It Feels Like Family History Month

Family History Month is in October, but February is starting to feel like the new Family History Month. Why do I say that? FOREVER Family History Virtual Starting today, you’ll … Continue Reading →

eBay Genealogy

If you aren’t using eBay for your genealogy then you might be missing out on some special things. Much like a lot of things with genealogy, using eBay requires patience. But that patience can be worth it and pay off. Continue Reading →

2021 – A Brand New Year

How many years have you made resolutions, and then three weeks into the year, they are long forgotten? I’ve done it a few times, that’s for sure. So this year, I’m not making resolutions; I’m making a plan. Continue Reading →

Christmas Past Dancing In My Head

Christmas from the past was about family and lots of food. Recipes included in this blog. Continue Reading →

Are You Using Photos To Catch A New Cousin?

This past Sunday, as I was sorting and organizing my photos at FOREVER, I realized that I could and should add more photos to my accounts at Ancestry and MyHeritage, I realized that by doing this, I might meet more cousins. Continue Reading →

Genealogy & DNA Go Hand In Hand

I believe that DNA and your family tree go hand in hand and each needs the other to support it. Continue Reading →

Gift For Genealogist and Other News

One of the things I miss this year is going to genealogy conferences and meeting everyone that would come to the Shop the Hound booth. We’ll have to wait a while before we can get back to those types of events. But in the meantime, I wanted to let you know that Shop the Hound is online, and in fact, we’re getting ready for Black Friday. Continue Reading →

Sharing My Story and The Stories Of My Family

If the Covid-19 Pandemic has taught me anything, it’s taught me that life is fragile. Thankfully I haven’t had any family members taken away by it, but I do know some genealogy friends who have.

This year, I’ve had time to think about things, and here are some of the conclusions and decisions that I’ve made.

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Jumping from Genealogy Tree To Genealogy Tree

DNA is a useful tool, but sometimes it can come with a lot of work. Find out how I use others trees to better understand my own tree and find my DNA Quadfecta. Continue Reading →

DNA Angel Project – October Book Edition

This month’s DNA Angel Project draw is for the book, Tracing Your Ancestors Using DNA: A Guide for Family Historians. This book brings together two of my loves; DNA and genealogy. Continue Reading →