AncestryDNA Kit Giveaway!

*This post contains affiliate links* Today is the perfect day for an AncestryDNA kit giveaway!  Why? I’m spending my free time this summer (crazy, I know) in an intensive genealogical research program and today, the Forensic Genealogy portion of the course starts.  I can’t wait to combine my genealogical research knowledge with DNA forensics, since I’m passionate about both. As mentioned last week, I’m partnering with Ancestry.com to give away one of their fantastic DNA kits (provided to me for free).  I’ve been a paying member of Ancestry.com since 2011.  I sprung for a DNA kit last year and have

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Sneak Peak: A new Ancestry DNA Kit Giveaway

In honor of DNA Day and the launch of my new blog, I gave away an Ancestry DNA kit back in April. It was a great feeling to be able to give the gift of DNA testing and I’m happy to be able to do it again; only this time with Ancestry’s help. They’ve provided me with some DNA kits; one which I’ll be giving away within the next week or so. Be on the lookout for a more detailed announcement soon!

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DNA Day Giveaway: Ancestry DNA Test!

In honor of DNA Day and the launch of my new blog here at Geni Journey, I’m giving away one free Ancestry.com DNA test.  Right now, they’re on sale for $79 (not including shipping) but the average price for this test is $99 + shipping.  Entries will close Friday, April 28th at 11:59 EST.  You must be a United States citizen.  This giveaway is in no way sponsored or endorsed by Ancestry.com. There are three ways to enter (the more you do, the more entries you get) Visit/Like Geni Journey on Facebook Follow Geni Journey on Twitter Comment below on

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DNA Testing – Which One Is For Me?

DNA testing is quickly growing in popularity.  Not only do these tests provide insight on your estimated ethnicity makeup, but they also enable you to connect to family members from across the globe.  I have personally tested with two DNA sites, imported my DNA file to a handful of others, and have witnessed some pros and cons of each. With DNA Day coming up on April 25th, I wanted to briefly share my experience with some of these services (more detailed blog posts to come) to enable you to decide which test may be for you.  I’m also listing the compelling deals

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