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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.