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 →


Meet You in Banff With A DNA Kit

My dad once told me; “I like it better when you find people who are alive”. This was in reference to all the cemeteries I’ve walked and the many ancestors … Continue Reading →


DNA Cousins Wanted

I’ve been working on DNA for a while and like many others, I’m getting frustrated trying to find the connections to my family.  Especially for the brickwalls that I’m trying to break down … Continue Reading →


DNA Test The Elders in Your Family

    My children know, or at least they should know, that they won’t be getting some large inheritance because I’m spending all my money on DNA testing.  Well that … Continue Reading →


Should I Have Two Trees

One of the things that became apparent when I was finally able to do my DNA on Ancestry (Up until Roots Tech 2015 I wasn’t able to get access to … Continue Reading →


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