Your Best Gift Idea for Grandma

Text your photos and we'll mail 4x6 prints to your
Nana. Grandma. Grandpa. Papa. Grannie. Nonnie. Mimi. Grampy. Oma. Pop Pop. Mom. Dad. Sister. Brother. Savta. Pappoús. Abuela. Bumpa. Tsalisi. Grand dad. Gigi. Meemaw. Buhbee. self.
Jane

How it works

SIGN UP

Sign up, get your unique NanaGram number, and invite your siblings.

TEXT PHOTOS

There's no app to download. Just text your photos. You control what photos go to print on our website.

DELIVER LOVE

Each month, we develop and mail 4x6 prints to your Nana.

Ready to be the favorite grandkid?

Print, not pixels

Unlimited family members

Invite your whole family, no matter how big and crazy. Everyone gets a NanaGram login and can view what's being posted.

Mid 90s Cook Family photo
Mid 90s Cook Family photo

Unlimited family members

Invite your whole family, no matter how big and crazy. Everyone gets a NanaGram login and can view what's being posted.

33% bigger

Our 4x6 prints are 33% bigger than iPhone — easier on the eyes for folks who wear glasses. They're photo-lab quality on Kodak and Fuji paper.

High quailty 4x4 and 4x6 prints

33% bigger

Our 4x6 prints are 33% bigger than iPhone — easier on the eyes for folks who wear glasses. They're photo-lab quality on Kodak and Fuji paper.

High quailty 4x4 and 4x6 prints

Tell a story with photo captions

Add a comment when you text your photo and it'll be added as a caption to the print.

NanaGram captions feature
NanaGram captions feature

Tell a story with photo captions

Add a comment when you text your photo and it'll be added as a caption to the print.

Never miss a photo

We'll send reminders 2 weeks, 1 week and 3 days from the ship date to ensure maximum happiness is delivered.

Screen grab of text message reminders from NanaGram

Never miss a photo

We'll send reminders 2 weeks, 1 week and 3 days from the ship date to ensure maximum happiness is delivered.

Screen grab of text message reminders from NanaGram

Total control

Control what photos get sent and adjust captions on our website.

NanaGram website features
NanaGram website features

Total control

Control what photos get sent and adjust captions on our website.

Ready to be the favorite grandkid?

Happy NanaGrammers

Jane

She loved them.
-Paul from Weymouth, MA


Every month I get a package in the mail with pictures of my adorable grandkids. Thanks to #NanaGram !

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My sweet grand baby! I get pics every month ❤️❤️ #nanagram #glamma #sophizzleowns

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Grannie loves her #nanagram it keeps her connected to her grandkids all the way across the country @rockinm303

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Fair pricing & no trickery

Every order includes printing and shipping so all you have to do is text your photos and wait for a call from your loved one. Cancelling is easy with zero trickery.

Shipping to:

Premier

10 photos
$7.99 / mo First month $5.35

Happy

25 photos
$12.99 / mo First month $8.70

Elated

50 photos
$19.99 / mo First month $13.39

Mind blown

100 photos
$34.99 / mo First month $23.44

We also offer multi-shipment plans. Send the same set of photos to multiple people for $1 off on each additional shipment. Upgrade to a multi-shipment plan after sign up.

Premier 🇨🇦

10 photos
$11.99 / mo USD First month $8.03 USD

Happy 🇨🇦

25 photos
$16.99 / mo USD First month $11.38 USD

Elated 🇨🇦

50 photos
$23.99 / mo USD First month $16.07 USD

Mind blown 🇨🇦

100 photos
$38.99 / mo USD First month $26.12 USD

We also offer multi-shipment plans. Send the same set of photos to multiple people for $1 off on each additional shipment. Upgrade to a multi-shipment plan after sign up.

Ready to be the favorite grandkid?

