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  • Houstory Need an idea for how to turn that winter frown upside down? A family history project!Got a little case of cabin fever? Don't you know that all work and no documentation of family heirlooms makes Jack a dull boy.Houstory Herd: Cabin Fever Edition - The Houstory® Hearth
  • Houstory Heeeeeeeeeeeere's the Herd! Got a little case of cabin fever? Don't you know that all work and no documentation of family heirlooms makes Jack a dull boy.Houstory Herd: Cabin Fever Edition - The Houstory® Hearth
  • Sharon Varnum Sergeant Countdown this week! The New England Regional Genealogical Conference Early Bird Registration Expires Saturday 28 February 2015. NERGC 2015 Navigating the Past: Sailing into the Future Nearly 1,000 genealogists from around New England and beyond are making plans to attend the largest biennial genealogical conference in the northeast. Save $30 with early bird registration. Join the New England Genealogical Consortium, Inc in their 13th biennial conference which is being held April 15-18, 2015 at the Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, Rhode Island. But please hurry! Regular registration is $150 but you can take advantage of the early bird price of $120 which expires Saturday, February 28, 2015. Register, select your agenda, plan for lunch and dinner on-line at NERGC. With over 95 lectures to choose from in two and-a-half days, and with levels ranging from beginner to expert, NERGC 2015 will help attendees "navigate": * New research pathways, methodologies, and strategies, including technology and online resources; * Ethnic genealogy of all types * Maritime and military topics including privateers, pirates, and other sea-faring folk; * New approaches for navigating and utilizing record sources (such as religious, civil, cemetery, military, and newspapers); * New uses of sources (such as religious, civil, cemetery, military, and newspapers); * Photography and family heirlooms; * New England's repositories (archives, libraries, historical societies); * Successful research planning and project implementation; and * Ways to engage youth in genealogy. www.nergc.org
  • Houstory At Houstory, we believe in the importance of a home — some home — for all. Have you heard about Utah's VERY SUCCESSFUL battle against homelessness?To eliminate homelessness, give people homes.Utah found a brilliantly effective solution for homelessness
  • Houstory Have you prepared for the finish line we will all cross? Whether its designating family heirlooms or determining your end-of-life care -- do it now! #WhatMattersMostFRONTLINE follows renowned surgeon Atul Gawande as he explores the relationships doctors have with patients nearing the end of life.Being Mortal – FRONTLINE
  • Houstory In Salt Lake City? Check out The Family Curator at RootsTech!Looking for something new at RootsTech? Mark your schedule for Outside the Box free mini-sessio...Got Stuff? Heirloom Roadshow Comes Outside the Box at RootsTech 2015 - Home - Family Curator
  • Houstory Have you ever been in your house and thought, "I wonder what the walls would say if they could talk?" Us, too!Ever wondered what a house or family heirloom would say if it could talk? Good news then! This podcast is for you. No, really. We made it for you.Introducing 'Houstories' Podcast - The Houstory® Hearth
  • Houstory Mike and I are the proud parents of a brand new podcast. If you like what you hear, would you mind letting us know with a comment? And if you don't like it, keep it to yourself. :) Thank you kindly!Ever wondered what a house or family heirloom would say if it could talk? Then this podcast is for you & every person in the world. Except that one guy.Introducing 'Houstories' Podcast - The Houstory® Hearth
  • Houstory This month: A 1795 time capsule opened; 3D technology that re-creates historic homes & frank conversations about the great beyond.Have you ever sat down with a small group of strangers over a warm cup of tea and a slice of delicious cake, and talked about death? Houstory has.Houstory Herd: Death and Tea Edition - The Houstory® Hearth
  • Houstory Not a Duck fan ordinarily, but tonight I'm a #pac12football guy. #goducksbeatbucks
  • Houstory If you haven't been to Astoria, put it on your 'to-do' list...Coast River Business Journal The Liberty’s business approach to running nonprofit gets the historic theater through its first 10 years on Astoria’s economic stage.Libery Theater plays leading role in downtown Astoria revitalization
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  • Houstory An amazing blast from the past!Tonight, at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, conservators opened a box that was buried beneath the cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House in 1795. Samuel Adams, then governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, installed the box with the help of Paul Revere, then the Grand Master of the Fr…So, What Was In That Boston Time Capsule?
  • Houstory Just because it's cool. #familyheirloom #antiques
  • Houstory The final Houstory Herd of 2014: “I don’t have any heirs. So what do I do with my stuff ?” #familyheirlooms #estateplanning #familyhistoryHoustory believes discussions about estate planning and delegating family heirlooms will likely start with family history conversations.Houstory Herd: Looking Ahead Edition - The Houstory® Hearth
  • Houstory The final Houstory Herd of 2014: “I don’t have any heirs. So what do I do with my stuff?” #familyheirlooms #estateplanning #familyhistoryHoustory believes discussions about estate planning and delegating family heirlooms will likely start with family history conversations.Houstory Herd: Looking Ahead Edition - The Houstory® Hearth
  • Houstory Many discussions about estate planning and delegating family heirlooms likely start with family history conversations. Have you had any this holiday season?Houstory believes discussions about estate planning and delegating family heirlooms will likely start with family history conversations.Houstory Herd: Looking Ahead Edition - The Houstory® Hearth
  • Houstory Family history? Check. A free gift for you? Check. A somewhat creepy/goofy video of me (Dan) wishing you a Merry Christmas? Check. Happy Holidays!
  • Houstory The Heirloom Registry wants to give you a chance to add a few words – even just one sentence – to your family history. Find out how with the video... #NoMoreStuff
  • Houstory "I truly love these stickers from www.heirloomregistry.com and hope that my family uses them to tell the stories of their heirlooms. When you aren't sure what to get relatives and friends, these are the best." Aww, shucks! Thanks! #NoMoreStuffMascot Manor Genealogy: "Thanks for the Stickers!" (what the heck was she thinking?!?)
  • Houstory Instead of buying more "stuff" you don't need this year, take time to designate #familyheirlooms for your kids at www.heirloomregistry.com. #NoMoreStuffBefore you try to tackle tough issues like estate planning and end-of-life care, share stories about your family’s past financial successes, failures and values.This Thanksgiving, share your family’s ‘money history’
  • Houstory Our gift to you: A free registration of your favorite family heirloom. This season, honor the things you already have instead. #NoMoreStuffPass on the histories and provenances of your family heirlooms and treasured belongings using our high quality labels and secure online database.The Heirloom Registry
  • Houstory Thank you for your nice words, The Family Curator!My favorite heirloom brothers, Dan and Mike Hiestand, have thrown down the glove again this hol...Family Heirlooms: The Ultimate Holiday Regift - Home - Family Curator
  • Houstory Thanks to The Family Curator for her contribution to the #NoMoreStuff campaign!
  • Houstory What are you doing to spread the message about our #NoMoreStuff campaign? Share a photo of how you are celebrating the holidays through activities that require nothing more than family, friends and imagination. #livesimply