Category Archives: News

Pool’s Open!

Philly residents are thrilled that the neighborhood pools are finally open – including this guy!

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Donald Duck on 11th Street

Mickey’s pal, adorns a work truck in South Philly.

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The Drake from Broad Street

The Drake, an architectural gem, upstages bigger, but boring glass towers.

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Anastasio II Seafood

There’s nothing I love more than hand painted signs – Italian Market, Philadelphia.

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Last of the Mohicans

Bay passed away about a month ago. He was part of a group of neighborhood guys who held court in the park at the end of our street. Weather permitting, they’d gather with coffee, a deck of cards, and engage … Continue reading

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Block Party Sign

Seen on League Street – I love handprinted signs!

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Italian Market Festival 2022

After two years, The Italian Market Festival returned to 9th Street over the weekend. Despite the high temperatures, turn out was tremendous. The food, entertainment, and people watching did not disappoint! More photos behind the cut.

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Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

I’m always looking for a way to use up the spotted bananas in the fruit bowl. These muffins  get their flavor from bananas, peanut butter, and chocolate chips – a perfect trifecta!

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Crocheted B-Ball

Crocheted installation at Capitolo Playground at 9th & Federal Streets.

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Turkey Kielbasa Hash

Turkey kielbasa, potatoes, and peppers sautéed in one pan and dinner’s on the table in thirty minutes – my new go-to meal on Sunday night! This recipe is pretty flexible, I had mushrooms and some fresh spinach which I tossed … Continue reading

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Make A Little Birdhouse In Your Soul

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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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Cinnamon Bread

This is one of the best loaves of bread I’ve ever made! This cinnamon bread is soft, smells heavenly, and is delicious by itself, no butter or jam needed. I imagine that it would make divine French toast, but we … Continue reading

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Caturday

This charmer swept me off my feet!

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