On January 1, did everyone eat their cornbread and black eye peas? Well I have a confession to make.....I didn't. I just completely dropped the ball and didn't have anything ready at my house. Nothing...I ate cornbread on December 30th if that counts?...no?.. Well never mind, guess this year is going to just be crazy.… Continue reading New Year Traditions
Starting in January, I am taking a huge step and I will begin teaching online classes to high school homeschooling students. Fun fact: I was actually homeschooled in high school and would have loved to have new and exciting options for credits or electives. With that in mind, I have found several online platforms to… Continue reading Teaching
Everyone has a favorite family tradition. It could be a favorite recipe that is made, or gathering around to watch the parade in the morning. These traditions are what make the holiday special. The gathering of family always signifies a special time. It doesn't have to be on Thanksgiving day itself. Many people have family… Continue reading Thanksgiving Traditions
This past weekend I was honored to be able to stand up with my baby sister as she got married. The wedding was beautiful and many friends and family were there to help celebrate their big day. But the venue got me to thinking. When weddings are not in a traditional church setting, it always… Continue reading Wedding Memories
I am happy to announce not only am I accepting new clients, but I am also accepting transcription clients as well! I love looking at old documents and figuring out that hard to read text. I am currently working on copies of letters from World War I. They are copies of the originals so it… Continue reading Transcription Services
Hello again, I have been working recently on my Gwin line of family. Thomas Gwin is one of my major brick walls that just refuses to break. Like most researchers, I will attack this line until utterly frustrated, leave it for a month or so, then attack it again. This being said, I had been… Continue reading Helpful South Carolina websites
I am sorry for the long break from posting. I was actually adding to my family tree. My son was born two weeks ago and our family is overjoyed! I will get back to posting soon, thank you for your patience. You can still email me with any questions or comments!!
Join me on Sunday, April 8, 2018 for the Shelby County History Festival going on at Davies Manor Plantation. The festival is from noon until 5 pm. Free admission! There will be free tours of the Manor House and Grounds. Bluegrass & Americana Music featuring Robert Hull and Bob and Susie. Take a nature hike… Continue reading Shelby County History Festival
Week 1: Start Start is such a simple word. Begin. Just do something, anything, get it down on paper to show progress. We all know that is much easier said than done. If you were given the option of writing about anyone in your family, who would it be? Would you choose a parent… Continue reading 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks- Week 1
Confession time! I hate new years resolutions. I just do not like them. If I wanted to change something about myself, I will start whenever I feel like it and some date on a calendar will not tell me otherwise. That being said, I wanted to start this wonderful series by Amy Johnson Crow. She… Continue reading New Year New You?