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National Chocolate Day ~ October 28, 2016

Today is National Chocolate Day! Here is a fantastic recipe from Mount Vernon for George Washington’s favorite morning beverage: Chocolate Cream.  This is very simple and can be made in your own kitchen this weekend – especially fitting with the cool temperatures 🙂

chocolate-cream

(Picture from Mount Vernon)

October is Family History Month

In honor of Family History Month (this entire month yay!) I wanted to share with you one of my most treasured books. It tells the true story of Robert E Lee’s great granddaughter discovering her family’s receipts (recipes) and household tips in an old scrapbook and her journey of making the recipes of Martha Washington to her own great-grandmother, Mrs. Mary Custis Lee. It truly is a treasure and perfect for #familyhistorymonth 14479745_514598055404296_8737841212129401793_n