Do you wish you could spend more time with distant relatives? That emails, facebook and texts just aren’t enough? Are you worried your children won’t know their cousins, uncles and aunts the way you know yours? If so, it’s time to start planning a Family Reunion!
Below are ideas, resources and more to help you plan your next big event. Start by checking out the Family Reunion planning websites. Then scroll down for even more great ideas – from Family History Activities to tips on starting your own Family Website.
~ Family Reunion Websites ~
- Mr. Spiffy
While the name might be questionable, overall this website offers loads of great ideas on planning, activities, food, and more.
- Reunions Magazine
Better name this time and, again, another web site with ideas on planning yours with activities, food ideas, and more.
- Gathered Again
Thanks to Laura for giving us a heads up on her fantastic site. Packed with even more great ideas, it’s definitely worth checking out.
Here is a wonderful article worth a read: ‘How to Plan a Family Reunion’.. Don’t forget to poke around the site for more great ideas.
- Genealogy at About.com
Kimberly Powel offers several great ideas for planning your reunion in her article: ‘Steps to a Successful Family Reunion’.
- GroupTravel: Family Reunion
Filled with articles from ‘How to Budget’ to negotiating for hotel amenities, this site offers tips on logistics as well as managing the financial details of planning a reunion. A must read!
~ Family Reunion Ideas & More ~
For Family History Activities the entire family can do together, check out my post: ’10 Family History Activities’.
Are you ready to fill in your Family Tree? To find websites that offer free family tree templates, visit: ‘Your Family Tree’.
Keep your family connected with a Family Website. Post photos, birthdays, family history and more! For tips on starting your own family website, visit: ‘Starting a Family Website’.
Your Family Photos are priceless windows into your family history. For tips on ensuring your photos will be enjoyed for generations to come, visit: ‘Tips for Preserving Old Family Photos’.
Do you have a Family Reunion idea to share? Post it in the comment section below and I’ll ad it to the list!
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