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$10 Gift Ideas With a Family History Flair


by Cindy Carman

Featured Gift Ideas - Under $10:

Cell Phone Tripod Adapter - $6.95 - Inspire the genealogist on your list to take more pictures. Give them this cell phone tripod adapter which fits phones from 2.17" to 3.37" wide such as: iPhone and Galaxy's phones, and many others without having to remove them from their protective cases. Voted Best iPhone Tripod Mount (tripod not included). This handy adapter attaches to any standard tripod for recording video, taking pictures, or for holding the phone for webcam shooting. This Phone Tripod Adapter will also attach to mini-tripods.

Giftgarden 2.5x3.5 White Oval Picture Frame - $9.70 - The family historian on your list will be proud to display their favorite family photos with this elegantly designed frame. Made from beautiful high-end polyresin and hand painted quality it makes a fashionable and memorable gift.

Women's Antique Delicate Pocket Watch - $7.41 - This elegant pocket watch was originally $19.99. The women on your gift list will appreciate your thoughtfulness with this tasteful gift. It is made with a vintage bronze tone metal finish, delicate face, and a classic style. The excellent quartz movement ensures the accuracy of the time. It's light enough to be worn as a necklace.

Coat of Arms Keychain - $7.95 - What a great stocking stuffer for the genealogist on your list. The Keychain displays a 2-sided full color Coat of Arms of their family name. The key fobs are made of durable acrylic, and measure 2"x3" attached to a split ring with chain.

Coat of Arms MousePad - $9.99 - An impressive mouse pad imprinted with your Coat of Arms. This gift would be a great way to help your family and fellow researches display their surname. CafePress has family crests for many surnames, but if they don't have the one for which you are looking, you can contact them to have your own image placed on a product.

Genealogy Everyday Mug - 12.95 - Make the genealogist in your family laugh every time they use this fun gift. A stylishly large mug features the quip, "I only work on genealogy on days that end in "Y". Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday"!


Other gift ideas:

Genealogy Confusion Family Magnet - $4.99 - This magnet is sure to be a favorite with any genealogist. It features the words "Genealogy: Where you confuse the dead and irritate the living." You can also purchase this magnet in packs of 10 or 100. This site also has several other genealogy related magnets and buttons, so be sure to look around.

Genealogy Detective Journal - $9.99 - A fun gift for any genealogist, this Wire-O bound notebook is the perfect place to write down clues as you hunt down your ancestors. The front cover shows a picture of a detective and the words "Searching for My Roots."

Grid-It Organizer 5 x 7 inches - $11.08 - Want to be a hero? Give the Grid-It Organizer to the Family Historian on your gift list. They will praise you for your thoughtful solution to their problem of too many items that fall to the bottom of their genealogy bag. The Grid-It system provides endless configurations for organizing digital devices and personal effects. Conveniently sized for an iPad case. Help them save time on the go by easily finding what they need using the GRID-IT! It's the most versatile organization system available. With a rubberized woven elastic object retention system for gadget organization. This item usually retails for $23.13. Also see the larger sizes in the $20 category.

Gallery of Four Photos Mouse Pad - $12.99 - Create a special mouse pad for the favorite genealogist on your gift list. Stylish designs and layouts frame your favorite photos. It's stain-resistant, high-density foam construction and is easy-to-clean. Measures 7 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches

Creating an Heirloom: Writing Your Family's Cookbook by Wendy A. Boughner Whipple - $9.99 - Help your Family History buff create a family heirloom, a cookbook of all the family's favorite recipes. Using a step-by-step process with lots of tips and suggestions along the way, "Creating an Heirloom" will show you how easy and rewarding this project can be. It will help you with the particulars of staying organized, choosing a font, what kind of format to use, suggestions for indexing, and everything in between. More than just a how-to book for writing a cookbook, this is about preserving your family's culture and heritage, and creating something truly special that everyone in your family will treasure for generations to come!

