Category Archives: Holiday

Bow Tie for the Boy

Every year at Easter, I make a bow tie for The Boy. This year, I let him go through my fabric stash, and he selected this ancient swatch of fabric for this year’s tie. I think he did a good … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

A Valentine for my Joe, 25th in a series! Happy Valentine’s Day, spread a little love around!

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2019 Mummer’s Parade

It’s certainly not something I set out to do, but this year’s collection of photos of the parade just happened to be all women. Traditionally, the parade has been all male until the 1970s. Since then women have been filtering … Continue reading

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Have A Sparkling New Year!

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Merry Christmas!

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Tuckered Out from the Holidays

A tissue box makes a fairly serviceable pillow for Plywood the cat. The hustle and bustle of the holidays has him all worn out.

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South Philly Does Christmas

Part of the magic of South Philly at Christmastime, is how they decorate. An ornate, weathered alley gate is adorned with an evergreen wreath. This store with a security gate showcases a red ribbon vintage wreath complete with a bell … Continue reading

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Giving the Tree a Trim

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Truck Mascots – The Holiday Edition

The Philadelphia Fire Department gets into the spirit!

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Vanilla Meringues

Last week, I made espresso meringues, and came to the realization that not everyone is a coffee fan. So, it was back to the KitchenAid stand mixer, this time for a pink tinted, vanilla version to add some color to … Continue reading

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