Pennsylvania & My Other Daily Travels
Quaint, historic, and straight out of a Hallmark movie scene, the town of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is the epitome of merriment, especially during the Christmas holiday. Founded in 1741, the historic downtown area hosts events throughout the year, but the town really comes alive in December, evoking... Sign in to see full entry.
Pittsburgh's Gateway Clipper It's no wonder that Pittsburgh and Philadelphia ranked fairly high on the list of the most fun cities in America. Each of the Pennsylvania cities have no shortage of restaurants, fun venues, artsy architecture, river fun, sports, casinos, and activities for all ages.... Sign in to see full entry.
These colorful and relentless little birds stay busy pecking away at the many suets that we have hung from our Japanese Maple. Woodpeckers never seem to tire out, and they are interesting to watch. Sign in to see full entry.
My neck of the woods was hit with a serious wind, rain, and hail storm this afternoon. Not long after the storm, we were treated with this. Sign in to see full entry.
Since I was a kid, I have enjoyed playing a variety of board games, as do my three daughters and now my two grandchildren love playing board games as well. My personal favorites are Clue, Life, and Monopoly, but the kids love dice, word, and card games. My youngest daughter, who is the mother of my... Sign in to see full entry.
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Due to some really nice weather this weekend in Pittsburgh, today is the perfect day for cleaning up my house and stocking up on much needed supplies. We have been renovating and catering to family members who want to see the upgrades that we have been making since we purchased our house in July,... Sign in to see full entry.
Ingredients - 1 lb ground beef - 1 onion, diced - 2 cloves garlic, minced - 1 bell pepper, diced - 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes - 1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce - 2 cups elbow macaroni, uncooked - 2 cups beef broth - 1 teaspoon dried oregano - 1 teaspoon dried basil - 1/2 teaspoon paprika - Salt and... Sign in to see full entry.
It is chilly and wet outdoors today, so I am making the best of the day indoors. Yesterday, I purchased a large package of ground beef that I am making into three different meals today. John is stuck on doubles at the steel mill all weekend, which means that I need to prepare extra lunches that are... Sign in to see full entry.
I have a chore list a mile long that includes painting, returning old cable equipment to the Xfinity store, tossing in a load of work clothes, and making something delicious and sustaining for dinner and then later for John's lunch tonight when he works the graveyard shift which includes some... Sign in to see full entry.