Arkiver’s Top 10 Thanksgiving Foods

Thanksgiving is a special time for most American families. For some it’s a time to provide life updates to family members who otherwise rarely communicate. Others share stories and revisit memories of years past through old photo albums and home videos. The traditions of Thanksgiving vary from family to family, however the tradition of eating is universal. While the special recipes and niche items vary from place to place, we here at Arkiver have put together our Top 10 list of staple foods that feature on most Thanksgiving tables across America…

Logan Metcalfe
Logan is the founder and CEO of Arkiver, a company dedicated to saving life stories. He lives in Greenville, SC with his wondeful wife and two children who inspired him to create Arkiver to preserve their family photos, videos and other memories and share them privately with his family back in New Zealand.
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5 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Be Thankful This Thanksgiving

Like many parents, we’ve had a lot of the “I want’s” around the house recently and any “thank you’s” have had to be painfully drawn out of the kids. This got me thinking… what can I do to help my kids be more naturally and genuinely grateful? Here’s five ideas, just in time for Thanksgiving…

 

Logan Metcalfe
Logan is the founder and CEO of Arkiver, a company dedicated to saving life stories. He lives in Greenville, SC with his wondeful wife and two children who inspired him to create Arkiver to preserve their family photos, videos and other memories and share them privately with his family back in New Zealand.
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How Are Memories Made (and Lost)?

How often do we remember things we’d rather forget and forget things we want to remember? Why do our brains retain some memories and discard others? It all comes down to our five senses, the emotions they trigger and repetition…

 

Logan Metcalfe
Logan is the founder and CEO of Arkiver, a company dedicated to saving life stories. He lives in Greenville, SC with his wondeful wife and two children who inspired him to create Arkiver to preserve their family photos, videos and other memories and share them privately with his family back in New Zealand.
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Show Your Silly Side on Halloween

There are so few opportunities to create indelible, positive memories in a young child’s mind. Halloween is one, if you choose to show your silly side….

 

Logan Metcalfe
Logan is the founder and CEO of Arkiver, a company dedicated to saving life stories. He lives in Greenville, SC with his wondeful wife and two children who inspired him to create Arkiver to preserve their family photos, videos and other memories and share them privately with his family back in New Zealand.
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5 Ways To Better Appreciate Life By Capturing Memories

What if the act of capturing memories could provide as much joy and meaning as looking back on them? Here are 5 ways the actual process of capturing memories can help you better appreciate life…

Logan Metcalfe
Logan is the founder and CEO of Arkiver, a company dedicated to saving life stories. He lives in Greenville, SC with his wondeful wife and two children who inspired him to create Arkiver to preserve their family photos, videos and other memories and share them privately with his family back in New Zealand.
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Storytelling for the Modern Family

Since the development of language, people have shared stories. Our prehistoric ancestors used stories to bond, teach, and entertain and today we continue to use stories for these same reasons. Not much has changed. Or has it?

 

While the power of stories to move us has remained constant, the main source of these stories has changed. Family stories have been replaced by those created by distant organizations, served up to us conveniently on our ever-present electronic devices. The fading presence of family in the narratives that inform our behavior is costing us dearly. It is time to bring family storytelling back.

Logan Metcalfe
Logan is the founder and CEO of Arkiver, a company dedicated to saving life stories. He lives in Greenville, SC with his wondeful wife and two children who inspired him to create Arkiver to preserve their family photos, videos and other memories and share them privately with his family back in New Zealand.
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A New Way to Journal For Age-Old Reasons

As we flip through family albums and cringe at our high school prom photos, we notice how much we’ve changed. How was that hairstyle ever fashionable? Pictures create a timeline of our physical changes through the years, but how often do we think about how we’ve changed internally?

 

Logan Metcalfe
Logan is the founder and CEO of Arkiver, a company dedicated to saving life stories. He lives in Greenville, SC with his wondeful wife and two children who inspired him to create Arkiver to preserve their family photos, videos and other memories and share them privately with his family back in New Zealand.
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8 Ways We Fail to Preserve Our Memories

The stories of our lives are being lost. We now carry mobile devices that can snap photos, record videos and communicate what is going on in our lives via our social networks but we fail to record many meaningful stories of our lives and we do a poor job of organizing and preserving our exploding volume of digital memories. Here are 8 ways we fail to preserve our memories…

Logan Metcalfe
Logan is the founder and CEO of Arkiver, a company dedicated to saving life stories. He lives in Greenville, SC with his wondeful wife and two children who inspired him to create Arkiver to preserve their family photos, videos and other memories and share them privately with his family back in New Zealand.
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