Memorial Day: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

The Red, White and Blue Along the roads of America on Memorial Day, you will find 1000’s of US Flags proudly waving in the air.  It symbolizes a nation of freedom, choice and prosperity, yet it hasn’t always been that way for all Americans nor is it that way for many people here in the […]

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10 Days of Christmas Mini Advent Calendar #LIGHTtheWORLD

#LighttheWorld Christmas Advent Calendar Pocket Size

Did you miss the Christmas advent calendar or the Children’s Light the World Calendar for this month? No problem, we have you covered! This is a simple and easy 10 Day Mini Advent Calendar “ON-THE-GO” for all you busy mamas that want to focus on Jesus Christ during Christmas, but do not have the time […]

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FamilySearch Indexing Event

FamilySearch Indexing Event

Unlock Your Past Have you ever wondered where you came from?  Why you look a certain way or maybe like certain things?  Could it have anything to do with your heritage and those ancestors that came before you? Discovering your past is the key to answering some of those questions.  One of my most favorite […]

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The Price for Freedom

At the end of the school year, my son promoted from 8th grade. At the beginning of the ceremony, the choir sang the national anthem while everyone stood with their hands over their heart. I have always felt such pride in what that song as well as the Pledge of Allegiance stands for. As I […]

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Why share Family History with Kids?

  There are many hurtles that prevent people from learning about their family history.  They might be really busy, not have the education to know where to begin or a million other reasons why, but kids?  Well, their only stumbling block is us as their parents! What child doesn’t love sitting on their parents lap […]

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Hope through Tragedy

When I was a young child, we would often go to Maywood to go visit my grandmother.  She was always so much fun and I loved her with all my little girl heart.  My cousins also lived with her and so many times when we came to visit we would often play with our cousins. […]

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Family History: A Tombstone Miracle

What a blessing it is to search and find our ancestors. I love the quote by President Thomas S. Monson when he said, "I testify that when we do all we can to accomplish the work that is before us, the Lord will make available to us the sacred key needed to unlock the treasure […]

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Lesson 1: Indexing “What is Indexing All About?”

This Lesson on Indexing goes along with the entire series of Family History Passport Course Materials that are in the works.   Lesson 1: Indexing  What is Indexing All About? What is Indexing? A team of FamilySearch experts travel around the world gathering the records of the world digitally. They capture pictures that then need […]

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Wise Words from a Young Woman

Today, during Stake Conference, one of my amazing Beehive girls spoke about Family History.  Let me just say that she did an amazing job and everyone was inspired by her words.  I loved it so much that I asked her if she wouldn't mind sharing her talk with me so that I could post parts […]

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