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I Remember My Grandmother's House

memories of grams, etc. 347 People

    My Second Home

    Not it's just another house but when my Nan lived there, she made it special. Grandad owned a farm. There was loads of land to explore for me. I practically grew up at my grandparents - just up the road from my own house. Nan would cook a Sunday dinner for us every week and I'd...
    LittleMissDimples LittleMissDimples 18-21, F Aug 29, 2012

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    1DarkBeauty 1DarkBeauty 13-15, F Sep 30, 2014

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    I Remember Both Of My Grandmother's Houses

    Mom's mother was always cooking....   She was an awesome Italian woman who cooked awesome Italian food. (I am not Italian... she was actually my step-grandmother, as my mother's natural mother passed away when she was just 3 yrs old, thus I never met her) I often ended...
    Creamsicle Creamsicle 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2010

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    House Of Grandpa And Grandma's

    I mostly remember the smells of cooking, canning, and smell of coffee brewing day and night.......My grand father, my Dad, and uncle built this house in Hood, CA...small three bedrooms and one bath house which has two bedrooms upstairs for my aunt's ....It was one of the only...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    shadowofbrokendreams shadowofbrokendreams 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 1, 2014

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    Once Upon a Time

    I haven't been inside in about 20 years... left the day after my grandfathers funeral and it was sold so fast that all I can do is look from the street when we pass by. It was an old bungalow style house, small with only two bedrooms and one bath. The floor was a brown patterned...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Jul 15, 2009

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    Plastic City

    One of my Grandmothers was a little Italian woman. Dad's Mom. Immigrated to America in 1921. She accidentally scared the poo out of me. Her house was in "little Italy"..Italian district in our town. Few spoke English so there they felt comfortable...most were related.  Her...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 4 Responses Jul 10, 2010

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    My grans house always full of nick nacks n

    trinkets on every surface had its own smell that now and again I still get from things of hers I own I miss her do much
    woodyemma2013 woodyemma2013 31-35, F Feb 21, 2014

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    Fondly

    My grandparents lived in a large Victorian house on the corner of two streets downtown. I loved to visit because I was very close to my grandmother. Now that I'm an adult, I realize it's because we are so much alike, and I'm proud of that. Her house always smelled so great...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Mar 8, 2010

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    Every Week

    I walk by it whenever I am going to get groceries remembering everything that was there. I know the house was remodeled and wonder what it looks like these days with the people living there now.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Feb 15, 2013

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    Grandparent's House

      While she lived there for only about three more years after my grandfather died, I guess I always thought of it more as my grandmother's house.  He had it custom built and had the contractor put in many of the touches that she had long wanted - the built-in...
    gladiate gladiate 51-55, M Feb 19, 2010

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    Wood Stoves

    Both my grandmothers lived in old houses with wooden stoves. These were used for both heating and cooking but they burned so well, there was never any imternal smoke. They could cook quite well on these. One had an old ice-chest from pre-refrigeration days. Both houses had...
    Pumppkkin Pumppkkin 46-50, M Jul 12, 2010

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    Summertime

    I allways loved to spend the summer at my grandmothers, she lived alone for many years after grandfather died. I would walk to town spend all day then come home to a fine dinner, I loved my grandmother who lived to be 98 years old.
    dustermouse dustermouse 61-65, M Dec 7, 2012

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    we would visit her every summer in tx.

    as soon as u hit that door. it was the smell of fresh flour tortillas and Mexican rice. every time I smell those smells mixed together im transported to being a lil girl again visiting grandma on vacation. sadly I never knew her well before she died. it was a language barrier...
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F Oct 20, 2014

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    The Old Fam

    it was a little house for my great grandparents had with a flower farm but my grandmother and grandfather owned a larger two storey house with farming and crops. the quarry was in between and my grandfather own land at the back that went from quarry rd to bing rd as well.
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Mar 31, 2011

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    Gran!

    I remember my grans home because I haven't had the chance to forget it, she's still in the same old with the same red curtains, rosemary bush and smells of banana cake. I love it and her :)
    genniyah genniyah 18-21, F Nov 26, 2012

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    I Remember

        i remember my grandmothers house in federalsburg , maryland . she was so mean , cruel .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 9, 2009

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    Her Name Is Gertrud

    My Grandma was the only one who took care about me real. I have much more love to her as to my mother. My Grandma lived 200km from my home, but in vacancies I always had been there. There were always fine food in a warm comforting atmosphere. I feel also guilty, because I never...
    Chris59 Chris59 46-50, M Dec 9, 2010

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    Grandmother House Was In Detroit Michigan.

