Category Archives: Holiday

Mummer’s Parade 2022

After a delay due to rain, the Mummers took back Broad Street on Sunday! More photos behind the cut.

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Happy New Year!

A happy, healthy, prosperous New Year! The Mummer’s Parade is postponed until Sunday due to rain – so stayed tuned!

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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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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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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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Oh Deer!

 

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Turkey Pot Pie

I’m always looking for new ways to use up the leftover turkey from our holiday meal. I’ve made crepes, tetrazzini, and large vats of soup – but a pot pie felt like the ticket since I had an excess of … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Ornament Hangers

We put our tree up on Saturday, and while rooting through ornament boxes, I came across this vintage ornament hanger box. It was produced by Criterion Bell & Specialty Company established in 1937 in Brooklyn, NY. The graphics are marvelous!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Here We Go!

The turkey is brining, one pie down, The Boy’s corn custard casserole is in the oven. Now for the second pie and to make the dressing, it’s been a busy day in our house – I love Thanksgiving!

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Veterans Day

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Don’t GO!!!

I’m having trouble letting go of Halloween.

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