Friday, April 6, 2012


I'm sure most of you are reading this thinking "What in the world does a  plate of tuna, pork & beans, and saltine crackers have to do with reminiscing?"  Well I'm going to tell you!

When I was a child I spent my summers with my grandmother.  I called her Mama.  My Mother has and always will be my Mother, but my grandmother was my Mama!  Yes, I was just a little spoiled.  She would just about give me anything I wanted.  I say just about because she wasn't a rich woman and some things that I wanted were always within her budget.  Anyways back to the point, Many summer afternoons Mama would make lunch.  It would just be the two of us and she'd open a can of pork & beans, a can of tuna, and some saltine crackers.  I always loved that simple little lunch with just the two of us.

I was looking in the pantry for something light to eat and I noticed the can of Van Camp's Pork & Beans.  The memories started flowing in.  I decided this was a perfect lunch for me today.



Darla said...

There are food combinations that bring back sweet memories for me too. I was reading your About Me and I also "work" for our church too. The nursery for over 6 years now.

Val said...

That is sweet memories! I actually love that for lunch too!!!

Dia said...

Funny thing - food and memories. When I think of Mama I instantly think of oatmeal for breakfast, ice cream she wasn't supposed to eat, and homemade chili with government cheese :)