Day 33: Give Thanks

Today is Thanksgiving and what a better way to spend a few minutes after you have filled your belly with yummy food and filled your heart with great conversations with your loved ones than to find out more about your ancestors.  Today, we are going to see what we can find out about how our ancestors celebrated the holidays…

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Day 32: Connect

Today's challenge is to find out how you connect to your ancestors.  What are some things about the country your ancestors are from that you feel connected too?  Once you find out more about where they came from, teach your children about how you feel connected to them.  During our Youth Conference which was all about Family History, I…

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Day 31: Save It!

My mother is the Queen of saving important documents.  She has kept so many of my memories alive by the things she has saved for me when I was a child.  I have some hair from my first hair cut as a baby, my first tithing slip when I paid a few pennies, my first handwriting, many art pieces,…

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Day 30: Facebook

Just 10 more days left for our Family History Challenge.  I hope it has been a success so far.  I'd love to hear your stories, feel free to post any comments on one of your favorite posts from this series.  Today, we are going to talk about how to use Facebook in your family history research. Even if you…

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Day 29: Research Log

Today, we are going to continue with Day 28: Organize It!  Below is a simple Research Log that you can use while you find information about your ancestors.  Feel free to leave a comment and let me know if you would like some more information included on this worksheet.  Also, grab a fun family history binder cover for free…

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Day 28: Organize It!

It is important to organize your family history work. I know just the word "organize" can give me the heebeegeebees, but it is vital.  Not only is it important to be organized in your family research for yourself, but also for your children and others that will be helping you on this journey.  Here's a couple images of how I…

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