Category Archives: Family

A New Normal

I remember when my oldest nephew was born over 17 years ago, my brother-in-law telling my mother that he was just ready for his life to get back to normal. My mother’s response has stayed with me through the years. … Continue reading

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Popsicle Sticks In the Mail

When my son was little and feeling under the weather, I’d pull out a popsicle to boost his spirits. You gotta love the simplicity of a child’s heart. Once when he was about 4 years old, he over heard me … Continue reading

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Marie’s Red Velvet Cake

My aunt Marie is a fabulous baker. She can make anything and it will be as good as it looks. You see, she takes great pride in making sure her baked goods are pretty. This Red Velvet Cake is beautiful … Continue reading

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Under My Roof

I remember all too well my parents quoting the “under my roof” saying. I’m pretty sure that they were looking forward to the day that they weren’t constantly enforcing their house rules. My hubs and I seem to spend in … Continue reading

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Margie’s Fried Dill Pickles

While I have never made these and have never had Margie’s either, I love me some fried pickles. Since I’ve never eaten anything from Margie’s kitchen that I didn’t like, I’m certain they are yummy. I also may use the … Continue reading

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