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Gifting Free Memoir Books to Centenarians

Gifting Free Memoir Books to Centenarians

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
We are thrilled to announce that No Story Lost is offering a free Chronicle book package to any Centenarian (100 years old or older). The package, valued at $1,099 USD, includes approximately 12,000 words and 24 pictures.
Then vs Than? What's the Difference and How To Get It Right

Then vs Than? What's the Difference and How To Get It Right

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
The English language is full of examples of words that sound alike but mean entirely different things. In this post, we will discuss "then" vs "than" and will explain how to use them in conjunction with other phrases. We will provide context for each word and meaning so that by the end, you should be able to use these two words without any confusion!
Navigating the World of Senior Independent Living

Navigating the World of Senior Independent Living

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
There comes a point in our lives where we need to consider a shift to a retirement home or an independent living facility. The day-to-day of taking care of a family home and yard might become too much, or we may just want to enjoy life without the burden of daily chores. With services and amenities like cleaning services, organized events, and meal plans, residents of independent living communities are free to focus on what makes them happy.
Secrets from Grandma's Kitchen: The Lasting Legacy of Family Recipe Books

Secrets from Grandma's Kitchen: The Lasting Legacy of Family Recipe Books

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost

Every recipe tells its own story and provides us with a glimpse into our family's heritage. Who doesn't smell cinnamon buns, without being reminded of mornings at grandma's? The fragrant aroma of curry reminds us of lively family dinners. Even something as simple as muffins (yes, even the healthy ones with nuts and raisins!) can bring out special memories of time spent with friends and loved ones.

Capturing Your Family's Heritage: Encouraging Your Parents to Share Their Stories

Capturing Your Family's Heritage: Encouraging Your Parents to Share Their Stories

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
Encouraging your parents to tell their stories is an investment worth taking! By highlighting the importance of their experiences, offering your support, and creating a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere, you can encourage them to open up and share. Remember that their willingness to reveal their personal stories is a valuable gift, and the tales they share will form a lasting legacy cherished by future generations.
Too vs. To: Navigating the Differences Between Two Common Words

Too vs. To: Navigating the Differences Between Two Common Words

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
"Too" and "to" often trip up writers due to their similar sound and spelling. While "too" indicates excess or addition, "to" serves as a preposition or infinitive marker. Misusing them can cloud meaning. This article demystifies their distinct roles, helping readers confidently use each word in context.
Seize the Moment: The Importance of Recording Life Stories Before Time Runs Out

Seize the Moment: The Importance of Recording Life Stories Before Time Runs Out

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost

We're thrilled to introduce a special guest post from Carly Hickey of ACE Planning Company. Coming from an advanced care perspective, Carly passionately expresses the importance of capturing and sharing life stories. She believes we shouldn't wait for "someday" and illustrates how these tales can be essential tools in caring for our loved ones. Read on to hear her unique insights and understand why preserving memories is more than just an act of nostalgia.

Breaking It Down: The Difference Between 'Its' and 'It's'

Breaking It Down: The Difference Between 'Its' and 'It's'

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
It's no surprise that "it's" and "its" often trip up writers; they sound identical but serve entirely different roles in a sentence. One's a handy contraction, the other, a possessive pronoun. This article will dive into the nuances of each, ensuring you master their usage every time.
Discovering Joy in Retirement: The Path to Blissful Golden Years

Discovering Joy in Retirement: The Path to Blissful Golden Years

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost

Retirement isn't just clocking out for good; it's stepping into a whole new adventure. Yes, it can be weird not having the 9-to-5 grind, and sometimes you might feel a bit lost, but it's the perfect time to start new hobbies, spend time with loved ones, or even take on that project you've always thought about.

Planning Your Ultimate Trip to Costa Rica: A Journey into Pura Vida

Planning Your Ultimate Trip to Costa Rica: A Journey into Pura Vida

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
Costa Rica is hands-down our favorite spot on the planet. Between the beaches and jungles, it's like every day here is a new chapter in the best story we've ever lived. This beautiful country, soaked in the essence of ‘Pura Vida’, or ‘Pure Life’, provides unforgettable memories and experiences that resonate deeply with the spirit of adventure.
Tim's No Story Lost book

Tim's Story Book

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
Tim and his family were the winners of our "free book" contest. His daughters applied because the...
The Best Autobiographies of All Time

The Best Autobiographies of All Time

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost

Autobiographies give us a sneak peek into famous people's lives, turning them into real people, with real feelings. By reading their stories, we learn powerful lessons, become inspired, and realize that every person has a unique story worth telling.

Discover the incredible power of personal stories with our picks below of some of the greatest autobiographies in history.

Celebrating 50 Years of Love: Unique and Meaningful 50th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

Celebrating 50 Years of Love: Unique and Meaningful 50th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost

Are you finding it difficult to choose the perfect gift for a golden wedding anniversary—something that truly celebrates half a century of love and commitment? We've carefully curated a list of unique and meaningful golden anniversary gifts, guaranteed to bring a golden smile.

Whether you're looking for something traditional, personalized, or utterly unique, we've got ideas to make this an occasion the couple won't soon forget!

