When you want to preserve family recipes photograph the originals or scan them. Then place them into a book or something similar. Also organize recipes by family events like Thanksgiving etc. so that everyone knows what the traditions are for your family.
Book cupcakes in teacups. My mom is a librarian and a tea lover so this would be perfect for her birthday and Mother's Day, which always fall in the same week. *Follow my Party Planning board for a method of making the edible dessert books and for more tea party ideas. *