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Who doesn't love ladybugs ! ....but in your salad?

Yesterday was date night. Something I cherish, adore, wait for, long for, etc. etc. etc. *smile* My ever so handsome and manly husband and I drove down to our local Ottavio's Italian Restaurant for some tasty eats, a nice atmosphere and a few precious moments alone together. I ordered the eggplant parmigiana with caesar salad and hubby ordered the manicotti/cannelloni combo with garden salad. Tasty right ?? ....until you spot something little and out of the ordinary hanging out in your salad. Yes, the ladybug.

Now, this particular little bug had since passed from it's life of flitting about in the fields so there were no creepy crawlies but still, a bug in my salad. I understand about lettuce and bugs. There's a lot of bugs out there where it grows and sometimes it's hard to get everything off. I do understand, really. The owner came out, apologized and said we do try and we wash our lettuce daily, but sorry. We laughed, I said it did all a little color to my …