Anybody else getting excited out there?! The biggest genealogy conference of the year is just one month away! RootsTech 2018 will happen Feb 28th – Mar 3rd at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Here are some of the exciting RootsTech announcements we’ve received thus far: President Dallin H. Oaks & […]
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This post is part of the #FHforChildren Blog Linkup at http://familylocket.com/family-history-for-children-blog-link-up/teaching-children-genealogy-skills-blog-link-up-january-2018/ In a day and age when records are becoming more and more available online, it can be easy to forget that this world still contains libraries and archives FULL of useful information … information that is NOT yet online! (What!? We can’t find everything we […]
2017 was an amazing year. I completed a B.H.A.G. (Big Hairy Audacious Goal). The goal was to become an Accredited Genealogist® … let me tell you what that means. ICAPGenSM (The International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists) is a credentialing organization that offers rigorous testing to genealogists interested in proving their expertise and demonstrating […]
This week, Dad taught the kids a new game … “Hide the Thimble.” He learned it as a boy from his Grandma Greenhalgh. Sweet Grandma passed away five years ago, so the littlest kids in our family didn’t know her. But now they know her game! To play, everyone goes to another room while one […]
RootsTech 2018 will be here before you know it! It’s time to register your family for RootsTech’s Family Discovery Day. If you and your kids live in or around Salt Lake City, don’t miss this wonderful event at the Salt Palace Convention Center on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Kids age 8 and older are welcome […]
Happy Holidays! We have a special present for you. As part of the #FHforChildren Blog Link Up about traditions, and the Cookie Exchange Blog Party at mydescendantsancestors.com, we’re sharing our great-great-grandma’s amazing orange cookie recipe! This is absolutely one of the yummiest traditions in our family history. First, let us tell you a little about […]
Today we are happy to be honoring our fathers and mothers with the #LightTheWorld campaign. The kids in our family not only gave their parents a big hug today, they’ve also been thinking about their forefathers and foremothers. When asked “which of your ancestors made a difference in the world?” … these are their responses: […]
Have you heard? RootsTech 2018 is sponsoring a Photo + Story competition. Canon and Dell are providing prizes … this is going to be GOOD. The competition goes hand-in-hand with the exciting announcement that one of the RootsTech keynote speakers is Brandon Stanton, photographer of the Humans of New York project. To enter the contest, you […]
HAPPY THANKSGIVING! We’re thankful for our family, our family history, and family history conferences like ROOTSTECH. Today’s the day! The Genealogy Kids are thrilled to announce that … AMY FRAIKIN is the winner of our RootsTech 2018 Giveaway! Thank you to everyone who entered our contest and told us why you want to go to […]
Warning: This post could make you hungry. We’re getting ready for Thanksgiving at our house. We eat just like you do on Thanksgiving … turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce. But there are a few essentials to our feast that you may not recognize … Grandma Hansen’s Cinnamon Candied Apples. Little candy/nut cups. Creamed Corn. […]
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