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Annuary Graduation Gift Idea
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Graduation Gift Idea

  We all know a graduate who is taking the leap out from the nest and starting to become a self-sufficient adult. This is one of life’s major milestones. For some, they might be moving out, getting ready for college in the fall. For many...

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A conversation with annuarian Rhea

We caught-up with Rhea, an annuarian in Rock Island, IL, to talk about how she uses her Life & Times Annuary to journal her life. She really enjoys the layout of the annuary, and how even though she is used to typing on her phone or comp...

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“I feel like the Annuary is the perfect gift.”

I feel like the Annuary is the perfect gift. You can literally give it to anyone, at any stage in their life. I’ve given it to my parents who are in their 70’s, as well as to a 1-year-old for her first Birthday. I bought one for myself, ...

Write about the war in your annuary.
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“So, tell me about yourself.”

You know when you meet a new person for the first time, either at a party or church or at a meeting for work, and they ask you, “So, tell me about yourself.” We all have some sort of answer. Some of us try and dodge it, like me, because ...

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Have an annuary but don’t know where to start?

Do you have an annuary but don’t know where to start? We understand! Trying to start documenting your life is overwhelming, no matter who you are. But we have some tips to get you off and running without feeling stressed out. We are here...

February 13, 2017Posts, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Editing your storyline for your Annuary

Editing your story is important. We, as a society, want to know everything about where we have been, who we are connected to, and who we know. I’m looking at you, Facebook and Ancestry.com. But both of those amazingly popular services d...

Women writing in annuary
February 10, 2017Posts

How do I start?

How do I start? Where do I begin in my annuary? I love this question! Although the true answers are too numerous to count, I only ever say one thing. And I don’t give options. Because I know why you’re asking.  Some of you are born ...

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Annuary Tips: Claim Your People

It is time to claim our family. Over the past few years, genealogy has been all the rage. From tv shows tracking the ancestry of famous people to membership based websites to track your own lineage, and even mail-in DNA kits, we see that...

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How To Make Pretty Pages

Some of you are writers, some “doodlers”, well we found one video on YouTube that we thought was interesting and a fun way to spice up your Annuary pages....

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Annuary Tips: We all have a story to share

We all have a story to share. I’m here to tell you that you have an interesting story to share. You don’t have to write in your annuary to share it with anyone, but this could be a great motivation to get started. There are things in you...

The Life & Times Annuary - Great Gift
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New company turns to old tech to solve a contemporary problem.

New company turns to old tech to solve a contemporary problem.    Life & Times has created a new personal reference book: an annuary, to enable people to use pen and paper to remember their past, link them with the future. ST. LOUIS, MO...