Chris Raabe – On This Date in 1862

“Bill” John Alvis LaPrarie – On this day in 1953

Ida Mae Burris Adams – On This Day in 2001

Bobby J. Adams – On This Day in 1994

Chris Raabe – On This Date in 1862

John and Chris Raabe**** On this date the 15th of February in 1862 our paternal great grandfather Chris Raabe was born in Germany. (I’m still researching his parents but his…

Ida Mae Burris Adams – On This Day in 2001

On this date the 14th of February in 2001, our paternal grandmother, Mae Adams  passed away in Ferriday, Concordia Parish, Louisiana. She was laid to rest next to her husband Floyd in Heard…

Bobby J. Adams – On This Day in 1994

Shirley and Bobby Adams On this date the 10th of February in 1994 our Uncle Bob passed away.* I have fond memories with my dad, Floyd Dee Adams, visiting his…

Homemade Mac & Cheese

Homemade Mac & Cheese 6 oz. dried elbow macaroni 2 tablespoons salted butter ½  cup shredded cheddar cheese ¼ cup milk 2 tablespoons flour ¼ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon of dry mustard ¼ teaspoon of nutmeg ¼  teaspoon of  salt ¼ teaspoon of white pepper 2 slices of american cheese Boil pasta according to…

Lemon Pound Cake

James likes! http://www.food.com/recipe/easy-lemon-pound-cake-11763 Fopllowed directions but didn’t add glaze. 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 cup sugar 2 eggs, well beaten 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup milk 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup sugar Directions: 1 Mix together 1 cup sugar and butter. 2…

God Heals Broken Hearts

Losing a loved one can leave a person feeling broken-hearted. I’m sure the smiles of great grandchildren help mend it.  GOD HEALS BROKEN HEARTS God looked down on me one day As I sat with a broken heart. I thought I‘d always feel that way But our healing God had done His part. God, with…

Behind the Bathroom Door – Personal Care Products!

Behind the Bathroom Door – Have you ever really thought about what is lurking behind your medicine cabinet door? Are these products really safe for me to use? My new motto is if I can’t eat it, I shouldn’t be putting it on my body. If you scour the web or look through countless books…

Our Daughter

It has been 22 years today since my mother passed away. At age 80 my granny lost her 39 year old daughter. My Granny was a great comfort to my siblings and me in mourning the loss of our mom. She always appeared so strong for us, not grieving as a mother who lost a daughter,…

My Sister Ruth

My Granny wrote this poem in 1995 for her oldest sister Ruth.  MY SISTER RUTH God gave her to us for a reason To lift us up through every season. She lifts us up when we are down In Heaven I know she’ll wear a crown.   Her mission in life is to serve others…