Special Holiday Savings at StoryWorth – Aren’t Your Family Stories Worth Preserving?

NEW! $20 Off a 1-Year Subscription at Storyworth - an amazing way to get your family members to preserve family stories - you get a weekly email story prompt AND a beautiful bound book for all the stories! Offer expires December 25th - click here to shop - via Storyworth

You probably never knew about your mom’s first crush, the time your uncle fought City Hall to save the library, or your grandma’s brief stint in marching band.

StoryWorth makes it easy and fun for family members to share stories with loved ones, with weekly emailed story prompts — questions you’ve never thought to ask.

At the end of the year, they’ll get the stories bound in a beautiful hardcover book. Strengthen your bond as you get to know them in a whole new way!

Here’s how it works:

  1. Each week, StoryWorth sends them questions you’ve never thought to ask.
  2. They write a story each week, which is shared with you. (They can also record it.)
  3. A year’s worth of stories are bound into a beautiful keepsake book.

StoryWorth – A Great Gift Idea!

Are you still searching for the perfect Christmas gift this year? Why not get a family member a 1-year subscription to StoryWorth and they can get started on preserving their family stories! StoryWorth is easy to use and there are some great story prompts available. And remember, they’ll receive an amazing hardcover book at the end of the year!

Are you still searching for the perfect Christmas gift this year? Why not get a family member a 1-year subscription to StoryWorth and they can get started on preserving their family stories! StoryWorth is easy to use and there are some great story prompts available. And remember, they’ll receive an amazing hardcover book at the end of the year!

Click here to learn more about StoryWorth and remember to take advantage of this SPECIAL holiday deal: Save $20 on a 1-year subscription – normally $79, now just $59. StoryWorth is one of the best ways to get a family member involved with story preservation and family history.

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Genealogy Bargains for Wednesday 7 December 2016

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UPDATED GENEALOGY BARGAINS for Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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SNEAK PEEK: Shop Family Tree Season of Savings December 1-16

Shop Family Tree has announced an amazing sale over the next 16 days with special savings on specific items. Here’s what we know:

  • December 4-7: $5 Off Best Sellers
  • December 8-9: Flip-Pal Genealogy Value Pack
  • December 10: $20 off Organize Your Genealogy Collection
  • December 11: Free Shipping Storewide
  • December 12-13: 20% off RootsMagic
  • December 14-15: 50% off eBooks
  • December 16: 30% off Storewide

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NEW Genealogy Bargains

FREE Webinar! Becoming a Genealogy Detective, presented by Sharon S. Atkins, Wednesday, December 7, 1pm Central - “Chances are, if you have spent any time at all working to compile your family history, you have run into difficulty finding at least one elusive relative & maybe even several of them! Within the genealogy community this experience is commonly referred to as a "brick wall." Some of brick walls may seem impossible to solve, today. However, as my mother often told me, "Nothing in life is impossible, some things just take a little longer to accomplish than others." Learn how to approach and solve seemingly complex problems by becoming a "Genealogy Detective".” Click here to register - via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

  • FREE Webinar! Becoming a Genealogy Detective, presented by Sharon S. Atkins, Wednesday, December 7, 1pm Central – “Chances are, if you have spent any time at all working to compile your family history, you have run into difficulty finding at least one elusive relative & maybe even several of them! Within the genealogy community this experience is commonly referred to as a “brick wall.” Some of brick walls may seem impossible to solve, today. However, as my mother often told me, “Nothing in life is impossible, some things just take a little longer to accomplish than others.” Learn how to approach and solve seemingly complex problems by becoming a “Genealogy Detective”.” Click here to register – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

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NEW! $20 Off a 1-Year Subscription at Storyworth - an amazing way to get your family members to preserve family stories - you get a weekly email story prompt AND a beautiful bound book for all the stories! Offer expires December 25th - click here to shop - via Storyworth

