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ScrapMoir How To #17: A Sense of Peace in Scrapbooking and Writing Memoir

by Bettyann SchmidtAugust 26, 2010
ScrapMoir How To #17: A Sense of Peace in Scrapbooking and Writing Memoir

Bettyann Schmidt describes how she uses scrapbooking and memoir writing to create her own sense of personal peace. Be sure to share your ideas by adding your comments to her post.

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Memoir Contest Winner-Honorable Mention for Nana’s Molasses Cookies by Ann Lane

by Matilda ButlerAugust 19, 2010
Memoir Contest Winner-Honorable Mention for Nana’s Molasses Cookies by Ann Lane

Ann Lane’s award-winning story is a joy to read. She lets us tag along on the child’s version of the car trip to meet her grandmother, the unexpected fun on the beach, after hours at Pioneer Village, and leaves us with her grandmother’s special Molasses Cookie recipe.

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Memoir Contest Winner: Honorable Mention for Mom’s Winter Noodles by LaTawnia Gray

by Matilda ButlerJuly 29, 2010
Memoir Contest Winner: Honorable Mention for Mom’s Winter Noodles by LaTawnia Gray

Join us in celebrating LaTawnia Gray’s award-winning story, a remembrance of her mother’s homemade noodles that has spanned the years. Come for the story and leave with this wonderful recipe. This is a memoir vignette worth conjuring with.

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Memoir Contest Winner: Honorable Mention for Cookie Confession by C.J. Barbre

by Matilda ButlerJuly 15, 2010
Memoir Contest Winner: Honorable Mention for Cookie Confession by C.J. Barbre

Grandmothers have been important in the lives of many children and never more so than to C.J. Barbre. C.J. shares the memories of her first three years with her grandmother and the later time they spent together. This is a touching story that concludes with her grandmother’s Oatmeal Cookie recipe.

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Memoir Contest Winner: Honorable Mention for The Bean Pot by Lanie Tankard

by Matilda ButlerJuly 1, 2010
Memoir Contest Winner: Honorable Mention for The Bean Pot by Lanie Tankard

Prepare to smell the scent of cooking apples in the air as you read Lanie Tankard’s evocative story of times spent in the kitchen with her mother, making miniature pies, washing dishes, eating the apple skins. The scents and loving emotions of her childhood remain vivid today. Then enjoy her mother’s recipe for Bean Pot Apples.

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Memoir Contest Winner: Honorable Mention for Fairy Cakes, A Magical Journey by Mairi Neil

by Matilda ButlerJune 17, 2010
Memoir Contest Winner: Honorable Mention for Fairy Cakes, A Magical Journey by Mairi Neil

Mairi Neil returns with another charming story of her childhood in Scotland. This time she shares the magical Fairy Cakes her mum allowed all six children to help prepare. The “patience of a saint” is Mairi’s seemingly accurate description of her mum. You may want to treat your children or grandchildren to this lovely story and treat.

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Memoir Contest Winner – Honorable Mention for Drip-Dry Hostess by Ginger Collins

by Matilda ButlerMay 27, 2010
Memoir Contest Winner – Honorable Mention for Drip-Dry Hostess by Ginger Collins

KitchenScraps: An embarrassing moment handled with aplomb. Want to know the secret? Read Ginger Collins’ story for a tip. Then read on for her hors d’oeuvres recipe that she transforms into the main feature of the next day’s breakfast.

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