Genetic Affairs – Something New To Play With

Just like children, genetic genealogists are always on the lookout for a new toy (tool) to play with. I’m not saying that in a bad way. I count myself in the … Continue Reading →

I Did Something to my 23andMe Account That I May Regret

You know me, I’m a bit of a DNA nut. I’ve tested with every DNA company that you can test with. It all started with Family Tree DNA (they were … Continue Reading →

All The DNA Day Sales In One View (Some ending soon) Scroll To The Bottom To See All The Deals

I had a lady tell me recently that she thought the best time to buy a DNA kit was on Black Friday but I’m not convinced at all as the … Continue Reading →

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Are You Prepared for National DNA Day?

National DNA Day is April 25th so this week and next week’s blog will be dedicated to the three types of DNA tests that you can take. Then if you … Continue Reading →

Be A #DNA Ambassador

This week I’m spending time in Salt Lake City as an Ambassador for #RootsTech. But I’m more than a RootsTech ambassador I’m a #DNA Ambassador. What is a DNA Ambassador … Continue Reading →

@MyHeritage Has Done It Again

MyHeritage has made some additions to the DNA side of their business that has the genealogy community talking. A couple of weeks ago I told you about how they’d improved their matching … Continue Reading →

Do You Have A Genealogy Succession Plan? Part 1 – Genealogy Rewind – Getting My Poop In A Group

I’m sure most of you reading along are genealogists or genetic genealogists, scrapbookers or maybe you’re someone who hasn’t quite decided if they want to get involved in this addiction; … 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 →

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 →