  • NEW! $20 Off a 1-Year Subscription at Storyworth – an amazing way to get your family members to preserve family stories – you get a weekly email story prompt AND a beautiful bound book for all the stories! Offer expires December 25th – click here to shop – via Storyworth

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30% Off All Print Books and Calendars at Lulu.com - includes books by Lisa A. Alzo, Maureen Taylor, Lisa Louise Cooke, and more! Use promo code 4THDAY30 (must use ALL CAPS) at checkout – click here to save – via Lulu.com

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ONGOING Genealogy Bargains

5 Off Best Sellers at Shop Family Tree - titles include The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy, Trace Your German Roots Online, Organize Your Geneaology, and Story of My Life. Use promo code: 5OFFBEST - click here to save - via Shop Family Tree

  • EXPIRES TODAY! $5 Off Best Sellers at Shop Family Tree – titles include The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy, Trace Your German Roots Online, Organize Your Geneaology, and Story of My Life. Use promo code: 5OFFBEST – offer good through December 7th – click here to save – via Shop Family Tree

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Save 10% on Ancestry Gift Memberships! Give the gift of family history this holiday season and save 10%

Save 10% on Ancestry Gift Memberships! Give the gift of family history this holiday season and save 10%:

  • U.S. Discovery (access all U.S. records)
    12 months $189 now $169
    6 months was $99 now $89
  • World Explorer (access U.S. and international records)
    12 months was $299 now $269
    6 months was $149 now $134

Offer good through December 25th – click here to shop – via Ancestry

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23andme Introduces $99 Ancestry test - “Experience your ancestry in a new way! Get a breakdown of your global ancestry by percentages, connect with DNA relatives and more.” 23andme now offers a test kit at 50% off the price of its DNA + Health test kit. Click here for details - via 23andme

  • 23andme Introduces $99 Ancestry test – “Experience your ancestry in a new way! Get a breakdown of your global ancestry by percentages, connect with DNA relatives and more.”  23andme now offers a test kit at 50% off the price of its DNA + Health test kit. Click here for details – via 23andme

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Save on American Ancestors Holiday Book Bundles - choose from a variety of book bundles including African-American genealogy, DNA, and more. Click here to shop - via American Ancestors / NEHGS

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10% off Ancestry DNA - get an additional 10% off the regular $99 price, now only $89. Offer good through December 14th - click here to save - via AncestryDNA

  • 10% off Ancestry DNA – get an additional 10% off the regular $99 price, now only $89. Offer good through December 14th – click here to save – via AncestryDNA

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$59 Family Tree DNA Holiday Sale! There has never been a lower price on DNA tests and what a way to kick off the holiday season! Also take a look at the savings on these other test packages!

  • $59 Family Tree DNA Holiday Sale! There has never been a lower price on DNA tests and what a way to kick off the holiday season! Also take a look at the savings on these other test packages:
    – Y37 (father’s line) – was $169, now just $139
    – mtDNA (mother’s line) – just $79
    – Comprehensive Genome – was $546, now just $457

There is no listed expiration date – this sale could end at any time! Click here to save – via Family Tree DNA

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Save $150 off every 40 hour+ genealogy research project at Legacy Tree Genealogists - use promo code SAVE150 - click here for more info - via Legacy Tree Genealogists

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NEW! MyHeritage DNA - $79 Introductory Price! “Facing a "brick wall" in your genealogy research? MyHeritage takes genealogy into the new millennium by offering a revolutionary strategy for advancing your genealogy research - DNA matching - at affordable prices! "Click here for more information - via MyHeritage

  • NEW! MyHeritage DNA – $79 Introductory Price! “Facing a “brick wall” in your genealogy research? MyHeritage takes genealogy into the new millennium by offering a revolutionary strategy for advancing your genealogy research – DNA matching – at affordable prices! ” Click here for more information – via MyHeritage

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NEW! Save on Holiday Bundles and FREE SHIPPING at NYGBS! The New York Genealogical Biographical Society has several bundles on sale plus FREE SHIPPING available! Offer good through December 31st - click here to shop - via NYGBS

