Building your Digital Memoir category

5 Tips For Scanning And Organizing Your Files

February 21, 2021

As the world becomes more and more digital, it is getting easier and easier to preserve family photos forever. Paper photos can be easily destroyed, and although it seems…

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Executor of a will? 5 things you need to know before losing your mind

January 23, 2021

Written by: Joe Fiduccia Planning for one’s death is probably not on your “Top 10” list of water cooler topics, or even your top 50. With the stresses and chaos of day-to-day living, most of us prefer to spend whatever downtime we have focusing on positive and enlightening topics. Avoiding the inevitable question of ‘what […]

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10 Tips for Writing Your Story Using Your Treasures

January 14, 2021

Look around the place you call home. What treasures do you find? These 10 tips will help you write your story using these treasures.

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Why 2020 was the BEST, WORST year of my life

December 19, 2020

Written by: Joe Fiduccia 30 years from now, what will you think of when people mention the year “2020”?  Will you think of your job? Or perhaps the job loss you suffered as a result of a worldwide pandemic? Will you think of all the plans you had at the beginning of the year? Or […]

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5 Simple Tips For Creating Your Own Last Will And Testament

December 10, 2020

Creating a Final Will can be a daunting and expensive task that many decide to do on their own. So we have put together five simple tips to help you get started!

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5 Simple Tech Gadgets for Genealogy

November 17, 2020

The genealogy world is at a crossroads right now. Some purists continue to avoid adapting modern tech innovations into their research procedures, while others have…

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Why The Holidays Are The Best Time To Continue Traditions

November 8, 2020

Do you have a dusty box full of stories waiting to be shared? This Holiday Season is a great reason to share them with your family and friends. And here’s why!

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Tips On Preserving Your Family History

May 18, 2020

How do you go about preserving your family’s history? Here are several resources that can help you get started!

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Why You Should Collect The Stories Of Your Female Ancestors

March 17, 2020

I may not have been brought up in a traditional family setting. In fact, my dad was a house husband before being a house husband was…

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Keep One New Year’s Resolution Today – Write Now!

January 6, 2020

Would you like to keep just one New Year’s Resolution in 2016? Here’s one you can keep right now, and finish in less than a few minutes. Check out Devon’s recommendation!

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3 Holiday Disasters That Make the Best Stories

December 26, 2019

From burnt turkeys to minor injuries, our Hallmark holidays are often imperfect. If you find yourself in an unfortunate situation this season, we hope you’ll find joy in these hilarious holiday disasters.

Tell us: Have you ever had a holiday go wrong?

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There Are No Rules for Sharing Your Stories

December 15, 2019

Is there anyone who has lived into middle age or beyond, who hasn’t at least had the passing thought that “there is something in my story worth preserving”? Most people find reasons to push…

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Are you leaving a legacy…or a mess?

September 10, 2019

My love for family history manifests itself in genealogy. If you are like me, the biggest appeal to genealogy is the mystery, the detective work, and finding that next bit of…

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What To Do When The Story Is Stuck Inside Of You

August 17, 2019

“I would never do such an idiotic stunt.” Those are the words of my teenage daughter when she was in a group interview and asked a ‘thought provoking’ character…

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Tips On How To Start Your Family History Journey

August 13, 2019

When starting family history research, it is always best to start by writing down what you know about your relatives, such as birth and marriage dates. You can then move on to asking your…

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Fun Ways To Preserve Your Family History

July 25, 2019

Here are some fun ways you too can preserve your history and celebrate Family History Month with some family history activities!

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Storytelling: Perception, Lies, & Exaggeration

June 14, 2019

When I worked as a newspaper writer, I had to interview two 90 year old women who had been friends their whole lives. Both women lived on their own and their minds were still sharp. Their good health was…

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5 Tips For Writing A Good Memoir

June 1, 2019

If you are looking for additional tips to help tackle the challenge of story preservation, without losing your mind, here are five more tips you can add to your arsenal!

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How Starting A Simple Memoir Gave Me New Purpose In Life

May 14, 2019

Ten years ago, if you were to ask me whether I believed my life was worth remembering, I would have said “probably not”. But that all changed when I decided to try an experiment for two months, and then revisit those results five years later. See what I did, and how that experienced changed my perspective on life.

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Ordinary People Live Extraordinary Lives – Write Their Stories

April 18, 2019

In May 1998, country music star Clay Walker released his 16th single entitled “Ordinary People” but it was the worst performing song he ever had. Despite failing to resonate with…

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