Computer Keyboard Brush & LCD Monitor Screen Cleaner - $6.29 - Who doesn't need a good computer cleaning system? This 2-in-1 Computer Cleaning Accessory has a pull out base to reveal a brush designed to get under the keys of your keyboard to remove dust and particles. As an added feature the microfiber pad on the base cleans smudges or grime off any LCD Screen, Computer Monitor, Tablet, or Smartphone. This is a great value and a much needed accessory that your Family Historian will appreciate.

Pens Acid Free and Archival Safe - $6.99 - Not only are these pens archival safe and acid free but they also are lightfast, water-resistant, with no bleed through, and smear resistant when dry. There are 4 Brush tip markers in the package one each of purple, orange, brown & sepia. Your favorite genealogist will praise you for knowing that they need this special kind of pen for all their family history projects.

Photo Memory Cleaning Cloth - $4.07 - Does your Family Historian have a lot of old pictures to scan? This cloth can be used to clean photos, camera lenses, CDs, DVDs, eye glasses and more. Its micro-weave smoothness cleans without chemicals and without scratching. Best of all your family historian can wash this cloth and reuse it again and again. The family photos will clean up nicely to make them dust speckle free ready for scanning.

Redi-Tag Divider Sticky Notes - $3.71 - Help your genealogist get organized. These 4 x 6 inch ruled notes have tabs, so the genealogist on your gift list can leave a note while they index. That way they'll never forget why they tabbed that page in the first place. The special binding allows them to grab the color they need while organizing. The pack contains 60 ruled sticky notes in multiple colors.

LED Lighted Pocket Magnifier - $6.95 -Your family historian will love this practical and helpful pocket magnifier. There are 3 different acrylic magnifying options in this one unit. It has ultra-bright LED illumination and weighs only 1.4 ounces. You will be remembered every time this helpful little device is used to make viewing text easier for your family historian.

5x MiniBrite LED Lighted Slide-Out Aspheric Magnifier -$7.95 - Here's another handy gift for the family historian on your gift list. This one is a 5X slide-out magnifier with a built-in LED light. It is compact and light weight enough to be carried in pocket or purse. The aspheric lens will remain crystal-clear for many years because of the protective sleeve.

Insulated Lunch Cooler Bag - $7.39 - Perfect for a bring your own lunch conference or a day out at the county courthouse, this insulated lunch bag will keep your meal chilled until you're ready for a break. It measures 8.5" x 6" x 6" and is waterproof.

PNY 32 GB Flash Drive - $7.99 - Today's genealogist has to make use of the many digital resources out there. From desktop to laptop to the computers at the library, we're on and off computers all the time. With this handy 32 GB USB flash drive you can be sure to have your data with you wherever you go. It also makes a handy backup storage device in case anything ever happens to your files.

Clan Badge Ceramic Tile - $11.95 - This 6" x 6" inch ceramic tile is a beautiful way to display your clan badge in your home. You can also purchase a tile bearing the coat of arms associated with your surname for only $7.95.


Do it yourself gift ideas:

CD Photo Collection-under $10-Why not give your family the gift of photo memories? For an easy, and inexpensive, holiday gift, burn your favorite digital pictures onto a CD. If you don't already have a digital editing program, here are five free programs for you to try. Once you're done editing, you can create a gift CD. You can purchase blank CDs at Amazon.com ($12.47). If you don't mind spending a few extra dollars you can even design a colorful label and affix it to the CD using the CD/DVD labeling system by Avery ($28.63). We've used this product and find it very user friendly.

Family History Recording-under $10-Families treasure family stories and personal memories from the past. Why not record your personal memories, or those of older family members and share them with your family this year? For some helpful suggestions about how to get started, see our article in this newsletter Preserving Family Stories using a Digital Voice Recorder, or our previous articles on Writing Your Personal History, and Oral Histories: Conducting Interviews.