Behind-the-Scenes Insights into the Dynamic Cast of Dragons' Den

Behind-the-Scenes Insights into the Dynamic Cast of Dragons' Den

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost

We wanted to follow up on a previous post about our experience on Dragons' Den from September 2022. We learned a lot from our time in the Den and have so much respect for the Dragons, that we wanted to dedicate a post just for them!

Guiding Words: The Top Inspirational Quotes For a Fulfilling Life

Guiding Words: The Top Inspirational Quotes For a Fulfilling Life

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost

Inspirational quotes are powerful words of wisdom that uplift and motivate us or guide us through life's ups and downs. From leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. and Mahatma Gandhi to visionaries like Steve Jobs and John Lennon, their words inspire us to be courageous, compassionate, and resilient.

 

Picture and quote from Fuad's memory book talking about happy memories from his childhood

Fuad's Story Book

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
We learned so much about life, philosophy, and humanity from Dr. Fuad Mudawwar. It was an honour ...
A Story Terrace Alternative: An In-depth Comparison of No Story Lost and Story Terrace

A Story Terrace Alternative: An In-depth Comparison of No Story Lost and Story Terrace

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost

As our population ages, there has been an increasing demand to capture and record life stories to pass along to future generations. Both No Story Lost and Story Terrace have emerged as growing leaders in this field, offering individuals the opportunity to record beautiful memoirs about their lives.

Securing Your Legacy: A Complete Guide to Starting Your Family Trust

Securing Your Legacy: A Complete Guide to Starting Your Family Trust

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
Ever dream about leaving a safety net for your kids and grandkids? One that can keep them afloat no matter what life throws at them? That's what family trusts can do. The good news is that you don't need to be a financial wizard to understand how they work. In this blog, we're going to discuss family trusts in a simple, jargon-free way. 
Preserving Precious Memories: Documenting Your Loved One's Legacy

Preserving Precious Memories: Documenting Your Loved One's Legacy

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost

By keeping a record of our family history, we're linking the past and future, passing down not just the facts, but also feelings, important values, and the heart and soul of our family story.

Memories can get blurry over time, but by using different ways to interview and document, we can make sure these important pieces of our past are kept safe and valued as a forever tribute to the people and experiences that made us who we are.

Bob and Barb looking at their No Story Lost gift book

Bob and Barb's Story

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
Bob and Barb's family got together a few weekends ago for a special family event, and they all we...
Quote page from Gonnie's story book talking about the magic of holding a baby.

Gonnie's Story

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
Gonnie’s family came to us because they were looking for a gift for someone who has everything. T...
Photo of Sunny and Laiza's book showcasing a quote where they are taking about fulfuling the American dream

Sunny and Laiza's Story

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
Sunny and Laiza are living examples of the American dream and we are so happy that we were able t...
Glasses resting on a My Life Story manuscript

Crafting Your Legacy: Writing an Unforgettable Autobiography

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
At No Story Lost, we help clients write their own amazing tales - see our home page for more info...
Inside image of Germana's story book

Germana's Story

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
We'll never forget creating Germana’s memory book. She is an incredible woman who has gone throug...
Cover of David's book "Magical Memories"

David's Story

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
We loving creating story books for families because we get to meet so many incredible people.  Th...
A page with a quote from Bruce's memorial book

Bruce's Story

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
We just shipped off a very special book to New Zealand. Bruce M. passed away many years ago and i...
Fuad's Story

Fuad's Story

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
We learned so much about life, philosophy, and humanity from Dr. Fuad Mudawwar. It was an honour ...
Susan's No Story Lost book - picture on top of climbing a mountain

Susan's Story

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
We are so glad that Susan’s family bought her a NoStory Lost book so she could tell her life stor...
Eleanor's No Story Lost book - pink and purple cover

Eleanor's Story

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
Our interviewer/writer Heather got a special surprise when she learned that she would be working ...
Our Dragons' Den Experience

Our Dragons' Den Experience

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Written by Andrew Hall
We were lucky enough to get No Story Lost onto Dragon's Den in 2022 and pitch the Dragons on our ...
Shirley's Memoir Story Book

Shirley's Story

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
Some projects are harder than others. When Emily and Annie first came to No Story Lost to create ...
Thanks, Mathias Reding

The Region-Beta Paradox - When Good is the Enemy of Great

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Written by Andrew Hall
Something in your life isn't going so well. If only it was worse. 30 second summary: The Region-B...
Pexels Taryn Elliot

The Top Regrets People Have at the End of Their Lives

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Written by Andrew Hall
What do people regret at the end of their lives?  What will you regret at the end of yours? At No...
Sam's Story

Sam's Story

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
Sam and Kelly just got married. Sam came to us to create a very special gift for his new wife. We...
Jenni's Story

Jenni's Story

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
A recent trend popping up here at No Story Lost is children buying projects as gifts for their pa...
Barbara's Story

Barbara's Story

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Written by Heather - No Story Lost
Barbara’s family approached No Story Lost last fall because they wanted to get a very special gif...

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