Giveaway Winners

Giveaway Winners

Announcing the winners of the Repurposed Genealogy 2nd Blogiversary Giveaway

Food Porn and Ancestor Photos

Food Porn and Ancestor Photos

It’s hard to wrap my mind around sometimes. I have more pictures of what I’ve eaten than most of my ancestors. Seriously. Maybe you’re not a foodie like I am, so you don’t hash tag foodporn pictures on Instagram. Or take pictures of artfully presented meals in restaurants. Or decadent meals you make to post on social media to show off what you were lucky enough to eat, so others are jealous.
If you’re not posting the food porn pictures like me, you probably have a glut of photos of something else. If you don’t believe me, scroll through your smart phone camera gallery, or social media feed. I’ll wait…

How can I do family history work as a busy parent?

How can I do family history work as a busy parent?

I call myself Genealogy Jen. Six years ago, as a mom of triplet toddlers and a newborn, life seemed too busy for family history work. Read about small things you can do, no matter how busy you are, to share family history with your children.

My RootsTech Recap and Focus on My Future

My RootsTech Recap and Focus on My Future

I had an amazing birthday week. I enjoyed spending time with my genealogy peeps at the world’s largest genealogy conference RootsTech.  I loved it. The best part for me, was the connections that I made with people. I love to write, and have always felt awkward...
Our Family Is… Framing Your Family Story

Our Family Is… Framing Your Family Story

I had an amazing time at our family reunion last month.

One of the things I enjoy most about spending time with my extended family was all of the conversations and storytelling.

My family loves to talk and to tell stories.

As I chose the theme for our family reunion, I built it around our family stories. I believe that words are powerful. The words that we use to tell our personal narrative, and frame our family stories can uplift, and create better bonds and connections. They can also do the opposite…

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