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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 34

Week 34: Non-Population The federal census that we use in the US is sometimes comprised of more than one schedule. The one that we usually use is called the “population […]

Set me up Sunday

Menu Plan Still on 28. I have been working out on the treadmill this past week, so will continue with that and the meals.   What’s For Dinner Monday Chicken […]

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 33

Week 33: Family Legend It isn’t unusual for a family to have some sort of legend. Maybe it’s a legend surrounding the family’s arrival in a country or that there’s […]

Set me up Sunday

have not managed to update the letter board but updated the planner. Menu Planning Back on 28. After a fairly healthy week I’m hoping that I can continue with that. […]

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 32

Week 32: Youngest I have to admit that I’m fond of this theme. Not only am I the youngest child in my family, I’m the youngest grandchild of both sets […]

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 31

Week 31: Oldest How are you going to interpret “oldest”? The oldest child in one of your ancestral families? The oldest photo you have? The oldest document you’ve ever found? […]

52 Ancestors Week 30

Week 30: Colourful It seems that in every family tree, there’s at least one person who is a bit larger than life, someone who bold and different… “colourful.” Colourful could […]

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 29

Week 29: Music This should be a fun prompt. Do you know of a musical relative? (According to my dad, my great-uncle Pete could play anything that had strings.) If […]

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 28

Week 28: Travel Travel is a part of many of our ancestors’ lives. Traveling across an ocean or a continent for life in a new land. Traveling to a different […]

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 27

Week 27: Independence July 4th is Independence Day in the United States. Do you have an ancestor who served in the American Revolution? Do you have a relative who was […]

Set me Up Sunday

How fast does Sunday roll around, we are now in the 7 month of the year.. Unbelievable. Menu Plan Since getting the Cookey for the Thermomix we have been using […]

Changes, Updates and To-Do’s part 4

Changes FOLLOWERS I hope that this will be the last on this subject, i have included all posts into one. ALL followers from 20th of June going forward will be […]

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 26

Week 26: Black Sheep A “black sheep” is someone who is considered a troublemaker or an outcast. Fortunately for family historians, some “black sheep” create a lot of records. Do […]

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 23

4/6 Week 23: Going to the Chapel Maybe "going to the chapel" make you think of weddings. Perhaps you have a member of the clergy in your family tree. Is […]

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 25

Week 25: Same Name Were you named after an ancestor or maybe you just happen to have the same name as someone in your family tree? Is there a name […]

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 24

11/6 Week 24: Father’s Day We covered Mother’s Day in May and now it’s Dad’s turn. Which forefather will you highlight this week?   In Australia Father’s Day isn’t until […]

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 22

28 / 5 Week 22: So Far Away “We’re changing things up a bit for Week 22 with the theme “So Far Away.” It’s a pretty vague theme, to be […]

Little Letters

I can’t even recall when I last wrote one of these, it’s been a while. Dear Readers, Sorry about the influx of posts. Once I decided to do the 100 […]