Archive Tips

Christmas Gift Idea for Everyone — Home Movies to DVD

Christ­mas sea­son is upon us and it’s time to come up with ulti­mate gift for the hol­i­days. There’s noth­ing more mean­ing­ful than giv­ing the gift of clas­sic fam­ily movie. I’m not refer­ring to It’s a Won­der­ful Life or Mir­a­cle on 34th Street. I’m refer­ring to the clas­sic movies you recorded through the years of your fam­ily. The hol­i­days, birth­days and all the spe­cial occa­sions that make up your history.

Fam­ily Doc­u­men­taries is a local Boise, Idaho busi­ness that trans­fers videos and film to dig­i­tal for­mats, includ­ing DVD. Since 1999, Jim Rei­den­baugh has helped thou­sands of fam­i­lies pre­serve their mem­o­ries to DVD. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion con­tact Jim at (208) 331‑3456, or visit Fam­ily Doc­u­men­taries at .

Archive Tips: Safeguard Your Videos and Photos — Two Copies are Better than One

When you trans­fer old videos to DVD, or dig­i­tal pho­tos to disc, make an extra copy and mail to a trusted friend or fam­ily mem­ber. Fires, floods and other nat­ural dis­as­ters can be dev­as­tat­ing enough with­out loos­ing your only copy of irre­place­able  images. How do you safe­guard your videos and photos?