• The Pioneer Woman Mercantile

    May 9, 2017DishinandDishes

    A few weekends ago, three of my besties and I decided to get out of town for the weekend.  We needed to reconnect and have a girls’ weekend so we headed up northeast of Oklahoma City.  We spent the night in Bartlesville where we had drinks and appetizers at The Painted Horse and then moved…

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  • Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau Writing

    September 27, 2016DishinandDishes

      I just wanted to drop you a line and let you know about the writing I’m doing for the Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau (visitokc.com) about local Oklahoma City restaurants. The posts appear on their blog….like this latest one I wrote about Oklahoma City brunch spots. I hope you’ll check out their site! There is so…

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  • Goro Ramen + Izakaya

    September 15, 2016DishinandDishes

      Ever since Mr. Wonderful and I had ramen in L.A., we’ve had cravings. Authentic ramen, if you’ve never had it, is a heart-warming and soothing comfort food that hits you on cold, rainy or gloomy days like a bright ray of sunshine. With its silky-rich broth and chewy noodles and a variety of add-ins,…

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  • Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts

    May 2, 2016DishinandDishes

    Oklahoma City blogger Katie Johnstonbaugh shows us a visit to the Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts she attended in April, 2016.

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  • Tom Jones Memorial Airplane Flying Field

    April 7, 2016DishinandDishes

    Visit the Tom Jones Memorial Airplane Flying Field on Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City and watch the model planes and helicopters!

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  • Carlton Landing Brings Back Community

    August 11, 2015DishinandDishes

      A couple of weekends ago, Mr. Wonderful and I were lucky enough to be invited out to Carlton Landing, a lake resort community that has been around and growing over the past five years on Lake Eufala, about a two and a half hour drive from East from Oklahoma City. I think the word…

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  • A Brief View of the Moore Destruction

    May 27, 2013DishinandDishes

    Yesterday Mr. Wonderful, Kayla, and I happened to be very close to where the Moore tornado hit. We were attending a family get together to see his niece Andrea, her husband John, and their adorable son Ryker, all of who were passing through on their next military assignment to Kansas. That’s them with Mr. W.’s…

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  • Moore Oklahoma Tornado May 20, 2013

    May 22, 2013DishinandDishes

    Most of you know I live in Oklahoma, about 20 minutes north of where the deadly and ferocious Moore tornado struck on May 20, 2013 this week. After watching the destruction on TV for 2 days, I feel the need to write, to express what it’s like here. Here is what it’s like to live…

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  • Oklahoma Ice Storm April 2013 – Life and Limbs

    April 10, 2013DishinandDishes

    Today we had an ice storm…a beast of an ice storm in Oklahoma City and around the state. welcome to Oklahoma. It was 80º yesterday. No kidding. The trees are weeping and bending over under the weight of the glistening and almost eerily beautiful ice. Merciless ice. We had one bad casualty.  A limb that…

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  • Scenes From the Oklahoma State Fair

    September 27, 2012DishinandDishes

    Saturday Mr. Wonderful and I headed out to the Oklahoma State Fair to meet our friends Joy and Dale and Dean and Helen. We were ready for the sights, sounds and tastes of the State Fair.  Fair food is the sole reason we go, of course. We haven’t been to the State Fair on a…

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  • GoodPop Giveaway Winner Announced!

    June 21, 2012DishinandDishes

    Here is the winner of the GoodPop giveaway! True Random Number Generator Min: Max: Result: 15 Powered by RANDOM.ORG Shari Creasey said: Submitted on 2012/06/21 at 9:02 am “Sounds like a great snack for these 100 degree days we have coming! Yummy!!” Congratulations Shari! Please email me your address (to [email protected]) to receive your winnings!

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  • GoodPop Giveaway!

    June 19, 2012DishinandDishes

    Know what GoodPops are? I didn’t until last week and I got a wonderful sample box of all their flavors – yes that’s right -one box of each of their six flavors. And my family loves them. It gets even better!  GoodPops are delicious AND healthy! Let me let GoodPop’s words describe what they are:…

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