Category Archives: News

Happy Birthday Lloyd!

Today is Lloyd’s birthday, and preparations have been underway. Every year he requests pulled pork sandwiches, Aunt Pat’s coleslaw, and Lay’s Wavy Chips for dinner. And there’s cake – this year, a vanilla three layer cake made with buttermilk and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Plywood!

Our boy turns five today! Plywood enjoys bird watching, sitting on computer keyboards, and loves a laundry basket of towels fresh out of the dryer. Happy birthday sweetheart – we love you!

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Pasta e Fagioli

Soup is always a terrific comfort food to make for dinner when it’s snowing. Sunday was no exception – a tomato broth with ham , cannellini beans, pasta, and garlic is just what the doctor ordered! It makes 6 servings.

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Turkey Corn Soup

In my quest to find ways of using my remaining monster turkey, I give you Turkey Corn Soup. A slightly creamy, nutritious soup with corn, red peppers, carrots, and mushrooms. The beauty of this soup is that it can be … Continue reading

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Holiday Cookies

I’ve been stockpiling cookie dough in my freezer to wait for a quiet day to bake. That day was yesterday – rough estimate, I baked about fifteen dozen cookies! One of my favorites are the sprinkle cookies, they’re like the … Continue reading

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Mid-Century Modern Ornaments

I bought a pink Christmas tree this weekend, something I’ve wanted for a long time. While out shopping in an antique store, I found these Mid-Century Modern ornaments, perfect for the new tree!

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April Fool

April Fool is a novelette penned by J.L. Curtis, and cover designed by myself. It had the distinction of being number one on Amazon’s New Releases in One-Hour Literature & Fiction Short Reads. Sean ‘Mac’ McCampbell just wants to keep … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake with Sour Cream Chocolate Frosting

This is the cake I made for Joe’s birthday – a light, moist chocolate cake. What I loved about this cake was the frosting – melted chocolate with sour cream whipped in with the butter and confectioners sugar. It was … Continue reading

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The Last Picture Show

The United Artist Theater on Columbus Boulevard in South Philadelphia has closed permanently.

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Apple Pie

It’s that time of year, pie time!

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