Monthly Archives: April 2015

What’s Better than Roses on Your Piano?

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Rhubarb Crumb Muffins

My obsession with rhubarb continues – this week in muffin form. These muffins have the perfect amount of fruit and the crumb topping is heavenly! 

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Where Pride Breeds Success!

Does pride breed success or is it the success that breeds pride? Is this a cart before the horse issue or chicken before the egg?

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Eleven Ladies

I’ve been scanning and restoring old family photographs – many that were taken in the 1910s. Sadly, none of the people in my collection of photos are identified – except for this one. My grandmother is in the back row on … Continue reading

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The Spice Corner

Sunday morning on 9th Street.

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Friday Five – Number Eighty Two

Eighty-second in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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Aloha Means Good-Bye

Another platter from the Stax O’ Wax Collection of a huge stash of records found at a Philadelphia area printer.

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Neck Wallet Hack

Last week I made a neck wallet for a friend who was the victim of a pickpocket. While rummaging through my sewing box, I came across some cord I forgot I had – so I thought I’d whip up a second one for … Continue reading

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A Piece of Musical History Bites the Dust

A place familiar to people who attended the Philadelphia College of Art is gone as well.

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Strawberry Rhubarb Tart

It’s truly spring when the trees are budding, and I find rhubarb on 9th Street. The man I bought it from asked if I were making a pie, when I confirmed that I was – he suggested adding a tiny bit … Continue reading

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