Legacy : A Step-By-Step Guide to Writing Personal History - $11.16 - You might find this book helpful if you are attempting to capture the life history of an elderly family member.

Holiday Family Newsletter-under $20-What would make a better gift for your loved ones this year than sharing family stories and news? Whether you want to start a family tradition, or just share the joys and blessings of the past year, a newsletter is a great way to keep in touch with the people you care about. Here are a few ideas to help you get started:

You can also create and share a "Family Newsletter" through our My Family Tree program. Select "My Account" on the main menu bar and then click "Edit My Family News". A login screen will appear. After you have logged in and added text in the editing box click the "Submit Your Family News" button. To share the "Family Newsletter" you will need to register a family password and give this password to family and friends along with your account number.

If you'd rather create your newsletter by hand, you can write it in any word processing program and add some festive spirit with holiday stationary from Amazon.com ($9.50).


Click Here to See More Gifts for $20 or Less
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We've researched these gift ideas with other companies with which we have an affiliate relationship. If you follow links on this page and choose to purchase a gift, we might receive a commission.

Copyright © 2009-2018 Fficiency Software, Inc. All rights reserved. No reproduction of this article may be used without the express written permission of the author.

US $10 or less Gift Ideas

$10 Gift Ideas With a Family History Flair


by Cindy Carman

Featured Gift Ideas - Under $10:

Cell Phone Tripod Adapter - $6.95 - Inspire the genealogist on your list to take more pictures. Give them this cell phone tripod adapter which fits phones from 2.17" to 3.37" wide such as: iPhone and Galaxy's phones, and many others without having to remove them from their protective cases. Voted Best iPhone Tripod Mount (tripod not included). This handy adapter attaches to any standard tripod for recording video, taking pictures, or for holding the phone for webcam shooting. This Phone Tripod Adapter will also attach to mini-tripods.

Giftgarden 2.5x3.5 White Oval Picture Frame - $9.70 - The family historian on your list will be proud to display their favorite family photos with this elegantly designed frame. Made from beautiful high-end polyresin and hand painted quality it makes a fashionable and memorable gift.

Women's Antique Delicate Pocket Watch - $7.41 - This elegant pocket watch was originally $19.99. The women on your gift list will appreciate your thoughtfulness with this tasteful gift. It is made with a vintage bronze tone metal finish, delicate face, and a classic style. The excellent quartz movement ensures the accuracy of the time. It's light enough to be worn as a necklace.

Coat of Arms Keychain - $7.95 - What a great stocking stuffer for the genealogist on your list. The Keychain displays a 2-sided full color Coat of Arms of their family name. The key fobs are made of durable acrylic, and measure 2"x3" attached to a split ring with chain.

Coat of Arms MousePad - $9.99 - An impressive mouse pad imprinted with your Coat of Arms. This gift would be a great way to help your family and fellow researches display their surname. CafePress has family crests for many surnames, but if they don't have the one for which you are looking, you can contact them to have your own image placed on a product.

Genealogy Everyday Mug - 12.95 - Make the genealogist in your family laugh every time they use this fun gift. A stylishly large mug features the quip, "I only work on genealogy on days that end in "Y". Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday"!


Other gift ideas:

Genealogy Confusion Family Magnet - $4.99 - This magnet is sure to be a favorite with any genealogist. It features the words "Genealogy: Where you confuse the dead and irritate the living." You can also purchase this magnet in packs of 10 or 100. This site also has several other genealogy related magnets and buttons, so be sure to look around.

Genealogy Detective Journal - $9.99 - A fun gift for any genealogist, this Wire-O bound notebook is the perfect place to write down clues as you hunt down your ancestors. The front cover shows a picture of a detective and the words "Searching for My Roots."

