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« Peanut Butter Blossoms »

 Aunt Theresa's Standbys

My Aunt Theresa always made German Chocolate Cake. It was my Uncle Jess' favorite and I requested it for my birthday on more than one occasion.  

She also baked Peanut Butter Blossoms at Christmas. I am not sure why I remember this. But I do. They were always there. And now that she is gone, I bake them and think of her.

For many years, my mother was part of a craft club that met weekly. These Santas are one of the projects that she made along the way. They are my favorite. I love them. 

They also remind me of another member of the club: "Aunt" Ceil Czelotka.

Ceil was a kind and capable person, who loved her family and life with equal measure. She and her husband Eddie were an integral part of our lives for four decades. I think of her often, and I know my mother does too.

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Reader Comments (1)

Michele you bring back memories that i relate to too. i remember the trays and trays of cookies that you and your your family brought to-our house over the years , What great memories I also think about Ceil & Eddie . What wonderful people.
I love looking and reading at your site. It is wonderful The recipes are great .

December 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBarbara

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