Hmmm What To Give Mom For Mother’s Day

It’s the second day of May and in two weeks it will be Mother’s Day.  Wikipedia tells us that Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908 by Anna Jarvis who … Continue Reading →


It’s National DNA Day

  It’s April 25th and National DNA Day and the sales are fantastic.  Here’s an overview of the sales available.   AncestryDNA This just might be your best value. Purchase … Continue Reading →


The DNA Angel Project™ – April Draw

This weekend, be sure to enter The DNA Angel Project™ Draw for a Family Tree DNA kit. Shop the Hound is giving away to one lucky winner; a Family Finder … Continue Reading →


Happy Birthday Mom 🎂🎂 & A DNA Angel Announcement

Today would have been my mom’s 81st birthday. My mom; Eleanor Louise Thompson (nee Middlebrough)  didn’t actually do genealogy but when I discovered my love of family history she was … Continue Reading →


Genealogy Conferences – Why Should You Go?

(Roots Tech)   Over the next few months, my store; Shop the Hound will be busy going to genealogy conferences. So why should you go to a genealogy conference? There are … Continue Reading →


Are You Backing Up Your Family Photos?

It’s a brand new month and a great reminder time to back up your files and your photos.  Today I’d like to talk about one of my favorite subjects; your … Continue Reading →


Understanding AncestryDNA’s Genetic Communities

Free Recording Available I watched this webinar yesterday and I have to tell you that it was excellent. Even though I’d been part of the beta test group, there were … Continue Reading →


Expand Your Genealogy Education Without Spending a Cent

There’s nothing better than learning something new to enhance your genealogy education, and if it’s FREE that’s even better. This week I’d like to tell you about a couple of FREE … Continue Reading →


Why Is Collaboration So Important?

I’m a firm believer in collaboration and I’ve blogged about this on several occasions. Making an effort to connect with cousins is a way that you can extend your tree … Continue Reading →


Your DNA Opportunity is Knocking

It has nothing to do with the luck of the Irish, but it doesn’t hurt that it’s St. Patrick’s Day on Friday and Ancestry has decided to put their DNA … Continue Reading →


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