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 dark 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.
There are tons of moms out there who rely on wine to help them with the daily grind that is motherhood. I am not one of these moms simply because I have a ridiculously low tolerance. A simple glass of wine with dinner has the potential to make for a very embarrassing night for anyone who happens to be with me. I’m not sure how I became such a lightweight, but it is what it is. ...more
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