Prime Day – Deals on DNA Test Kits

Prime Day – Deals on DNA Test Kits

This post contains affiliate links See my disclosure here.  It’s been a long time – I’ve been so busy with these two kiddos that I haven’t been able to do much research lately.  But, I thought I would share some […]

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Confusing Shared Ancestor Hints

Confusing Shared Ancestor Hints

Shared Ancestor Hints Recently, I linked my mom’s DNA profile to someone in a mirror tree and I got more shared ancestor hints than what I was expecting.  I had already confirmed this person’s maternal family is related to my […]

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Know Your Roots Sweepstakes

The Know Your Roots Sweepstakes offers a grand prize of a 23andme DNA kit, a trip for two which includes round trip airfare, hotel, ground transportation, and daily per diem for meals and activities of the winners’ choosing.

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Father’s Day Promos – DNA Testing

Father’s Day Promos – DNA Testing

Father’s Day Sales Father’s Day is almost here and I’ve gotten my first email about special offers and discounts for DNA testing.  Here are the promo’s I have found.  If you know of more, please mention the deal in the […]

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Birth Mother – Found!

Birth Mother – Found!

We found my mom’s birth mother! Seriously, never thought we would find my mom’s birth mother and  family like this. I checked my email this morning and I saw that I had a message sent to me through findagrave.com.  I […]

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Another 2nd Cousin!

Another 2nd Cousin!

New 2nd Cousin I can’t contain the excitement.  This new 2nd cousin looks to have ancestral ties to the Lang-Metzger lines AND the Kunz-Streider lines.  Her tree is not filled in but I already had her dad and grandmother in […]

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Adopted Cousin – Birth Mother Found

It’s pretty exciting to log into Ancestry and to find a new 2nd cousin! Yay! I sent a message… and waited… and waited… I got a message back.  The message was not from the DNA tester herself, but someone who is helping her […]

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X-DNA Match and we’re back to the Kunz family tree

Recently, a 4th-6th cousin on AncestryDNA, uploaded their DNA to GEDmatch.com – and it was pretty much what I expected.   My mom and her shared 59cM of DNA across chromosomes 1 to 22.  How in the world did I […]

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Thank you gedmatch.com

GEDmatch Lately, I’ve been telling more of my mom’s DNA matches about gedmatch.com. I feel like a gedmatch salesperson or something.  Thankfully, gedmatch.com is free (unless you upgrade for more options) and it has been really helpful in my search […]

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DNA Overlaps Among Cousins

Ok. I’m having to write this out because my brain is just not processing it and I need to see it- if anyone reads this and has a suggestion, PLEASE comment below or contact me. Soo.. my mom’s predicted second […]

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