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Hopes and Dreams: In Their Own Words Recap – What are Y’all Saying? 1

This month is all about learning about your family from journals, diaries, letters or anything else they may have written in their own words. The question is- What have you discovered to help you better understand the people on your family tree? What did they say in their own words? So, what are y’all saying? Liz Gauffreau left this comment: […]


Finding Your Roots: Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling

Cheri and the panel discuss Season 5, episode 3 of Finding Your Roots, with Dr. Henry Louis Gates on PBS. Meet the Panel: Shelley Murphy – Family Tree Girl Kathryn Lake Hogan – Looking 4 Ancestors. We hope you enjoy the show! https://youtu.be/HVF60LnxoyY


Set Intentions! Not Resolutions!

I’ve never been a person to make New Year’s Resolutions. To me they are pie-in-the-sky plans that may seem to have a whole year to be accomplished but rather, in the end, always seem to have fallen to the wayside. I feel little or no results and what’s left instead is a sense of frustration or failure. This isn’t a […]


Four Favourite Sources for Researching English Ancestors in the Early Twentieth Century

I am in the midst of promoting my newly-released historical novel Barefoot on the Cobbles, which is set in the early twentieth century. It is based on a true story and the sources that I used, in order to research the lives of the characters, are those that I also use for family history research. I thought I would share […]


The January 2019 Issue is Here to Brighten Your Day 2

Time for another great issue of Going In-Depth Magazine! If you are a subscriber, be sure to sign in at Kajabi.  If you are not a subscriber, you could subscribe for just $35. With over 5 years of issues available to our subscribers, this monthly genealogy magazine is a fantastic value. Each issue is a PDF that you can download and […]