Friday, April 18, 2014

Saturday, April 18, 1936

Snow on the ground this morning but melted off by noon-
Snowed some all day but melted as it fell.
Made tapioca custard and 32 cup cakes* and stewed apples-
Swept and dusted and mopped the kitchen-
and done all the chores as usual-
Mother has been fairly good today

Cupcakes by Heather Dolton

*Considering the amount of baking Irene did weekly, I think she would be proud of her pastry chef, great-granddaughter, Heather Dolton, who created the cupcakes in the picture above.

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Thanks for visiting this flashback to 1936. I'm sure Irene would be pleased! We'd love to hear from you.