01/22/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Have you ever wondered why you should start recording your life stories? We tend to see things with a definite beginning and end, sometimes forgetting that the part in the middle is where the learning and growing happened—the dash between life and death. Would your posterity know what took place in that line? President Eyring once heard a voice speak to his mind, “I’m not giving you these...
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Define Your Dash: Start Writing Your Personal History with the #52Stories Project
01/21/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
What goals are you actively working toward right now?
Use 52Stories to help record your personal history:
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01/20/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
What is your favorite memory as a child with your family?
01/20/2017 at 03:36. Facebook
Hiding inside countless cupboards across Australia, covered in dust and decades-old crumbs, are cookbooks which once belonged to someone's parent or grandparent.
Do you have any special family recipes discoveries?

Kids get their hands dirty at retro recipes workshop
01/19/2017 at 05:11. Facebook
Our friend Donny Osmond wants to know who is related.

Are We Related? – Donny Osmond
01/18/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Sometimes we have the best of intentions when it comes to doing our family history. But where do you start when you haven't started and don't have the time to figure it out? These five tasks will help you on the road to your personal discovery. Check out how they can help you get started!

Simple Start to Family History
01/17/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
What does modern social media have in common with Victorian scrapbooking? Find out in this Genealogy Gems podcast!
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Victorian-era scrapbooking and Victorian holiday traditions
Do you have recipes or meals that your family loves to talk about? Food is often woven deep into our family histories. In Buddy Valastro's family it is no different. From his first cake, which had to be perfect, to meals he loves to eat with his children, his life demonstrates how food often plays a role in how we gather as families.

Five Ingredients That Make Up the Cake Boss
"When our hearts turn to our ancestors, something changes inside us. We feel part of something greater than ourselves."
—Russell M. Nelson
Want the secret to success when it comes to doing family history? Start at the beginning. That means starting with yourself! No one knows what's happening more with your current family than you—and who better to record your life experiences then yourself? Take a look at three simple tips that can kick-start you into family history.

Getting Started with Family History (By Starting at the Beginning)
What is something you taught yourself to do without help from anyone else?
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Before online trees greatly facilitated genealogy documentation and sharing, diligent researchers documented family groups, dates, and sources in a painstaking manner like this page of handwritten family history. Do you have anything like this that you started or inherited from a family member? You can add it to the FamilySearch memories gallery as a document!
How far back have you gotten in your genealogical research?
Do you have ancestors from New York City? Thanks to Reclaim the Records, more than 3.1 million NYC marriage licenses from 1950 to 1995 are now free to view online!

REMEMBERING OUR YESTERDAYS: Reclaim the Records victory helps genealogists preserve family history
What goals do you hope to achieve this year?
Use #52Stories to help record your personal history:
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Family History is discovering, preserving, and sharing family connections, memories, and stories.

How to Discover and Preserve Your Family History
Professional genealogist Michele Simmons Lewis answers concerns about FamilySearch's Family Tree. What features do you like about Family Tree?

Let's make FamilySearch's Family Tree better for everyone
The state-of-the-art discovery experience, is free and open to the public. The discovery experience hours will match the Family History Library.
Monday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,
Tuesday - Friday 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Extended hours will be offered Saturday, February 11th in conjunction with RootsTech 2017 Family Discovery Day.

Family History Library Discovery Experience Grand Opening

Worldwide interest in online genealogy services and activities will continue to grow solidly in 2017. And FamilySearch plans to play a major role in creating millions of new, fun family discoveries and online connections. Here are 6 exciting developments to look forward to in 2017 from FamilySearch, a global leader in free online family history services.
What are you most looking forward to?

6 Things to Look for in FamilySearch in 2017
On nearly every headstone, no matter how plain or ornate, is carved one universal symbol. It’s a simple horizontal line—a dash—separating two significant dates. The first marks the day one precious soul entered this mortal life. The second marks his or her inevitable journey onward. How do you want to define your dash?

Define Your Dash: Start Writing Your Personal History with the #52Stories Project