Welcome to my Family Reunion Success blog!
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-- see recent site updates
-- be inspired to plan your own family reunion and
-- find out how to share your own ideas and successes.
Use these digital scrapbooking layouts to document your family reunion.
Ask family history questions at the reunion to discover your family stories.
Remember to take pictures of families at the family reunion so you will have keepsake photos in the future.
Learn how to make a cookbook for your family reunion in 5 easy steps.
Use this sample invitation to create your own invitations for the family reunion.
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.
Follow this family reunion invitation template to create your own invitations.
Use these free printable name tags for planning family reunions and topics for conversation.
Fun family reunion games for all ages.
True-to-life family reunion quotes that will inspire, motivate and humor your relatives and scrapbook pages.
Custom photo playing cards make great personalized family gifts for the family reunion or any time.
Make your own photo book for the family reunion in 10 easy steps.
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.
Use these free printable awards for fun family reunion activities! Free award certificates can be personalized.
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.
Custom family reunion t shirts can incorporate family reunion themes or can show off family reunion logos.
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.
So many family reunion t shirt slogans to choose from!
Free family reunion invitations available for download. Original letter photos used to create words.
The event planner checklist is full of family reunion ideas that will help you create an organized family party.
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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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
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
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
If you want ideas for a Christmas reunion, check out what these guys do - A Christmas Reunion Spaller Family Christmas Reunion
Ask (or answer) that buring family reunion question!
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
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
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
Looking for family resolution examples. Please send examples to firstname.lastname@example.org we would be appreciative. This would be a great help. Milferd
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
How has your experience been planning your family reunion? Very Positive, Somewhat positive, okay, not great. COMMENTS FROM READERS: - I was the first
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
How do you establish a reunion tradition and get family members to count on and plan for the reunion each time? COMMENTS FROM READERS: - We hold a
How do you determine who should plan the family reunion? What if not everyone agrees? COMMENTS FROM READERS: - You could take turns hosting and planning
How often is 'normal' to have a family reunion? COMMENTS FROM READERS: - We have one every year. I'm not sure what normal would be. - I don't believe
What do you do when just one family branch doesn't want to participate in a particular reunion activity because of associated cost? Split the total cost
Anyone know of some good fundraisers for next year’s reunion? We’ve already done t-shirts, CDs, baskets. COMMENTS FROM READERS: - I like to try and