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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Review: MyHeritage Ethnicity Results

MyHeritage is an interesting contender in the genealogical space as the site has been around for quite a few years. Unlike Ancestry DNA [affiliate] and 23andMe, MyHeritage is rather new to the DNA component of genealogy and therefore (in my opinion) has a few kinks to work out before being considered a major player. The great news about MyHeritage is that you are able to import your raw DNA file from other sites into their site and receive additional DNA matches – for free! While that feature was a bit clunky when it first rolled out (I received a ton of

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Free Resource Friday: GEDMatch for DNA Matches

Have you or anyone you know already taken a DNA test through any of the major DNA testing sites such as Ancestry [affiliate], 23andMe, FamilyTreeDNA or more? If you have already taken the test and are still looking for more DNA matches, GEDMatch is one of the best free tools out there to help you find family members who have chosen to conduct their DNA test through a service other than the one you chose.  If you haven’t taken a test, consider reading this article to help you find out which DNA test is for you.   Typically, if you’ve tested with Ancestry,

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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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