Found Out My Great Great Grandparents Had A Cake Business!!

Decorating By tsal Updated 22 Mar 2011 , 2:17am by cutiepiecupcake

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tsal Posted 14 Mar 2011 , 5:55pm
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A relative who was doing some genealogical research told me that my great great grandparents ran a cake business out of their home. I think this is the coolest thing ever!

I am purely a hobbyist, but clearly, caking is genetic for me!!


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Mommyofseven Posted 14 Mar 2011 , 6:07pm
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JulieMN Posted 15 Mar 2011 , 1:17am
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Oh what a fun bit of family history... icon_smile.gif

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crisseyann Posted 15 Mar 2011 , 1:38am
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How wonderful is THAT!?! Super cool. icon_biggrin.gif

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motherofgrace Posted 15 Mar 2011 , 1:46am
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how cool! I recently found out my Great Grandmother had a baking business out of her home during the war.

It definatly makes you feel closer to them!

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smallville187 Posted 15 Mar 2011 , 3:49pm
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I made the same discovery in doing my family tree of my great grandfather and even got pictures of his cakes from family weddings. I definitely felt this was a reason to why I was so connected to baking. Finding out more information is always fun! That's really fun to know!

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mbasic Posted 15 Mar 2011 , 4:12pm
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Wow! How fun!

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cutiepiecupcake Posted 22 Mar 2011 , 2:17am
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Wow.. this is so fascinating.. I would love to discover such a fact about my ancestors. Must give you goosebumps to discover where the foundations of your creativity come from icon_smile.gif

@smallville.. would you be willing to share the photos of your great grandfathers cakes? I find history like this so fascinating! icon_smile.gif

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