On our way back from a family wedding in Boise, my mom asked if we could take a detour through her home town of Burly, ID. It was about an hour out of the way, but my mom had not seen her home town for over 20 years, so an hour was nothing in comparison.
Our DNA is like a living history book. DNA can tell us about the remarkable journeys our ancestors took from distance places all over the world.
Genealogy is a growing field that attracts all types of people. Maybe you’re the tech savvy genealogist who likes updates on the latest apps and web tools for locating records; or maybe you’re a casual researcher who is mainly interested in personal family history. Whoever you are, here are five great genealogy blogs that we found this week.
The greatest task we children have every year is to come up with the perfect Mother’s Day gift. When it comes to moms, really nothing can compare to what they have given us…life. So how can we show our appreciation and love for them?
So you’ve just had the most amazing spring break ever, with all your friends in the hot sun and the warm water. You’ve added some color to your skin and some memories to your mind. Cool, but we’ve got bad news for you!
MyCanvas, formerly a branch of Ancestry.com, is alive and well under the ownership of Alexander’s. MyCanvas allows users to easily create family history books, genealogy charts, photo collages, and more.
While the world of genealogy revolves around all things past, the truth is it’s an evolving work that changes every day. New technology, discoveries, records and information surface constantly that change the study all the time.
With MyCanvas, it’s easy to print a customized book. Everything from family vacations, personal histories, and children photo collages, can be simply designed into a photo book using the drag-and-drop tools on mycanvas.com.
Have a recently returned missionary who is missing his or her years away from home? MyCanvas has a solution for you.
Our personal history is enriched by the lives of our ancestors. Those who put in the time to research their past often discover the inspiring victories their ancestors achieved, or reveal heart breaking struggles that they overcame.