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Free wallpaper downloads from Save Family Photos

  It was such a joy to spend time at RootsTech with Rachel of Save Family Photos. We have common goals and interests… and she …

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The Power of Reflection and Writing: why you should reflect on life and how writing your personal history can change your attitude and actions

I took my own advice. When I teach classes and meet with clients to write their personal history, I encourage them to use times of …

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Do you agree that retirement is overrated? Why we should enjoy life NOW.

I love this post from EntreFamily! We admire them, all they’ve accomplished, and the life they’ve built for their family. And… this post beautifully and …

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Don’t be left with regrets. Preserve your loved one’s voice and story.

Warm tears wound down my cheeks. I don’t remember. I can’t remember. It was bedtime with my daughter. The usual hugs, kisses, cuddles and songs …

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Doubly blessed: Interviewing to capture personal and family history

During our recent trip to Texas, I had the privilege of interviewing my sweet sister-in-law’s mother. My sister-in-law has been talking to me for a …

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Is a video worth a thousand words?

I guess we’ll find out. 🙂 The new video we just added to our home page is actually about 200 words, and we had to travel …

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Treasure in Texas! Finding family history clues

I’m a third generation native Las Vegan. With a few years of exceptions for schooling and mission service, my father has lived his entire life in …

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I don’t have any pictures from my childhood!

A couple of nights ago we had some neighbors over for dessert.  As is often the case, people ask how the business is going, and …

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A journey begins with a single step… take action on your dreams

Happy New Year! Now is the time for taking action on your dreams. Remember, a goal is just a dream with a deadline! Ever wonder how …

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Don’t let the year end with important things unsaid…

I learned not to leave important things unsaid from a dear friend that passed from this life years ago. Doree and I started work at …

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The Best Christmas Ever

This may be the Christmas that Peggy was most excited for in years. The gift she had planned for her children and grandchildren was the …

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Our family’s favorite Christmas foods

You might be wondering what food has to do with writing your personal history, or why there is a food blog on a personal history …

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