Gran's special cake

I came across a recipe called Gran’s Special Cake:

  • 12 oz flour
  • 8 oz sugar
  • 4 oz butter
  • 8 oz sultanas
  • 2 lightly beaten eggs…
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Family Stories

Writing Challenge: day 56

“Reading Like a Writer” is the topic for today in the Armchair Genealogist‘s writing challenge Day 26. Just two days to finish. I’ve loved reading since the 5th grade when my teacher taught me to read for the enjoyment not so I could write a book report. 384 more words

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My Perspective: Laura King Edwards

Running for Taylor in 50 States: Back to Oregon

When I crossed the finish line of Charlotte’s Thunder Road Half Marathon blindfolded last fall, I knew the race would be a tough act to follow. 1,016 more words

Family Stories

Writing Challenge: day 55

It is my 55th day in the Armchair Genealogist‘s writing challenge but it is her 25th day and the topic is “Improving Your Story Through Feedback”. 249 more words

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Fiction and fact collide

My family were merchants and traders in the nineteenth century and owned a ship called the Lady Denison. This is a fact. In my fiction, an ancestor of Thomas Radwinter was a passenger on the ship when it was wrecked of the coast of Australia – this is pure fiction! 464 more words

Family Stories

Karlson's Family Reunion: Having to Be the "Celebrity" of the Family

Kevin is off to Pennsylvania from Ohio with Mom to attend his first family reunion. Unsure what to expect with a vast mix of family, Kevin is set upon as the ‘Celebrity of the Family’ and the requests (jokes and money) begin. 136 more words

Karlson & McKenzie

Writing Challenge: day 54

Day 24 of the Armchair Genealogist‘s writing challenge featured guest author Jean-Francois de Buren. He gave an excellent list of things to think about while working on a family story project. 603 more words

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