Building your Digital Memoir category

Why The Holidays Are The Best Time To Continue Traditions Through Stories

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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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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5 Simple Tips For Creating Your Own Last Will And Testament

October 30, 2019

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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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 More Precious Tips To Help You Write 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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What Do You Do When Records are Missing or Destroyed?

April 6, 2019

It can be very frustrating when you are researching someone and you need that information from the 1890 U.S. census to provide additional evidence of where she/he was living and with…

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How to Create a Home That Tells Your Family’s Story

March 25, 2019

If you’re one of the lucky families that aims to bring a unique sense of home into your house, here are a few tips to get started writing your family’s story.

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Sharing Your Life Story Shouldn’t Be Scary

March 12, 2019

Panic set in as beta readers began reading chapters for my upcoming memoir “From Metal to Rhinestones,” the story of my teenage quest for a beauty pageant crown. What if the readers…

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The Best Advice for Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care

March 1, 2019

Long-term care can seem like a distant concern. But the majority of us will be forced to rely on it at some point in life. Here are some tips to help you get started!

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Active, Fit and Happy: Tips for Seniors on Staying Healthy

March 1, 2019

If you’re an older adult, you may not be quite as active or mobile as you once were, but that doesn’t mean you can’t continue to lead a healthy, balanced life.

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