Hot Spiced Cranberry Sangria

Best Holiday Drink

 Best Holiday DrinkDECEMBER 14, 2015 by MARY ALVAREZ filed under: DECORATING AND INSPIRATIONS, DINING,...more

Strawberry Lemonade

Strawberry & Banana Smoothie

Very delicious, nutritious, refreshing, low calorie and low fat smoothie. Great combination of strawberries and banana, such an amazing summer flavour. Super easy to make and let’s get healthier!...more

The Secret to AWESOME Iced Coffee

I've been told that I make some great coffee. Which is funny since I loathed the stuff until I was pregnant with Little Man. That's right..I CRAVED coffee hard core during my pregnancies with both boys. So much so, I tried to trick my body with chocolate milk since I couldn't have a ton of coffee.Spoiler alert: chocolate milk does not equal coffee. EVER.And now I HAVE to have my coffee. Like I try not to talk too much in the mornings to anyone until I've had a sip or two because I'm cranky and love sleep and need coffee to help me function in the mornings....more

Summer Cocktails You Need to Try

One of my favorite things to do in the summer is sit out on a bar or restaurant patio and have a summer cocktail. But it can also be fun to make them yourself. If you’re having a BBQ or get together, it can be super fun to whip these up with your friends. It’s a great way to take advantage of the nice weather, and those fruity drinks always seem to taste better outside on a gorgeous day. Today I’m sharing a round-up of summer cocktails you need to try!...more

The Truth About Margaritas

Margaritas. Delicious, perfect, amazing margaritas. Whenever I think of Margaritas I instantly think of Bob Marley and whenever I think of Bob Marley I think of "Three Little Birds" and start singing and you can never have a bad day when you're singing, "DON'T WORRY! ABOUT A THING! 'CAUSE EVERY LITTLE THING...IS GONNA BE ALRIGHT!"...more

White Peach Sangria

Summer is around the corner and I relish in my favorite warm weather cocktail - S A N G R I A! White, red, doesn't matter. I enjoy experimenting with different flavored wines and fruit combos. Sharing my recipe for White Peach Sangria. There is not a standard wine for Sangria. However, for a white Sangria, pick a zesty, aromatic wine. I used this Riesling for this particular recipe......more

10 Reasons We Love Happy Hour (at Benihana's!)

We love happy hour. We love happy hour at most restaurants. We love happy hour at Benihana!...more

A Week in Napa - Part 3