Sunday, August 13, 2017

Update - Legacy Genealogy Software & Webinars

So, for whatever reason, Legacy has extended their offers by one week so ENDS AUGUST 20th, 2017.

Which means that you can still purchase their newest software, Legacy 9, for $17.48 instead of $34.95. Also a webinar membership at 50% off so one full year of unlimited membership (or extension if you purchased before this offer) will be $24.98 rather than $49.95. That's a pretty good deal even though this is still in US dollars. http://legacy.familytreewebinars.com/index.php



BUT WAIT .... LOL (can you hear the informercial coming up? hahaha)

NOW, IF you rush and purchase before the end of today, August 13 2017, and use the promo codes offered by Thomas MacEntee, you'll save the 50% PLUS plus an additional 15%. Purchase them seperately and use his promo codes.

For Legacy 9 software, with the additional discount, by end of today, use promo code "thomas15leg" https://legacy.familytreewebinars.com/legacy-products-c1.php

For one year of the webinars, with the addtional discount, by end of today, use promo code "thomas15" using same link as above.


I'm still on the fence, but might just pull the trigger on the webinars - it's an awfully good deal. There are sessions in their library that I missed and what's 27 bucks Canadian? Hmmmmm. Yup. Gonna do it.


Cheers,
Pat

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Save Additional 15% off Legacy Family Tree Supersale

This amazing supersale ends tonight, so get it done quick! Legacy 9 software $14.86 AND 1 year Legacy webinars, unlimited access $21.23US. https://www.genealogybargains.com/save-additional-15-off-legacy-family-trees-super-sale/ Sorry for the late notice, but grab it quick and save some bucks. Always pays to pay attention? haha


Cheers,
Pat


Monday, August 7, 2017

Family Search Research Wiki

No matter how much, or how little, you know about researching in your area of interest, the Family Search Research Wiki will be helpful. And it's FREE!! Click on your country, and away you go. For those who are truly interested and serious about learning, don't miss what's in the "Guided Help" at the top; the "SearchTips" half way down; and "New to the Wiki?" at the bottom. https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Main_Page


Now we all need a rainy day to give us time to learn this!! Lol


Cheers,
Pat

Videos of Irish Farming Life

https://www.facebook.com/Irishfarmingvideos/videos/1387738704675312/


Cheers,
Pat

Any Scutchers in Your Family?

This video explains the entire process of flax scutching in Ireland. I'm interested as one of my great greats was identified as a 'scutcher' on a marriage registration. I also have some Irish linens, and clothing. Now good luck with understanding the language hahaha but interesting all the same. https://www.facebook.com/Irishfarmingvideos/videos/1381391021976747/


Cheers,
Pat

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Fighting 'hoppers' in the 1930s

Most of us have not lived through this. Many of us have been told stories of the '30s from parents, grandparents etc. But this story written by Bill Weiser really captures the many aspects of what life was like - especially dealing with those horrid creatures named grasshoppers that Prairie people still refer to as hoppers. I have an unreasonable fear of them that has lasted to this day.

My parents used to love to get in our old car, usually on Sundays, to go for a drive and 'look at' our crops. Of course no AC in those days. I begged to be left at home, but it never happened. Me in the back seat. My parents in the front. They chatted away as I literally screamed in terror. Somehow I never had to have psychiatric help , or perhaps I should say I never received that help ... which may explain why these darned things still scare the bajeepers out of me. LOL

Anyway, here is Bill's story http://thestarphoenix.com/opinion/columnists/history-matters-criddle-mixture-used-to-fight-hoppers-in-1930s


Cheers,
Pat

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Legacy Family Tree Sold to MyHeritage

WOW!! didn't expect this. 16 minutes ago I read this http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170803006451/en/MyHeritage-Acquires-Legacy-Family-Tree-Software-Webinar

Hope it's good cause I love my Legacy genealogy software, and still watch the odd webinar.


Cheers,
Pat

US Historical Newspapers - new website

Thanks to my friend Lisa Louise Cook for sharing a new website dealing with USA newspapers. She has even made a short video to walk us through the site. http://usnewsmap.com/ Thanks Lisa from her website https://lisalouisecooke.com/


Cheers,
Pat