What better items to post for Treasure Chest Thursday than than two "treasured" cedar chests. The first chest belonged to my maternal Great Aunt Grace Norris Bailey and was given to her by my great grandparents. One day she asked me if there was anything she had that I might want to have. I remembered seeing the chest one day in her attic when I was very young. I told her I would really like to have it and she was shocked. She thought it was "old and broken", but I loved it. I have placed my children's keepsakes in this one.
The second chest belonged to my paternal grandmother, Imogene Huffman Shoemaker. My Aunt Joyce recently presented it to me for safe keeping. Currently, I have it filled with dishes that belonged to my grandmother and my great grandmother.
These are two of my greatest treasures; reminders of both sides of my family.