Recipes and receipts: A 1970(ish) Texas Sheet of Chocolate Deliciousness

Our dinner table in southwest Virginia was always full. Mother and Daddy at either end, us four kids seated two across from two on each side. In the center, sat two vegetables, a starch, a meat dish or casserole, to be passed to the left until all were served. At each place was a glass … Continue reading Recipes and receipts: A 1970(ish) Texas Sheet of Chocolate Deliciousness

You’re Such A Doll! : 52 Weeks of Personal History and Genealogy

It's Christmas afternoon, and my Barbie family is snugly wrapped in their new, hand knit sweaters.  Plastic was never put to such good use!  Barbie, Skipper and Skooter--and their adorable little shoes--were among my most cherished possessions. [Thanks to Amy Coffin at We Tree Genealogy Blog for the prod to record my childhood memories with the 52 … Continue reading You’re Such A Doll! : 52 Weeks of Personal History and Genealogy