Month: November 2016

lightbox photo of military bracelet with overlay "grab a camera and preserve your keepsakes"
Photo Friday
Preserving

Grab A Camera And Preserve the Keepsakes

Family history can be found in the keepsakes that belonged to our ancestors and that are in our homes or those of older living relatives. Do you have a digital camera that’s sitting in a box somewhere and you’re afraid to use it? It’s time to grab that camera and take some beginner shots of […]

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Editorial

Genealogy Gratitude for Online Options

As a genealogist, we have so much to be thankful for.  The one that top my chart is online genealogy. I have the opportunity to work as a volunteer at a local Family History Center. My children are older and my eldest two are old enough to watch the others while my hubby and I […]

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Writing Family History

Family History for Busy Lives: 8 Gift Ideas

Do you have family members who have the urge to preserve their family history but their lives are too busy to accomplish anything? Well, plan ahead for Christmas and buy a few of these projects. If you’re really an awesome relative, you could ‘catch them up’ by adding a few photos that you have to […]

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Inspiration

What is Your Recurring Lesson in Genealogy?

Many of us will have a recurring lesson that we learn while doing genealogy. Some of us find our lessons deal with the importance of organization. Some of us learn to cite our sources (or rather, we learn we should be citing our sources). What is the recurring lesson I have to keep learning? I’m […]

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