Meet the Designers: Sarah Selby

By Pinhole Press /

The first thing to know about Sarah Selby is that she’d rather you didn’t call her by her first name. “Too many Sarahs out there,” she says. “I prefer to go only by my last name, Selby or Selbs.” Selby is a New England native who grew up in White River Junction, VT and went to college in New Hampshire at Keene State, where she earned her BFA in graphic design.

Selby’s inspiration for her work comes from many sources.

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A Picnic with a Pinhole Press Sticker Book

By Lauren Koster /

This blog post was originally posted on Lauren Koster Creative.

Do you guys know Pinhole Press? They are my favorite website for personalized kids gifts. Because our family is all far away, in Michigan, I love including family photos in Ollie’s toys, and Pinhole Press makes it so easy. Ollie has the memory game with our family members, and I’ve made a Names and Faces Book for my niece. Last weekend we went on a picnic and I brought along our latest Pinhole Press purchase, the Family Faces Sticker Book.

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Perfection v. Presence

By Shannon Gallatin /

I’ve decided that perfection is overrated. It has to be. I don’t have time for it, nor do I want to chase an elusive and unattainable goal. As a wife, Mama, blogger (My Life in the Blink) and full-time teacher, my plate is more than full. I know that this is the case for most people these days, whether you are a parent or not. Now more than ever, it is so easy to find ourselves trying to do it all, to be it all. Between smartphones, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and many other social media platforms, there is always someone who seems to be doing more and doing it better or faster.

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Moving… For the 8th Time

By Bree Hester /

You could say that we are pros at moving. My husband is in the military and moving is just a way of life for us. We have three children– 13, 11 and 9. We have lived in 6 different states and 2 different countries. We are excellent unpackers. This summer we moved from Cape Cod, Massachusetts to Stuttgart, Germany. Without question, the furthest move we’ve ever made. In some ways, it was the easiest of all the moves. There is very little choice about a lot of things, and that makes it very easy to just sit back and enjoy the ride. In other ways, it has been the most challenging. Read More “Moving… For the 8th Time”