Thursday, April 17, 2014

Gather Your Family

Genealogy tip for the day: Gather Your Family Conference

If you live in Northwest Arkansas, be sure and come to the annual "Gather Your Family" genealogy conference. It will be held April 19th, all day from 8:00 to 5:00 pm. The conference is held at the Springdale LDS church at 6731 Lynch Prairie Cove in Springdale, Arkansas.

Marilyn Collins will be the main speaker. Marilyn is a local author and expert on writing your family history. Collins is the author of, “You Can Write a Book about Your Family” and “Memoir Writing Guide: Brighten Your Leaf on the Family Tree” They are available in both e-book and print format from CHS Publishing.

For more information on the event please visit: Gather Your Family. Here you can register, get directions, see what workshops are being offered and the schedule for the day. There is no cost. You will need to provide your own lunch. This is open to anyone interested in genealogy and will not be used as a means of proselytizing. Come see what you can learn.

“History is who we are; Genealogy is who I am” sg

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Today’s Recipe
April – Tomato Month

·                                 Perp Time: 20 minutes
·                                 Cook Time:
·                                 Total Time: 30 minutes
·                                 Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


  • 4 cups tomato juice (such as Campbell's Organic Tomato Juice)
  • 2 cups chopped seeded tomato
  • 1 3/4 cups chopped seeded unpeeled cucumber
  • 1 cup finely chopped yellow bell pepper
  • 1 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil


1. Combine all ingredients except basil in a large bowl; cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 24 hours before serving.
2. Ladle the gazpacho into soup bowls; top with basil.

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