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6 Unexpected Benefits of Organizing and Digitizing Your Photos

6 Unexpected Benefits of Organizing and Digitizing Your Photos

Some of the benefits of organizing and digitizing your photos are obvious, like that overstuffed closet of shoeboxes that desperately needs a makeover. What you may not know, however, is there are several additional advantages to scanning and backing up your family photos that make a bigger impact on your life than merely ridding yourself […]

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Discovering Your Family History: Six Tools to Start Your Search

Discovering Your Family History: Six Tools to Start Your Search

Each family history discovery is exciting. Not everyone will uncover acclaimed American Revolutionary heroes or will trace their lineage to a royal family, but every document revealed paints a picture of a time gone by. Some findings hint at greater family mysteries that tickle the imagination. Imagine discovering a family link to two brothers who […]

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How Can Genealogy Help Me Discover My Family History?

How Can Genealogy Help Me Discover My Family History?

Your Guide to Uncovering Your Family History and Learning More About Your Past, Present, and Future A few years ago, my grandparents celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. With such a big milestone afoot, my mother and three sisters pooled money together and rented a sprawling, beachfront home on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Thankfully, […]

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A Father’s Legacy: Sharing Dad’s Story Today and Tomorrow

A Father’s Legacy: Sharing Dad’s Story Today and Tomorrow

Women are natural communicators. Blessed with the “gift of gab,” we have no problem telling friends and family about our day and expressing our feelings. We also find it quite easy – and natural – to show our parents, siblings, and children how much we love them. As the book by John Gray, PhD says, […]

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10 Must Have Photos that Celebrate Mom, Photography, and Life

10 Must Have Photos that Celebrate Mom, Photography, and Life

May is a month to celebrate Moms – and photos! It’s National Photo Month, after all, so here at OXO, we’re continuing to celebrate both – by showing you just how you can celebrate your Mom always – through the art of photography. Mom’s photos show us who we are, where we’ve come from, and […]

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American Preservation Week & Preserving Our Memories

American Preservation Week & Preserving Our Memories

Travel to virtually any town or city across America, and you’ll find a museum, library, or historical society celebrating our rich and illustrious history. From national institutions like the Smithsonian, to small, local curations and heritage sites, Americans are proud of their communities and culture. The vast amount of heirlooms and relics are proof. According […]

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The Digital Afterlife – Death is Not the End of Your Online Accounts

The Digital Afterlife – Death is Not the End of Your Online Accounts

Protecting your Digital Afterlife and Digital Estate In just a matter of years, our culture has gone completely digital. Your grandmother’s favorite bulky photo albums? They’re becoming as rare as the home phone. Future heirlooms like family photos, home videos, and personal letters exist almost exclusively in the digital space. In many cases, they are […]

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