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I Remember My Grandmother's House

memories of grams, etc. 341 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    1DarkBeauty 1DarkBeauty 13-15, F Sep 30

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    shadowofbrokendreams shadowofbrokendreams 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 1

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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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    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F Oct 1

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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 1 Response Jul 14, 2009

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    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 16-17, F Aug 29, 2012

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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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    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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