Fun Fridays #31 - Coffee & Cake On the Beach
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This is a series called: "Fun Fridays". On the first Friday of every month I will share with you an old photo or something from the recent past that made me happy; in hopes that it will at least make you smile 😊
During the summers when I was growing up, we always spent every Saturday at the beach (Lake Erie). Some members from the small German Baptist church that we attended at the time would also enjoy a day at the beach with us. Even though we had typical picnic food for lunch - dessert was a totally different matter. Without fail, we would have the traditional German coffee and cake. My mom would make a torte and bring a thermos of coffee. In the picture above - I am the little girl with both elbows on the table (I can't tell you how many times I was scolded for putting my elbows on the table - lol). My parents, sister, cousins, aunt and grandfather were sitting at the picnic table where I was but the table to the left in the picture above was a church family (friends). The friend always made sure to bring china (cups and saucers) because it can't be a traditional German cake and coffee without the proper china. (This picture - circa 1977)
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#23 The Dog Who Loved Leaves
#24 Bundle Up! It's January!
#25 Cross-country Skiing with a Great Pyrenees
#26 Sisterly Silliness
#27 New World Ducks
#28 Sour Cherries & Bunny Rabbits
#29 - Farm Cat Fun
#30 - Summertime Sisterly Stretching
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Such a neat tradition.ReplyDelete
I love your stories. I hope you saw my comment about us spending vacations on Lake Erie. Congrats, you are being featured on Over The Moon Linky Party. Hope you stop by.