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Elf on Montrose Street

South Philly decorates!    

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It’s Not Such A Bad Cake After All

This is the ugly cake that you dismiss while scoping out the dessert table of the potluck as you’re loading up your Chinete plate with mac and cheese, fried chicken, and coleslaw. By the time you’re done eating, there are … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Molasses Cookies

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and Christmas will be here before you know it! This is about the time when I start making cookie dough to stash in my freezer to bake later. First up – Peanut Butter Molasses cookies, … Continue reading

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Polka Dotted Succulent

Nature is a spectacular pattern maker!

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A Haunting in South Philadelphia

Due to our son’s imposing height, we decided to go with a scary costume rather than a whimsical one. Lloyd frightened some of the younger trick or treaters, but what’s Halloween without a good scare? More photos behind the cut. 

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Happy Halloween!

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Pear Chocolate Chip Muffins

I whipped up these pear chocolate chip muffins over the weekend, because it’s nice to wake up on a chilly morning and have something sweet to accompany a steaming cup of coffee. Grated pears make these muffins moist, and the … Continue reading

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Sweet!

Twenty two years ago on a rainy Saturday morning, Joe and I got married. I should clarify, it wasn’t just raining, it was pouring like a platoon of firemen were pointing their hoses at the windows of our house. Since … Continue reading

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Skull Mural on League Street

 

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Chocolate Cake with Fudgy Chocolate Frosting

I celebrated a birthday over the weekend with this killer chocolate cake and fudge frosting. This cake definitely helps to ease you into being another year older! 

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