Do you know the difference between yams and sweet potatoes? I didn't until I just looked it up - we probably have never had a real yam, just sweet potatoes that are mis-named. Granny makes some good candied sweet potatoes, simply made with cinnamon, sugar, and a little water.
At this time of year, a lot of people take a family picture to send out to all their friends and family. We enjoy receiving all the updated pictures, and we have a whole display on our refrigerator. As we get in each new one, we slip it on top of last year's edition. Usually we take a picture to send out every other year or so. This week we all dressed in our coordinating clothes, Hannah set up the tripod, and after much trial, error, and sore mouth muscles, a halfway decent picture was finally obtained. Voila: