WIN a 2020 RootsTech 4 Day Pass

As most of you may know, Phillip and I are RootsTech Ambassadors for the 10th Annual Roots Tech conference in February 2020. RootsTech will be celebrating their 10 year anniversary with the theme of “The Story of You.”   We are excited to be able to give away a 4-day pass (valued at $299) to…

RootsTech 2020 – The Countdown Has Started

It’s hard to believe that it’s already December.  So for me, the countdown to RootsTech has gotten real with just a little over two months until the conference.  I’m super excited to be an ambassador to RootsTech 2020.  I had been reading blogs, listening to podcasts, and watching YouTube videos for three years about RootsTech…

My Genealogy Favorite Things Gift Guide – Updated 2019 Version

The holidays will be here before you know it, and so will the Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and all-around holiday sales.  So I thought I would do an updated genealogy favorite things gift guide this year (click HERE to read my 2017 genealogy favorite things gift guide).  I must admit it was hard coming up…

AAHGS 2019 Annual Conference – Day 3

I had the honor of attending the 40th annual AAHGS Conference in Hyattsville, Maryland on October 10-12, 2019.  It’s hard to believe that today is the last day of the conference.  I have had such a great time.  Phillip and I are on the national social media committee, so we have been busy.  I have…

AAHGS 2019 Annual Conference – Day 2

I had the honor of attending the 40th AAHGS Conference in Hyattsville, Maryland on October 10-12, 2019.  Although I have been busy, this conference and the people attending have been amazing. I have been able to reconnect with some people that I met at last year’s conference, introduce myself to people that I follow on…

AAHGS 2019 Annual Conference – Day 1

Last week I had the distinct honor and privilege of attending the 40th Annual Conference for the Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society held in Hyattsville, Maryland.  This year I was able to attend all three days of the conference.  We actually arrived a day early so we could go to the Smithsonian’s National Museum…

I’m a RootsTech 2020 Ambassador – And Other RootsTech News

UPDATE: Early bird pricing has been extended until Monday, October 14th. You won’t see pricing this low again. Register as soon as possible. See you in February 2020!!! I am excited to announce that I have been selected to be a RootsTech 2020 Ambassador.  This is a wonderful opportunity for me to be able to…

Season 6 of Relative Race Premieres on Sunday, September 22, 2019

One of my favorite genealogy TV shows will be returning next week. Relative Race Season 6 premieres Sunday, September 22, 2019, on BYUTV, so set your DVRs or download the app to watch it anytime. I’m so excited!!!! Relative Race is a reality show where four paired up teams race/drive across America using only paper…

My 100th Blog Post

It’s really hard to believe that this is my 100th blog post.  I remember my husband set up my blog page in September 2016, but I didn’t write my first post until January 4, 2017.  I had been researching for about five years and had my sights on publishing a book about my research someday. …