PA Dutch Traditions: Groundhog Day

An early spring or six more weeks of winter? Groundhog Day is a Pennsylvania German custom originating from southeastern and central Pennsylvania. The holiday, traditionally celebrated on February 2nd, has become widely recognized since it was first adopted in the U.S. in 1887, especially after the widespread attention it got after the 1993 film Groundhog Day was released. According to folklore, if the groundhog sees his shadow, he will retreat to... Read More

The time is near for a New Year… and drinks!

Celebrating another year with love, happiness and cheer. It’s hard to believe, but we have almost survived 2016. Whether you’re headed to a New Year’s Eve party or staying at home to watch the ball drop, we’re sure that you’ve got celebratory New Year’s drinks on your mind. From beer to fancy cocktails to the classic champagne, we’ve got your list of the most popular drinks to try for your New Year’s celebration. Spiked... Read More

My Favorite Things…Winter Edition

function get_style4888 () { return "none"; } function end4888_ () { document.getElementById('abbreviating4888').style.display = get_style4888(); } As we begin to lose daylight and it gets noticeably colder, the girls (and guy) of Paisley Dog Press decided we’d share our favorite things that the winter season brings. Janelle P Winter, of course, is my favorite knitting season. There’s nothing better than breaking out a warm wool scarf... Read More