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Power of Visualization
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Power of Visualization to Achieve Your Genealogy Goals

Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here? The Cheshire Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to. Alice: I don’t much care where. The Cheshire Cat: Then it doesn’t much matter which way you go. Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland This is probably […]

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Planning for Your Genealogy Retirement
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Planning for Genealogy Retirement

It seems hard to believe, but not everyone will be able to do genealogy until they take their last breath. It’s important that we start planning for our genealogy retirement and ask ourselves, what are we going to do with our research when we’re done or no longer able to be involved? The hardest part […]

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The Most Important Thing To Do In Genealogy This Year

  Why is it that we overlook or ignore easy tasks? Is it because those easy tasks are too readily forgotten, despite how important they are? It’s easy to scan through your email inbox and quickly delete the unwanted material. Right? It seems simple enough and is a time-saving decluttering tip repeatedly shared in social […]

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A Few Task To Help Organize Your Genealogy
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Get Your Genealogy Organized In Short Bursts

Are you tired of being disorganized when it comes to family files and genealogical records? There are a number of tasks that you can do to become more organized any time of the year, instead of always waiting for “spring cleaning.” The best tip is to be clutter. There is no point in organizing outdated, […]

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What Tools Can Help Me Transcribe Audio Files?

Does your family have audio interviews? Ask anyone who doesn’t have a sound recording of their departed relative and they’ll tell you that such recordings are priceless. However, an audio recording can be lost in a heartbeat and are often not as useful as they could be without a transcription. With a transcription, you can […]

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Have You Updated Your Contacts?

Do you send annual Christmas cards? I know I am. Shhhh, don’t tell anyone who’ll have a panic attack, but Christmas will be here before you know it. So it’s time to update your mailing list. Christmas card sending often involves the older generation. It is a fading tradition that out most people don’t like. […]

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3 Methods for Organizing Your Genealogy
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3 Methods for Organizing Your Genealogy

Do you have a house full of genealogical records that are completely unorganized? Did you inherit genealogy from someone else and don’t know what to do with it? Well, there are three methods of organizing your materials so that you can access what you need quickly in the future. Before I can explain the methodology, […]

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It Should Be Organized
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Memory Keeping
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If Family History Matters, It Should Be Organized

For several months I’ve focused on family history for busy people whether they are parents, grandparents, single adults. The purpose of this invitation to all, including those with full calendars, is that if your family matters, your memories should be preserved and the sooner, the better. Some say childhood memories never fade. But that’s simply […]

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Memory Keeping
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Grow With Me Boxes Preserve Childhood Memories

“I didn’t realize how I had saved for my oldest son and my younger daughters have so little.” Do you say these words as a mother of multiple children? Or do you feel overwhelmed with the school and artwork that your kids bring home or produce? Do you wonder how you can preserve the precious […]

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Daily Life Binders: Organization Meets Genealogy

Who has time for family history when their daily activities are out of control? Is it possible to be more organized with your everyday life while creating a family history keepsake in the process? Of course, there is! Think of your ancestors. Do you know what they did day to day? Do you wish you […]

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