September 20, 2017

Create A Unique Keepsake Image They Are Sure To Love



In my circle of friends (family genealogists who cherish their heirloom photos) there is nothing more precious than a keepsake photo print of an ancestor. As the keeper of the family records and photos I’ve been able to memorialize some of my own favorite pictures printed on canvas. Not too long ago I was able to put a wonderful copy of my grandmother Helen Nordgren Moline on a canvas print that now is displayed near our front door so everyone who comes in or goes out can see her pretty face. The print it special to me because I never got to know her because she passed away before I was born.

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Right now you can get 50% off the entire site at Easy Canvas Prints, which includes free shipping in the USA. This offer ends 12-4-2012 (Tuesday) so you might want to find that special image and get it printed soon.

Also, coming soon is this next offer:

Gallery Canvas Prints 18x24 for $34.99

18×24 Custom Canvas Print for $34.99 + free shipping at Regularly $103.89! Through 12/9 only.

If you’ve been wanting to make a really big print on canvas, there here’s an offer that runs from  Starts: 12:00 AM CT on Monday, Dec 3rd and Ends: 11:59 PM CT on Sunday, Dec 9th.

Check back to see what offers are coming up this month.

Use Your Imagination And Put Your Memories On Canvas

Forget the tired old tie and give a memory!

Father’s Day is just 19 days away (June 17th) and this is also the traditional month for weddings, which are sometimes preceded by showers, so June is a perfect gift giving month don’t you think?

Easy Canvas Prints always has great offers and this one is pretty awesome if you ask me. How about a gift where you Get 25% Off Your Custom Canvas Prints + Free Shipping for each dad, or one for Dad and one for the wedding couple? (Hint) Free shipping is ALWAYS great perk!

If you don’t have someone in those categories, you might want to punch up someones decor with prints on canvas of those neat buildings your camera nabbed while you were on vacation. What about your own decor? The main idea here is, if you have a great photo you’ve taken, why not share it with the world?

Here are some more ideas for subjects:

Pets, heirlooms, cars, gardens, military service photos, birds, awards, trophy fish, family trees.

Waterford, Wedgewood and Royal Doulton Collectibles

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Over the years I’ve collected several Waterford, Wedgewood and Royal Doulton pieces and have them proudly displayed all over the house.

My first pieces were given to me by my mother. Her step mother Lillian Epstein Moline had some beautiful Wedgewood queensware ashtrays and I loved them so much I asked if I could have them.  I was thrilled when she said “yes”!  Mine are just small 4 inch ones, but I do have a larger one the same color with three resting places for cigarettes.

I counted up all my plates, butter pats and platters this morning and I have 14 of them in total.  Most are in my kitchen above the counters and the majority are Old Country Roses or Petite Point Royal Albert.

It was thrilling for me to find out today that I am now and affiliate for Wedgewood, Waterford and Royal Doulton.  I love being able to share their glorious products with you from time to time.  It’s the season for giving and planning ahead for special ornaments, so I’m posting a few links here to show you some in that category.

The Waterford 2011 Times Square Disc Ornament, 4th Edition

Wedgwood Santa Cameo Ornament

Waterford Housewarming Santa Ornament

These are all just the tip of the iceberg. There are hundreds more ornaments, bells, vases, dinnerware and decor.  Click any image here and see what you can find. Or, Find Inspiration with Waterford’s Holiday Gift Guide!

Holiday Promotions

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Offer: 15% OFF $75+ Order (limit one use per customer)
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Huntley-Moline Documents Now In Family Possession

You may have seen my posts on Facebook about the return of the Huntley-Moline documents to my possession, but if not, here is how the story played out.

How Bill Kirkland Found Me

Most family genealogists have their family tree information out on the web in several locations. Not just for ‘show’ or anything, but because we like to share our documentation and photos with as many family members as that might be interested.  The other benefit is that sometimes, as in this case, family documents can be repatriated when they’ve been lost or abandoned.

Such was the case with the Huntley-Moline documents that Bill Kirkland found in a building where he works near Sacramento, California.  This wasn’t a surprise exactly, but the puzzling part is how these important documents came to be separated from the daughter of Frank and Joyce (Moline) Huntley, Kelcy Colleen Huntley. (I haven’t seen “KC” since I was about 9 years old, so at least 52 years at this writing).

I believe Bill did a search through Google or on Ancestry and found our family information that I had posted. He sent me an email (a good reason to keep your email addresses updated on genealogy sites!) and asked if I was related to the people in the documents. Then came their homecoming a few months later.

I was amazed at the quantity of the original documents included in the mailing envelope, and thrilled to see the photos that were also included. One other item was my aunt Joyce’s WWII dog tags that were also found in this cache of mementos.

In coming days I’ll be going through each and every bit of documentation and gleaning out the juicy tidbits of names, dates and locations. Call it what you will, this is my way of “trolling” for cousins.  At least one cousin, Kelcy.

I will be eternally grateful to Bill Kirkland that he saw these family items and spent his time and effort to get them back in the family possession.

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