How to Make a Perfect Cup of Iced Coffee

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. ...more
Odetomrskatzcohn my parents always have Chock full 'O Nuts at home so I grew up around it.  It ...more

The Best Fruit Smoothie Ever?

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. ...more
Laurend1985 Thanks and I actually have started using Almond milk for my smoothies and I love it. ...more

Wino! DIY Coaster Made From Wine Corks

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. ...more

4 Indulgent, Sexy and Oh, So Tasty Halloween Cocktails

Need cocktail inspiration for Halloween? Try any (or all) of these drinks. -PJ Gach...more

Pumpkin Apple Bourbon Sangria

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

Top 10 Halloween Candy Drinks: Pairing Your Stash With Snazz

credit  Halloween Cometh ...more

Wine Tasting in Dry Creek Valley

Because as a woman in her thirties life is too short to drink bad wine, this past weekend the newly formed, “Society of the Traveling Boots,” headed off to wine country....more

"One Cup" Mini Hot Chocolate Mixes

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

Superfood Smoothie

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

Going Green with juice

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

Just Pictures- How we Tea

Just Pictures: How we Tea...more

5 Cocktails for your next Netflix binge

There are few greater joys on this earth than a good pair of yoga pants, a warm cup of tea, and an afternoon to do absolutely nothing but watch Netflix....more