Happy Turkey Day

What a turkey I was to talk my sweet husband into doing Thanksgiving arts and crafts! 🙂  (He’s such a good sport!) And the construction paper project resulted in such adorable turkeys: Wishing you and yours a Thanksgiving Day full of delicious memories!

Who is Aunt Tillie?

A newly found (and positively wonderful!) cousin recently shared a photograph taken in Chicago of our Schmitt ancestors: When we first saw the photo, there was some discussion about who Aunt Tillie might be. Years ago, my new cousin’s aunt had guessed Aunt Tillie might be the sister-in-law of one of the women in the picture. We poured…

Remembering Our Veterans

Thank you to all the young men and women who are missed by their families as they serve our country. Follow this link to see photos I posted from my dad’s Army scrapbook on my old blog. Or search this site using the word “Army”. Perhaps one of your ancestors will be in some of the…