Category Archives: Holiday

Memorial Day 2022


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Happy Easter!


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Anchor Bow Tie for Easter

Easter will be here before you know it, and it’s my thing to sew a new bow tie for The Boy just for the occasion. Making bow ties is a great way to use up the smaller scraps in your … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday

Celebrated at Saint Philomena’s in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania.

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

To Joe, who I’ve celebrated this holiday with for 28 years! xo

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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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