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Announcing Archival Pen Sets

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Announcing Archival Pen Sets

For genealogists preparing genealogy charts and worksheets to last 100 years or more, the proper writing implements are key. Besides pencils to write in basic names and dates, you need archival quality ink that won't damage the acid-free paper that we use for all EasyGenie charts and forms.  Last month we launched our basic archival-quality pen and pencil set with two pens (fine point and medium point, choice of black or blue), two sharpened pencils, and an eraser. It was an immediate hit!  We have just released a DELUXE archival pen and pencil set for genealogists, which includes even more: ✅ TWO pens with archival-quality BLACK...

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Genealogy gift idea: EasyGenie's new deluxe genealogy gift bundle

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Genealogy gift idea: EasyGenie's new deluxe genealogy gift bundle

Looking for a holiday gift or birthday present for someone interested in genealogy? Check out our new deluxe genealogy gift bundle, which brings together some of our top-selling genealogy charts plus a few extra items for new and experienced genealogists: Nicole and I spent a long time deciding what to put in the deluxe gift bundle. We already know what our customers like when it comes to genealogy charts and forms kits, but when we saw sales of our new archival-quality pen & pencil set take off, we knew we had to add it, too!  The kit is rounded out with a copy of...

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Framed genealogy charts as gifts

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A customer had a great question about framing EasyGenie genealogy charts: Do you sell picture frames to hang them once the charts are completed? I want to give my sons charts that they can display on a wall at their homes. What a fantastic gift idea! Not only will it help children and their family members remember their ancestry, but a framed, handwritten chart is an heirloom that reflects the character of the person who did the research and entered the information. We don't sell genealogy picture frames, but Amazon has a nice selection of 17 x 22 inch charts (like the one shown in the picture). Make sure...

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Genealogy gift idea: filled-in genealogy charts for non-genealogists

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Genealogy gift idea: filled-in genealogy charts for non-genealogists

Filled-in EasyGenie pedigree and fan charts make great gifts for non-genealogist friends who may not know much beyond their grandparents' generation. It's very easy to do, especially if you have a few data points to start with and are experienced with FamilySearch.org, Ancestry, or other data sources: Start with acid-free paper charts, such as the five-generation pedigree chart (see image) or the blank fan charts with family members.  Determine the source person's parents and/or grandparents and their approximate dates of birth. The source person on the chart could be the recipient of the gift or his or her parents.   Start...

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