“Can she bake a cherry pie?”

Debra Burgin Reuinion TYI can, but I didn’t!  Instead, I brought Cherry Upside Down Cake to the family reunion yesterday.  (My recipe is here.)  We only picked 24 pounds of cherries up in Door County last week, a record low, as we were a bit too late for the best harvest.  But it was the only time we could get away for three days in a row; I am a working girl, after all, and have to schedule around my times of teaching, babysitting, and stamp camps.

This was the 77th annual reunion for this branch of DH’s family tree.  The first reunion was held to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the family’s settlement in this area.  The attendance has dwindled even in the time since I joined the family (25 years ago), and so there was discussion was how to get younger people to come.

Do you have family reunions?  Does the “younger generation” have any interest in your family history?

This is the TY card I’m sending to yesterday’s hostess.

Stamps:  Cherish Friendship

Ink/Color:  StazOn Jet Black, assorted Watercolor Wonder Crayons

Paper:  Crumb Cake, So Saffron, Watercolor Paper

Other:  Aqua Painter, Pinking Hearts Border Punch, 1/2″ Seam Binding Ribbon (Cherry Cobbler), Stampin’ Dimensionals

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2 Responses to “Can she bake a cherry pie?”

  1. sue says:

    Lovely card, a nice old fashioned look to it. Wildly appropriate given the event. The bowl reminds me of something you might have in your kitchen.

  2. Sally says:

    Lots of family reunions. Both sides of my dad’s family have them. One is annual and the other is every 3 years

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