Gift of Connection

Spring is a time of year when there are a lot of family connections, between graduation celebrations and family holidays. This month we invite you to think of the mom, dad, grandparent, or graduate in your life. We’re going to work on preparing a Gift of Connection. Select which gift you are going to make, then follow the corresponding plan to create your Gift of Connection during the next 21 days.  


  • College Recipe Book for Graduates


  • Our Family Favorites Cookbook for Anyone


  • Family Recipe Swap Cookbook for Mother/Father/Grandparents Day


  • Apron with Favorite Recipes for Anyone


  • The Story of Your Life for Grandparents/Parents


  • Life Lessons/Resilience Stories for Graduates


  • My Life Story for Graduates


  • What We Love About You Book and Advice for Graduate

Photo Gift

  • Memories Photo Blanket for Anyone


  • Family Tree with Photos for Anyone


  • Family & Friends Advice Poster/Wall hanging with Pictures


  • Personalized Mosaic for Anyone

family – 7 day plan A 7-day experiment to help your whole family enjoy making connections to the past and each other together. Additional activities

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Family recipes plan Recipes are one of those things that we often neglect to consider as part of our families history when in fact recipes

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family storybook Create your very own bedtime story book out of stories from YOUR family! Collect stories that will inspire you and make you laugh,

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Photo gift There are endless ideas for photo gifts out there, but sometimes you just need help getting the project organized. This plan is for

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7-Day Mini-Plans

Family History Calendar

Family Storybook

Family History Activity Book

Family History Calendar

Family Storybook

Family History Activity Book

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Complement your 21day experiment with Your DNA Guide—the Book. It takes you step-by-step through the various ways of using DNA to answer questions about your origins.


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We’re gearing up for our next experiment starting October 1, 2020 for Family History month!

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