Friday, March 16, 2007

love the story about Grandma's aprons.

It's funny I should have come across this Apron story below, March 15, 2007
My Sweet Sweet Grandma would have been 105 !!! She was born March 15 , 1902 Grandama was the sweetest person you ever met, She loved and was dearly loved!

This is my Grandma's a little girl I remember..... her baking biscuits of course totally from scratch, and using real butter and fresh honey for us kids to snack on.. I remember Grandma wearing this apron with me sitting on her lap as she lovingly stroking my head..Telling me I was her sweet Sherrie, and How much she loved me...Yeppers on and on looking at this apron I remember!!! How about You Have you got a Apron !


I don't think our kids know what an apron is.

The principal use of Grandma's apron was to protect the dress underneath, but along with that,

it served as a potholder for removing hot pans from the oven.

It was wonderful for drying children's tears, and on occasion was even used for cleaning out dirty ears.

From the chicken coop, the apron was used for carrying eggs, fussy chicks, and sometimes half-hatched eggs to be finished in the warming oven.

When company came, those aprons were ideal hiding places for shy kids.

And when the weather was cold, grandma wrapped it around her arms.

Those big old aprons wiped many a perspiring brow, bent over the hot wood stove.

Chips and kindling wood were brought into the kitchen in that apron.

From the garden, it carried all sorts of vegetables. After the peas had been shelled, it carried out the hulls.

In the fall, the apron was used to bring in apples that had fallen from the trees.

When unexpected company drove up the road, it was surprising how much furniture that old apron could dust in a matter of seconds.

When dinner was ready, Grandma walked out onto the porch, waved her apron, and the men knew it was time to come in from the fields to dinner.

It will be a long time before someone invents something that will replace that "old-time apron" that served so many purposes.

Send this to those who would know, and love the story about Grandma's aprons.


Heera said...

Beautiful apron and such lovely stories Sherrie. I do like aprons. That is one of the things on my sewing list.

SympleTymes/PrimitiveRose said...

Thank You Heera
Your so kind, OOOO do make aprons,,They are sooo fun to make and a bit addicting too!
((( Hugs)))) Sherrie

Clothmatters said...

I recall my grandmother always wearing aprons. She had quite a collection, too.

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