Our story

Grandpa's 94th birthday

Celebrating Grandpa Cook's 94th birthday

I’m Alex Cook and together with my brother Andy, we built NanaGram as a gift to our late grandfather Tirrell Cook (Grandpa to us) for his 94th birthday.

When Grandpa stopped driving at 93, I started making more of an effort to visit. It started with errands to the grocery store and bank and quickly morphed into adventures with Grandpa. After breakfast or errands, Grandpa would detour me all around Boston’s South Shore to talk history, geneology and marvel at everything, big and small. Later in life, I became “his barber.”

Grandpa and I holding lobsters on his birthday

Grandpa loved lobster rolls.

Grandpa and Grandma Cook lived in their home together for over 60 years. Over the years, my siblings and I would visit our grandparents as often as possible. Grandma and Grandpa loved going through videos and photos on our phones. We tried countless times to set them up with computers, iPads, and other screens but nothing stuck. If we had the time, sometimes we’d send a batch of photos to print a local 1-hour photo but it was challenging to be consistent. So often when we’d go home, our photos and videos went with us.

At Grandpa Cook’s 94th birthday, I bought a couple twin live lobsters (Grandpa loved his lobster rolls) thinking there’s no way any of my siblings could top my gift. Sure enough, my brother Andy unveiled a prototype for a text-to-print service he called “InstaGrandpa” and asked me to help him finish building it. We decided to name the product NanaGram, after our Mom, and launched on Reddit. Now thousands of NanaGrammers are delivering photos to hundreds of grandparents across the US and Canada every month. Our regular photo deliveries spark an increase in phone calls and visits, bringing families closer together. In the words of Grandpa Cook, “Isn’t that wonderful!”


Alexander Addison Cook
Chief Oldest Grandson

Alex and Andy at the kids table

Alex & Andy at the kids table, circa early 90s.

Getting Vitamin D while working on NanaGram

Getting Vitamin D while working on NanaGram.

We grew up and grew beards.

We grew up and grew beards.

Ready to be the favorite grandkid?

Help

Get help by email or call/text 617-356-7849. We read and respond to every message, typically within a few hours.

Grandma Cook, Alex, and a giant chocolate bar.

Frequently Asked Questions

What will my Nana get?
We ship classic printed photos on Kodak and Fuji paper, perfect for framing, albums, and the fridge. You can choose matte or glossy. The prints are 4"x6" and 4"x4" (for square images). Your loved one doesn't need any technology. They just receive a plain, white envelope each month with your photos inside. We include a free cover photo which lists out the names and, phone numbers, and mailing addresses of everyone on the account. (We hope to spark more letters and packages in the mail from your loved one.)

What if a family member sends in a photo I don't like?
You have total control over which photos go to print on our website. We send a text message reminder 3 days before print with a reminder to review.

What happens if I send more than 10 photos?
If and when you go over your account's limit, we still save every photo sent in. We ship the first 10 photos (or whatever your account limit) and the remaining photos roll over to next month. You can also get bonus photos in our referral program or upgrade your account in a jiffy.

Why not just use a digital photo frame or Facebook?
Over the years people have tried lots of different ways to share photos with their grandparents. While digital photo frames and Facebook require your loved one to have an Internet connection, NanaGram lets them continue living an offline lifestyle. Facebook is also a relatively public social network whereas on NanaGram you can treat your account as a private social network for your family (check out our privacy policy) and post photos you might not otherwise post to Facebook. Digital photo frames require setup need to always be plugged in. While a digital photo frame displays photos in one place, the sky is the limit with your NanaGram prints - They can go on the fridge, in albums, in frames, or even be taped on random walls :) Plus, there's something magical about printed photos which you just don't get from a glowing screen.

Do you ship internationally?
We are currently ship to the US and Canada. However, we're actively working to deliver to Nanas all over. If you want to see NanaGram in your country, please drop your email on our waitlist.

Do you work with nursing homes and assited living homes?
Absolutely. Learn more about our partnership program which gives your residents $1 off and lets you use NanaGram as a free activity.

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