protected can prove to be a challenge year over year….

Why Should You Be the Family Memory Keeper?

What is a Family Memory Keeper? The Family Memory Keeper is the family member who tracks the activities and histories of the family. They keep, organize, and protect the memories and milestones in the form of journals, photos, videos, keepsakes, and stories. Family Memory Keepers may also double as Family…

Picture Keeper’s Guide to File Structures

Why Should You Use a File Structure? Having a standardized file structure is the best way to know where your files are and will make it quicker and easier to find everything you need on your computer. It will keep your computer cleaner and help you avoid duplicates that can…

Our Favorite (almost) Mess Free Jack-O-Lantern Ideas

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays! I love getting dressed up, handing out candy, and trying PUMPKIN EVERYTHING! But my least favorite part? Dealing with the pumpkin guts after carving my Jack-O-Lantern. Check out our Favorite (almost) Mess Free Jack-O-Lantern ideas below!  I went to the local craft store…

13 Autumn Activities for the Whole Family

In honor of the first official week of Fall, here are 13 Autumn Activities for the whole family! 1. Rake up fallen leaves. The kids will love jumping into the pile of leaves, and you’ll clean up your yard at the same time! 2. Go apple picking. Planning a day…

Backup vs. Restore vs. Reset

Picture Keeper offers an easy solution to your computer backup needs. Backup is as simple as plugging the Picture Keeper into a USB port and clicking the Start Backup prompt. The backup goes to work automatically, seeking out and storing your family photos. You can also use your Picture Keeper…