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 →


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 →


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 →



The DNA Angel Project – November Edition

Don’t miss your chance to win an AncestryDNA kit which is this month’s prize for the DNA Angel Project. The Hound is always looking for cousins so what better way … Continue Reading →


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