BlogHop ’09

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Hi, I’m Jessie {Hello, Jessie} And I’ve never eaten a fish. I don’t think.

Oh wait, that’s Dory.

Um, yeah. I’m Jessie, and I’ve definitely eaten a fish. And a whole lot of other stuff, because I’ll try anything once.

I started Vanderbilt Wife in July 2006, and I’m pretty sure it was going to be a personal weight-loss diary. Well, that lasted approximately three days, and it’s morphed into a place where I write about food, life, and God, among other things.

In October, I had a sweet baby girl (see above) so now I guess this is a mommy-blog since I don’t really have another genre. But mostly, it is an upbeat place where I like to chat with you, share my life, and talk about food. Lots of food. I’m also very cheap, and I like to talk about how cheap I am and good deals that I get.

I host Family Recipe Fridays, where I feature those treasured recipes that have been handed down over the years. I hope you’ll join me this week and submit a wonderful recipe.

That’s about it for now. I can’t wait to read all about your blog through Robin and Jo-Lynne’s Blog Hop! I hope you’ll surf around and leave me a comment so I can check out your blog as well.

{If you’re a regular reader, thanks for sticking with me. I love you guys! I’ll be back with Family Recipe Friday tonight at 8:30.}

22 thoughts on “BlogHop ’09

  1. Hey there – if you're posting family recipe's, try your Dad's rice noodles.

    Take a whole chicken and boil it down to get proper chicken stock. You need about 2 cups of chicken stock.
    Soak rice noodles (1 pack) in warm water until they get soft.
    Stir fry about 1/2 lb. each of steak, shrimp, and pork strips until almost done. Set aside. Stir fry some pea pods,bok choi, cabbage, and bean sprouts in a wok. Throw in the rice noodles, the meat, and the chicken stock. Add soy sauce to taste, and add a fried rice seasoning packet.

    Bring to a boil and cook down the liquid until it thickens up, but not too long or the rice noodles will be chewy.

    Serve and enjoy.

    Love u…Dad

  2. Hi Jessie,

    Stopping by from the Blog Hop. It is nice to "meet" you. I'll definitely be back tomorrow to add to your Family Recipe Friday linky.

  3. I'm going to have to come back for recipes and share some, too!
    Hope you are having a good night!

  4. oh my word…adorable little girl…AND recipes…AND you love the same God I do? what more could we ask for? we must be BFF's 🙂

    so great to "meet" you!

  5. Hi! It's nice to *meet* you. I love your recipe linky idea. I'm definitely going to have to participate in that!

    Caroline @ Family Stories

  6. Hey, Jessie! You had me at the Nemo quote. We watch a LOT of Nemo around here. 🙂 Great blog you've got here. Popping by from BlogHop! Have a wonderful weekend. Just keep swimming…just keep swimming…
    Jen L. @ Hey Y'all

  7. I'm glad I hopped in! Looking forward to reading more and getting to know you.

    Be blessed and be a blessing.

  8. I know I'm supposed to be visiting the ones whose link number ends with the same as mine. And I am, really, but when I saw your name I had to come and say hello.

    Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming!

  9. Hi! Here from the blog hop…so many foodies and mommies on the hop! But those are both good things 🙂 Enjoy your little girl…she's a cutie! Diane

  10. Stopping by from the Blog Hop! I will definitely be coming back for some recipes!
    Hope you have a chance to stop by my blog.

  11. Nice to meet you Jessie. I will have to remember your Friday meme. I love to share recipes. Stopping by from the blog hop to say hello.

  12. i'm blog-hopping, too, and my first thought when i "arrived" here was, "I LOVE THAT TITLE BANNER!" both the image and the title! i'm a nemo fan, too, and enjoy your sense of humor! 🙂

  13. You have an adorable little one! Sounds like we have a lot in common: we love God, our kids, our husbands, & cooking! Nice to meet you!

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