The House Wine of the South

Often referred to as the “House Wine of the South”, sweet iced tea is a staple in most refrigerators year round, but especially in the summer months when steamy and sticky are two words frequently used to describe the weather....more

Citrus Spritzer

This summer satisfy your thirsty guests with a big pitcher of Citrus Spritzer and I bet they will keep on asking you for recipe. This drink is so refreshing as it has juices of all citrus fruits and so easy to prepare, just mixing and stirring that’s it and drink is ready.

Summer Staple: DIY Passion Tea Lemonade

Even though I will drink a good iced drink anytime of the year, Starbuck's Tazo Passion Tea Lemonade, or PTL if you speak #whitegirlproblems, is reserved for the sunshine months. I had my first official cup of the season a few weeks ago for my free birthday drink. It was just as good as I had remembered it being last year and the whole thing refreshed my love of iced tea. ...more
Huh. Crystal Light singles. I never would have thought of that. Neat idea!more

Sex in a Glass, Dulce de Leche Iced Espresso

Ingredients:Espresso mixture:3 tablespoons instant espresso3 cups boiling water1 cup melted (room temperature)  Haagen Daaz dulce de leche ice cream Caramel-Cream mixture:1 cup sugar14/ cup water1 cup cream Assembling:Dulce de Leche ice cream (or vanilla)1 cup cream whipped with 1 tablespoon sugarChocolate shavings or caramel syrupDirections:...more

Sun Fun with Rum

Happiness is being asked to take on a 'Fun in the Sun' project! Plus I have a 'Spiked Ice Tea' drink to share and I'll tell you all about it here ... Yo Ho Ho!!...more

What's Your Signature Drink? Refresh Your Outlook with Cool Thirst-Quenchers

We cooks - you and I - talk a lot about what's for dinner, the meat and potatoes of our daily meals. Well, let us not forget how ultra-important a good beverage can be in creating the ideal food experience. Water may be all we need to survive, but there's nothing like a creative drink recipe to make us come alive!...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