Hot August DNA Sales

DNA can be a puzzle but saving on DNA isn’t a puzzle at all. August looks like a great month to purchase a DNA kit. Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) Sale … Continue Reading →


What Do You Take To A 80th Birthday Party?

Last weekend I went to my Uncle Ken’s 80th birthday party; Uncle Ken is my mom’s younger brother. My husband and I decided that it was such a warm day … Continue Reading →


Keep Calm AncestryDNA Changes Aren’t The End Of The World

You may have read Ann Swayne’s blog post regarding the upcoming changes to roles of users of the AncestryDNA site. To read the blog click HERE. There’s no need to … Continue Reading →


I’m Hot On The Trail And Using #DNA To Solve A Mystery (Part 1)

(permission was given  by John M to use photo)  I have a mystery in my genealogy.  I call it the Beaton/Batten mystery. The whole mystery is based on family stories, … Continue Reading →


The DNA Angel Project™ – May Edition

The May Edition of The DNA Angel Project™ has arrived and this month the draw is for an AncestryDNA kit valued at $99.00 U.S. Whether you live in Canada or … 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 →


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 →


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 →


Happy Thanksgiving and Black Friday News

It’s U.S. Thanksgiving and time to enjoy a family occasion that you remember for years to come. You can smell the turkey cooking in the kitchen, and you can hear … Continue Reading →


Reverse Engineering Someone Else’s Tree

  Have you ever checked someone’s DNA tree and thought, this isn’t a tree it’s a sapling. It’s hard to figure out your connection if they are your third cousin … Continue Reading →


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