Save that Shot Forever


There’s one thing all sports have in common: parents and grandparents in the stands, cheering on their athlete while recording the moments on film and video. While that’s an enjoyable pastime and sure to be a hit with friends and family, there’s also a way to turn those winning moments into treasured keepsakes. They key it to use an online tool you’re probably already familiar with: Shutterfly.

Shutterfly became popular as a site where you can save all your digital memories in one place, but it has much more to offer. If you take a few minutes to browse the site you’ll find Shutterfly is chock full of affordable gift ideas from coffee mugs to calendars. The best part is, because your photos are already there it’s a simple process to design your gift and add your favorite winning shot!

If you don’t already use Shutterfly it’s a simple process to upload the photo or photos you want to feature. The site is well designed and easy to use, so the hardest parts will be deciding which photos you want to feature and what you want to put it on. Besides the standard gifts you can order at your local drugstore there are wall art sets, quilts, throws, candles, puzzles, placemats, and dozens more to choose from.

If that sounds too good to be true, we have more great news: by joining an online discount site such as Groupon you can save even more on your Shutterfly order, because there are discounts and coupons you can apply to your order. You can save up to 50 percent on some items, and you know what that means: you’ll have enough cash left over to order something for yourself! Imagine walking into the next game wearing a charm bracelet featuring your favorite future star, or drinking from a stainless steel cup with a collage of her best photos. It’s every superstar parent’s dream come true!

While you’re ordering don’t forget to make a list of holiday gift ideas, because every grandparent would love to have a photographic memory of their star athlete to show off. You might want to get something for the athlete too, so they have a memory of their glory days in years to come!