What’s New at FamilySearch? – Week of July 20, 2012

One of the most popular genealogy websites is FamilySearch. It is run by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and is free to use. Genealogists of all faiths, or who have no religious beliefs, are welcome to use the website. They frequently add records and other useful information to FamilySearch. Here is what’s new at FamilySearch this week. This week, FamilySearch added 76 Million new records. All of them are free for genealogists to access. State census, naturalization, immigration, and vital records for 22 states were added this week. This includes Ohio, New Jersey, New York, and … Continue reading

Genealogy Podcast Roundup – Week of July 2, 2012

Once a week, the Genealogy Podcast Roundup brings you brand new episodes of your favorite genealogy podcasts. This is a good place to find genealogy podcasts that are new to you, and to find podcasts that do not always discuss genealogy topics, but have for one, random, episode. Family Tree Magazine released their episode for June of 2012 on June 27, 2012. This episode is hosted by Lisa Louise Cooke. Diane Haddad explains how to find archived genealogy blog posts on any subject. Gena Philibert Ortega shares ideas from her new book “From the Family Kitchen, Discover Your Food Heritage … Continue reading

Upcoming Genealogy Events – Week of July 1, 2012

Every week, there are plenty of genealogy events, classes, and workshops going on for genealogists to attend. All you have to do is find them, and figure out what is required in order for you to attend. Here is a quick list of a few of the genealogy events that will happen this week. One might be located near where you live! From July 2 through July 8, 2012, the Longview Public Library, which is located in Longview, Texas, will celebrate its Twenty-Fifth Anniversary. This week-long celebration will include a focus on history and genealogy. The highlight of the week … Continue reading

Upcoming Genealogy Events – Week of March 4, 2012

Have you ever attended a genealogy class, workshop, or other event? They are a good way to learn more about your favorite hobby. You might make some new friends, who love genealogy just as much as you do. Here are some upcoming genealogy events that will happen this week. To find more, check your local newspaper. On March 6, 2012, the Glenview Public Library, located in Glenview, Illinois, will hold the Genealogy First Tuesday workshop for March. It is designed to help genealogy enthusiasts to break down their “brick walls”. It will be an informal, unstructured, meeting, that will begin … Continue reading

Upcoming Genealogy Events – Week of February 26, 2012

You can learn a lot from a good genealogy class, workshop or event. The trick, of course, is being able to find one. Here are some upcoming genealogy events that will be happening this week. One might be near where you live! If not, then check your local newspaper to find out about more. On February 27, 2012, the Jefferson County Genealogical Society, which is located in Port Townsend, Washington, will present the fifth, and final, part of a five – week genealogy course. The course is called “Introduction to Family Research History”. It provides an overview of the basic … Continue reading

Upcoming Genealogy Events – Week of January 22, 2012

You can learn a lot by attending a genealogy workshop, class, or event. In addition to finding out more information about the specific topic that the class is focusing on. Stepping away from your home computer, and checking out a genealogy event is a good way to meet other genealogists in your area. Here are a few upcoming genealogy events taking place this week. On January 23, 2012, The Beloit Public Library, which is located in Beloit, Wisconsin, will be doing a class called “Genealogy Resources Online”. The class will teach you about data bases and online resources for help … Continue reading

Genealogy Podcast Roundup – Week of January 16, 2012

The Genealogy Podcast Roundup brings you brand new episodes of your favorite genealogy podcasts every week. Checking out this blog is an easy way to discover when new episodes are ready, and to find out about genealogy podcasts that are new, or new to you. Genealogy Gems Podcast released a new episode on January 10, 2012. This is episode number 124, and it is titled “New Google Search, Newspaper Research”. Part of this episode focuses on a new book called “Everything You Need to Know About Finding Your Family History in Newspapers”. It is a step-by-step process that walks you … Continue reading

Genealogy Podcast Roundup – Week of January 9, 2012

It is time for the weekly Genealogy Podcast Roundup. This is where you can find new episodes of your favorite genealogy podcasts. This week, a few of the episodes focus on “New Year’s” genealogy topics. GeneaBloggers released an episode on January 6, 2012. This episode is called “Genealogy New Year’s Resolutions for 2012”. There are several special guests included in this episode. DearMYRTLE, (from DearMYRTLE.com), gives tips on how to keep your genealogy data and materials organized. Amy Coffin, (from the We Tree genealogy blog), talks about setting genealogy goals and resolutions for 2012. Jan Meisels Allen, (Vice President of … 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

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