Virtual Holiday Potluck {Recipe: Godiva Mudslide Minitini}

Godiva Mudslide Martini Recipe dineanddish.net

Pin It So…I kind of made a cocktail for a BRUNCH party! It was an innocent mistake, honestly. When I signed up to participate in the Virtual Holiday Potluck with some blogger friends, I failed to notice the word “BRUNCH” in the title. I just was thinking holiday… friends… chocolate… cocktails. Fun! I’m going to…

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A Touch of Fall {Apple Cider Recipe Roundup}

Cider Cosmo Vingette

Our air conditioner is turned off for the season, our windows are wide open, light quilts and long pajama pants are pulled out from the back of our closets, Saturday’s are devoted to college football games… and my allergies are driving me crazy. This can only mean one thing, my friends. Fall is officially here!…

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It Began With a Lime {Recipe: Habanero Margarita}

Lime Wedge

It all began with a lime… Well, a lime I was cutting up for a dinner recipe and a very long day full of one thing after another with my kids. My patience was shot and I welcomed the retreat into my kitchen to cook dinner. As I was squeezing the wedges, the sweet citrus…

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Summertime Memories {Recipe: Old Fashioned Chocolate Egg Cream Float}

Old Fashioned Egg Cream Float

Summertime as a little kid was the best. My mom had an in-home daycare, so every day I had friends my age to play with. There were no video games, only 3 channels on TV – none which were interesting to a kid my age, huge shade trees in our backyard and lots of fun!…

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The Happiness Report #9 – Cozi, Cocktails & Instagram

John Daly Cocktail

Happy Summertime, everyone! You know the warmer weather makes me especially happy after the harsh winter we’ve had. I thought I’d share a little dose of what’s been making me happy lately. Every summer, I choose a cocktail that is going to be my summer drink. I’m not a big drinker, but in the summer…

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Almost Like Butterbeer from Harry Potter

Harry Potter Butterbeer

I think I am one of the few people in the universe who has not read the Harry Potter series. Although I love to read, I have commitment issues when it comes to reading books, and a whole series is just more than my ADD attention span can handle. My husband and son are big…

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5 Things I Love About My Mom {Recipe: Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer}

strawberry spritzer

I consider myself very lucky to have a mom who I can also call my best friend. I love many things about my mom, but I’ve managed to sum up a few of my favorite things about her that make me smile. It’s the thought that counts. My mom isn’t a big card sender and…

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Being Irish {Recipe: St. Patrick’s Day Grasshopper Cocktails}

I’m not Irish, however I married a full-blown Irish man, so that makes me what they call “Irish by Marriage”. What I have found out, through my 11 years of marriage to an Irish man, is that once you are “in” with the Irish, your entire life starts to become very Irish. Green suddenly becomes…

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