|of course my mom isn't in this photo - she was taking it!|
|there's Katie peeking through ... from her high chair|
(from Kathryn Windham Tucker's Treasured Alabama Recipes; Mother has the first edition, published in 1964)
and of course Christmas cookies (and ice cream) for dessert.
Things changed quickly for our family. Just three years later, we were gathered in Florida (my folks' first home here was a vacation home, in the panhandle).
|L-R - Mother, my grandfather, Karen, John (Karen's then husband), Lydia, Daddy, Marc, me, Steve - my grandmother took the photo|
|that's Marc, pouring the wine|
Thank you Carole and Kat for the topic - we had a fun time reminiscing about all those wonderful dinners!