Death, Family Photos

Mary Louise (Calley) Martin, 1923-2012

My grandmother passed away earlier this week.  She was 89 years young.  These are the words I said at her funeral:   I have a lot of memories of my grandmother, Mary Martin, but one of my favorite memories happened rather recently.  I’d been researching our family’s genealogy.  I wanted to know where we came… Continue reading Mary Louise (Calley) Martin, 1923-2012


Wassail (Spiced Cider) Recipe

When the weather turns cold, there’s nothing as comforting as a mug of Spiced Cider, otherwise known as Wassail. I’ve been serving this for years at Thanksgiving and during the Christmas/Winter holidays. It makes the house smell amazing! When my grandmother died at Christmas time, I made this as my “dish to pass” at the… Continue reading Wassail (Spiced Cider) Recipe