Pauline’s Cookies

Among my grandmother's things is a small well-worn notebook with a dozen or so recipes written in pencil, many are dated and attributed to names I recognize as friends or neighbors. One in particular was labeled "Pauline's Cookie Receipt." Pauline being my great-grandmother, and assuming I can attribute this recipe to her, I decided to... Continue Reading →

Father’s Day & Lasagna

My family may not have any Italian roots (I should know, I just got our AncestryDNA results), but nothing describes my dad quite like a big pan of lasagna. It probably wasn't passed down generation to generation but my dad's lasagna recipe is carefully written on a stained index card in my dad's block letters.... Continue Reading →

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun! April 18

I always have fun playing along with Saturday Night Genealogy Fun from Genea-Musings! You can check out his prompts on his blog and join in on the fun! The prompt for April 18: The current series of SNGF is to respond to some questions on the topic of “When I was young…” from Alona Tester’s... Continue Reading →

Fearless Females: March 7

The Accidental Genealogist is running her annual “Fearless Females” month of March. I’m so happy to be joining in, although admittedly a little late. I will attempt to catch up before the end of the month. If you want to see her blog and prompts you can look here: The prompt for March 7: "Share... Continue Reading →

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