June 14, 2012 - Family History Day

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.

A family tree can be fun to make and share. There are more genealogy resources at this earlier post

Here are some ideas of questions to ask when exploring family stories, as well as ways to display recipes and stories. 

Here are some resources to use while researching your genealogy. And here is a review of free family-tree software. 

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