Thursday, December 8, 2016

Family Tree/ Christmas Tree

Christmas is a time for family, past & present.
As family genealogists we look for ways to share the past.

I look for small photo frames to hang on our tree.
I hang photos of ancestors & present family members.

Nieces & nephews like to find themselves on the tree.
While they are looking I point out ancestors & tell them stories.

These little frames also help me to feel like my parents & my grandparents 
are a part of our celebration of the holidays.

Make your tree a family tree.


  1. What a fabulous idea to "make your tree a family tree" for Christmas! Sharing family memories at holiday time weaves those ancestors into the heart of your celebration.

  2. What a lovely idea Colleen! I think I'll have to borrow it.

  3. Colleen,

    I want to let you know that your blog post is listed in today's Fab Finds post at

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    1. Thanks, Jana! It is always an honor to be included in your Fab Finds! Merry Christmas!

    2. What an absolutely wonderful idea........I hope you don't mind but I may have to "honestly" "steal" your idea. Have a wonderfully blessed Christmas.

  4. Terrific idea and the ornaments are beautiful.


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