Sorry I left this out by accident. For a vintage photo and family history approach to scrapbooking, here is an inspiring link:
Next: Save your A. C. Moore advertising circular from the Sunday paper for the coupons and look for sales. Great insert pages can be found much less expensively at WalMart, as can name brand glue sticks, and other kinds of adhesives. I made the mistake of buying my original materials at Staples - too costly.
Browse around for ideas just by putting family history scrapbooking in google search. What a great way to save memories and spend a gloomy day in a creative pursuit (not to mention avoiding household chores and yard work!)