The 17 Year Pause

The 17 Year Pause -- Boundless Genealogy

A little over 17 years ago, I graduated from college with a Bachelor’s degree in Family History-Genealogy from Brigham Young University. This was a big deal to me! It had been a lifelong goal, and I was the first woman in my direct family lines to graduate from college. I…

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Family Reunion Museum

Family Reunion Museum -- Boundless Genealogy

Are you looking for a way to share your family history at your next reunion without making it seem boring and stuffy? How about setting up a Family Museum at your event! In this tutorial, learn how to make your Family Museum appeal to all ages. Tips for Setting Up…

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Photo Re-Creation Contest for Your Family Reunion

Photo Re-Creation Contest -- Boundless Genealogy

Throughout August, I am sharing fun family reunion ideas for all ages. So far, we have discussed using Google Slides to create a family reunion quiz, and an easy Look-Alike contest which can be played three different ways. This week, I want to share how to have a Photo Re-Creation…

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September Speaking Engagements

September Speaking Engagements -- Boundless Genealogy

Just as summer is winding down, and the regular routine of school settles back in, my schedule will also slow down… right? Well, no, because there are wonderful genealogy conferences coming in September! I have the opportunity to teach several classes at these conferences, and my husband and I will…

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Create a Family Reunion Look-Alike Contest

Look Alike Contest 3 Ways -- Boundless Genealogy

Throughout this month, I will be sharing fun family reunion activities for all ages. Last week, I shared how to use Google Slides to create a family reunion quiz. This week, my activity idea is a simple one: create a look-alike contest at your next reunion! A Look-Alike Contest, 3…

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Google Slides For a Family Reunion Quiz

Google Slides for Family Reunion Quiz -- Boundless Genealogy

Create a genealogy quiz for your next family reunion with Google Slides in 5 easy steps! 1. Start Your Quiz Design Begin a new, blank slideshow in Google Slides. Add a meaningful background image to the slide. In this example, I added an image of the little valley where the ancestral family…

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Blogger Recognition Award

Blogger Recognition Award -- Boundless Genealogy

Recently, I was nominated for a Blogger Recognition Award by Elizabeth O’Neal at My Descendant’s Ancestors. What a fun way to share favorite blogs with fellow genealogists! Thank you, Elizabeth, for the nomination. I hope this “new” blog will live up to your expectations! THE “RULES” – Thank the blogger…

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Using DNA to Reveal Grandma’s Father

Using DNA to Reveal Grandma's Father -- Boundless Genealogy

What’s a genealogist to do when they come to a line with an illegitimate child and an unknown father? Well, today we have the marvelous tools of DNA and genetic genealogy to help us overcome a blocked line like this. I have to admit that I am new to the…

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On Location with The Family Nexus App

The Family Nexus review -- Boundless Genealogy

  Have you ever wished for an easy way to map all the events from your family tree, or even receive notifications when you are near those locations? Well, The Family Nexus app was created to fill that need. We have been using this app since it first came out…

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Hometown Tour: Family History Travel with Children

Do you incorporate family history with your family travels? We do, and it is a blast! One of our favorite activities has been taking tours of the cities where our ancestors lived. Children can relate much better to a family member that lived long ago if they can learn about…

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