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100 Years Ago In America

100 Years Ago In America

The average life expectancy for men was 47 years old. Americans spent 1/3 of their income on food. Children remained under their parents’ roofs until they were married. Fuel for cars was only sold in drug stores. Only 14 percent of the homes had a bathtub. Only 8 percent of the homes had a telephone. […]

Happy July 4th

Happy July 4th

Have A Wonderful July 4th!

Every Memorial Day

Every Memorial Day

Each Memorial Day I am reminded of all of my relatives who started this country and fought in the Revolutionary War. I come from a long line of military service. Many family members survived war and some did not. I am forever grateful to all of the men and women who have given their lives […]

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo‏

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo‏

Cinco de Mayo (the fifth of May) has become a lively and fun commemoration of Mexican culture. The history behind Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican war (1861-1867). Cinco de Mayo is a relatively minor holiday in Mexico. In the United States […]

Honoring All Veterans On This Veterans Day

Honoring All Veterans On This Veterans Day

HONORING ALL VETERANS ON THIS VETERANS DAY 2015 Today, and every day, we thank you. I honor my father, who was in the Air Force stationed in Morocco, which is where my parents met and my life began. I honor all of those who have served (and continue to serve) our nation and my Revolutionary […]

America Was Built On Courage

America Was Built On Courage

America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. – Harry S Truman

Flag Day

Flag Day

Flag Day In America, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14th. It commemorates the adoption of the United States flag, which happened on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date. Congress adopted “the American continental army” after reaching a consensus […]

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part III

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part III

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part III The abundance of meat in America was a major change in the diet of the early settlers.  Rabbits and squirrels were available year-round nearly everywhere, plus deer and other large game in many regions.  As settlers moved west, buffalo gained importance in the diet.  Fish, shellfish […]

Tiny New York Kitchen Wishes You & Your Family A Very Happy 4th of July!

Tiny New York Kitchen Wishes You & Your Family A Very Happy 4th of July!

Tiny New York Kitchen Wishes You & Your Family A Very Happy 4th of July! We Also Thank Those Men & Women, Past & Present, For Protecting Our Freedoms!