Family Reunion Success Blog

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Jul 22, 2015

Inexpensive Party Favors Equal Great Family Reunion Favors

Try these inexpensive party favors at the family reunion. Fun ideas become meaningful when you incorporate family reunion poems, family reunion logos, or family reunion themes.

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Jun 27, 2015

Additional Ideas Needed

We have used Get Acquainted for our 1st day of event. What else could be used?

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May 15, 2015

Family Reunion T Shirts: Design Ideas, Slogans and More

Custom family reunion t shirts can incorporate family reunion themes or can show off family reunion logos.

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May 14, 2015

How we handle the financial situation at our family reunion

We always had trouble with people paying their share of money before leaving the reunion. We came up with a great idea of a White Elephant auction. Everyone

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May 13, 2015

Kindred Connections E-Zine

Sign up for Kindred Connections, the free e-zine dedicated to family, for family reunion planning tips and ideas.

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May 07, 2015

Everything You Need to Know About Human Pinata

Looking for family reunion activities? Play human pinata!

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May 05, 2015

Making Family Memories: 5 Ways to Stay Connected

Making family memories is as simple as these 5 steps.

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Apr 23, 2015

11 Awesome Digital Scrapbooking Layouts

Use these digital scrapbooking layouts to document your family reunion.

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Apr 23, 2015

20 Family History Questions to Ask at the Next Family Reunion

Ask family history questions at the reunion to discover your family stories.

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Apr 22, 2015

Take Pictures of Families so You'll Have Keepsake Photos for Future Generations

Remember to take pictures of families at the family reunion so you will have keepsake photos in the future.

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Apr 21, 2015

How to Make a Cookbook for the Family Reunion

Learn how to make a cookbook for your family reunion in 5 easy steps.

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Apr 17, 2015

A Sample Invitation for the Family Reunion

Use this sample invitation to create your own invitations for the family reunion.

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Apr 17, 2015

Family Reunion Favors are Always Favorites!

From family reunion favors to personalized presents and gifts, choose souvenirs that pay tribute to your family, add meaning to your event and compliment the party atmosphere.

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Apr 17, 2015

Family Reunion Invitation Template

Follow this family reunion invitation template to create your own invitations.

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Apr 17, 2015

Free Printable Name Tags

Use these free printable name tags for planning family reunions and topics for conversation.

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Apr 16, 2015

Fun Family Reunion Games For All Ages

Fun family reunion games for all ages.

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Apr 16, 2015

Family Reunion Quotes

True-to-life family reunion quotes that will inspire, motivate and humor your relatives and scrapbook pages.

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Apr 13, 2015

Custom Photo Playing Cards For Kids

Custom photo playing cards make great personalized family gifts for the family reunion or any time.

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Apr 09, 2015

10 Easy Steps to Make Your Own Photo Book for the Extended Family

Make your own photo book for the family reunion in 10 easy steps.

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Apr 07, 2015

Ice Breaker Activities and Fun Team Building Games for Families

Ice breaker activities make excellent team bonding activities and get to know you games at the family reunion. In a large group, an icebreaker game lightens the mood and increases interaction.

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Apr 07, 2015

Free Printable Awards for the Family Reunion

Use these free printable awards for fun family reunion activities! Free award certificates can be personalized.

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Apr 04, 2015

Homemade Family Reunion Shirts

Family reunion shirts don't have to be professionally printed. Grab a blank t-shirt, then check out these DIY craft projects and make your own t-shirt.

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Apr 04, 2015

Family Reunion T Shirt Slogans & T Shirt Sayings

So many family reunion t shirt slogans to choose from!

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Apr 03, 2015

Free Family Reunion Invitations

Free family reunion invitations available for download. Original letter photos used to create words.

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Mar 31, 2015

Event Planner Checklist for the Family Reunion

The event planner checklist is full of family reunion ideas that will help you create an organized family party.

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Mar 27, 2015

We're Having a Family Reunion!

