I haven't really ever made a photo book before, but I had this little idea in my head for awhile and finally had some time to do it.
I made Patrick an ABC book...just simple letters with one of my photos that start with that letter. It's probably a little late for this age-wise, but it helps him with his sounds and he loves it. And it helped me get the hang of whipping something like this together. I am hooked! (Much easier than my cookbook and so much less time-consuming!)
I chose a soft cover, 8x8 size, and made the cover page in Picasa. (If interested, you can see my scrapbook tutorials on how to do that.)