Announcing a New Venture!

Announcing a New Venture!

I recently announced that I am going to England to speak at THE Genealogy Show in Birmingham on June 7-8, 2019. Well, my good friend, genealogist, blogger and webinar host, Myrt, from DearMyrtle is also going to the BIG event. We decided to make our trips to the UK, a most excellent genealogy adventure! We created a new blog, a Youtube channel and a Facebook group, so you can follow our adventures, as we take you along in our virtual suitcases. Everything we learn about what you need to know and do, to plan your own genealogy adventures, we will share with you. We have also created boards on Pinterest, so search for "Valerie and Myrt" there. We plan to share pictures we take along the way on Instagram and live action tweets on Twitter, as we explore and experience the UK - so look for our hashtag #valeriemyrt. And don't forget to keep coming here to my blog, FamilyCherished, where I will share more about the trip. I will also be sharing about Rootstech, where I am presenting 5 times Continue reading

Guess what? I’m Speaking in England!

Guess what? I’m Speaking in England!

I am so excited about the opportunity to speak at the inaugural event of THE Genealogy Show to be held at The National Exhibit Centre in Birmingham, England, on June 7-8, 2019! Speakers from around the world will be coming to share their knowledge of genealogy and DNA. I can't believe I get to be one of them! I will be presenting: Friday, June 7, 2019; 1:30-2:30 pm; Arena 2 Top Mistakes that New Genealogists Make and How to Avoid Them Saturday, June 8, 2019; 11:30-12:30 pm; Arena 2  How to Organise and Keep Track of Everything (No, I didn't spell it wrong. That's how they spell organize there, the fact that I know that is one of the reasons they chose me *snicker*). Can't make it to the UK? No worries, I've got a plan to take care of all you. I will be announcing the BIG NEWS this Friday, so stay tuned! Continue reading