I've been really enjoying the TV shows about genealogy—even though some are like giant ads for Ancestry-dot-com—but the most important family history is the stuff that is close and personal. Interview your parents, grandparents, uncles and aunts, great uncles and aunts. Get all those old family stories. Write them down! Share photos, scrapbook memorabilia, dig out family-favorite recipes—maybe even start a time capsule! There are some ideas on this earlier post.
Here are some ideas of questions to ask when exploring family stories, as well as ways to display recipes and stories.
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