With the advent of more affordable computer technology, it's becoming easier for folks to produce things like family photo albums, computer-generated scrapbook pages and even producing professional photo albums by uploading photos to on-line photo album printing companies.
One of the things people are discovering is the use of vanity publishers to have their family "history" books produced and printed-on-demand. This might be something that some of us would like to consider -- particularly if we have an interesting family history and colorful characters in the family.
I've written more about this at Preserving Family History Through Technology
BUT, I know that many of you have creative ideas of your own -- so please share!