Monthly Archives: December 2021

Feline Friday

 

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Preview of 2022

We saw this group of Mummers practicing for New Years Day along 2 Street this past weekend. I’m not sure what band this was, but they sounded great!

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Montgomery Ward Catalog 1963

Every collage artist’s dream – best Christmas gift ever!

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Happy Christmas!

From the folks at Willceau Illo and Mary the Dinosaur!

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Feline Friday

Merry Christmas from Plywood!  

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Pies and Blankets

You can get anything on 9th Street!  

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Holiday Cookie Roundup

I was eleven and armed with a sugar cookie recipe cut from the pages of my mom’s Woman’s Day magazine – that’s where my love of holiday baking began. I’ve since branched out to drop cookies, bars, and meringues. Here … Continue reading

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Feline Friday

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The Elf

Long before Elf on a Shelf, my mom had a half dozen of these guys perched on her curtain rods standing guard over the living room. Much like my neighbor who gift wraps her air conditioner, when mom’s elves made … Continue reading

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Decaying on the Delaware

The SS United States, the world’s fastest ocean liner, continues to succumb to the elements as it sits docked on the Philadelphia side of the Delaware River.

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Ricotta Cookies with Chocolate Chips and Orange Glaze

These are a drop cookie that are light in texture and cake-like. They’re flavored with lots of orange zest and mini semi-sweet chocolate chips – orange and chocolate, one of my favorite combos! I guarantee, they won’t last long on … Continue reading

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Feline Friday

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Coffee Cookies

These cookies, paired with a cup of coffee on a cold afternoon is pure bliss! They’re easy to put together, and make a great gift. Because who doesn’t love a chocolate dipped, espresso flavored cookie?

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Tis the Season in Jefferson Square

The trees in Jefferson Square in South Philadelphia are wrapped with lights for the season. They were lit this past weekend.

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Lanterns on 9th Street

 

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