This week’s crème de la crème

Some of the bijoux I discovered.


A Taste of Quebec cookbook: creative French-Canadian cooking by Juliana L’Heureux of The Franco-American Blog, Portland (Maine) Press Herald.

Ottawa-Hull Fire of 1900 by Yvonne Demoskoff of Yvonne’s Genealogy Blog.

My ancestor was just a farmer… by Dianne Nolin of Genealogy: Beyond the BMD.

Farewell to a fellow genealogist by Lorine McGinnis Schulze of Olive Tree Genealogy.

The Pros and Cons Of The New Online Northern Irish Records Search by Kin Tree Genealogy and Family History Researchers.

Five Steps to Create a Foolproof Research Plan by Michael J. Leclerc of Mocavo Blog.

Spend to earn by John D. Reid of Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections.

Preservation Week: Trash or Treasure? How to Decide What to Keep and What to Throw Away by Denise Levenick of The Family Curator.

Y is for Young People — the historians of the future by Janet Braund Few of The History Interpreter.

Military Memories: 31 Writing Prompts to Celebrate Your Military Ancestors by Jennifer Holik of Jennifer Holik — Author

How to Write Faster: 5 Tips From Our Blog Team by Evan LePage of HootSuite Blog.


At stunning memorial near Ypres, ‘sentinel’ looms over Canadians killed in gas attacks by Katie Daubs, Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario.

At Menin Gate, a nightly sign of hope amid the anger of names by Katie Daubs, Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario.

Walking the Western Front: ‘A noble type of good heroic womanhood’ by Katie Daubs, Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario.

The true story of why my great-uncle was buried in a tree by George Warren, KXTV, Sacramento, California.

Groundbreaking GPS tool finds your ancestors, genealogy, family tree and history by Tima Vlasto,, United States.

Video tutorials

How to Blog About Your Family History (4-part video series) by Lisa Louise Cooke of Genealogy Gems.


Free Printable — Whole Alphabet Banner!! by Shanty Chic. (Good for making genealogy banners.)


About Gail Dever

Gail Dever is a Montreal-based genealogist and blogger and a webmaster for the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa.
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3 Responses to This week’s crème de la crème

  1. Yvonne says:

    Thanks again, Gail, for featuring one of my articles in your weekly round-up of “crème de la crème” blogs!

  2. Dianne says:

    Thanks, Gail, for including my article as one of your Gems.

  3. luvviealex says:

    Ooh – thanks for these. I was interested particularly in how to write faster. I am sooooo slow.

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