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~ Country Treasures ~

Written by Mary On January - 29 - 2013 1 Comment

The weather here in the Midwest has been dipping town into the teens – brrrrrr!  Thankfully we have experienced some reprieve here and there, with temperatures actually climbing into the 60s some days. Most of the time, however, it is cold outside; The Blue Owl has been serving up a lot of warm drinks and many hot meals. I am thankful to be spending this coming weekend indoors at the Read More…


~ Come See Me This Weekend! ~

Written by Mary On January - 22 - 2013 0 Comment

If you’ve read any of my blogs or cookbooks, you know that The Blue Owl was created from my heart. In my heart lies the ever-existent desire to gather friends and family together to enjoy a home cooked meal along with each other’s company. When you come to The Blue Owl, I want you to feel at home (only we won’t ask you to do any of the cooking or Read More…


~ Soda Fountain Memories ~

Written by Mary On January - 15 - 2013 2 Comments

When I was a little girl growing up in Galveston Texas, my parents were known to gather up the neighborhood kids along with the Little League Baseball team and take us all to Star Dairy; a popular Soda Fountain in our town. Another special memory I have is of jumping into my Daddy’s car and heading to the Pier Drive-In for a frosted mug of Ice Cold Root Beer; the Read More…


~ Weddings! ~

Written by Mary On January - 8 - 2013 0 Comment

Thank you to all the beautiful brides that visited us at The Wedding Show this past weekend. It is so much fun to see all the lovely ladies, as they explore the wide variety of dresses, places, looks, designs, entertainment and, of course, cakes, available for their special day. We love Weddings at The Blue Owl! Not once has a bride walked in and left without choosing her cake, when Read More…


~ Happy New Year! ~

Written by Mary On January - 1 - 2013 1 Comment

Here we are at the start of a 2013! We have officially rung in the New Year and I could not be more optimistic. I end each of my blogs saying, “Dreams Really Do Come True.” I absolutely know this to be fact. That said, dreams do not come true by themselves; they take work, dedication, commitment, some heartache, and some pain. They also take an amazing mix of family, Read More…


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