By 1968, with her oldest age 10 and the youngest age 4, Mom was in the thick of things. Entertaining in 1968 was sparse, if we can rely on the notes. Easter dinner was at my maternal Grandma’s house, and Mom took lime & cheese jello.  This concoction doesn’t sound very appetizing, but it must… Continue reading 1968

1967: A November dinner party, and Christmas

That year, Thanksgiving was hosted at my Uncle Bob and Aunt Mary Ann’s house. However, Mom and Dad hosted some relatives for a non-Thanksgiving dinner that month: Pat Ennis Sandstrum and David, Grandma (Mueller) and Catherine (Ennis). – pork tenderloin casserole lemon cake pudding There is that darn pork tenderloin casserole again! This must be… Continue reading 1967: A November dinner party, and Christmas