RootsTech Connect 2021 – A Global Success!

Were you one of the 1 million individuals who participated in RootsTech Connect 2021? What an incredible event, and the best part, it is on-going, with classes and keynotes available to watch for a year. Plenty of time to watch the many (many!) classes you have on your Playlist! I'm still coming down for a … Continue reading RootsTech Connect 2021 – A Global Success!

Ready, Set, Go! RootsTech Connect 2021!

We are about a week out from the launch of RootsTech Connect 2021. Yesterday, I had a chance to meet with the other ambassadors and RootsTech staff to get a sneak peek of the website. I am so impressed and excited! So here's your sneak peek of all things RootsTech Connect 2021! First of all … Continue reading Ready, Set, Go! RootsTech Connect 2021!

RootsTech Connect 2021!

It's February which means RootsTech! This year RootsTech has gone virtual and is also completely free. From the comfort of your home, anywhere in the world, you can enjoy hundreds of inspirational classes from speakers around the globe, and inspiring messages from celebrity keynote speakers. There will be a virtual marketplace where you can see … Continue reading RootsTech Connect 2021!

We have a winner! RootsTech 2020 Free Pass Giveaway

  Congratulations to Julie Wood who won my free 4-day RootsTech pass giveaway, and thank you to everyone who entered. There are still plenty of contests running so if you didn't win here, head over to Conference Keeper and enter. At last count, there were 31 giveaways running!  

Telling the Story of You

You are part of the story For many family historians, the excitement of the chase means that we are necessarily focused on the past. We try to locate everything we can on our ancestors, and sometimes, when we feel satisfied with what we have on them, we move on to the next ancestor. RootsTech 2020’s … Continue reading Telling the Story of You

Win a complementary 4-day pass to RootsTech 2020!

It's hard to believe but RootsTech 2020 will be here in just over 3 months! And it's a big year ... the TENTH anniversary! Will you be joining me there to celebrate The Story of YOU? I love this theme for 2020. By learning about our ancestors, by telling their story, we tell the story … Continue reading Win a complementary 4-day pass to RootsTech 2020!

RootsTech 2019 Recap

It's hard to believe that RootsTech 2019 was 3 weeks ago! I came back from an absolutely wonderful week to a pretty big assignment for the ProGen course I'm taking and have been working on that all month. It's finally submitted now and time to do a short recap of what was a busy, fun, … Continue reading RootsTech 2019 Recap

Are you ready? RootsTech 2019 is around the corner!

With the new year just around the corner, RootsTech 2019 is inching closer and closer! So, what has been happening behind the scenes at RootsTech? A lot!  Wonderful keynote speakers have been announced, there’s a RootsTech film competition, and just last week, the streaming schedule was revealed. Let’s take a closer look at some of … Continue reading Are you ready? RootsTech 2019 is around the corner!

We Have a Winner of a RootsTech 2019 4-day Pass!

Serving as a RootsTech 2019 Ambassador means that I had the opportunity to give away one complimentary 4-day pass to RootsTech 2019. This morning I hit the 'find me a random winner' button on Rafflecopter and the winner is .... John Boeren! John is a professional genealogist, based in the Netherlands, and owner of Antecedentia. His … Continue reading We Have a Winner of a RootsTech 2019 4-day Pass!

RootsTech 2019: Over 30 Classes on DNA!

RootsTech is always on the cutting edge of what’s new in genealogy. Look back at RootsTech 2018 and see the emphasis on DNA from Angie Bush’s presentation “You’ve Taken a DNA test, Now What?” to Diane Southard and Lisa Louise Cooke’s, “A DNA Match with No Tree? No Problem!”. DNA is a hot topic these … Continue reading RootsTech 2019: Over 30 Classes on DNA!