The Importance of Self Documenting

I am (if you cannot tell already) a HUGE genealogy nerd. I love anything that has to do with discussing the history of my family, and learning about how we came to be where we are today. Recently I renewed my ancestry membership after about a year of using free alternatives such as familysearch.org, and …

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Creative Outlets (Journalwithme#11)

This week's question is: "What creative outlet do you find yourself relating to the most? (Writing, music, theatre, visual arts, carpentry etc)" As a blogger, writing is my passion. I work full time, and I'm a mother, so I'm finding it more and more difficult to find time to sit and write WHILE balancing the …

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20 Beautiful Girl Names Straight Out of the Family Tree

Adeline French noble, nobility. Adeline has inspired a new era of names like Adalyn and Adele. The popularity of Adeline peaked in the 1880s and dipped sharply around the 1950s. It returned to the top 100 in the 2000s. Adeline is such a sweet name, perfect for any little girl. Alice German noble. I'm seeing …

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The Great Outdoors or the Comfy Couch?(Journalwithme#8)

This week's question is fairly straightforward: "Are you more of an indoor or outdoor person?" The answer is also fairly straight forward. The great outdoors is beautiful! It has wildlife and trees, lakes and oceans, beautiful blue skies and stormy rainy days. I love going camping, I love sitting on a porch overlooking the water …

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