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Monthly Archives: January, 2015

Memories of Margaret

This blog inspired us to look through some of mom’s handwritten recipes. Just glancing through some of them, brought me back to the aromas and comforts of her kitchen. We … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · 7 Comments

The Ties that Bind Praticos and Quattrones

I spend the last 24 hours tracking an 18 month stretch from 1927 through 1929 that, for me, defines the deep closeness and love I have always felt a part … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

WWI and the Hatter

While our memories and family photo albums may be incomplete, documents can help us fill in some of the gaps. If you take just one bit of information from one … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Society of Fata Morgana

Initially posted on Facebook back in October, I am sharing a photograph that hangs in my house, my mom’s house, and in Fred and Mary’s house. This group of men and … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · 3 Comments

Nanny’s Recipe for Manicotti

2 eggs 4 heaping tablespoons of flour 1 cup lukewarm water 1 teaspoon oil — speck salt fry very thin like pancakes fill with ricotta & bake in over with … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · 3 Comments

Early Days

When I was a young girl I remember watching my mom sitting at her Kenmore sewing machine making all kinds of clothes for me and her. I remember her making … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

A New Take on May 21, 1901

Each year, Fred and Mary Quattrone send out an email inviting family to join their family in a toast of the arrival of our patriarch, Ferdinando Quattrone. We know that Ferdinando … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · 6 Comments

Pretty Darn Cool

Growing up on 10th Street in the 1970s and 1980s, I had plenty of family to admire. Looking back, I can clearly remember so looking forward to holidays because that … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · 12 Comments

Family History Writing Challenge

I started this blog as a way to connect all the extensions of our family. It can be a way to share family stories, history, and documents. We all offer … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · Leave a comment