Tag Archives: Easter

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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Bow Tie for Easter

As is our tradition of devouring a Dutch baby pancake at Easter brunch, the other is sewing a bow tie for the Boy to wear to church. Bow ties are a great way to use up small bits in your … Continue reading

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Holiday Fatigue

Somewhere at the end of the ’80s I started dating a girl just after the holidays. I sketched out this little cartoon combining Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Easter for her as a gag greeting card.

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Bow Tie for Easter Sunday

Easter is approaching, and the Boy requested a new bow tie for the occasion. A bow tie is easy to whip up – instructions are here!

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The Food of the Gods

Growing up, there was always an aunt who made ambrosia for the holidays. Any salad which included marshmallows as key ingredient was a-okay with me! According to ancient Greek myths, ambrosia is the food of the Greek gods imparting immortality to those who … Continue reading

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Bow Tie for Easter

On Sunday, I made the boy a new bow tie for Easter. I’ll stash it in his basket among the peanut butter eggs, Marshmallow Peeps, and jelly beans – where it will be roundly ignored until he has sufficiently ingested … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

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Dyeing Easter Eggs

I haven’t dyed Easter eggs since grade school. I remember Easter egg hunts with kids racing around like lunatics diving under bushes grabbing every egg they could get their hands on, while I was content to sit under a tree … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

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Easter at Isgro’s

It wouldn’t be Easter without a trip to our favorite bakery – Isgro’s Pastries, a neighborhood staple since 1904. I’m completely smitten with their tiny rose topped cakes! 

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