Two years ago, my Dad’s family gathered for an epic reunion. His parents, their 10 children and spouses, and over 50 of their grandchildren convened for several days of activities and evening programs. One evening included a songwriting activity that turned out to be entertaining and storytelling-inducing. Each family was given a piece of […]
When the family is all together at a reunion, it’s a great time to celebrate the family stories that we all share. We did this at my dad’s family reunion with his 9 siblings a couple years ago. I wrote about the ancestor skits we did in this post: How to Do an Ancestor Skit Night […]
Family reunions are one of the most popular times to share family history. Hardly a year goes by that we don’t have some kind of reunion, and as you can probably guess, I make every effort to go because I don’t want to miss any fun family history moments! For this month’s Family History for […]
When my family travels anywhere that has a connection to our past, we do our best to teach our children about their family history. Children can experience family history first hand when they do “field trips” to family sites. Experiencing the places of significance to our ancestors has great potential for being memorable and fun. […]
What do you when you’re put in charge of the family history part of your family reunion? How do you engage 150 people ages 0 – 87? If you’re my friend, Rischelle, you go to work and come up with some amazing activities. I asked her to share her ideas and photos, so enjoy. Yadon […]
I’m happy to introduce a guest blogger today. Mike Gibson is a singer/songwriter who grew up in East Tennessee. As a young boy he discovered an old guitar tucked away in the back of a closet. Influenced by such artists as James Taylor, Dan Fogelberg and Jim Croce, he has been playing, singing and writing […]
Are you planning an epic family reunion this summer? Do you have photos in boxes or on your phone from a past reunion? In just a few hours, you can create a beautiful book worthy of any coffee table. Two years ago, my mother broached the subject of a family reunion being planned at Martin’s […]
Do you need to inject some life into your next family reunion? You might want to try adding an “Amazing Race” element. In today’s guest post, Ann Jeppson, shares ideas that you could adapt for your next family adventure. – Diana by Ann Jeppson My father’s family has lived in Lehi, Utah for four generations, so […]
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