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

Now that you’ve read Part One and are sure that your message is getting through from your side.. you can only hope that your cousins are fixing their system on their side.  … 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 →

New Tool From MyHeritage (Well New To Me)

I’m pretty sure you all know that I have BSO (Bright Shiny Object Syndrome) so you’ll understand when I say that I was working on a blog and came across … Continue Reading →

I Have To Tell You

I typically post my blog on Wednesday but there are a few things that I wanted to let you know and I couldn’t wait until them. I have a tree … Continue Reading →

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 →

The DNA Angel Project – Anniversary Edition So Many Prizes 🎉🎉

July 14th is the 1st Anniversary of The DNA Angel Project and this giveaway is our best yet.  With not one, not two but six prizes. Here’s the line up … 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →