School is starting and I’m ready to take back my morning routine, with the help of Starbucks! Leah starts school tomorrow and as much as I’m not ready for school to start, there is a part of me ready to take back my mornings. You know, “happy hour“? The time I wrote about way back […]
Category Archives: Beverages
Every summer I set out to determine what my “signature summer sipper” is going to be. I don’t drink cocktails a lot, but when I do and it’s summer, I want something cool, light and refreshing. One unfortunate summer my summer drink was Jeremiah Weed Sweet Tea and Lemonade. Have you ever had that? So good, […]
Lemonade with grilled lemons and watermelon and peach chutney with whiskey and onions recipes brought to you by McCormick Grill Mates. This past weekend, my husband and I hosted one of our favorite annual events of the year… our dear friend and independent recording artist, Shannon Curtis, played a house concert in our “bubble”. […]
Moo Moo Shakes… sounds like some kind of new dance move, doesn’t? Bye bye Harlem Shuffle… let’s all do the Moo Moo Shake! The Moo Moo Shake isn’t the next dance craze. It is, however, a delicious fruity tasting milkshake creation which is a favorite of Lynda Foster, a dairy farm owner/operator my kids and I […]
This is part of a series of posts on National Dairy Month written in partnership with Got Milk and The Breakfast Project. So, I may be letting this whole “assign the kids to make breakfast” thing go to my head some. I mean, it is really nice to have the tables turned for once. Instead of […]
The giveaway is now closed. Congrats to winner, Laurie Williams. Thanks to all who entered! The events of last week put a bit of a hold on my current favorite cookbook showcase, but I’m back this week with a few more favorites to share! Today, I’m featuring my good friend, Lori’s, new cookbook, The Recipe […]
I always feel a bit self conscious drinking Strawberry Daiquiris. Do you? I don’t really know why I feel that way, but I do. Perhaps it’s because my very first ever alcoholic drink was a Strawberry Daiquiri. I’ve always felt like it was the “safe” “foo-foo” drink… and at my old age I thought if […]
Leave it to me to turn something good for you into something not as good for you. Did you know Green Mountain Coffee has a line of wellness K-Cup packs? It’s true!
The giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Lisa W., the winner. Thanks to all who entered! The clock is ticking and my kids are counting down the hours until Santa hopefully shows up at our house. Christmas music is blaring and goodies are being baked. It is finally, beginning to look a lot like Christmas! […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? Calendars are packed, to-do lists are long, and stress levels are high! I’m bound and determined to keep this holiday season as happy as possible, so I asked some Twitter friends to share their tips and rituals for escaping the stress of the holiday season.