Author Archives: andievista

Little League Baseball Is Supposed To Be Fair And Fun

Little League Baseball is a part of our boys’ lives as much as ice cream is to summer.

The Slide

We live baseball for much of April, May and June. Then we turn around and do it all over again in August and September. Our family loves the game, and we love watching our kids play their hearts out.

Continue reading

I Love You Because

It started a little over 3 months ago before Valentine’s Day.

I got an idea to surprise my boys by leaving them a note on their bedroom doors. I thought I would leave them a note every day leading up to Valentine’s Day. The note was in the shape of a heart and it started out with the phrase, “I love you because.” Every day I would leave an Continue reading

Dear Banquet Room and Conference Center Chefs


Dear banquet room and conference center chefs,

I will start out by saying that I write this post in a most sincere manner. I highly regard your culinary knowledge and skills, and in no way am I diluting your cookery abilities. Continue reading

Happy Fat Tuesday 2016

It’s Fat Tuesday again!

paczki dayEvery year, for 40 years strong, my mother lovingly makes Pączki, and this year was no different. You may recall that last year I wrote a blog post about the pączki tradition we have here in my family. If you are new to my blog, here it is for your reading indulgence.

Happy Fat Tuesday 2016!