Tag Archives: the boy

Potatoes Anna

When the weather turns cool, nothing makes The Boy happier than a roast chicken with baked potatoes and carrots. Last week, I decided to make Potatoes Anna – thin sliced potatoes, brushed with butter, layered in a skillet, and baked … Continue reading

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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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September 11, 2001

On 9.11.01, I had just finished feeding an 18 month old Lloyd breakfast. Joe was asleep, at the time he was working a 2nd shift job, the night before he had worked late, and hadn’t gotten home until 1 am. … Continue reading

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Looking South – March Madness

It’s snowing like crazy in Philly, the Boy and I ventured out to buy some snow storm snacks.  Afternoon plans include baking and board games, be safe everyone!

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cake

We celebrated The Boy’s birthday with pulled pork sandwiches, coleslaw, Lay’s Wavy chips, and finished it off with a chocolate peanut butter mousse cake. Recipe behind the cut.

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Happy Birthday Lloyd!

Today is our Johnny Cash listening, bow tie wearing, never met a chicken wing he didn’t love – son’s birthday. Happy birthday sweetheart, we love you! SaveSave

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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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Chicken Enchiladas

This dish is a “what to do with leftover chicken” and a “what can I make ahead to throw in the oven after the pool” dish. It’s quick, it’s easy, and there were leftovers for lunch the following day. It was … Continue reading

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Sautéed Dandelion Greens

The boy and I were on our usual Saturday jaunt on 9th Street to shop for dinner and pick up lunch at Lorenzo’s. We were on the lookout for asparagus, when we stopped at Pat and Larry’s stand. They had … Continue reading

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Bow Tie for Spring

Calling all modeling agencies – I have a handsome, six foot tall, seventeen year old with a perfected brooding expression, and he can pull off a bowtie! I whipped up this tie in less than an hour, no advanced sewing skills needed. … Continue reading

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