We are two Cincinnati women who left the corporate world behind to follow our mutual passion for telling stories and preserving family memories. We are mothers, wives, daughters, sisters, writers, community volunteers and curious citizens of the world. We use the experiences of our lives and work to help you honor your loved ones or preserve your own stories. It is work we are honored to do. Read more About Us and Beyond the Trees.


Very simply, we help you create and give the BEST GIFT EVER. Truly personal everlasting gifts of love and appreciation, perfect for any occasion. Tears of joy – guaranteed, with no extra charge. Are you searching for gift ideas for a loved one’s milestone birthday or anniversary? Is someone graduating, or training for a marathon? Our Collaborative Photo Memory Books allow friends and family to share in the occasion with memories and love. And a Storied Lives Oral History Package makes the perfect holiday gift for mom and dad – a gift that says “I love you” and “I want to hear your stories.”