Overcoming family history brick walls.

Break Down Your Family History Brick Walls!

Family History, MyCanvas Products By October 7, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

Family history is very rewarding, whether it is hobby, activity, or profession. The understanding of your family you achieve and the connections you make are incomparable. As is seen multiple times in history, great rewards rarely come without some struggle and hard times. One of the hardest barriers to overcome…


How to Make a Successful Family History Book

Family History By October 5, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , 1 Comment

If you’re considering making a family history book, you’ll want to create an heirloom your entire family can enjoy. But how can you share your love of genealogy with family members, young and old, who may not share your enthusiasm? Here are 5 ways to entice family members to open that family history book…

Communicating with relatives to get family history information is the most effective method in getting the details.

Family: The Ultimate Source of Family History Information

Family Fun, Family History By September 30, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

Do you ever find yourself thinking you have hit a dead end with finding new information for your family history? If this thought has ever crossed your mind, you are wrong. You might have already scavenged through diaries of family members for information, but have you considered speaking with your family? Your living…


Fun Family History Activities for the Whole Family

Family Fun, Family History, MyCanvas Products By September 23, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , No Comments

Family history is very interesting to some people and quite the opposite for others, especially children. Getting the whole family involved with family history can be a chore in itself. One idea to get everybody involved (and maybe even excited) with family history is to turn it into a game and make it engaging. Family history…


When Do I Need to Use a Tripod?

Photography By September 20, 2016 Tags: , , No Comments

You’ve probably seen photographers using tripods as they frame a beautiful sunset, stand in a blizzard, or simply set up a family portrait. But excess camera equipment can be bulky to carry around, and expensive to buy. So do you really need a tripod? The answer is yes, a tripod is worth the investment if you plan to regularly shoot the following situations…