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Collectible Protection In Case Of An Earthquake

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By Eleanor Nelson, Guest Blogger From the Editor: This preservation enthusiast from England, with ties in California, has asked to reach out to you and share 7 important tips for protecting cherished family possessions in case of a natural disaster. And there are some quick, fun videos links for you. This information is just as […]

A Japanese Earthquake/Tsunami Message: Some items are more important than others for your “Grab n’ Go Kit”

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From the news… With each passing day after the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, more and more poignant stories of survivors and victims are emerging. Immediately after the quake, Katsutaro Hamada, 79, fled to safety with his wife. But then he went back home to retrieve a photo album of his granddaughter, 14-year-old Saori, and grandson, […]

Protecting and Saving Your Family’s Heirlooms and Memorabilia

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Family heirlooms and memorabilia have a special “value” that you should consider. This graceful Italian alabaster sculpture is a treasured heirloom from the owner’s mother. It was originally bought in the 1920’s in Florence  and was passed down from mother to daughter.  Sadly, due to improper packing and storage, the center section broke into several pieces.  This greatly upset […]

Scrapbook, photo album, memories, family history

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What do you have that really has meaning and shows the quality of your business or great moments in personal or family life? Last weekend, my nephew got married to a really great girl. We are thrilled to have her in our family. Their story of how they met, how they romanced each other and […]