I live in New York State!! New York is a STATE!! Not just a city. When someone asks you where you are from and you say Illinois, they know you mean the state. “Where are you from?” “I am from Florida, Maryland, or any other state in this country.” Everyone knows you mean that state, but unfortunately not when you live in New York State. … Continue reading Only People from New York STATE Understand
People often wonder where they should start when researching their genealogy. While I would NOT suggest starting with a DNA test. That is $100 that could be spent finding documents that prove who your ancestors are. A DNA test only tells you what nationalities you are made up of. A DNA test is a great addition to actual research and documentation. The DNA test is … Continue reading Where to start?
We all have to do things we don’t love. Laundry, dishes, paying bills, and more. And it is not as simple as just doing what we love for a job to pay those bills but entering everyday with a positive attitude is much better for the environment!! Continue reading A Positive Attitude Goes A Long Way
I recently signed up for several blogging classes through WordPress. I am hoping to become a better, more consistent blogger. I want to blog basically because I like to write. I like to write about anything, everything & nothing. I really like history, genealogy and sharing it with people. I like bringing history into the present. If my blog were to exceed my wildest dreams … Continue reading Learning to become a better blogger
A weekend of not internet has left me needing to catch up. I am back and more to come!! But no internet was nice because it got my kids to spend a little more time with me and doing things that did not involve a screen. I am really enjoyed it. I think we may have to have an internet free weekend once a month. Continue reading Back
So one of my awesome followers brought up a very good subject in the comments of yesterdays post. I am very thankful for that comment because it reminded me of something I do instinctively and that is include my step family in my genealogy research. My parents have been split since I was 5 so I have had a step family for a really long … Continue reading Extended Family
******I had to repost because I some how accidently made this a page instead of a post. OOoops LOL****** Our Day 2 assignment was to update our title and tag line. My new title is Digging Up Family Roots My new tag line is Putting Your Past in Your Present I hope Everyone enjoys it. On Sale this week at Perfectly Posh. How fun! https://www.perfectlyposh.com/reyna/start?pref=15757 … Continue reading Blogging 101 Day 2 assignment (reposted)
So I woke up really early this morning (before 6 am) with genealogy on my mind. Seriously. I know weird right? Well I have a lot of started genealogy social media thing going on. I was trying to decided how to much them or something. Bring them together some how. I have 3 genealogy blogs, a Pintrest, Instagram, & Twitter account, and 3 genealogy websites … Continue reading A Genealogy Type of Sunday Afternoon