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…

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…

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

Going into the last day of RootsTech I knew I wanted to finalize what I wanted to purchase at the expo hall, and I had two sessions that I wanted to attend.  Today was a short day.  The last session was at 3pm and the expo hall closed at 2pm.  Not to mention I wanted…

RootsTech 2019 – Day 2 Recap

Last night I was able to go through the schedule and pick out the sessions I wanted to attend.  We got to the convention center around 9am again today.  Yesterday was a day of me getting used to the convention center.  I have stated before that I am directionally challenged and get lost easily.  But…

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…

My Genealogy Podcast is Back!!!!!

If you have been following my blog for some time now, then you know that I also have a genealogy podcast that I started last year.  It was something that my husband encouraged me to do so that I would get more comfortable talking about this journey.  But it has been on hiatus for about…