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My mother had an old black cookie jar that she had received as a wedding gift in the 1944. I always hated cookies that had been in that cookie jar because they had a certain "taste" that I didn't like
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Ugly, Old Cookie Jar

posted at 9/12/2008 4:00 AM EDT
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My mother had an old black cookie jar that she had received as a wedding gift in the 1944. I always hated cookies that had been in that cookie jar because they had a certain "taste" that I didn't like. Several years ago my mother asked me if I'd like to have her cookie jar when she passed away. I told her that I'd be glad to have her cookie jar when she was gone but not before. Inside I was cringing at the idea of cookies from that old jar. Mom passed away a year ago and now that cookie jar is a prized possesion. She received that jar at a wonderful time of her life, she placed her homemade cookies in that jar with love for her family, and she past it down to me with love. That old ugly jar is now beautiful to me!

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posted at 6/30/2011 1:00 PM EDT
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I would add a liner to protect the cookies inside.  The outside of the jar would stay the same as your memories.

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posted at 6/30/2011 3:22 PM EDT
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I'm with Pat on adding a liner to the jar.  Never can tell if the paint has lead in it, without knowing it you may have tasted something metallic and it wasn't "right" to you.

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posted at 6/30/2011 3:24 PM EDT
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She wanted you to have & a good daughter you kept & now relive her fond memories.  If it's from 1944 & one day you're so sick of it, sell it because it'll be worth a small fortune being from that era.  Line the jar with wax paper or parchment, something-see what happens

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posted at 6/30/2011 5:06 PM EDT
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What a nice memory!

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posted at 6/30/2011 5:52 PM EDT
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HiJUDITH; a lovely story; thanksfor sharing  it!Cool
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My mother had an old black cookie jar that she had received as a wedding gift in the 1944. I always hated cookies that had been in that cookie jar because they had a certain "taste" that I didn't like. Several years ago my mother asked me if I'd like to have her cookie jar when she passed away. I told her that I'd be glad to have her cookie jar when she was gone but not before. Inside I was cringing at the idea of cookies from that old jar. Mom passed away a year ago and now that cookie jar is a prized possesion. She received that jar at a wonderful time of her life, she placed her homemade cookies in that jar with love for her family, and she past it down to me with love. That old ugly jar is now beautiful to me!
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posted at 6/30/2011 6:26 PM EDT
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Judith, I would put your cookies in a ziplock bag before putting them in the jar.  It is a great and heartwarming story.  Thanks for sharing!

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posted at 6/30/2011 7:54 PM EDT
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Thanks for sharing Judith.  Sorry for the loss of your Mom but at least you have great memories and she will always be with you.

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posted at 6/30/2011 9:42 PM EDT
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Thanks for sharing such a sweet memory.

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posted at 8/24/2011 5:55 AM EDT
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What a wonderful reminder of your Mom.

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posted at 8/24/2011 7:07 AM EDT
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Good story and wonderful memory for you.

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posted at 8/24/2011 7:48 AM EDT
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Actually that Ugly Old Cookie Jar was beautiful even though the cookies tasted terrible there was nothing but LOVE in it and around it. Cherish the gift.

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posted at 8/24/2011 8:19 AM EDT
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neat story thanks

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posted at 8/24/2011 8:42 AM EDT
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   I have my grandmom old cookie jar from the 1900 and it is in good shape.

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posted at 9/28/2011 5:46 AM EDT
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You could always use it like a decoration and not put anything in it.

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posted at 10/3/2011 1:39 PM EDT
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I think that is great that your mom passed down her cookie jar to you.  What a great way for her memory to live on.

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posted at 10/4/2011 1:16 AM EDT
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LEAD was used in a lot of older China. When in doubt Check it out.

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posted at 10/4/2011 1:25 AM EDT
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I'm happy you appreciate what the cookie jar stands for...a treasure indeed.

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posted at 7/7/2012 6:02 PM EDT
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What a wonderful story to share w/all of us!

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posted at 8/4/2012 8:07 PM EDT
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What a great story Thanks for sharing.
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