Ancestry DNA provides the missing pieces to my family puzzle!

Disclaimer: This is a longer read than normal; but it’s a great one!

I’m going to go out on a limb here and just assume we’ve all worked a puzzle at some point in our lives.  Puzzles tend to range in size with as many or as few oddly shaped pieces imaginable.

Connecting smaller pieces together in order to create a larger masterpiece is the goal when working any puzzle.  Like most, I start with the border; because in fact, that’s the easiest part.

From there I begin to concentrate on certain areas of the puzzle and I begin filling in the center by gently pressing two pieces together.  I can sit in silence for hours focusing on matching one correct piece with another, and another, and another.  For weeks, one puzzle can consume most of my time. Continue reading

Did you say FREE?

Howdy folks!

I hope your New Year has gotten off to a great start.  As we begin fresh for the year, I want to begin with putting ourselves in a position to save money, and we can do this by utilizing reward offers that many companies offer.  I’m always amazed at how many people who don’t know about all the FREE items that we have at the tip of our fingers.  Literally, all we have to do is download an app in most cases.  Continue reading