Celebrate National Love Your Red Hair Day

The United States has a lot of holidays. We have holidays to remember and holidays to celebrate. Some of the things we celebrate are pretty common….some aren’t. Today (November 5) happens to be one of those uncommon celebrations…. red hair! Let’s learn more about red hair to properly celebrate National Love Your Red Hair Day.

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Discovering DNA Testing – Opening New Doors to Genealogy Trees – Part 2

It’s 2018 and we are learning more than ever from our DNA. In “Discovering DNA Testing – Opening New Doors to Genealogy Trees – Part 1“, we explained how DNA testing helps us understand our medical background, genetic traits, heritage and finding distant relatives. Here’s a summary of how we can use our DNA to find family and relatives.

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What is the Mayflower Society?

There are all kinds of heritage and genealogy societies. In 2016, we learned about the DAR, better known as the Daughters of the American Revolution. Today, we’ll learn about the General Society of Mayflower Descendants. A society of members who are confirmed descendants of those who settled in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620.

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Cinco De Mayo and the Latin Heritage and Culture

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Today we observe the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862. As we continue to celebrate and learn about heritage and cultures from around the world, it makes sense to mention Cinco de Mayo and its historical significance to the Latin culture.

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