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~ Dreams of Coconut Dream Cream Cake ~

Written by Mary On July - 26 - 2012 0 Comment

I have always said that food is less about eating and more about family and friends gathered around the table sharing good times and memories with one another. It was with these thoughts and feelings that I created The Blue Owl – a warm and friendly  place that welcomes our guests into “our home” . . . and,  we offer our guests delicious home cooking  and a fabulous selection of Read More…


~ On Your Mark, Get Set, Go

Written by Mary On July - 19 - 2012 0 Comment

I have so much to share with all of you this week.   First of all, I am so thankful that my Dad’s cataract surgery went well!  My brothers and sisters, my husband and I were his “bodyguards,” there to support him and provide him with  plenty of TLC and home cooking.  Thank you again for your thoughts and prayers.  The spiritual support helped all of us!  I am so appreciative Read More…


~ The Blue Owl: An International Destination ~

Written by Mary On July - 12 - 2012 2 Comments

It never ceases to amaze me how far people travel to have a meal at The Blue Owl.   Each day,  we have people  from Texas, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Arizona, and more!  We have a couple who travels over five hours from Mississippi to dine with us, and then, they return home in the same day!  Each Thanksgiving we have people who drive from the Chicago area the day Read More…


~ Favorite Dip in the Whole Wide World ~

Written by Mary On July - 5 - 2012 1 Comment

I wanted to share a recipe with you today, and according to my precious 15 year old grandson, Brett, my Spinach Artichoke Dip is his “Favorite dip in the whole wide world!” Years ago,  I was at a restaurant and we ordered a Spinach Artichoke Dip appetizer.   It was so delicious, and I couldn’t wait to figure out how to make it at home. The first time I made it Read More…


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