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Karen Perry: Cupcake sprinkles, memories tend to collect in the corners

While looking through my mother’s spice cabinet to add seasonings to my orzo salad recipe I came upon a childhood memory. I spotted two small bottles of “CakeMate” cupcake sprinkles with an expiration date of 9-24-68. I know for a fact Mom has not made a cupcake in 60 years. At this moment, I realized my trip to Arizona to visit my mother was going to include some major spring-cleaning, purging and a box of extra large garbage bags.The first place we attacked was the sunroom, and after examining the situation I renamed it the “dust broom.” Once we cleaned …

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