We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Ask about the Story of "Things" Older folks enjoy talking about the past. Grandpa's are known for their story telling abilities! They are happy to share information about the "things" in their family. ... Read More about “Things” come alive when you know the story!
Seth Thomas Clock This clock sits on the mantle at my parent's house. I know I've asked about it before, but I wanted to hear the details of it again, so that we could have a record of it's history. The information written on the back of the clock dates to the mid 1800's. Documentation shows this clock was produced between 1837 and 1845. Dad remembers this clock being at the ... Read More about Seth Thomas Family Clock
St. Patrick's Favorite Reuben Our family has a bit 'o Irish running through our veins, I'm fairly certain. But Irish or not, I do know a good Reuben sandwich when I see one! This version of the reuben, open-faced, is a favorite of St. Patrick, or so I'm told. If i can believe everything on the internet, then, yes, it is his fave. You read it here first! A magazine in the waiting room ... Read More about St. Patrick’s Favorite Reuben
This apple cake recipe is a family favorite. I can't remember the first time I made it, but it is requested often. It's a great coffee cake for breakfast or brunch, and also serves well as dessert! ... Read More about Recipe: The Best Raw Apple Cake
The smell of chocolate chip cookies, apple pie baking in the oven, fried chicken on the stove, or homemade pizza, all hot & bubbly, triggers memories of the days when Grandma, Mom, Aunt B, or Dad cooked up a treat or special dinner for the family. Recipes passed down, or your own current favorites, deserve to be shared with the next generation. Many recipes may be found online, but there is ... Read More about Save those recipes… Your future self might miss my clam chowder…
Varmints in the Garden: The Series If you missed our first installment, you can catch up here: Chapter 1: The Beginning The following is based on a true story. Over the course of several months, John sent emails to his family and friends, detailing the adventures he was having trying to rid his garden of pesky critters. An update was sent out every few days, keeping us informed of the ... Read More about Letters From John: Varmints in the Garden Chapter 2