Think Before You Drink That Protein Drink

Ok, so I've been going to early morning spin which means I come scooting into the house just in time to get Lil Man ready for pre-school and Hubby out the door for work. Sometimes I get a shower; sometimes I don't. And breakfast, well that has to be something super quick and on-the-go.Lately I've been getting a protein shake from the gym. I love them. I do. I have them make it with chocolate instead of vanilla. I mean they taste so good. But then I started thinking. You know, maybe they taste a little too good?...more

12 Hot Cocoa Recipes for National Hot Chocolate Day!

Saturday, December 13 is National Hot Chocolate Day—Get the whipped cream ready! -PJ Gach ...more

Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter – Ballast Point Brewing Company

 Truly one of my FAVORITE beers any time of year. But especially delicious over this holiday season.Rich coffee and vanilla flavors. Silky, creamy mouth feel. Phenomenal lingering flavor.The flavor is a nice well-balanced roasted coffee, toffee, vanilla delciousnessPour- a beautiful dark brown/black color with a lovely creamy milk chocolate headBody – like drinking a hot fudge sundae in the best way....more

Holiday Gift Guide for Your Host or Hostess

Wednesday, December 10, 2014Hostess Gift Guide During this holiday season whether you are staying for the weekend,  dinner or a cocktail party, it is always important to remember ...more

Holiday Punch by The Gourmet Mom

Holiday Punch by The Gourmet Mom:

Prickly Pear Margarita

Prickly Pear Syrupmakes 1 Cup of syrup2 very ripe Prickly pears1/2 cup of sugar1/2 cup of waterPrickly Pear MargaritaMakes 1 Margarita...more

Amaretto Almond Delight Cake


Peppermint Cacao Cocktail Recipe

Don't ya'll love to find a new cocktail to share with your girlfriends? This peppermint cacao cocktail is one to bookmark. It's sweet and bubbly, and deliciously flavored with peppermint and chocolate.~ Making Spirits Bright ~Ingredients:...more

Does milk still do your body good?

I grew up watching those milk commercials where a scrawny tween drank milk to capture the attention of an older, hotter teenager. And to this day, I drink milk. I don't drink the supposedly recommended three cups a day, but I do generally have a cup a day. From a young age, I bought into the whole marketing campaign: Yes, I want strong bones and teeth and I understand that milk provides me with the bulk of my daily calcium needs. ...more