MyCanvas Finds a New Home in Alexander’s

Posted by Eric Shoup on August 19, 2014 in MyCanvas

This past June, we announced that we were retiring the MyCanvas website and service in September 2014. We’ve heard from many people who love MyCanvas and hate the idea of it going away. Well, we have some good news for you: It’s not going away after all! We were successful in finding a new home for… Read more

MyCanvas @ RootsTech: Meeting New Cousins and Sharing Your Work

Posted by Pam Velazquez on February 19, 2014 in MyCanvas

Last week I was working at the RootsTech Conference in Salt Lake City, UT. I was fortunate to be a presenter at the conference on MyCanvas and used my own tree and my own projects to demonstrate how MyCanvas works. At the end of my class, a woman approached me and said that she was related… Read more

Give Your Research As A Gift

Posted by Pam Velazquez on December 10, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site, MyCanvas

Give your family the gift of genealogy! The holidays are a perfect time for you to consider publishing your family history research. As most genealogists will tell you, your research is never really finished, so consider publishing what you already have. Using MyCanvas, it’s quick and easy to create amazing custom bound books filled with all… Read more

When Should You Publish Your Family History Book?

Posted by Pam Velazquez on November 6, 2013 in MyCanvas

  Many of us spend years researching our family history, and want to share our findings with our family members.  Sometimes it’s hard convincing family members to sit down next to us at the computer to look at our family tree and a bunch of digitized records, especially at a large family gathering. Wouldn’t it… Read more

Who’s Who In Our Family Tree

Posted by lorilee on May 31, 2013 in MyCanvas

As we enter the summer months, many of us will be attending family reunions. These are wonderful opportunities to reconnect with family members we don’t get to see very often. At these reunions, it can be challenging to explain how everyone in the family is related. Family Tree Posters from MyCanvas can be a fun,… Read more

What Can I Do With All My Family History Research?

Posted by lorilee on April 26, 2013 in MyCanvas

Have you ever wondered what to do with all of your family history research?  What is the next step?  How can you put it all together so you can easily share it with your family members? At the RootsTech genealogy conference in Salt Lake City a few weeks ago, I spent my time in the… Read more

Seven Reasons To Share Your Family History

Posted by Crista Cowan on June 21, 2012 in MyCanvas, Social Media

In the Barefoot Genealogist broadcast this morning, I shared a few ideas for publishing your family history. The two most important things I shared had nothing at all to do with the actual process of creating the chart or book. Don’t wait until you are finished! If you wait until you are “finished” with your… Read more