Save on Holiday Bundles and FREE SHIPPING at NYGBS! The New York Genealogical Biographical Society has several bundles on sale plus FREE SHIPPING available! Offer good through December 31st – click here to shop – via NYGBS

  • The New York City Package:  Finding family in New York City can be challenging. Equip your researcher with the material they need to succeed. Perfect for both beginner and advanced genealogists, this bundle includes: 1) County guides for New York City, Brooklyn/Kings, Bronx, Manhattan/New York, Queens, Staten Island/Richmond and 2) New York City Municipal Archive: An Authorized Guide for Family Historians. Holiday discount price: $94 (retail value $114). Click here to shop.
  • The New York Researcher Package: Our society provides fantastic resources for finding family all throughout New York State. For those with family from all over the Empire State, this package will allow them to continue bringing their family history “Ever Upward”: 1) One year membership to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, and 2) New York Family History Research Guide and Gazetteer. Holiday Discount Price: $120 (retail value $155). Click here to shop.

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Save up to 72% on special software/book bundles at RootsMagic - Bundle #1 - includes RootsMagic 7 Software, RootsMagic 7 eBook, Personal Historian 2 Software, and Personal Historian 2 eBook - regularly $89.90, now just $25 with NO SHIPPING - offer expires December 20th - click here to shop - via RootsMagic

  • Save up to 72% on special software/book bundles at RootsMagic – Bundle #1 – includes RootsMagic 7 Software, RootsMagic 7 eBook, Personal Historian 2 Software, and Personal Historian 2 eBook – regularly $89.90, now just $25 with NO SHIPPING – offer expires December 20th – click here to shop – via RootsMagic

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50% Off at Twile - "Twile is a timeline of everything that's ever happened in your family. Pull together all of your family's memories, photos and stories in the same place. Sign up now and get 50% off our annual subscription when you upgrade any time in the next 12 months." Click here to save - via Twile

  • 50% Off at Twile – “Twile is a timeline of everything that’s ever happened in your family. Pull together all of your family’s memories, photos and stories in the same place. Sign up now and get 50% off our annual subscription when you upgrade any time in the next 12 months.” Click here to save – via Twile

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FREE Ebook - The 15 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists by Thomas MacEntee - “Researching your family history can be fun, but like many hobbies, it can turn into an obsession, and an expensive one at that. There are many ways to save money while you pursue the “hunt” for your roots: some are just common sense while others are, frankly, ingenious. Also keep in mind that it doesn’t pay to be so focused on “frugal” that in the long run you either lose money or that genealogy is no longer “fun.” Normally $2.99, now FREE through Friday, May 6th - click here to download - via Amazon

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Dec 7, 1941. At 7: 55 AM (local time) Dec 7, 1941, “a date that will live in infamy,” nearly 200 Japanese aircraft attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, long considered the US “Gibraltar of the Pacific.” The raid, which lasted little more than one hour, left nearly 3,000 dead. Almost the entire US Pacific Fleet was at anchor there, and few ships escaped damage. Several were sunk or disabled, while 200 US aircraft on the ground were destroyed. The attack on Pearl Harbor brought about immediate US entry into WWII, a declaration of war being requested by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and approved by Congress Dec 8, 1941.

Dec 7, 1941. At 7: 55 AM (local time) Dec 7, 1941, “a date that will live in infamy,” nearly 200 Japanese aircraft attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, long considered the US “Gibraltar of the Pacific.” The raid, which lasted little more than one hour, left nearly 3,000 dead. Almost the entire US Pacific Fleet was at anchor there, and few ships escaped damage. Several were sunk or disabled, while 200 US aircraft on the ground were destroyed. The attack on Pearl Harbor brought about immediate US entry into WWII, a declaration of war being requested by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and approved by Congress Dec 8, 1941.


Today is Wednesday, 7 December 2016, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy World:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Today: Willa Cather’s Birthday – Anniversary, Harry Chapin’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Pearl Harbor Day – 75th Anniversary.

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