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Are You Prepared for National DNA Day?

National DNA Day is April 25th so this week and next week’s blog will be dedicated to the three types of DNA tests that you can take. Then if you … Continue Reading →

@MyHeritage Has Done It Again

MyHeritage has made some additions to the DNA side of their business that has the genealogy community talking. A couple of weeks ago I told you about how they’d improved their matching … Continue Reading →

Do You Have A Genealogy Succession Plan? Part 1 – Genealogy Rewind – Getting My Poop In A Group

I’m sure most of you reading along are genealogists or genetic genealogists, scrapbookers or maybe you’re someone who hasn’t quite decided if they want to get involved in this addiction; … Continue Reading →

If You’re My Cousin Why Don’t You Answer My Email? Part One

I don’t know how many times I’ve personally sent an email to a DNA cousin and have not received a reply. But I know it’s a lot and as you … Continue Reading →

Wine and Dine Me Before You Demand To See My Tree

Maybe I’m old-fashioned but I like a bit of preamble with a new DNA match. But that wasn’t what happened when a DNA match sent me a note this week. Can … Continue Reading →

Free Military Records This Memorial Weekend?

It’s the Memorial Day weekend and military records are free.  So if you have a few missing records for your family research then this weekend is your chance to get caught … Continue Reading →

DNA Is Like Fertilizer For My Family Tree

Today I realized that my DNA results are like fertilizer for my family tree. As each new cousin match comes to light if that cousin has taken the time to … 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 →

Ancestry’s Genetic Communities & The DNA Angel Project

Recently I signed up for Ancestry’ Beta program called Genetic Communities. So what exactly is it? CEO and President of Ancestry; Tim Sullivan explains that it’s AncestryDNA ethnicity estimates on … Continue Reading →

Ten Things You Can Do To Save Money For A Genealogy Present

There was a time that I told my husband; “I would eat the putty out of the windows before I gave up my Ancestry subscription”. Thankfully it’s never gotten to … Continue Reading →