Grid-It Organizer 5 x 7 inches - $11.08 - Want to be a hero? Give the Grid-It Organizer to the Family Historian on your gift list. They will praise you for your thoughtful solution to their problem of too many items that fall to the bottom of their genealogy bag. The Grid-It system provides endless configurations for organizing digital devices and personal effects. Conveniently sized for an iPad case. Help them save time on the go by easily finding what they need using the GRID-IT! It's the most versatile organization system available. With a rubberized woven elastic object retention system for gadget organization. This item usually retails for $23.13. Also see the larger sizes in the $20 category.

Gallery of Four Photos Mouse Pad - $12.99 - Create a special mouse pad for the favorite genealogist on your gift list. Stylish designs and layouts frame your favorite photos. It's stain-resistant, high-density foam construction and is easy-to-clean. Measures 7 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches

Creating an Heirloom: Writing Your Family's Cookbook by Wendy A. Boughner Whipple - $9.99 - Help your Family History buff create a family heirloom, a cookbook of all the family's favorite recipes. Using a step-by-step process with lots of tips and suggestions along the way, "Creating an Heirloom" will show you how easy and rewarding this project can be. It will help you with the particulars of staying organized, choosing a font, what kind of format to use, suggestions for indexing, and everything in between. More than just a how-to book for writing a cookbook, this is about preserving your family's culture and heritage, and creating something truly special that everyone in your family will treasure for generations to come!

Computer Keyboard Brush & LCD Monitor Screen Cleaner - $6.29 - Who doesn't need a good computer cleaning system? This 2-in-1 Computer Cleaning Accessory has a pull out base to reveal a brush designed to get under the keys of your keyboard to remove dust and particles. As an added feature the microfiber pad on the base cleans smudges or grime off any LCD Screen, Computer Monitor, Tablet, or Smartphone. This is a great value and a much needed accessory that your Family Historian will appreciate.

Pens Acid Free and Archival Safe - $6.99 - Not only are these pens archival safe and acid free but they also are lightfast, water-resistant, with no bleed through, and smear resistant when dry. There are 4 Brush tip markers in the package one each of purple, orange, brown & sepia. Your favorite genealogist will praise you for knowing that they need this special kind of pen for all their family history projects.

Photo Memory Cleaning Cloth - $4.07 - Does your Family Historian have a lot of old pictures to scan? This cloth can be used to clean photos, camera lenses, CDs, DVDs, eye glasses and more. Its micro-weave smoothness cleans without chemicals and without scratching. Best of all your family historian can wash this cloth and reuse it again and again. The family photos will clean up nicely to make them dust speckle free ready for scanning.

Redi-Tag Divider Sticky Notes - $3.71 - Help your genealogist get organized. These 4 x 6 inch ruled notes have tabs, so the genealogist on your gift list can leave a note while they index. That way they'll never forget why they tabbed that page in the first place. The special binding allows them to grab the color they need while organizing. The pack contains 60 ruled sticky notes in multiple colors.

LED Lighted Pocket Magnifier - $6.95 -Your family historian will love this practical and helpful pocket magnifier. There are 3 different acrylic magnifying options in this one unit. It has ultra-bright LED illumination and weighs only 1.4 ounces. You will be remembered every time this helpful little device is used to make viewing text easier for your family historian.

5x MiniBrite LED Lighted Slide-Out Aspheric Magnifier -$7.95 - Here's another handy gift for the family historian on your gift list. This one is a 5X slide-out magnifier with a built-in LED light. It is compact and light weight enough to be carried in pocket or purse. The aspheric lens will remain crystal-clear for many years because of the protective sleeve.

Insulated Lunch Cooler Bag - $7.39 - Perfect for a bring your own lunch conference or a day out at the county courthouse, this insulated lunch bag will keep your meal chilled until you're ready for a break. It measures 8.5" x 6" x 6" and is waterproof.

PNY 32 GB Flash Drive - $7.99 - Today's genealogist has to make use of the many digital resources out there. From desktop to laptop to the computers at the library, we're on and off computers all the time. With this handy 32 GB USB flash drive you can be sure to have your data with you wherever you go. It also makes a handy backup storage device in case anything ever happens to your files.

