Two for the road

Went to the dermatologist yesterday and had a biopsy done for possible skin cancer. Went to the oral surgeon this morning and had a clean bill of health on the potential of an oral cancer spot, but also had a root extraction to boot. I can only drink cold for 48 hours… Hello…weekend! ...more

Homemade Ginger Ale

My number two college son started making his own ginger ale syrup years ago. It’s fabulous and so refreshing during the summer months. It’s easy to make. I think you’ll love it....more
What a great recipe! I buy ginger ale once in awhile for a cocktail mixer, but my kids drink it ...more

Summer Refreshers: Cool for You & the Planet

As some of us enter the "dog days of summer," we'll be reaching more often for a cold beverage.  But what if our cool drink of choice is actually contributing to global warming?  How many of us stop to consider the energy emissions created by extracting, bottling, and shipping all of our refreshing sodas, teas and waters? And what about the plastic bottle waste generated after that beverage is consumed?  According to the Container Recycling Institute, only 23.5% of plastic beverage containers in the U.S. are actually recycled each year.  But if we give up bottled beverages, what can we drink instead? ...more

we buy bottled water because out tap water is kinda not safe for drinking but we use a reusable ...more