| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:13 AM
The summer birthday season in our family began with my husband's birthday, just before July Fourth. He never enjoys celebrating his birthday, but he likes cake and plenty of it.
This year I ordered one with fudge icing, as he had enjoyed a friend's...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Are you ready for some gumbo?
At 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 3, when the Ravens take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII, much of Baltimore will be watching, either from their stadium seats in New Orleans or here at home.
Ravens fans not...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Wedding date: Dec. 29, 2012
Her story: Elizabeth "Beth" Passapae Sauer, 28, grew up in Baltimore. She is an associate attorney for Semmes, Bowen & Semmes in Baltimore. Her father, Francis A. Sauer, is an attorney in Towson, and her mother, Janet...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:12 AM
While many choose to show their support for the Baltimore Ravens by wearing purple clothing or sporting purple flags outside their homes, three Catonsville bakeries are showing their spirit in a less traditional way – through their pastries....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I don't understand Anne Arundel County Public Schools spokesperson Bob Mosier's comments to the news media regarding the recent suspension of an 8-year-old student ("Lifetime NRA membership for boy sparks criticism," June 2).
"It's outrageous that...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Lions and tigers and Oz movies, oh my! With the recent release of Disney’s “Oz the Great and Powerful” and the expected release this year from Summertime Entertainment of the animated “Dorothy of Oz,” we think it’s...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Baltimore loves a great neighborhood joint — and Frederick's on Fleet gives Baltimore a lot to love.
Located in Fell's Prospect, the neighborhood squished between Fells Point and Canton, Frederick's has all the characteristics of a top-notch local...
| May 18, 2013
Wedding date: April 6, 2013
Her story: Jamie Crumpler, 33, grew up in Bel Air. She is an executive assistant for Constellation in Baltimore. Her father, James, works for BGE and her mother, Teresa, is a stay-at-home mom.
His story: Chris Kalck, 36,...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:22 AM
When The Baltimore Sun inaugurated its Peeps Recipe Contest this year, it was a way to acknowledge the unstoppable force that has become the Peep.
[See photos of all Peeps recipe contest entries here.]
Once, the marshmallow treat was mere Easter...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:50 AM
The preface from a turn-of-the-century St. Mark's Lutheran Church of Hampstead "Model Cook Book" gives us some insight into what the book called, "many the types of foods that the housewife of 1900 routinely made for her family."
The 86-page cookbook...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 10:22 AM
At last year's St. Vincent Villa Christmas party, Art Modell and his family were beginning their first holiday season without the family's matriarch, Pat Modell, who died in October 2011.
A year later the Modell children found themselves back at St....
| Apr 1, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Planning a birthday party but unsure where to go or what to do? Consider staying home and have the party delivered to you. Here’s a sampling of popular services that organize and entertain your guests, leaving you time to enjoy the party.