There is nothing like a cup of really good iced coffee on a warm summer day. You know you are in for a treat when the barista hands you a cup filled with liquid that sparkles like a dark diamond. Taking that first refreshing sip, the flavors slowly blossom, starting with the robust, toasted notes of the coffee beans and ending with a slightly sweet flavor that lingers on your lips. There is no need for sugar or milk; with one sip, you are totally in the moment.
When I started this journey of finding the right combination of foods to make the perfect fruit smoothie, I tried many things and--yes--experienced some really bad smoothies. Yet, I'm so excited that I started this journey because I feel that I'm getting to the "perfect fruit smoothie" stage. Let’s set a basic foundation first.
Having a husband in the wine industry means we have A LOT of corks lying around. No, it's not from all the wine we drink (I promise), but it is pretty cool. I mean, think of all the project possibilities! Today, we attempted our first cork project, and I will say these coasters came out pretty cute! So if you want to give it a try (I am sure you have some corks lying around, right?), here is how we did it.
It’s cocktail time! And since we’re on a pumpkin kick, it seems only right to feature a drink featuring our fall favorite. Why stop there though, lets bump up the fall factor with some apples. Throw in all our favorite fall spices and the much needed booze and you’ve got yourself the perfect cocktail....more
I was determined to get to at least one homemade gift project this season and I am happy to say that I did and this was a lot of fun...and very tasty. I have had 3 mugs of hot cocoa already - I did have to test my recipe ya know!Present a gift of homemade "One Cup" Mini Hot Chocolate Mixes, no Keurig required!...more
I am sure you hear it all the time, “Oh, you must add this into your diet, it is a superfood!” But, what exactly is a superfood? Some people can just name off one after another, but can never explain what makes that particular food a ‘superfood’ and why it is good for you. Well, I am going to share with you a few of my favorite superfoods, that I love to eat on a regular basis and why they are a great choice. ...more
In this post, I would like to take a daring move to attempt a pure green smoothie. In other words, mainly vege only but...<!--more-->I started with a cup of spinach and a cup of milk. After the first blend, I took a sip and wow was it full of green....taste...I mean it tasted as if I was eating pure grass (not that I had tasted it before, or have I) hehehehhe....more
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