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.
“Dance as if no one is watching, sing as if no one is listening, and live every day as if it were your last” ~ an Irish toast
It’s official, strawberry season is in full effect! It seems like every farmer’s market stand and grocery store has a huge display of fresh strawberries as soon as you walk through the door. Perfectly plump and bursting with flavor, now is the time to be stocking up and enjoying the sweet tastes of this summer fruit.
Refreshing Coronarita For a Thirsty GirlAfter a rough boat ride on a hot day for a weekend getaway we landed on the beautiful island of Catalina. Hauling luggage through town only made us extremely thirsty....more
Right before we moved out of state, a good friend invited us over for an amazing Spanish-inspired dinner. He loves to cook and outdid himself this night serving tapas with chorizo, Serrano ham, Manchego cheese, olives and a huge pot of Paella.I happened to mention to him that I wasn't a fan of Sangria and he was shocked! He said he had the best Sangria recipe and he would make a batch just for me.A couple days later he dropped by our house with a large bottle of his special home brew and insisted I try it....more
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 chocolate 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