We're having a family reunion! A time to rekindle our bonds The old and the young Those aged and just come Will gather 'fore more time is gone We go

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Mar 27, 2015

They Are All Relatives

Relatives by Marie Gemma Aguinaldo Lachica Sometimes there are relatives that can make and unmake you. There are relatives who can love or abuse you.

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Mar 24, 2015

T-shirt exchange

Our family reunion involves families from Wisc, Minn, Iowa, and Maryland. We had everybody bring a slightly used t-shirt or new one that they were willing

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Mar 24, 2015

Odd Name Tags

Many people forget names of distant relatives, it's okay! Try an ice breaker activity. Ask family members upon arrival to describe themselves in one

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Mar 23, 2015

Mullins Reunion

We have a horseshoe pitching tournament. We give a small trophy to the champion and first runner up. The tournament is open to anyone that wants to play

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Mar 23, 2015

Christmas Ideas

If you want ideas for a Christmas reunion, check out what these guys do - A Christmas Reunion Spaller Family Christmas Reunion

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Jan 03, 2015

Family Reunion Questions Answered

Ask (or answer) that buring family reunion question!

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Jan 03, 2015

What if people RSVP but don't pay?

How do you handle people who RSVP'd and made hotel reservations, but did not pay the registration fee? They also want to show up to the catered functions

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Jan 03, 2015

What games involve children and older adults?

What types of games at a picnic can have both the children and older adults involved? - Minute to Win It games - We just played Family Fear Factor

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Jan 03, 2015

How do you generate excitement?

We are having a hard time getting people excited and invovled. We have family all over and have tried to link up everyone on Facebook but can’t get them

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Jan 03, 2015

Family resolution

Looking for family resolution examples. Please send examples to milferdb@gmail.com we would be appreciative. This would be a great help. Milferd

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Jan 03, 2015

How do we get adult time with so many little kids?

There are LOTS of little kids at our family reunions. How do we make sure the kids are taken care of but still have some uninterrupted adult time, too?

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Jan 03, 2015

How do you involve the young adults?

Does anyone have any great ideas for getting the young adults to engage in the family reunion events? Last year we were in Atlanta, and by the time evening

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Jan 02, 2015

What do you do if it rains?

What do you do if you have planned an outside event and it rains? - There isn't too much you can do about nature except, have a plan B. If you’re in

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Jan 02, 2015

How to handle cooking over a multi-day reunion

What is the best way to handle cooking and meals over the course of a multi-day reunion? - simple foods ... - Use a catering service. - We are doing

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Jan 02, 2015

How do you handle a family member who has had too much to drink?

How do you handle a family member who had too much to drink and are causing a scene? - Send them to bed ASAP. - Some families are firm regarding restricting

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Jan 02, 2015

What's the best way to organize meal planning?

Has anyone come up with or know of a great way to organize items needed for meal planning for your reunion? I started a spreadsheet but I find myself

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Jan 02, 2015

Should I use the family tree as a prize?

I painted a bare tree on a canvas and am going to have everyone put their thumbprint on it and sign their name. Do you think that will work for a sign

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Jan 02, 2015

Where should I print the family tree?

Where is the most economical place to have a family tree printed? - You could get a coupon code for a free poster sized print from vistaprint.com.

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Jan 02, 2015

How could we incorporate family history into our reunion?

How can we incorporate our family history into our reunion? COMMENTS FROM READERS: - You could play a number of “who belongs with who” games and use

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Jan 02, 2015

How should I display our family tree?

In preparation for the Family Reunion in July, we are interested in doing a Vertical Family Tree at the Banquet Conference on Saturday and I am struggling

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Jan 02, 2015

Where could I print the family tree?

What resources are there to print the family tree? I took the time to create mine in power point, but want it professionally printed in poster format.

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Jan 02, 2015

Do you enjoy planning your family reunion?

How has your experience been planning your family reunion? Very Positive, Somewhat positive, okay, not great. COMMENTS FROM READERS: - I was the first

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Jan 02, 2015

How many people attend?

How many people do you have attend your family reunion? COMMENTS FROM READERS - for my husband's family, we have had nearly 100 - not know yet, Do

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