Holidays

Yankee Doodle Dandy’s Family Tree

There is hardly a symbol or character more American than Yankee Doodle. The catchy song dates back to the Seven Years’ War and the American Revolution (1775–83). It has withstood the test of time, albeit with various modifications along the way. As a symbol...

 

Pure Canadian Maple Syrup

Is there anything more Canadian than pure Canadian maple syrup? As an expat myself, I have found that it’s the one product from home that I can’t live without...

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Uncanny Resemblances: Father look-alikes

Although we each receive equal amounts of DNA from each of our parents, half from our mother and half from our father, we can still resemble one parent, over...

 

The Inspiration Behind Father’s Day

From a very young age, Betsy Roddy was told that her great-grandmother had a unique role in history. Sonora Smart Dodd was instrumental in making her idea of Father’s...

 

Father Look-alike Competition: Win a MyHeritage DNA Kit!

Back in July 2015, we held a look-alike photo competition and asked users to send in look-alike pictures of family members from different generations. The results were incredible. In...

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Mother and Daughter Reunited

MyHeritage is proud to have recently reunited a mother and daughter who had been separated for over 43 years. Robin Adair Passey of Mesa, Arizona, never forgot the daughter she...

 

Win a DNA Test for Mother’s Day! #momsdna

Each of us gets about half our DNA from our mother and half from our father, so it’s really no surprise that we can all think of characteristics and traits...

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5 Reasons Why MyHeritage DNA is the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

Mother’s Day in the United States — and in other countries around the world — is fast approaching, and there is no better gift for Mom this year than...

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Easter Competition Winner

We recently asked our readers to search for our Easter image in three old blog posts on the MyHeritage blog for the chance to win a MyHeritage DNA test...

 

Easter Egg Hunt — Win a MyHeritage DNA kit!

Easter is an exciting time of year — the weather improves, flowers begin to bloom, and we see the first signs of new life and rebirth in nature. It’s...

 

Holiday Contest Finalists

This Holiday season, we asked our users around the world to tell about their hopes and wishes for the coming year. Here are some of the touching dreams that...

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Holiday Contest: Enter now to win!

This is a guest post by Karen, MyHeritage’s country manager for Brazil. Last week, my daughters were writing letters to Santa. First, they drew beautiful Christmas trees, snowy landscapes,...

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Thanksgiving Day: Celebrating family and family history

As millions of Americans, at home and abroad, celebrate this day with family and friends, we family historians and genealogists are also thankful for so much. As we sit...