“The best part of the evening — beyond measure — was the delight in my daughter’s face. (Or maybe it was later when the deep-gymnastics-induced slumber hit.) Or maybe it was the instant bond that she formed with her Miss Jessyca — Jessyca that lifted her with one arm tossing her thirty-pound body over, taking many-a-kick in the face as Lucia flipped on a parallel bar. Jessyca became my hero — my patient, tough, loving hero — all in one hour.”
Pizza night is the universal solution to the dinner dilemma. But just because it’s easy doesn’t mean that pizza night can’t also be delicious. There are dozens of locally-owned pizza restaurants in the Metro, but if you’re searching for authentic — and mouth-watering — wood fired pizza in Oklahoma City, look no further than The Wedge Pizzeria. The fresh ingredients, including some locally-grown items, along with a thinner wood fired crust, result in pizzas that are hands-down the best in Oklahoma City. The menu is compact but there is definitely something for everyone — including my picky seven-year old.
Don’t rush to order your pizza; start with something from the “primi” menu. My seven-year-old’s favorite appetizer is the Homemade Meatballs with marinara sauce, which comes with about eight meatballs topped with a generous amount of shredded Parmesan cheese. (Unfortunately she likes to order the meatballs as her dinner entree — so I have to coerce her into sharing a meatball or two with me!) The Antipasto Platter –marinated seasonal vegetables and an assortment of cheeses, meats and nuts — is also a good choice for a starter.
If you happen to be stopping by for a bite during the summer months, ask your waiter for an order of Prosciutto-wrapped cantaloupe or watermelon. It’s a seasonal offering, but it is absolutely wonderful when it’s available. Adventurous foodie types should try the Brussels sprouts salad, which has shredded sprouts along with sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts and a light dressing. Continue Reading →
The nice folks from Langston’s Western Wear contacted me recently (along with bloggers Melissa and Kaleigh) about wearing, and then writing about a pair of jeans. Well, geez, twist my arm Nice Folks at Langston’s! Of course I will!
At least, that was my answer initially – mainly because anyone who’s lived in Oklahoma City longer than 5 minutes knows that Langston’s is where you go when you want Real Jeans (men’s or women’s) and Real Cowboy Boots. I mean, one of their stores is located in historic cowtown – which means that, to buy your jeans, you must literally smell manure and hear mooing. That is SERIOUS jeans buying stuff, peopl
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