Why Didn’t People Smile in Old Photos?

Ever looked at an old, black-and-white photograph and wondered, “Why the long face?” You might have heard that it was because the…

October 9, 2019  - by 

Thank a Volunteer on FamilySearch.org

Many records on the FamilySearch website are available thanks to the hard work of volunteers. In fact, over 250 million records are…

October 8, 2019  - by 

Recipe for Traditional Welsh Rarebit

This traditional dish, historically known as “Welsh Rabbit,” features a salty, spicy cheese sauce served over toast, and eaten hot with a…

October 6, 2019  - by 

Learn about Your Scottish Heritage

Do you have Scottish blood running through your veins? Scottish heritage and Scottish history is rich and expansive, and there are many…

October 5, 2019  - by 

You’ve Visited the Family History Library—Now What?

Congrats on making the trip to the Family History Library! Isn’t it amazing the difference that perusing records in person and talking…

October 5, 2019  - by 

The Scottish Kilt

The Scottish kilt, also known as the national dress of Scotland, can be traced back to the 16th century. The belted plaid…

The Highland Games

What could be more Scottish than kilts, clans, or bagpipes? A place where all three come together is in the celebration of…