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 – The Expo Hall

RootsTech is a 4-day event held annually in Salt Lake City, Utah, dedicated to celebrating family and discovering family histories. With over 300 breakout sessions, an exciting lineup of celebrity speakers, and a gigantic expo hall, we’ve got something we’re sure you’ll love.  The Expo Hall features more than 200 companies offering products and services…

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…

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 22 – At the Cemetery

NOTE: I accepted the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge headed by fellow genealogy blogger Amy Johnson Crow in January 2019. The idea behind this challenge is that you will receive email prompts, a word or phrase, every week, and you find something about your research or family history to write about. I write in…

RootsTech 2019 – 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 27 – March 2, 2019.*** Going into the last day of RootsTech I knew I wanted to finalize what I wanted to purchase at…

RootsTech 2019 – 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 27 – March 2, 2019.*** Last night I was able to go through the schedule and pick out the sessions I wanted to attend. …

12 Days of My Family – Day 12

This is my foundation.  The people in this photo have been with me for all of my milestones including my own birth.  These are the people that root for me, pick me up, dust me off, and send me back out into the world stronger than I was before.  I didn’t pick them to be…