The art of cooking and perfecting coveted recipes is underappreciated these days. Decades ago, families used to cook meals together. Centuries ago, the preparation of the main family meal was a daylong custom with many participants to remember the steps and ingredients, it was part of their legacy. Keep the flavors of your family alive by recording your favorite recipes.
As a Video Biographer, my clients often tell me they’re overwhelmed by all their old family photos. If you grew up before the digital age, you can probably relate – especially if you were born in the 30’s, 40’s or 50’s, as many of my clients were. After recently helping my 80 year old mother …
Discover what makes your family unique. See 10 Family History Activities that Grandparents to Grandchildren can do together to learn more about how their ancestors impacted on who the family is today.
These family history activities will give everyone an opportunity to better understand and appreciate their foundations and family legacy while providing a more complete record of the family history for future generations.
Have you ever asked your grandparents to talk about the family history only to find they’re not in the mood? Often you have to catch them at just the right time, when they’re feeling nostalgic or sentimental. Asking about family heirlooms is a great way to bring back memories and start the stories flowing.