MyHeritage Mobile App Version 2.0 Released

Do you use MyHeritage for your genealogy research? If so, then you probably will want to check out their updated app. It was released on January 9, 2012, and is version 2.0. The app is free to download and some new features have been added. Genealogy and technology are two different things that are becoming more and more interwoven as time goes by. Genealogists of the past might have spent the majority of their research time visiting libraries and record archives. Today, the majority of genealogists go online to do research, to put together a family tree, and to blog … Continue reading

Deals at Subway, Starbucks, Bakers Square, and Many Buffets!

What restaurants does your family enjoy dining at? It’s nice to be able to sit down and have dinner together without having to cook or do dishes. It is even nicer to take advantage of deals and coupons at restaurants, fast food places, and cafes, and save some money while enjoying your dinner. Firehouse Subs has a coupon for $10.00 off any catering order of $100.00 or more. This offer is valid through December 21, 2012. Au Bon Pain has a coupon for a catering order. Take $20.00 off your next catering order of $100.00 or more. When you place … Continue reading

Kansas Genealogy Resources

Kansas is the “Sunflower State”. Do you have ancestors who lived in Kansas? If so, then you can take advantage of this list of Kansas genealogy resources. This is where to get started in your search for records, documents, cemeteries, genealogical Societies, and more! Ancestry.com has a page filled with links to their collections of records from Kansas. To access the majority of these collections, you must have an Ancestry.com membership. Sometimes, there will be a collection or two that is offered for free, for a limited time. Return to this page often! Ancestry.com will make it clear when a … Continue reading

Deals at Caribou Coffee, Einstein Bros, Baker’s Square, and More!

Many families save dining out for a special occasion. Others make a quick stop at a fast food place in between running errands and dashing to after school activities. Either way, it’s nice to be able to save money while doing it! Here’s some great coupons and deals at restaurants, cafes, and fast food places that will help you save some money. Caribou Coffee is doing Daily Deals through December 14, 2012. There are three ways to find out about the deals. One is to go to the Caribou Coffee page and click “like”. Another way is to text BOU20 … Continue reading

Ancestral Gold, Murder, and Ghost Stories

Every week, there are interesting genealogy workshops, classes, conferences, webinars, and events to attend. Some of them might be going in near where you live! Here are a few that will be happening soon. Ancestry.com LIVE has two webinars scheduled for this week. One is called “Genealogy Brainstorming: I’m Stuck. Now What?”. It will take place on October 9, 2012, from 1:00 in the afternoon until 2:00 in the afternoon, EDT. The other one is called “How To Up Your Genealogy Game”. It will happen on October 11, 2012, starting at 1:00 in the afternoon, and ending at 2:00 in … Continue reading

Genealogy and Family History Conferences for Fall

Genealogy conferences, and family history conferences, can be exciting to attend. Instead of watching a webinar while you sit at home, you get to travel and to meet with other genealogists. The FamilySearch blog has a short list of upcoming genealogy and family history conferences that are happening this Fall. I’ve added in a few additional ones. The AAHGS, which stands for the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, is having their 33rd AAHGS Conference on October 4, 2012, through October 7, 2012. It will take place in the Embassy Suites Airport Hotel in Greensboro, North Carolina. The theme is “Our … Continue reading

GenealogyBank Just Added 25 Million New Records

About a month ago, I accidentally came across a genealogy website called GenealogyBank. Ever since then, I get occasional email from them that tells me about resources that have been added to their website. They recently added 25 million new records. GenealogyBank.com describes itself as “The Largest Newspaper Archive for Family History Research”. You can use the search engine on the website to start your search for information about your ancestors. Type in your ancestor’s first name and surname, and it will search over 6,100 United States newspapers and 1 billion records for you. I originally came across GenealogyBank after … Continue reading

Labor Day Deals at Starbucks, Quiznos, Red Robin, and More!

This year, plenty of restaurants, cafes, and fast food places have decided to celebrate Labor Day weekend by giving you some awesome deals and discounts. Here are a few more to take advantage of while you are out and about this Labor Day weekend. Starbucks “Treat Receipt” deal will end on September 3, 2012. This weekend is your last chance to take advantage of this deal. Buy something from Starbucks in the morning. Hang on to your receipt. Return to Starbucks after 2:00 in the afternoon, and you can get any cold grande beverage for just $2.00! Romano’s Macaroni Grill … Continue reading

Save at Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Buca di Beppo, Pretzelmaker, and more!

Before you go out to eat this week, check over this blog! It is filled with coupons for restaurants and cafes, and it also contains information about current deals at specific restaurants. Dining out can be a little less expensive, if you know where the deals are happening! Peet’s Coffee & Tea has a coupon for $1.00 off any Iced or Blended Beverage. You must have this coupon with you in order to receive this offer. This coupon is valid through August 18, 2012. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has a deal that is good from now through August … Continue reading

The Starbucks “Treat Receipt” is Back!

The news this week focused on one, particular, restaurant. If you are seeking some variety, then check out these deals, sales, and coupons that many other restaurants and cafes are offering customers right now. Starbucks is holding their “Treat Receipt” deal again! It started August 1, 2012, and will continue through September 3, 2012. Go to a Starbucks in the morning, and keep your receipt. Return to the Starbucks later, after 2:00 in the afternoon, and get any handcrafted cold grande beverage for $2.00. I highly recommend the Lime Refreshers! Baskin Robbins has a “Buy one cone, Get one free” … Continue reading