Berry Watermelon Cocktail

Happy Monday, hope everyone had a wonderful weekend! If you're already dreaming of the holiday weekend, this drink will be perfect for you :) I made a berry watermelon cocktail Friday and we sipped on these all weekend long! They are so light and refreshing and the perfect drink for any 4th of July celebration. These can also be made without alcohol for a light refreshing drink by the pool....more

Cocktails From the Garden: Strawberry-Tini

“Dance as if no one is watching, sing as if no one is listening, and live every day as if it were your last” ~ an Irish toast It’s official, strawberry season is in full effect!  It seems like every farmer’s market stand and grocery store has a huge display of fresh strawberries as soon as you walk through the door.  Perfectly plump and bursting with flavor, now is the time to be stocking up and enjoying the sweet tastes of this summer fruit. ...more
Looks lovely.  can't wait to try them out soon.more

Juicing with a Vitamix and a nut milk bag

 Do you ever buy pure fruit or vegetable juices? Juicing is great for me, personally, because it helps me get more vegetable vitamins than I get from diet alone, while reducing the bulky fiber that can be difficult for my body to process with my history of digestive issues. I don't own a juicer, but I DO own a Vitamix....more

White Sangria - Blissfull Summer Wine Recipe

When I first purchased my home, I invited everyone over for the typical 'housewarming' party. Mostly I wanted to show off my new digs, but gifts are always good too. A family friend brought a pitcher - it was a typical pitcher, clear plastic, nothing fancy - but what was in it was gold. She had put together a white sangria and it was divine....more

Popsicle Drinks

Making drinks from Popsicles is a such a fun twist on these frozen treat.  They're so simple even your kids can do it! ...more

Rhubarb, Rose & Lemon Cocktail

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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