Feb 022015

Bubbles has been very excited about Valentine’s Day this year.  I think part of it is how closely it both follows Christmas and precedes her birthday.  It’s just an exciting time of year.

She has been asking what we’re going to do to celebrate Valentine’s Day, and as this is the first year she’s showed much interest, I’m leaving it up to her.  (Within reason, of course.)  So while that’s unlikely to mean a fancy dinner out for hubby and I, it will mean a lot of family fun for all of us, and I prefer that any day of the week, anyway.

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May 122014

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A few years ago my husband and I had the pleasure of dining at Boma restaurant at the Animal Kingdom Lodge.  I had heard and read rave reviews of the place for a long time, so we made plans to eat there during one of our overnight trips.

I knew that it would be a bit of a culinary adventure for us; Boma features many African-inspired recipes, not a cuisine either of us had a lot of experience with.  But we were both pleasantly surprised at how many dishes we ended up enjoying.  Especially the chicken and soups.

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Recently I caught one of the first commercials for the upcoming movie Blended.  It’s the story of two families coming together during separate trips to an African family resort, a story I can somewhat relate to.  While the vacations we’ve bonded over haven’t been African, I did have the pleasure of marrying into a beautiful family that included Ashley and Austin, and then rounding out our family with Bubbles. Continue reading »