Clan Badge Ceramic Tile - $11.95 - This 6" x 6" inch ceramic tile is a beautiful way to display your clan badge in your home. You can also purchase a tile bearing the coat of arms associated with your surname for only $7.95.


Do it yourself gift ideas:

CD Photo Collection-under $10-Why not give your family the gift of photo memories? For an easy, and inexpensive, holiday gift, burn your favorite digital pictures onto a CD. If you don't already have a digital editing program, here are five free programs for you to try. Once you're done editing, you can create a gift CD. You can purchase blank CDs at Amazon.com ($12.47). If you don't mind spending a few extra dollars you can even design a colorful label and affix it to the CD using the CD/DVD labeling system by Avery ($28.63). We've used this product and find it very user friendly.

Family History Recording-under $10-Families treasure family stories and personal memories from the past. Why not record your personal memories, or those of older family members and share them with your family this year? For some helpful suggestions about how to get started, see our article in this newsletter Preserving Family Stories using a Digital Voice Recorder, or our previous articles on Writing Your Personal History, and Oral Histories: Conducting Interviews.

Legacy : A Step-By-Step Guide to Writing Personal History - $11.16 - You might find this book helpful if you are attempting to capture the life history of an elderly family member.

Holiday Family Newsletter-under $20-What would make a better gift for your loved ones this year than sharing family stories and news? Whether you want to start a family tradition, or just share the joys and blessings of the past year, a newsletter is a great way to keep in touch with the people you care about. Here are a few ideas to help you get started:

You can also create and share a "Family Newsletter" through our My Family Tree program. Select "My Account" on the main menu bar and then click "Edit My Family News". A login screen will appear. After you have logged in and added text in the editing box click the "Submit Your Family News" button. To share the "Family Newsletter" you will need to register a family password and give this password to family and friends along with your account number.

If you'd rather create your newsletter by hand, you can write it in any word processing program and add some festive spirit with holiday stationary from Amazon.com ($9.50).


Click Here to See More Gifts for $20 or Less
Click Here to See More Gifts for $40 or Less
Click Here to See More Gifts for $100 or Less
Click Here to See Genealogy Gift Subscriptions

We've researched these gift ideas with other companies with which we have an affiliate relationship. If you follow links on this page and choose to purchase a gift, we might receive a commission.

Copyright © 2009-2018 Fficiency Software, Inc. All rights reserved. No reproduction of this article may be used without the express written permission of the author.

US $10 or less Gift Ideas

$10 Gift Ideas With a Family History Flair


by Cindy Carman

Featured Gift Ideas - Under $10:

Cell Phone Tripod Adapter - $6.95 - Inspire the genealogist on your list to take more pictures. Give them this cell phone tripod adapter which fits phones from 2.17" to 3.37" wide such as: iPhone and Galaxy's phones, and many others without having to remove them from their protective cases. Voted Best iPhone Tripod Mount (tripod not included). This handy adapter attaches to any standard tripod for recording video, taking pictures, or for holding the phone for webcam shooting. This Phone Tripod Adapter will also attach to mini-tripods.

Giftgarden 2.5x3.5 White Oval Picture Frame - $9.70 - The family historian on your list will be proud to display their favorite family photos with this elegantly designed frame. Made from beautiful high-end polyresin and hand painted quality it makes a fashionable and memorable gift.

Women's Antique Delicate Pocket Watch - $7.41 - This elegant pocket watch was originally $19.99. The women on your gift list will appreciate your thoughtfulness with this tasteful gift. It is made with a vintage bronze tone metal finish, delicate face, and a classic style. The excellent quartz movement ensures the accuracy of the time. It's light enough to be worn as a necklace.

