Genealogy Friday: 5 Reasons to join a Genealogical society

There are many societies such as the DAR {Daughters of the American Revolution}, Mayflower Descendants, state societies, and numerous others societies and groups. So, why should I join a society? Learn new research tips—learn about various records and research tips … Continued

Genealogy Friday: 5 Things to Consider in Creating a New Holiday Custom

The holidays are upon us and the spirit of the season.  However, after the true reason for the season {the birth of Christ,} come the most important part of the season.  Spending time with family. Each family has their own … Continued

Christmas Stories: The Night Before Christmas

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The Night Before Christmas was first published as “A Visit from St. Nicholas”. The more popular title is from the first line of the poem, “Twas the night before Christmas…” The poem tells the story that “On Christmas Eve night, while his … Continued

Genealogy Friday: Keeping the Memory Alive

Daddy died before my niece and nephews were born.  But, we try to take the time to tell the children about him. I was pleasantly surprised recently when one of my nephews referred to him and even recognized his picture, … Continued