Delicious Golden Goodness for Guests

With so many different kinds of drinks out there, do you wish you had a delicious, yet  easy go-to drink recipe for when friends stop by? Well, here's one that just about anyone will love.  It has only 5 ingredients to have on hand.  Then mix together and serve in a pretty glass, with a cinnamon stick, orange peel or wedge to garnish....more

Kirkland Cabernet Sauvignon: Costco Wine?

Yup, you read the title correctly, Kirkland Signature Cabernet Sauvignon, this weeks wine pick is a Costco private label product. I am sure you were aware of the fact that Costco produces Kirkland sweat socks, trail mix, and cheeses, but you may have missed their Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay wine offerings. ...more

A Walk in the Park & Real Hot Chocolate

Photo credit: Nancy Anne HarbordWe are in the midst of winter in the UK, but you wouldn’t know it. As of mid-January, we have barely had a frost and I can still wear my summer shoes (one of the up-sides!). I even saw daffodils – the colourful harbinger of spring – coming up yesterday, one just about to bloom its bright yellow flowers. This is not right....more

Boyfriend Latte

Can a boyfriend be as reliable as your coffee--strong, sweet, and hot?...more

Homemade Chai Ka Masala (Tea Spice)

This year for the first time I made Tea Masala at home luckily I had all the ingredients required in hand....more

Wineducation: Vinturi Wine Aerator

I have been an aerator from way back. I received the Vinturi Wine Aerator as a Christmas gift many years ago, and was hooked on the screeching addition to my wine pour ever since. I also tout the benefits of the Vinturi Wine Aerator to my fellow wine lovers because I truly believe it smooths out the rougher aspects of the flavor of wines (especially the budget-friendly fare that I talk about here)....more

Clean Green Detox Smoothie

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Is Coffee Good or Bad?

Almost every bit of health "news" that comes out is contradicted the very next day by some other study. One day coffee is good, one day it's bad - and the same goes for almost every single thing that has ever existed....more

Green Fin Merlot: Worth the Green?

I think I enjoy the process of looking for wines almost as much as I do drinking them (I said almost, I am not a crazy person). Well, except for when the pesky wine clerk keeps asking me if I need help, which I never do, I simply enjoy the label art, reading the descriptions, and hopefully uncovering a new bottle that will blow my Uggs off. ...more

Wineducation: Screw Cap Wines

A twist off cork does not a bad wine make,  this is a stance that I have taken for some time....more