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Wordless Wednesday | Christmas 1978

Wordless Wednesday | A Christmas Photo

OneNote | Anatomy of a Notebook

For this post on OneNote I was going to show you inside of my notebooks but I thought you should know how the notebooks work first.  

Notebooks have sections, pages, and groups.  A section can have a page and a page can have subpages.  A group can have sections with pages, subpages and also groups. 

Some things you can do in notebooks are:
You can name sections, pages, subpages and groups whatever you would like.You can click anywhere on the page and start typing.You can add images, tables, etc. {you can even add calendars}.You can add audio files as well.

There is a lot you can do in OneNote to make it your own and make it work for you.  It took me some time to get it to where it is now.  I will be showing you inside my notebooks next time!

Do you use OneNote?  How do you make it work for you?

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Evernote to OneNote | Importing Notes

A few weeks ago I posted about moving to OneNote from Evernote.  To start the process I searched for a way export my Evernote notes into OneNote.  At the OneNote website you can download a OneNote importer.  Once it is downloaded double click to open and follow the instructions to link your Evernote account.   {Save the importer because you will be using it a lot to import your notes}.

I do not suggest selecting all of your notebooks and doing them at one time, especially if you have a lot of notes.  Before I started the importer I did a little housekeeping in my Evernote notebooks and deleted notes that were not needed.  You can also create some dummy notebooks in Evernote to break up your notes into smaller chunks so you do not run into any issues when importing to OneNote.  Once in OneNote you will want to move your notes around into your new organization system.

Select your notebook, select next and let the imported do its magic.  It will ask you to sign into your Microsoft account.…

From My Family to Your Family

Changes Are Coming!

October Scrapbook Pages

New digital scrapbook pages.  You can view my gallery at the Lilypad.  All products on these pages can be found at the Lilypad as well.  (Credits are in the gallery under each image).

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Wordless Wednesday | Halloween

Goodbye Evernote, Hello OneNote

What?  I'm leaving Evernote behind!
As most of you know I have been a huge Evernote supporter from the beginning and I have had a paid membership from the beginning {until October 1st}.There has been a lot of talk about Evernote not lasting much longer because they have been making a lot of changes and letting people go.That got me thinking about what I would do if they did cease to exist.I started looking at all of my options and the best option, for me, is OneNote.I already have it on my computer and it is free.I can use OneNote on my desktop, laptop, phone, and table all for free.I can still use tags {a bit different than what I am use to but it works and I am finding that I really don't need that many tags}.I can still search for things and actually find what I am looking for.I can still clip stuff from the web using the OneNote clipper.I'm currently working on moving notes from Evernote to OneNote.It can be a bit tedious but the process has forced me to look at my note…

Halloween Family Traditions

My family has been having a pumpkin carving party for the last several years.  Each year I go on a hunt for some new patterns.  Today, I want to share some of my favorite places to get patterns. 

The Pumpkin LadyPumpkin PileKOA - Camping themedMilitary ThemedCelebratingHalloweenDisneyStoney KinsDLTKBand of CatsDotcom WomenBHGHGTVCollege FootballDIY Network Do you carve pumpkins with your family?  Please share your pumpkins with me.

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Wordless Wednesday

Recently Completed Pages

All pages use product from the The Lilypad I use Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom to create these pages.

Mommyish Wildflower Allison Pennington Mr Sun Lynn Grieveson Frames in Fours Font SNF Applause

Becca Bonneville - Life is Sweet Mommyish - Wild Flower Dawn Inskip - Prime Essentials Frames

Allison Pennington - Heat Wave Bella Gypsy - Go Wild Fiddle Dee Dee - Princess Treasures Sahin Designs - Mermaid Dreams Mommyish - BYOC Styles

August BYOC -- Allison Pennington, Mommyish, and Bella Gypsy

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Wordless Wednesday

Evernote Tags and Notebooks | How I use them

I did a post in 2015 calledTagging and Notebooks in Evernoteand since then some things have changed with my tagging and notebook system in Evernote.
The image below shows what my tags and notebooks looked like in 2015.

The next two image show my tags and notebooks today.

As you can see I have a lot more notebooks and tags currently.  The number of tags changes quite often because a lot of my tags are temporary, and I also delete notes when I am done with them.  I routinely go thorough Evernote and delete notes that are no longer relevant.  Once I do that I eventually have tags with no notes so I will go through my tags frequently and delete all tags that do not have any notes associated with it.
Each notebook stack, except for 5 - HOUSE, 7 - TEMPLATES, and z FILING CABINET z do not have an @ tag associated with it.  The tag for 5 - HOUSE is currently nested under the @SHANNON tag because it keeps my tag list shorter and because there are only a handful of notes in that notebook.  {5 - HO…

Just a Little Brain Surgery

Monday, August 21, 2018 I had brain surgery to hopefully fix the pain I have been having from the blood vessel wrapped around my Trigeminal nerve.  To read more about Trigeminal neuralgia click here.  The Trigeminal nerve is a nerve that runs from the brain stem to the face.  The procedure that I had done is called microvascular decompressionSo far so good...the pain seems to be gone.

 I am feeling okay.  There is not a lot of pain; mostly burning and itching from the start of healing. I am told that I cannot do much for 6 to 12 weeks (at first I was told about 2 weeks and a much smaller incision).  I guess this leaves more time for genealogy and crafting while I recover.  And lets face housework for 12 weeks is win win for me!

Tombstone Tuesday

Edward C. Lewis
Born : 1 Oct 1824 Blairstown, Warren, New Jersey, USA Died : 14 Aug 1891, Union Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Buried : Aug 1891 at Oakdale Cemetery, Hunlock Creek, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA
Edward is my 3rd great-grandfather.  He married Eleanor Bonham 27 Mar 1842
You can read more about Edward in this post.  
I have added Edward to my to do list as I still have some unanswered questions.  Watch for more on Edward C. Lewis.

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