How Do You Stay Active?

One of the downfalls of doing genealogy is that you sit at your desk quite a bit. For someone like me who has a underactive thyroid that doesn’t help the … Continue Reading →


Father’s Day Week DNA Deals

DNA Deals There are so many DNA deals we had to add a new page to our site. A terrific gift for that hard to buy for Dad but you … Continue Reading →


On The Road To The OGS Conference In Ottawa (#OGSConf2017)

Road Trip It’s June already and time to hit the road to Ontario for the Ontario Genealogical Society’s Conference in Ottawa. Shop the Hound has been attending OGS for the … Continue Reading →


20 Questions About Your Ancestors?

Often you see lists that people copy and paste into their Facebook feed where there is a list of questions to answer and you share them with your friends. So … 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 →


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 →


It’s National DNA Day

  It’s April 25th and National DNA Day and the sales are fantastic.  Here’s an overview of the sales available.   AncestryDNA This just might be your best value. Purchase … 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 →


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