Day 8: Be Inspired!

Today is the Sabbath and what a better way to spend Sunday then in finding your ancestors.  Today, we had Stake Conference which was a broadcast from Salt Lake City.  If you are not a member of the LDS church, a stake conference happens twice a year where we hear from the leaders of the church to help strengthen…

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Day 7: Find Your Cousins

When I first started getting into family history, I found most of my success finding cousins.  I had a grandmother from my mom's side and a grandfather from my dad's side that had done a lot of family history work on my direct grandparents.  When I moved to Pennsylvania and discovered that Pottstown, the very town we moved too,…

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Day 6: Find a Grave

Since today is Halloween, I found this article about how it used to be a time to serve others and how some young men decided to do the same thing, it is called Olden-Days Halloween.  It talks about how in a certain town "people wore special costumes and went around town doing good deeds, such as taking food and…

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Day 3: Find a Story

Day 3: Find a Story.  I want you to dig through your "Memories" and "People" from yesterday's task.  When you see an interesting photo, click on it and see if their is a story about that ancestor.  If not, move on to another photo until you find one.  If you are the first to comment on this post with…

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Family History: Family Home Evening Lesson 2

The Family History Lesson #2 is about the stories of your ancestors.  I thought it would be fun to talk about our ancestors and how they are Super Heroes because they truly are.  They sacrificed so much so that we could be blessed to live in this time.  I invited my parents over to share with my kids a…

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National Grandparents Day

I didn't realize that yesterday, Sunday the 8th, was National Grandparents Day until my amazing and talented cousin posted a picture on facebook.  We were in California celebrating the safe return of my parents from their mission to Africa.  You can read more about their exciting adventures online. It is so great to have them back.  You have to understand…

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