Monthly Archives: March 2016

Blogging from A to Z: April – 2016

Blogging from A to Z: April – 2016 April will be a busy month for me as I’ve joined the A to Z Blogging Challenge! My first choice was to choose a theme, and after several scribbles on paper, I’ve … Continue reading

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SOUTHERN WORDS OF WIT & WISDOM and more..

SOUTHERN WORDS OF  WIT & WISDOM and more.. Southern expressions – used mostly in the South in regular conversation – with not even an eye batted when spoken; and it’s only words! I grew up hearing more Southern expressions – while never … Continue reading

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Family Recipe: Easter Rice Pie

Family Recipes: Easter Rice Pie Rice pie is one of my favorite Easter holiday sweet pies, but for several years I never would even taste it. Being from the South, I grew up on Pecan and Sweet Potato Pie, but … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: My Easter Basket

When “heirlooms” aren’t identified, and their stories never told, then they often become items that are tossed or sold – as they have no history, no ties to the family. So take the time to identify your family heirlooms history … Continue reading

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Family Recipes: Easter Ham Pie

Easter Ham Pie (Pizzagaina) Ham pie, “Pizzagaina“, is one of my favorite Easter holiday pies, but for several years I never even tasted it. When I married into an Italian family – I became acquainted with many new foods and desserts – … Continue reading

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Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: Postcard; May 10,1944

Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: Postcard – May 10,1944 From: Miss Lois Brown Union Point, GA. To: Mrs. E. T. McKinley Greensboro, Ga. R.F.D. 3 Dear Mrs. McKinley, Just a line to let you know that Leroy … Continue reading

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Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: Air Mail Letter; Jan. 13, 1945

Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: Air Mail Letter; Jan. 13, 1945 The “Trunk in the Hall” held the letters and papers my grandparents saved – and they saved everything from cancelled checks, postcards telling of the … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Granddaddy McKinley’s Fox Horn

When “heirlooms” aren’t identified, and their stories never told, then they often become items that are tossed or sold – as they have no history, no ties to the family. So take the time to identify your family heirlooms history … Continue reading

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Friday Night Heirlooms: Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: V-Mail Letter; Dec. 15, 1944

Friday Night Heirlooms: Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: V-Mail Letter; Dec. 15, 1944 The “Trunk in the Hall” held the letters and papers my grandparents saved – and they saved everything from canceled checks, postcards telling … Continue reading

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Friday Night Heirlooms: Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: V-Mail Letter; Dec. 3, 1944

Friday Night Heirlooms: Letters & Papers from the “Trunk in the Hall”: V-Mail Letter;  Dec. 3, 1944  The “Trunk in the Hall” held the letters and papers my grandparents saved – and they saved everything from canceled checks, postcards telling … Continue reading

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