Just wanted to do a quick post for Rootstech. I am working at a booth this year! If you have Royal or Mayflower ancestors, you’ll want to come by! My boss, Michel L Call will be selling his books. Come see us at the BooksNThings booth #117. He will be there for book signings on…… Continue reading Rootstech 2020 book signings
New Year. New Goals. It’s been a long time since we posted. And a lot has happened at our house! Addi has gotten so big and we’ve added another baby genealogist to the family! More on that later. This year, I decided to pick a word to live by more fully. My word for 2019…… Continue reading Family History Goal Ideas for 2019!
I shared a pioneer history at a recent Daughters Of the Utah Pioneers (DUP) meeting, the story of Stillman Pond. He is a legacy we hold dear in my family. He was such an example of diligence, perseverance, and faith. I just wanted to honor his memory by sharing a few highlights from what I…… Continue reading Stillman Pond: a pioneer legacy
Where have we been? Well, we have been working really hard on a new way to involve kids in family history! We are so excited to finally announce that we are launching a kid’s subscription box that will help them connect to their ancestors! Announcing Addi’s Nest, a fun kid’s subscription box that helps promote…… Continue reading Our exciting news! A new way to get kids involved in family history!
Have you seen the Disney movie Moana yet? It’s such a cute movie! It’s the first movie we took Addi to at the theater. (We were brave!) She loved it! And I loved the family connections portrayed. It’s easy to see the family history in this fun and powerful film. What it also shows is…… Continue reading Disney and Family History: how Moana teaches why family history for kids is vital
I can’t believe Rootstech is over already! It has been such a blast. Family Day was no exception! We had family and friends join us for the fun. The first part of the day was still regular stuff going on. We had the Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro, come speak. That was fun! He mostly talked…… Continue reading Family Discovery Day Rootstech 2017
Today has been amazing! We are still having so much fun! And somehow Addi is holding up pretty good. Today was African American Heritage day in the general session. And it was so amazing and inspiring! Among the speakers was LeVan Burton who had some great stories and a sense of humor. Yesterday and today…… Continue reading Rootstech 2017 Day 3
We are here! And having a blast! And I am thinking Addi might just be the youngest genealogist here. She has been doing so good! For the most part…. The first day, we did mostly business classes since I won an innovator summit pass as well. I would love to work in the industry so…… Continue reading Rootstech 2017 Day 1 &2
ROOTSTECH IS TOMORROW!!!!! Last year was my first time at Rootstech and it was a blast! I was determined to always go every year after that. We will see if I can do that! I was actually pregnant with Adaline at the time though most people couldn’t tell yet. There was definitely a lot to…… Continue reading Rootstech Reminacing from 2016
Rootstech is only 3 DAYS AWAY!!! I wanted to surprise my friend with an awesome family history themed Christmas present. She didn’t know anything about her biological dad’s side of the family. Well, Addi and I quickly found that one of her lines came from Ireland, her great-grandparents Thomas Francis Prendergast and Delia O’dea. Which…… Continue reading The Power of Naturalization Records: a friend’s unknown Irish heritage