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Sir Mix-a-Lot: Life Outside The Cookie Cutter

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 08.24.2016 | Entertainment
Carolyn Ossorio

Pippimamma: Life Outside the Cookie Cutter Podcast features unique people doing incredible things "Outside the Cookie Cutter." I share stories of ins...

Jim Dever: Life Outside the Cookie Cutter

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 08.22.2016 | Entertainment
Carolyn Ossorio

I share stories of inspiring people who have one thing in common: they have a deaf ear to naysayers...they don't worry about what other people are doing but what feels right. Wherever that story leads me, I am compelled to tell it. This week that story led to Jim Dever.

The Solution To The Homeless Crisis In Seattle

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 08.04.2016 | Impact
Carolyn Ossorio

I'm not a politician. I'm not a social worker. I'm a mother. I'm a writer. I'm a doer. And, the issue of homelessness in Seattle has been weighing on my conscience: I NEEDED to do something.

Homeless in Seattle

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Carolyn Ossorio

Have you heard of The Jungle in Seattle? The Jungle I'm referring to is a lawless homeless encampment along the elevated section of Interstate 5 that snakes into Seattle and has become the underbelly where hundreds of people live in tents and makeshift structures.

Snoop Dogg in Seattle

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 12.03.2015 | Entertainment
Carolyn Ossorio

The other day I was at Starbuck's when I ran into a "mom" friend. "Carolyn, we loved your column on Burger Addict," she said, "we would have never go...


Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 07.13.2016 | Women
Carolyn Ossorio

Whoever coined the phrase, "glass ceiling" isn't a mom to five, a host, chef, food blogger and columnist. Another life ago, I inhabited Corporate America.

The Giving Tree

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 11.12.2014 | Green
Carolyn Ossorio

Did you know that Seattle is one of the only major cities in the U.S. that has a vast network of urban fruit trees?

If You Give a Pippimamma a Pancake...

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 09.22.2014 | Taste
Carolyn Ossorio

If you saw a woman touring a homeless tent city wearing a newborn wrapped snuggly to her chest and being followed by her four other children as she jo...

Tarantula Tempura

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 07.23.2014 | Taste
Carolyn Ossorio

The chef delicately fanned out the plump, slightly spindly legs in preparation of butchery. He held up what was to be our main course in his left han...