Coat of Arms Keychain - $7.95 - What a great stocking stuffer for the genealogist on your list. The Keychain displays a 2-sided full color Coat of Arms of their family name. The key fobs are made of durable acrylic, and measure 2"x3" attached to a split ring with chain.

Coat of Arms MousePad - $9.99 - An impressive mouse pad imprinted with your Coat of Arms. This gift would be a great way to help your family and fellow researches display their surname. CafePress has family crests for many surnames, but if they don't have the one for which you are looking, you can contact them to have your own image placed on a product.

Genealogy Everyday Mug - 12.95 - Make the genealogist in your family laugh every time they use this fun gift. A stylishly large mug features the quip, "I only work on genealogy on days that end in "Y". Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday"!


Other gift ideas:

Genealogy Confusion Family Magnet - $4.99 - This magnet is sure to be a favorite with any genealogist. It features the words "Genealogy: Where you confuse the dead and irritate the living." You can also purchase this magnet in packs of 10 or 100. This site also has several other genealogy related magnets and buttons, so be sure to look around.

Genealogy Detective Journal - $9.99 - A fun gift for any genealogist, this Wire-O bound notebook is the perfect place to write down clues as you hunt down your ancestors. The front cover shows a picture of a detective and the words "Searching for My Roots."

Grid-It Organizer 5 x 7 inches - $11.08 - Want to be a hero? Give the Grid-It Organizer to the Family Historian on your gift list. They will praise you for your thoughtful solution to their problem of too many items that fall to the bottom of their genealogy bag. The Grid-It system provides endless configurations for organizing digital devices and personal effects. Conveniently sized for an iPad case. Help them save time on the go by easily finding what they need using the GRID-IT! It's the most versatile organization system available. With a rubberized woven elastic object retention system for gadget organization. This item usually retails for $23.13. Also see the larger sizes in the $20 category.

Gallery of Four Photos Mouse Pad - $12.99 - Create a special mouse pad for the favorite genealogist on your gift list. Stylish designs and layouts frame your favorite photos. It's stain-resistant, high-density foam construction and is easy-to-clean. Measures 7 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches

Creating an Heirloom: Writing Your Family's Cookbook by Wendy A. Boughner Whipple - $9.99 - Help your Family History buff create a family heirloom, a cookbook of all the family's favorite recipes. Using a step-by-step process with lots of tips and suggestions along the way, "Creating an Heirloom" will show you how easy and rewarding this project can be. It will help you with the particulars of staying organized, choosing a font, what kind of format to use, suggestions for indexing, and everything in between. More than just a how-to book for writing a cookbook, this is about preserving your family's culture and heritage, and creating something truly special that everyone in your family will treasure for generations to come!

Computer Keyboard Brush & LCD Monitor Screen Cleaner - $6.29 - Who doesn't need a good computer cleaning system? This 2-in-1 Computer Cleaning Accessory has a pull out base to reveal a brush designed to get under the keys of your keyboard to remove dust and particles. As an added feature the microfiber pad on the base cleans smudges or grime off any LCD Screen, Computer Monitor, Tablet, or Smartphone. This is a great value and a much needed accessory that your Family Historian will appreciate.

Pens Acid Free and Archival Safe - $6.99 - Not only are these pens archival safe and acid free but they also are lightfast, water-resistant, with no bleed through, and smear resistant when dry. There are 4 Brush tip markers in the package one each of purple, orange, brown & sepia. Your favorite genealogist will praise you for knowing that they need this special kind of pen for all their family history projects.

Photo Memory Cleaning Cloth - $4.07 - Does your Family Historian have a lot of old pictures to scan? This cloth can be used to clean photos, camera lenses, CDs, DVDs, eye glasses and more. Its micro-weave smoothness cleans without chemicals and without scratching. Best of all your family historian can wash this cloth and reuse it again and again. The family photos will clean up nicely to make them dust speckle free ready for scanning.

