Throwback Thursday: Dr. Seuss

Today’s image from the past isn’t quite as old as the ones I usually post for Throwback Thursday. This photo is from ten years ago today, when I dressed as the Cat in the Hat (as I did many times) for Read Across America Day at my son’s elementary school. Read Across America Day wasContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Dr. Seuss”

Throwback Thursday

For Throwback Thursday, here is a photograph from my paternal grandparents’ wedding on August 10, 1936. She was 21 years old; he was 29. Bart Petrini Sr. and Mary Piccioli were born in northeastern Pennsylvania after their parents emigrated from Italy. And both lived in that area their whole lives, except for my grandfather’s tourContinue reading “Throwback Thursday”

Throwback Thursday: Turkey Cake

I just came across this old photo in my files. This is a turkey-shaped cake I baked for Thanksgiving 2009. The main part of the turkey is chocolate cake; the drumsticks are spice cake. A layer of vanilla buttercream in the middle holds together the two halves of the body. The whole thing is icedContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Turkey Cake”