Personal Project: The Kilmer-Tuttle Family Archives

Hi everyone! I wanted to share a personal project my sister and I have (finally) made a start on… The Kilmer-Tuttle Family Archives (or Trove as we really refer to it). If you are following Modern Memorykeeper on Instagram or Facebook, you have no doubt noticed a tip a day being shared as September isContinue reading “Personal Project: The Kilmer-Tuttle Family Archives”

Women Equality Day and our Grandmothers

My grandmother Florence was born in 1898.  When she was born, women could not vote.  When she turned 18 in 1916, she still could not vote.   Women did not get the vote until this day in 1920, when the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States was ratified.   100 years ago,Continue reading “Women Equality Day and our Grandmothers”

Friday Family Stories

  I have to be honest in this space, between the Pandemic crisis and all that has been surrounding it for us here in Massachusettes (College students home two months early, hubby working from home, strict stay-at-home orders, business disruptions and lots of mask making) the economic turmoil exacerbated by the crisis and the horrificContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”

Friday Family Stories

This installment of Friday Family Stories is brought to you by the Triggs clan of Huntington, Indiana circa 1912, 1915 & 1917.    I am so fortunate that my Grandpa Triggs put together a book of family stories and photographs years ago so that we can enjoy them!   I have a large trove ofContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”

Friday Family Stories

Hello everyone and Happy Friday! I don’t know about you but when the weather turns in New England, my thoughts turn towards the indoor projects I’m going be working on over the looooooong New England winter.  This winter, I’ll be working on some projects for my immediate family (no, I am not done with theContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”

Digital Photo Management: The Daily Delete

Why I am practicing the “Daily Delete” and you should too… Today I wanted to share about the first step in managing your digital photos, the Daily Delete, specifically on our smartphones.    In the 2 sample days I’ve taken 39 photos, which is approximately 20 photos/videos per day / 140 per week / 560Continue reading “Digital Photo Management: The Daily Delete”

A Photo Organizers Project: Boxes in the Attic 1 of 4

Good morning everyone! It is finally really spring in New England and this photo organizer is hard at work on lots of projects over here.  I recently had the enviable job of starting to clean out and organize our giant attic ahead of some renovations.  Luckily right now it’s very cool so it’s the perfectContinue reading “A Photo Organizers Project: Boxes in the Attic 1 of 4”

Friday Family Stories

Hello and Happy January!  I hope the new year is treating you well so far.  This long weekend here in Boston, we are getting ready for our first real snowfall of the season.  The snowblower has been gassed up, firewood has been brought in and snow shovels are at the ready!  It’s going to beContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”

Friday Family Stories

It’s the last Friday in November… 4 more Fridays and then it’s on to the new year! Hard to believe it’s almost that time but the last of the turkey has been eaten and the Christmas decorations are making their way down from the attic.  This weeks Friday Family Story theme is shopping (fitting right?)…beingContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”