Not As Planned {Recipe: Homemade Creamy Limoncello}

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For us, Easter Sunday did not go as planned. Eager to start the morning off on the right foot, the family woke up early and headed up to church for 7:30am Mass. Ready to participate in and enjoy the early morning Easter service, we settled into our pew and began the day. Half way through…

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Happy Hour {Recipe: Whipped Root Beer Float Cocktails}

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Fresh out of school and at my first job, happy hour was a regular occurrence. My colleagues and I would leave the stressful day at the office behind and head to the local posh restaurant or bar to unwind and put on our social hats. If we were lucky, our boss and owner of the…

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Project 365 2012 – Week 13 {Recipe: Creme Cake Martini}

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Happy April, friends! We had gorgeous weather in Kansas City this past week, which meant lots of time outside and lots of shutter button clicking. In addition to pictures from our week, I also have martini recipe you will want to try out this spring. Make sure to scroll all the way to the bottom…

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Virtual Holiday Potluck {Recipe: Godiva Mudslide Minitini}

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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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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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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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Virtual Picnic For the Planet {Recipe: White Peach Sangria}

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  When was the last time you have been on a picnic? Not just grabbing a bucket of food at the closest fast food restaurant then heading to the park, but a real picnic… where you pack a basket, lay out a blanket under the trees, and eat a nice, slow meal together enjoying both…

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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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