More DNA Matches

For the last few months, I’ve been busy with my new baby girl. I’ll be honest, I would log on to my ancestry account and check to see if my mom had a new top DNA match. If not, I’d […]

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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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We’re Related – A Fun App

I downloaded a new app today called We’re Related by Ancestry.com.   It works off your family tree to show you potential famous and nearby relatives.  When I chose the tree I wanted to use, it prompted me to pick […]

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Understanding Shared Ancestor Hints + Video

Shared Ancestor Hints

Understanding Shared Ancestors & Shared Ancestor Hints In order for you to really take advantage of genealogical DNA testing – especially at Ancestry, you need to understand what shared ancestors and shared ancestor hints are, how they can help in […]

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What does the asterisk mean on GEDmatch

*Asterisk in front of names on GEDmatch “What does it mean when a user has an asterisk in front of their name on gedmatch?” I’ve seen this question at least 20 times on different sites, so I figured I’d chime […]

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