Showing posts from December, 2017

Happy New Year Everyone!

My wish for everyone for the new year would be to spread love, peace and kindness to those around you. For me personally, I'm going to make it a point to get back to blogging more consistently. I'm looking forward to participating in The Book of Me, Written By You project hosted by Julie Goucher of the Angler's Rest blog as well 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge hosted by Amy Johnson Crow over at See you in the New Year :)

My Best Genealogy Find Of The Year Was...

This post is part of the Genealogy Blog Party hosted by Elizabeth O'Neal of the My Ancestors Descendants Blog . If you aren't familiar with the Genealogy Blog Party, be sure to visit her blog so you can learn more about it.  This month Elizabeth O'Neal has two theme ideas for posting. The second is a Cookie Exchange where you can share your favorite holiday cookie recipes.I have to admit my family wasn't much into baking cookies during the holidays when I was kid. My family made pies. Perhaps, it's time to start a new tradition though. I am eager to see what recipes bloggers share as part of the blog party.  Theme idea number one is to share what I consider to be my best genealogy find of the year. I would have to say my best genealogy find of the year has been connecting with DNA cousins. DNA testing made it possible for me to confirm my Sampson County, NC roots through my great grandmother Ella Kerr Smith Dixon. You can learn more about my great grandmother

Merry Christmas!

Wishing all my readers a beautiful holiday  filled with love, light, and happiness!