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Say Hello to Coco

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn   I’ve struggled for a long time now with how to introduce Coco.  She has a very special story this girl; our second miracle baby.  (Little Bear was our first). Mr. O and I tried for four years to get pregnant.  By the time it actually happened, we had given up. […]

Chicken Fried Rice

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn One of the guilty pleasures in our family is take-out.  It’s quick: you can just call it in, run by and grab it.  And generally, it’s something that doesn’t taste the same if you were to make it at home; if you wanted to even attempt to fix it at home. […]

Food Truck Thursday: March

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I tell ya,  I am never disappointed with the cuisine at Food Truck Thursday.  This month we had about four trucks at Little Bear’s school.  And just like last time, we sampled more than one menu. Little Bear was adamant about getting a corn dog again when she saw “the rooster […]

Jarlsberg Cheese Dip with favorite crackers

Jarlsberg Cheese Dip

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn A few years ago I was at the grocery in Kentucky when I came upon one of the deli attendants serving up samples of some type of dip.  It was pale with variations of white, spotted with purple.  The dip was cheesy, creamy, pungent, and called Jarlsberg cheese dip.  With it’s […]

“The Day Jimmy’s Boa Ate the Wash”

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I mentioned earlier in the week that I signed up to be a mystery reader in Little Bear’s class for Read Across America week .  The book to be read was left up to the reader.  So the first half of this week was spent researching the perfect book to read a-loud. […]