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 […]
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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. […]
GREAT news! The Genealogy Kids are giving away a ROOTSTECH 2018 Full Conference Pass! The 4-day pass (valued at $279) includes: over 300 classes Keynote / General sessions Innovation Showcase Expo hall Evening events To enter our contest, comment on this post telling us why YOU want to go to RootsTech! You can earn up to […]
This past weekend, FamilySearch held their annual Worldwide Indexing Event. The Greenhalgh Family held a Family-wide Indexing Event to support FamilySearch’s cause. All eight of us participated, although the 3-year-old was less helpful than others (he helped eat the refreshments). The 6-year-old helped the 37-year-old, the 9-year-old helped the 36-year-old, and the teenagers helped themselves […]
Halloween is coming up … seems like an appropriate time to talk about cemeteries. Cemeteries are mysterious and scary, right? No!! Cemeteries are beautiful and amazing! Even the old ones! Kids can have a wonderful time exploring cemeteries with their parents or grandparents. Here are some tips to make your cemetery visits more fun: Pick […]
This post is part of the #FHforChildren October Blog Link Up hosted by FamilyLocket. Click here for more great family history gift ideas for children. As the holiday’s approach, here’s an easy homemade gift idea for the young people in your life: A personalized, framed family tree, kid-style! Items needed: 1 sheet of 12×12 family […]
“The Genealogy Kids” blog is thrilled to be an official Ambassador of RootsTech for the 3rd year in a row! What is RootsTech? Let us tell you. RootsTech is the largest family history conference in the world! It happens in Salt Lake City, Utah each year at the Salt Palace. In 2018, RootsTech will be […]