Preserving Memories: Saving Water-damaged Photos

Preserving Memories: Saving Water-damaged Photos

  Flood of Memories Q. Thousands in the Gulf Coast lost their family photos in last fall’s hurricanes. Can water-damaged photos be saved? A. If a watery disaster-whether it’s a hurricane or a burst pipe-strikes your contemporary photos, slides or negatives, you can salvage them with the following five steps....Read more
The History of Tailgating

The History of Tailgating

September 2nd is National Tailgating Day. Tailgating is a widely loved pastime, but where does the activity originate? Even those that don’t love sports are often willing to take part in tailgating festivities. What’s not to love about sharing (lots of) food and fun with friends while enjoying a much...Read more
5 Genealogy Books That Changed My Research

5 Genealogy Books That Changed My Research

I’ve always been a bit of a book nerd. And since I’ve started working with Family Tree Books, I’ve had the privilege of editing more than a dozen fantastic how-to genealogy books. Our newest book, The Family Tree Cemetery Field Guide, just launched last week, and our next book (on...Read more