Holidays

Holiday Contest Finalists

This Holiday season, we asked our users around the world to tell about their hopes and wishes for the coming year. Here are some of the touching dreams that they’ve shared with us. Vote for your favorite entry by commenting on the post with...

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Holiday Contest: Enter now to win!

This is a guest post by Karen, MyHeritage’s country manager for Brazil. Last week, my daughters were writing letters to Santa. First, they drew beautiful Christmas trees, snowy landscapes,...

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Thanksgiving Day: Celebrating family and family history

As millions of Americans, at home and abroad, celebrate this day with family and friends, we family historians and genealogists are also thankful for so much. As we sit...

 

Halloween 100 Years Ago

Happy Halloween! Do you remember trick-or-treating as a child on Halloween? Did you dress up in costumes? Halloween is a holiday full of long-standing traditions. We decided to take...

 

10 Ways to Get Creative with the Kids This Summer

Old family photos encourage young people to become interested in their heritage and also bring precious family memories to life. Add photos to your family site on MyHeritage to add...

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Top 10 Pearls of Wisdom from the World’s Oldest Dad

Happy Father’s Day! This year for Father’s Day, we hosted Israel Kristal, the world’s oldest living man, who live-tweeted fatherly advice from the @MyHeritage Twitter account. Israel, who will be 113...

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day! Mother’s Day is a designated time to pay tribute to all the incredible moms in your family. It is celebrated in many different ways. Some buy their...

 

Nominate a Special Mom in Your Family!

What does the word “mother” mean? Many adjectives come to mind for various people. According to dictionaries, the traditional definition describes a mother as a woman who has given...

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Easter: New avenues of research

Happy Easter! With Easter, we welcome Spring and the rebirth of new life. It’s a great time of year to do some spring cleaning and organize your genealogy research. It...

 

Do You Have the Luck of the Irish?

Most of us are familiar with the popular expression, “the luck of the Irish.” With St. Patrick’s day approaching, we thought we’d do some research on what it is...

 

Romance Through the Ages

Happy Valentine’s Day! The best love stories are those from our own families. Romantic photos showing our ancestors’ love for each other offer lasting memories for future generations. Leading...

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Valentine’s Day: Send in your ancestors’ wedding photos to win!

“For this was on seynt Volantynys day, Whan euery bryd comyth there to chese his make.” — Geoffrey Chaucer [“For this was on St. Valentine’s Day, when every bird cometh...

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5 New Year’s Resolutions Every Genealogist Should Set

This is a guest post by Lorine McGinnis Schulze of Olive Tree Genealogy. Lorine is a Canadian genealogist who has been involved in genealogy and history for over 30...

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