The DNA Angel Project February #RootsTech Edition

I’ve been searching the Marketplace at #RootsTech trying to find the perfect prize for the February edition of The DNA Angel Project Draw and I’ve found a few things for this draw and an … Continue Reading →

DNA Cousins Wanted

You know me I’m always looking for cousins and because I live in Canada I’m happy to announce that AncestryDNA is having a sale I’m especially hoping that someone connected … 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 →

It’s Time To Get Organized – My Genealogy Rewind or Getting My Poop In A Group

I remember when I first started doing genealogy someone said you can tell a genealogist by the mounds of papers they have on and around their desk. Over the years … Continue Reading →

Are You Getting Social?

Social media has become a huge part of our lives. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube,  Pinterest, LinkedIn and that’s just a few of the ones that I use. At times it … 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 →

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 →

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 →