Who Do You Think You Are?

I just finished watching Who Do You Think You Are on TLC with Christina Applegate. As a Genealogist it was fun watching her go through the processes of researching her Grandparents. During the 40’s just at the peak of the Depression, and beginning of WWII, life was so difficult for families. Right now through September [Read On]

iMemories 25% off

Bring decades of photos, slides, and videos into the digital era. Relive your favorite memories at iMemories and get 25% off.

Hadfield and Cumberbatch intersteller cousins

Have you heard that Ancestry.ca is making headlines across the world with the release of it’s exciting announcement. It seems that the recently returned astronaut Chris Hadfield isn’t the only one in his family with an desire to explore the final frontier. Ancestry.ca recently discovered that Commander Hadfield is the 6th cousin to Star Trek [Read On]

Census Research

  I really learned a lot last year while I volunteered transcribed the 1940’s US Census. It was very fun and educational at the same time. Right now this month’s value pack at Shop Family Tree is  the Census Research Value pack. This pack will help you find websites with census records and dates. What [Read On]

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Vintage Shamrock

Here is another wonderful Vintage kit from Touched by a Butterfly-Vintage Shamrock. Some of my families roots can be traced back to Ireland/Scotland when my Akin Ancestors migrated to America in the 1700’s. I have a lot of wonderful information about the Akin family history from my Great Great Aunt Lovella, who was only a [Read On]

Genealogy Conference

I really enjoy attending Conferences, and today’s Genealogy Conference with ICAPGen.org was just as much fun as other Conferences. I met so many wonderful people and learned so much. Tonight I wanted to share a new book that one of the Instructors had written on Social Media: The Social Media Guide for Ancestral Research/Applying Web 2.0 [Read On]

ICAPGen Conference

This weekend is the ICAPGen.org Genealogy Conference. ICAPGen.org is where Genealogists can obtain their Accreditation in Genealogy. There are Genealogists for Hobby, Accredited Genealogists, and Certified Genealogists. My overall goal is to become a Certified Genealogist through the Board of Certified Genealogists.  When I made this decision there were three books I bought to help [Read On]

Research made easier

Researching your family history can be challenging at times. When I first was learning to do research with my Grandma, it meant contacting record departments, and visiting libraries. Now you can connect almost instantly with relatives via the internet. Ancestry.com and other sites has made sharing information much easier. You can Try Ancestry.ca FREE for 14 [Read On]

Mastering Ancestry.com

This month Family Tree Store mega kit is Mastering Ancestry.com. Each month Family Tree has wonderful kits that are perfect additions to your Genealogy Collection. This months collection includes:   Ancestry.com Web Guide Digital Download Start with this comprehensive 8-page guide before you dive into the detail! The Ancestry.com Web Guide gives you: an in-depth [Read On]