Ice cream parlors

Today good ice cream is hard to find, but it is out ther if you look hard enough.

Restaurant-ing through history

Ice cream is an affordable, intergenerational family-friendly treat with a mild sedative effect. Historically it’s been associated with the temperance movement, innocent youthful courtship, and after-theater refreshment.

For ages ice cream has been primarily a commercial product. As was largely true of soda and beer, it was usually consumed outside the home until after World War II. Only then did supermarkets and homes acquire extensive freezer capacity. In 1925, according to Jakle and Sculle’s Fast Food, 19% of all ice cream was sold in grocery stores, the bulk of it being marketed through confectioners, drug store soda fountains, wayside stands, restaurants, and lunch counters.

Those who could afford it in the late 18th century often obtained ice cream from confectioners and caterers of European origin who made it each day in summer and served it in outdoor gardens or delivered it to homes for immediate consumption.

Late 18th- and early…

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D0 you advertise on Word press

Asking people if they advertise here and what the response is.
i am looking for the best place to advertise so my efforts are not wasted. i posted my website on here yesterday and we got a few hits from it. Frankly i was rather surprised. i am almost done revising the site, so will see what happens in aa week or so. we are also adding some products from amazon.

Writing for fun and Money

Writing   for me  is  not  really hard once I get started , but sometimes  it is  really hard  to get my mind and  fingers to work together.

WEe have  been busy  getting  a web site  set up and  now  it  is  almost  ready, we will start placing ads  on it tomorrow. You can take a look at it any time but  bear in mind  it is not  complete yet, so you will have  to visit agaIn.

Here is  a picture of  my little one, she  is really growing.

Ashleys killer smile 21/2 yr old



Ashley at two and a half

I met Ashleys mother  in 2007, we really liked  each other  or  you might call it  love  at  first sight, so after a while we decided to get married and  have a child. I knew the mixed blood  children were usually very good  looking. My wife is  no beauty queen but  nice looking so i figured if  we had a child it at least had  to be as good  looking as the mother.

Well we accomplished the  feat and she  was  pregnant, so after along  nine  month wait, we had  this really nice looking  girl child, We were very pleased with  what  god  had  given us.

Now  two and half  years later she is growing  and  in good  health, we consider her a gift  from god. She is very  intellgent for her  does  have some  common sense.

I am sure she  will grow  into a fine  young lady.

Castle from the 13th century

There is  a small fellow  whose  name is  Ernie that  i know  and  he  is  from  Wales. he  was  telling  me about  a castle  that is near  where  he  lives  that  was  built  in teh  13  century.Since  it  is  almost  in his  back yard he  wanted  me to write about it.

I will be  posting more about  this unique  old castle soon  tell me  if  you like  castles, we  have  lots of  pictures and  stories..


Calamansi- for Health


The power of Calamondin                                                    This is another one of those strange tropical fruits, which you only find in a warm climate. It has many  uses for  eating  ,cooking  and like many tropical plants  in medicine, the  fruit  you  see most … Continue reading

Blackberries a natural food


mûres - blackberries

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When I was  a kid  we lived where  there  were lots of  wild  Balckberries, mom would take  us  out to the  berry patch  and help us  pick black berries. We would bring  them home  and  wash them, to get the ants  off. The mom would  have us  squeze part  the out  into juice  and she would make  jelly and Blackberry syrup for  our hot cakes. Then  she  would  can many quarts of  the berries so we could  eat  them  in the  winter months.

Do you know  that when it  snowed, the  snow  got to be  six inches or deeper  then mom would help us make  snow  icecream, it is the best  especially when we open a jar of  mom’s canned blackberries and cover the  icecream with  blackberries  that we  picked  ourselves.  It was so good.