    Next to the State Fair . All of her grandkids get ready for the Fair . The boys all wore Blue jeans and white tee shirt with their cig rolled up in their sleeves . Their hair all slick back with Vasoline . Then we would go to the back yard . Two of the boys would lift up the...
    RayofSunShine55 RayofSunShine55 56-60, T Jul 14, 2009

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    On the Island.

    Yep it was on an island. You could actually circumnavigate the whole thing. She lived on one end of it, at the end of 'the block'. There was only one block one the island. Three storied, 32 rooms. It was a boarding house. although by the time my cousins and I came along there...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 3 Responses May 27, 2009

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    I Do Too!

    My father's mother lived right next door to me.  As a young boy, it was a fun way to get out from under my mother's thumb for a few hours.
    HowardPhillipsFort HowardPhillipsFort 56-60, M Feb 25, 2011

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    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F Oct 1, 2014

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    The Heart Of My Childhood

    Everything that was good about my formative years revolved around my Grandma's house.  I have so many happy memories at her home...and now that she is gone...there is a large chunk of the light in my life that has forever gone black.
    evolving2010 evolving2010 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 8, 2010

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    When My Grandmother Lived With Us

    they lived in a granny flat down stairs it was built for them... i bought my grandmother a clothes dryer to make live easier for her with sheets and towels etc. her daughter roslyn and the blue nurse used to give me dirty looks and were gossiping about me ... calling me lazy and...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Mar 31, 2011

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    Grammys House

    I love it there, I miss her so much! I wish I would have got to spend more time with her. She is my angel watching over me.
    Rai77 Rai77 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2013

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    The Bar In the Family Room

    My grandma and grandpa's old house in Long Island was perfect for the two of them. They moved down to Jersey, not too long ago, so I have  a lot of memories in that old house. There's one that I remember the most. We were watching the Olympics on tv in their family room, and...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F Aug 9, 2009

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    I have this overwhelming desire to be a homemaker. Not the 50's kind but like the modern version. I know that sounds really bad but it is how I feel right about now. My grandmother...
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    Some people are just clean, and some, well........they don't mind living in filth. I for one cannot stand filth, and I cannot live in a filthy environment. Just to be around...
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    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F Jan 4

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    mornings like this...(continued from a member's earlier post that begins...with Step 1. Wake up. Put tea bag in mug. Pour hot coffee on Tea Bag..ponder..'not enough sleep?') STEP 2...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F Jan 15

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    I remember it was back when I was in first grade. I used to live in a large apartment complex with around 30 buildings, so a lot of friends I knew at the time all lived within a 50...
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M Jan 6

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    The Worst Punishment I remember being given was the time I didn't do the dishes to my mom's satisfactory and she had been having a stressful time dealing with work and my sister...
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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    i was in 8tg standard and she was in 7th....we used to play in aftrnoon after our school.one day we are playing marraige marriage...while playing...m her husband...so we used to do...
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    Grey hair over this issue!!! I have been dating my boyfriend for 2 years now and i could never see eye to eye with his beloved sister. They do go along really well and are indeed...
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    I always feel bad for forgetting people's real names from Ep and other things like where they live, ages, and jobs. It's not on purpose. I promise. That is the type of...
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    sumnerkagan sumnerkagan 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    Yeah. I remember it. But honestly I wouldn't care if I didn't remember it. I mean, it's nice to remember your first kiss, but mine kind wasn't worth remembering. It wasn't romantic...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F Jan 18

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    I was 14 in grade 10 (December birthday) and she was in grade nine we were dating and I loved her so much we were at my house in my tv room watching Netflix and she was laying on...
    Hilittle85im15theagegotscrewd Hilittle85im15theagegotscrewd 61-65, M Jan 7

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    There is no way to substantiate what I am about to say, but then I guess this is not about proof. Through the help of others, I have learned that I have been around for a little...
    Drachona Drachona 18-21 Jan 17

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    Can never remember my keys:)
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F Jan 18

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