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Best Gifts for Mixologists: Unique Home Bar Gifts

The clink of ice in a glass, the swish of booze in a cocktail shaker, do you know someone who loves those sounds? Maybe they like to sample new drinks when they go out, and then try to recreate them at home. Maybe you know someone who has wondered, “how can I become a mixologist?” […]

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Autumn Cocktails: How to Amaze Your Friends

Remember the scent of cinnamon wafting in the air. Taste that apple so juicy it drips down your chin with that first bite. Remember that creaminess of pumpkin pie in your mouth. These are some of our favorite parts of fall. Are you planning a fall gathering? Whether it’s Thanksgiving, a Halloween party, or an […]

Spooky Halloween Cocktails: Make Your Friends Jealous

Are you hosting a Halloween Party or just looking for some spooky Halloween cocktails and snacks to freak out your friends? These ideas will set a creepy mood and keep them talking about your event for ages. Dan and I created these spooky Halloween cocktails to serve to your friends for your next Halloween gathering […]

Which is the Best Ceviche Recipe, Peruvian or Mexican?

Are you curious about ceviche? I was. I thought the whole thing was weird. But I tried it, and I liked it. But that led me to wondering which is the best ceviche recipe? If you are wondering the same thing, this is where you will find out. We did the hard work for you. […]

Muscadine Grapes and Other Fruits Explode on Your Taste Buds with These Amazing Wines

Do you like wine? If you want to visit all the cliche wineries in Napa or the Loire Valley go ahead and face the crowds. However, if you want a more personal, off the beaten path experience, come to Florida. There are numerous small wineries dotted all over the state which use muscadine grapes or […]

Blueberry Wine: Boost Your Immune System with these Sensational Libations

Tired of theme parks? Looking for a more sophisticated trip for grown ups? Central Florida has more to offer than theme parks. On a recent trip to central Florida, my husband and I decided to check out some local wineries. To our surprise we found several wineries specializing in blueberry wine. Whether you live in […]

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Fish Tacos and Margaritas: how to create your favorite restaurant at home

Have a craving for fish tacos? No need to leave home or pay high delivery fees. Learn how to make mouth watering fish tacos, and, of course margaritas to go with them. If your mouth is watering right now, keep reading and I will teach you how. I originally wrote this last year before vaccines […]

Lemonade with Vodka: How to Make Tropical Drinks at Home

Tropical drinks traditionally conjure images of islands, beaches, tiki bars, and endless hours in the sun. But when you are stuck at home you can still bring a bit of the islands to you. Therefore we created this list of summer cocktails including several types of lemonade with vodka that guarantee to make you feel […]

Vineyards Near Me: Find the Best Around the World

The pop of the cork, the sound as it hits the glass, the fragrant bouquet, the taste on the tongue, do these make you want to open a bottle of wine or head to a wine tasting right now? Maybe you are wondering, “where can I find vineyards near me?” I will let you in […]

Winery Tastings: Sneak away to the best around the world

Bold reds, sparkling whites, a nice port as an aperatif in winter. Do these phrases make you wish your work day was over? You are not alone. My husband and I look forward to a rich glass of Pinot Noir after work. Sitting on our front patio, chatting with people out walking their dogs, inviting […]