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annual family tradition | annual family tradition

rina-macasaet's picture
Dec.31.2011
Once a year, sometimes twice, we head up to the mountains for rest, relaxation and family bonding. It’s a family tradition we try to keep hoping the next generation will keep alive after we are long gone. My mother’s father was big about staying together.  I grew up in a compound, surrounded...
teresa-vratil's picture
Jul.03.2011
Current Safety Checklist for Fourth of July vs. Crazie Town's Safety Checklist: 1.  Store your fireworks safely, in a closed box, out of the reach of children, until the time they are needed.  Locked away is best. 1.  Store your fireworks in a highly flamable paper bag.  Make certain the sack...
shaun-d-landry's picture
Dec.22.2010
"My goal ever since I could remember was making it to The Big Table in the dining room. It always seemed they were talking in secret code and laughing outrageously. It seemed all the food was on those "good plates" I had seen displayed in the glass case (that was locked). Seemed...
karen-vaughan's picture
Dec.22.2010
Been a few of those--Jam jams==sandwich cookies with raspberry jam--kinda like empire cookies w/o icing short breads dipped in chocolate. Christmas morning wife saver--great for family get togethers. pretty much like a monte cristo sandwich casserole. My party meat balls--a definite must at all...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Nov.25.2010
She was very young when my stepdaughter, now a beautiful young lady, met my extended family for the first time at our traditional Thanksgiving gathering. When the evening was over and we were driving home, I asked, "Well, what'd you think of Thanksgiving at the McSwains?""I think I...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Nov.25.2010
She was very young when my stepdaughter, now a beautiful young lady, met my extended family for the first time at our traditional Thanksgiving gathering. When the evening was over and we were driving home, I asked, "Well, what'd you think of Thanksgiving at the McSwains?""I think I...