Redi-Tag Divider Sticky Notes - $3.71 - Help your genealogist get organized. These 4 x 6 inch ruled notes have tabs, so the genealogist on your gift list can leave a note while they index. That way they'll never forget why they tabbed that page in the first place. The special binding allows them to grab the color they need while organizing. The pack contains 60 ruled sticky notes in multiple colors.

LED Lighted Pocket Magnifier - $6.95 -Your family historian will love this practical and helpful pocket magnifier. There are 3 different acrylic magnifying options in this one unit. It has ultra-bright LED illumination and weighs only 1.4 ounces. You will be remembered every time this helpful little device is used to make viewing text easier for your family historian.

5x MiniBrite LED Lighted Slide-Out Aspheric Magnifier -$7.95 - Here's another handy gift for the family historian on your gift list. This one is a 5X slide-out magnifier with a built-in LED light. It is compact and light weight enough to be carried in pocket or purse. The aspheric lens will remain crystal-clear for many years because of the protective sleeve.

Insulated Lunch Cooler Bag - $7.39 - Perfect for a bring your own lunch conference or a day out at the county courthouse, this insulated lunch bag will keep your meal chilled until you're ready for a break. It measures 8.5" x 6" x 6" and is waterproof.

PNY 32 GB Flash Drive - $7.99 - Today's genealogist has to make use of the many digital resources out there. From desktop to laptop to the computers at the library, we're on and off computers all the time. With this handy 32 GB USB flash drive you can be sure to have your data with you wherever you go. It also makes a handy backup storage device in case anything ever happens to your files.

Clan Badge Ceramic Tile - $11.95 - This 6" x 6" inch ceramic tile is a beautiful way to display your clan badge in your home. You can also purchase a tile bearing the coat of arms associated with your surname for only $7.95.


Do it yourself gift ideas:

CD Photo Collection-under $10-Why not give your family the gift of photo memories? For an easy, and inexpensive, holiday gift, burn your favorite digital pictures onto a CD. If you don't already have a digital editing program, here are five free programs for you to try. Once you're done editing, you can create a gift CD. You can purchase blank CDs at Amazon.com ($12.47). If you don't mind spending a few extra dollars you can even design a colorful label and affix it to the CD using the CD/DVD labeling system by Avery ($28.63). We've used this product and find it very user friendly.

Family History Recording-under $10-Families treasure family stories and personal memories from the past. Why not record your personal memories, or those of older family members and share them with your family this year? For some helpful suggestions about how to get started, see our article in this newsletter Preserving Family Stories using a Digital Voice Recorder, or our previous articles on Writing Your Personal History, and Oral Histories: Conducting Interviews.

Legacy : A Step-By-Step Guide to Writing Personal History - $11.16 - You might find this book helpful if you are attempting to capture the life history of an elderly family member.

Holiday Family Newsletter-under $20-What would make a better gift for your loved ones this year than sharing family stories and news? Whether you want to start a family tradition, or just share the joys and blessings of the past year, a newsletter is a great way to keep in touch with the people you care about. Here are a few ideas to help you get started:

You can also create and share a "Family Newsletter" through our My Family Tree program. Select "My Account" on the main menu bar and then click "Edit My Family News". A login screen will appear. After you have logged in and added text in the editing box click the "Submit Your Family News" button. To share the "Family Newsletter" you will need to register a family password and give this password to family and friends along with your account number.

If you'd rather create your newsletter by hand, you can write it in any word processing program and add some festive spirit with holiday stationary from Amazon.com ($9.50).


Click Here to See More Gifts for $20 or Less
Click Here to See More Gifts for $40 or Less
Click Here to See More Gifts for $100 or Less
Click Here to See Genealogy Gift Subscriptions

We've researched these gift ideas with other companies with which we have an affiliate relationship. If you follow links on this page and choose to purchase a gift, we might receive a commission.

Copyright © 2009-2018 Fficiency Software, Inc. All rights reserved. No reproduction of this article may be used without the express written permission of the author.

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