Where Did June Go? The DNA Angel Project 🐾🐾

I can’t believe it’s the end of June already. Where did the month go? What amazes me more is that the DNA Hound hasn’t posted The DNA Angel Project™ for … 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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →


Hmmm What To Give Mom For Mother’s Day

It’s the second day of May and in two weeks it will be Mother’s Day.  Wikipedia tells us that Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908 by Anna Jarvis who … 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 →


Ten Things You Can Do To Save Money For A Genealogy Present

There was a time that I told my husband; “I would eat the putty out of the windows before I gave up my Ancestry subscription”. Thankfully it’s never gotten to … Continue Reading →


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