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Halloween 2019

Halloween 2019, this year Lloyd is an abstract metropolis.

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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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Hummingbird Cake

Despite its name, no hummingbirds were harmed in the making of this cake! A Hummingbird cake is a classic Southern cake recipe with bananas and crushed pineapple, topped with a cream cheese frosting. It got rave reviews at our house … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Lloyd!

The Boy turns nineteen today – where does the time go? I was thinking about his tenth birthday when he decided he wanted a Neapolitan cake for his birthday. That meant baking three different cake layers, which I was trying … Continue reading

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Waiting for Pizza

Waiting for pizza at Lorenzo’s on 9th & Christian.

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Potatoes Anna

When the weather turns cool, nothing makes The Boy happier than a roast chicken with baked potatoes and carrots. Last week, I decided to make Potatoes Anna – thin sliced potatoes, brushed with butter, layered in a skillet, and baked … Continue reading

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A Haunting in South Philadelphia

Due to our son’s imposing height, we decided to go with a scary costume rather than a whimsical one. Lloyd frightened some of the younger trick or treaters, but what’s Halloween without a good scare? More photos behind the cut. 

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September 11, 2001

On 9.11.01, I had just finished feeding an 18 month old Lloyd breakfast. Joe was asleep, at the time he was working a 2nd shift job, the night before he had worked late, and hadn’t gotten home until 1 am. … Continue reading

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Looking South – March Madness

It’s snowing like crazy in Philly, the Boy and I ventured out to buy some snow storm snacks.  Afternoon plans include baking and board games, be safe everyone!

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cake

We celebrated The Boy’s birthday with pulled pork sandwiches, coleslaw, Lay’s Wavy chips, and finished it off with a chocolate peanut butter mousse cake. Recipe behind the cut.

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