Tag Archives: the boy

Bow Tie for Easter

My annual Easter bow tie for The Boy, who gets dressed up in a crisp white shirt for the holiday. If you’re interested in making one, there’s a tutorial here.

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Boston Cream Pie

It was The Boy’s birthday and we decided on a Boston Cream Pie to celebrate. Boston Cream Pie was invented in 1856 by a French-Armenian chef. It was called a pie because the cake was baked in a pie tin. … Continue reading

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Orange Cake Loaf

The Boy and I made this light orange cake over the weekend. It’s simple to make, using just a few ingredients you probably already have on hand. The glaze is optional, but we just couldn’t help ourselves!

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Happy Birthday!

We celebrated The Boy’s birthday last night with his usual choice of pulled pork sandwiches, coleslaw, and wavy chips. Dessert was a sour cream chocolate chip cake with a peanut butter, cream cheese frosting – more on that tomorrow!

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It’s Too Darn Hot!

It was 97º yesterday, and the only relief we city folk could get was a dip in the local pool. It was Heaven!

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Pool’s Open!

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

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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins

The Boy decided to bake chocolate chocolate chip muffins, it’s been so cold out that we’ll use any excuse to turn on the oven and bake! These were terrific!

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