Day 39: Decorate It!

FamilySearch is encouraging us to index the millions of records that are ready for our eyes to see and fingers to type the information.  They are doing a fun Christmas tree decorating event for December.  Jump on board and index some records tonight!  How about doing your own Countdown to Christmas with this Christmas tree and ornaments!  Click on…

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Day 37: Share It!

We just had a great family reunion last Saturday.  We shared some fun ways to get going with family history.  I will post some details to help you plan your next family reunion soon.  Here is a video highlighting some of our ancestors.  What would they tell you if they were here to speak with you?  Share your feelings…

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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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