7 Day Indexing Challenge

I say all the time that now is the time to start or continue your family history research.  There are so many family history and genealogy websites that allow you to research when traveling to your ancestral home isn’t an option.  Also, more and more records are being digitized every day it seems like.  So…

Genealogy Ideas During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the rapidly spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) breakout, a pandemic.  Since that time the NBA, MBL, and NHL have all suspending their seasons.  College sports soon followed with the cancelation of March Madness and all other collegiate sports.  Disneyland, Disney World, and Broadway announced their closings as…

RootsTech 2020 – Day 4 Recap

***RootsTech is the world’s largest genealogy and family history conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah.  It is a four-day conference hosted by Family Search.  RootsTech 2020 was held February 26 – February 29, 2020.*** Although I have really enjoyed myself during this conference, I must admit that the long nights, all the walking around…

RootsTech 2020 – Day 3 Recap

***RootsTech is the world’s largest genealogy and family history conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is a four day conference hosted by Family Search. RootsTech 2020 was held February 26 – February 29, 2020.*** I got a good night’s sleep and was feeling somewhat refreshed Friday morning.  I looked at today’s schedule and…

RootsTech 2020 – Day 2 Recap

***RootsTech is the world’s largest genealogy and family history conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is a four day conference hosted by Family Search. RootsTech 2020 was held February 26 – February 29, 2020.*** When the alarm went off Thursday morning is when it really hit me that I had two late nights…

RootsTech 2020 – Day 1 Recap

***RootsTech is the world’s largest genealogy and family history conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is a four day conference hosted by Family Search. RootsTech 2020 was held February 26 – February 29, 2020.*** It seems like I have been planning for RootsTech 2020 since I left RootsTech 2019.  Time has really flown…

RootsTech 2020 – Some Photos

RootsTech has been so much fun this year. One of my goals this year was to take more photos. So I thought I would share some of them with you. I have taken some wonderful sessions. I have been able to go from the convention center to the Family History Library to put what I…

Celebrating Black History Month

February is the shortest month of the year.  February is also usually the coldest month of the year.  In my family, February is also a big birthday month with my father, my mother, my husband, his mother and father all having birthdays within two weeks of each other.  But for me, February has always been…

RootsTech 2020 Will Be Here Before You Know It

We are officially two weeks from RootsTech 2020 – The Story of You, and registration is still open.  Now is the time to start deciding what to pack, what sessions you want to attend, expo hall must-see, what to research at the Family History Library, review all the new additions to the 10-year celebration, and…