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 →


New Team Member

With so many distractions in our life it’s a wonder we get any genealogy done. Well at least it’s a wonder I do because there is my Pinterest account, Facebook; … 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 →


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 →


Do You Have Irish Ancestors?

  St. Patrick’s Day isn’t until this Friday, but I wanted to let you know that Findmypast is offering FREE access to their Irish records. You can access Findmypast’s Irish … Continue Reading →


If My Ancestor Had An Instagram Account

Have you every wondered what it would have been like if your ancestor had an Instagram account? What would they say? Well one night last week I got to thinking what my Nana Oliver’s … Continue Reading →


The Wait Is Over – More to Do

My consultation was a great experience and was done very professionally.  She sends you a link to have a go-to meeting and the entire session is recorded and you receive a … Continue Reading →


Patiently Waiting

As I write this I am patiently waiting for my DNA consultation. Well I may be exaggerating a bit …. I never really wait patiently for anything.  I met Diahan … Continue Reading →


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