Category: Heritage/Legacy

      Independence Day No matter how you choose to celebrate this year, capture those memories through photos, stories and writing. Preserve a snapshot of how you and your family mark this, and other holidays, so future generations can better understand the importance of Independence Day. This is excellent information about how we and […]

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This article appeared in one of the blogs that I follow and thought it was a good read. 20 Easy DIY Home Projects to Spruce up Your Space   Is spending so much time inside making you go stir-crazy? Well with life outside seemingly on hold, this may be the perfect opportunity to make a […]

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Many people do not really know how many photos they have laying around in boxes, in bags, or in old family albums. This article will highlight some ideas on preserving those photos for generations to come and at the same time enjoy the process.  Are your photos in totes as pictured above?  Yikes!!  Time to […]

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Anytime is the time to start organizing and saving your photos.  In September every year the Association of Personal Photo Organizers talks about saving your photos through workshops.  This post from their website is a great story about starting to save your photos, and consequently saving the stories that go with those photos!  What a […]

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Baby it’s Hot Out There!!   You don’t need us to tell you that it is hot out there! Many of us, especially those on the east coast and here in TEXAS, are experiencing a July heat wave making walking outside feel like walking into a sauna. When it gets this hot outside, it’s hard […]

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With diseases such as Alzheimer’s, we lose our loved ones a little every day.  This often seems like a long slow good-by, so we need to capture all their wonderful memories early on while they are energetic and fresh.  This really horrible disease takes our loved ones away from us never to be the same […]

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  Check out this great blog from Cathi Nelson about what to know when digitizing your photos.  There are three routes you can take when you decide to scan your photos for further safekeeping.  You can do it yourself by purchasing or renting a scanner, ship your photos away to a scanning service, or hire […]

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In a book that I recently read, ” A Simple Guide to Saving Your Family Photos“, Why Save Your Photos?* , was actually the name of the first chapter.  So I ask you, the reader that same question.  Why do you save your photos?  Molly Bartlet writes, “Photos are so much more than a captured moment in […]

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Jeannette Van Houten of Union Beach, New Jersey said “food links you back to the moment in the kitchen when your grandmother, mother or grandfather let you sneak a taste. It is the moments of love that we often take for granted.” Would you like to make a unique gift for your family this year? […]

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Do you have boxes of older family albums? Do you want to preserve those items for future generations? What would you do if those photos and other memorabilia were destroyed in a house fire, or even water damage to your home? Were you given a box of old photos from a grandparent or parent when […]

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