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Happy 2nd Birthday Plywood!

Happy birthday to the uninvited guest who crashed our barbecue in June and moved in with us four months later. He’s the prince of the manor, loves a good roast chicken, and makes us laugh. So glad you’re ours! SaveSave

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Rustic Apple Tart

A bag of apples, and the desire to make a little something sweet for dessert over the weekend, resulted in this rustic apple tart. It took roughly a half hour to assemble, an hour in the oven, and was heavenly … Continue reading

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Waiting For Pizza

On Saturday mornings, the boy and I have our routine – we walk to 9th Street and shop for dinner. When we’re finished, we head to Lorenzo’s for pizza. It was Joe, who began shooting photos of Lloyd as a … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day to my dear Joe! SaveSave SaveSave

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Looking South – Handle With Care

More handmade sign love at Termini’s Bakery. SaveSave

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Eagles’ Super Bowl Parade!

Fans lined up eight deep, to see their hometown heroes in a parade from Broad Street up to The Philadelphia Museum of Art yesterday. Congratulations Philadelphia Eagles! 

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Looking South – Prepping for the Parade!

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Spaghetti Puttanesca

This is the greatest pasta dish ever, because it’s made from ingredients you can stock in your pantry. I like to call it “Snowbound Spaghetti” – canned crushed tomatoes, olive oil, capers, olives, anchovies, garlic, a pound of spaghetti – … Continue reading

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Congratulations Philadelphia Eagles!!!

Looks like we’re having a parade!!! SaveSave

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Philadelphia Eagles – 9th Street Loves You!

The best of luck to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII!!! 

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There’s One in Every Crowd

Doc, marching to the beat of his own drum!

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Looking South – Eagles Pep Rally on 9th Street

On Friday, three former members of the Philadelphia Eagles stopped by on 9th and Montrose for a meet and greet. David Akers, Irving Fryar, and Bill Bergey chatted with locals, posed for photos, and signed balls and jerseys. Although I … Continue reading

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Collage – The Art of Conversation

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Best Buttermilk Pancakes on the Planet!

I’ve been making brunch lately, and these are the lightest, most delicious pancakes ever! The fellas love them with hash browns. And no, there is no substitute for the buttermilk – so throw on your coat, go to the store … Continue reading

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