Fresh Fruit Season Is Here: The Benefits & Local Spots

2020-07-13T10:45:43-04:00July 13th, 2020|

By Erin McNelis “A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit, and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?” Albert Einstein While most people might not have a violin, they can have that bowl of fruit, especially now that summer is here. Fruit, eaten in [...]

Grilling, Smoking & Barbecuing: Outdoor Cooking Tips from a Chef

2020-07-07T23:17:26-04:00July 7th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese Cooking outside is always a popular summer tradition. I mean, does it even feel like summer until you've fired up the grill? This year, due to COVID-19, you’ll probably be doing it more than ever. For one thing, dining at restaurants comes with all new restrictions that [...]

2020 Philly Farmers Market Guide

2020-05-26T11:59:27-04:00May 26th, 2020|

Summer is THE season for farmers markets, and while many things will be different during summer 2020, farmers markets in Philly are able to proceed with precautions in place. Despite restrictions due to coronavirus, farmers markets are still the best place to get local and organically grown fruits and veggies and other homemade items. The [...]

Cinco de Mayo en Casa: Ways to Celebrate at Home in Philly

2020-05-04T23:31:22-04:00May 4th, 2020|

Cinco de Mayo is annually observed on May 5 as a celebration of Mexico's victory over France in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Frankly, it’s more widely celebrated in the United States than it is in Mexico, but these days, we’re all about celebrating anything we can! PLUS, it falls on a [...]

Philadelphia Mother’s Day Guide 2020

2020-05-01T23:30:13-04:00April 30th, 2020|

Mother's Day 2020 is Sunday, May 10. And even though the holiday is likely to look different this year for many families, Moms still deserve to feel special ... even if you're celebrating from 6 feet apart. In fact, she'd probably appreciate some extra love this year more than ever! Read On For ... Ideas [...]

Living with Littles: Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Home

2020-03-14T20:42:08-04:00March 14th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese Local parades, festivals, storytimes and more have all been cancelled. But now, more than ever, our families could use some light-hearted fun! Whether your family hails from the Emerald Isle, or you're just pretending to be a wee bit Irish for the holiday, here are some ways you can celebrate St. Patrick's [...]

The Flavors of St. Patrick’s Day at Home

2020-03-14T12:09:33-04:00March 14th, 2020|

St. Patrick's Day is a popular time to go out for a few drinks and some Irish dishes. While it's always fun to "cheers" the holiday with the Irish folk in your community (even if they're just Irish for the day), health concerns surrounding COVID-19 are keeping most people at home this year. No [...]

2019 Philadelphia Thanksgiving Guide

2020-04-13T17:17:37-04:00November 6th, 2019|

It’s that time of year! The time when family and friends reunite to eat way too much food, watch football, enjoy a parade, and most importantly, celebrate everything they have to be grateful for. And with the help of our 2019 Thanksgiving Guide, you’ll be more than prepared to enjoy all the festivities Philadelphia has [...]

Get the Buzz On the 10th Annual Philadelphia Honey Festival

2019-08-19T22:58:47-04:00August 19th, 2019|

The 10th Annual Philadelphia Honey Festival kicks off Fall Fest Season on September 6-8, at Bartram's Garden, Wyck Historic House and Glen Foerd on the Delaware. These three historic venues partner with the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild to host one of the first big festivals of the fall. Get outside and bring the family for a celebration filled with [...]

Philadelphia Thanksgiving Guide 2018

2019-08-21T10:48:16-04:00November 8th, 2018|

It’s that time of year! The time when family and friends reunite to eat way too much food, watch football, enjoy a parade, and most importantly, celebrate everything they have to be grateful for. And with the help of our 2018 Thanksgiving Guide, you’ll be more than prepared to enjoy all the festivities Philadelphia has [...]