All posts by: Jennifer

Today we’ll bust the last memory-keeping myth I often hear.  If you hear others, post them in the comments below because I’d love to BUST them!  Today’s myth is a less-common one, but an important one to bust.  This one...
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I’m busy.  I bet you are, too.  Do you say the things I say:  “things are crazy,” “my schedule is packed,” or “I’m trying to keep my head above water!”?  Are you too busy to preserve your photos and memories? ...
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  • Memory Keeping Mythbusting
The memory-keeping myth we’re going to bust this week is similar to the one we busted last week:  “I’m not creative, so I’m not into memory-keeping.”  Although they’re related, myth #2 focuses specifically on the s-word, “SCRAPBOOKING”.  Say that word,...
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  • Memory-Keeping Mythbusting
Did you know there are MYTHS about memory-keeping?  It’s true!  There are things people believe about preserving photos and memories that are just plain false.  This month during #familyhistoryfriday on Evolve, we’ll look at four memory-keeping myths and BUST them...
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  • What Your Everyday Life Has to do With Family History
The terms “Genealogy” and “Family History” are used interchangeably these days, and those words often make us think about photos like these, and people we never met who lived 100 years ago.  Sure, these people influenced our family dynamic, but...
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  • 4 Creative Ideas For Sharing Family Photos
Have you started preserving your family stories yet?  Have you decided how you want to SHARE your family stories?  Having them is great, but having them accessible to as many family members as possible is ideal....
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  • Creating Family Stories
A family history is really a family’s stories.  My story is what makes me ME, so it follows that a family story (or family history) is what makes a family THEM. There’s actually a lot of power in family stories,...
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Recipes sometimes become traditions, being passed down through the generations.  What foods are traditions in your family?  Are there special heirloom recipes you have from your mom or grandma?  Is there something your family always had for Sunday dinners or...
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  • Preserving and Sharing Family Stories
Preserving and sharing family stories is a big deal.  That’s because family stories give us a sense of purpose and belonging.  Children (including teenagers) develop a stronger sense of identity and overall have higher self-esteem when they know family stories. ...
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  • Family History Friday
It’s Family History Friday here at Evolve!  What do you know about family history?  What does that even mean?  What does it entail?  And what difference does it make? Well, you might be surprised....
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