I happen to stumble upon MyCustomStory while searching for award winning board books. Well, if they had an award for this creative gem, Mary Ellen would surely get it. I have so far created three different themes and each time, Mary Ellen has efficiently and patiently worked with me to develop beautiful books. I have been giving them to my granddaughter, the other grandparents, great-grandmas, but not keeping any for me. Well, I finally decided I deserve to keep one for myself so with my next order, I'm keeping one! Takes a bit of work to create your own but it's worth it, especially when Mary Ellen is so willing to work with you. Thank you, thank you!
Keep up your wonderful work.
Sandy U. Simi Valley, CA Brooke (photos for each month of her first year), We Love Brooke, Cool Quotes (quotes illustrated with baby's photos)
WOW! I just got our books today and they are so beautiful! I LOVE LOVE them. My son was thrilled to see pictures of himself in the book and a picture of me as well. I cannot wait to order more. Thank you for your hard work and patience.
Melisa H., Winsted, CT
The book arrived and it looks beautiful! I cannot believe how quickly it shipped. Thank you so much!
Michelle R., Montgomery, AL
Just a note to tell you about the baby book I ordered. The baby's parents were in awe....... They showed the book to anyone and everyone.......... Took it back to New York and did the same! It was absolutely the best gift of the day and a wonderful keepsake!
Elizabeth W., Kansas City, MO
Good Day Sacramento, August 21, 2008
The Babble Holiday Gift Guide 2007
Working with Mary Ellen on my book was such a pleasure. She was more than attentive to my needs and responded back before I could blink twice. The book came out beautifully and I would recommend others to capture personal stories and pictures with My Custom Story Books.
Erin Y., Coral Gables, Florida
Write Your Own: The Prince & The Trainer
The books arrived yesterday - they look great! Thanks again! I will definitely recommend you to other parents with babies.
Laurie C., Golden, Colorado
Aiden’s Favorite Things
Aiden’s First Year
I love the book. It came out really well. Thanks again for your time and your prose.
Allison S., Santa Monica, California
Write Your Own: Danny’s First 3 Years with Grampa
I LOVE IT!!! This is the best gift that I could give my sweet son! I cannot wait to create more for him and my other two sons.
Noreen D., Shawnee, Kansas
Write Your Own: I am…Beckett
I got the books on Saturday--Wow! Thanks. I really like them. I took one to school today and showed it to several teachers who are expecting or have small children. … My grandson loves the book and takes it places with him. He names the people in the pictures and it helps him remember us since we live far away and he doesn't see us very often. He is 22 months old. Keep up the good work!
Sharon S., Excelsior Springs, MO
Write Your Own: Special Places Mark Has Been
Thank you so much. The book was really the hit of the party. My friend loved it. Her parents and friends also thought it was so wonderful. Thanks for making a sad moment --inspired-- with a permanent memento of happy moments!
Nancy B., Shawnee, KS
Write Your Own: Abundant Blessings
Yago is loving his book! Thank you!Shabnam A., TN
Yago’s Baby Faces
I received the book today and LOVE it. I will HAVE to make more books with you. You were so helpful and accommodating! Thanks! It will be a great gift for Sarah's birthday.
Holly H., Blue Springs , MO
MCS Custom Story: Sarah’s Story
I just received Mia's custom book yesterday and it is GREAT! You did a fantastic job and I am so excited to give it to her this Sunday! Even though she is just over 3 months old it is something that she will have forever. Your idea for this type of product was ingenious. Thanks again so much. Have a blessed holiday!
Sharon P., Westchester, IL
Write Your Own: Balloons for Mia
It was so great that I gave it to her early! Thanks thanks thanks...
John S., Eudora, KS
Write Your Own: Greatest Mama
I have been meaning to email to tell you how AMAZINGLY beautiful your books turned out! I am in LOVE!! I gave two of them out already and the moms went NUTS! I almost wanted to keep them all for myself! Such amazing attention to detail and beautiful work. I cannot believe I didn’t find you sooner, I would have chronicled my daughter’s entire first year with your books! J Thank you, thank you, thank you! They are beyond gorgeous and by the far the BEST gift I have ever given!
Rachel O., Playa del Rey, CA
Favorite Things: Nathanial’s Favorite Things
Favorite Things: Ava’s Favorite Things
Favorite Things: Noelle’s Favorite Things
I just wanted to let you know that I received the book today and it is great. I love it! I have also recommended you to other moms so hopefully they will also use your services.
Melanie W., Brooklyn, NY
Write Your Own: Mayla and Daddy
I just wanted to let you know how happy the custom book made my family! My sister told me that after she read the book, Ruby looked all around, as if to look for all of us! And my father (Ruby's grandpa) loves his copy, too! He brought it to work and everyone ooh-ed and ah-ed!
Michelle C., Portland, OR
Write Your Own: Who loves you, Ruby?
The book arrived this week. It is beautiful! The twins turn 2 next week and I am having such a hard time saving it until then! I love it - thanks so much!!!
Jill B., Wilmington, NC
Counting Story: Counting our Favorite Things by Carl and Gretchen
I got the book today and we love it! Thank you so much! My son, Sky (18 months) really loves it. I think it actually blew his mind that we were all in a book! Thank you so much again!
Kat A., Florence, MA
Family Story: Sky’s Family Book
Thank you so much for the book. It is beautiful and is going to be a fabulous surprise for my husband (and baby). I really appreciate all your help.
Anne H., Ogden, UT
Write Your Own: Mommy & Papa Go To Boston
They are adorable - thank you so much!!
Jenna F., Burlingame, CA
Write Your Own: I’m Glad We’re Friends
Write Your Own: We Love Our Grandson
Just wanted to let you know that I received the books today and they are *perfect*! I love them and am so impressed. I will definitely be ordering again and will share your name with others. :) I can't wait to show my family (including my husband)!
Kelly C., Boston, MA
Baby Faces: The Many Faces of Ben
Write Your Own: We Love You Ben!
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