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  • The History of Aprons

    A sweet story and a memory of my dear aunt who taught me to sew during a wintery February school vacation. First thing I made was an apron. She...
  • Mid-Winter Reflections

    As we enter yet another month of these challenging times, Sheila and I wonder at the resilience of all of us, but especially children. What a time ...
  • Give Kids Something to Smile About- the Upside Down Holidays Upon Us.

    As difficult as this year has been for all of us adults, presuming that it is, in fact, adults who are reading this blog, let's give it up to the k...
  • We love the color orange- and here's why

    Here we are, mid-October where our world in the Northeast is transforming itself into a brilliant color filled landscape. Even our city trees parti...
  • Dads, Grads & Gardening - 'tis the season!

    As my mother wisely said, "this too shall  pass";  warm weather has finally arrived, and months of being housebound are easing into something "easi...
  • Love in the Time of Quarantine

    Food is love - right? Some of us are cooking and baking more - some of us are eating more. Some of us are watching those cooking shows and some of ...
  • Polka Dot- what's in a name?

    Why do we call it Polka Dot? Thanks for asking, we were curious ourselves!  And we love polka dots, big and small and all mixed up. Read on.... ...
  • The Joy of Cooking Naked. We TOTALLY disagree!

    As seen in the venerable NYTimes Wednesday Food section. Seriously, people, put your apron on and protect your precious privates.

    Preferably with one of our custom made aprons.