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Spooky Halloween Cocktails: Make Your Friends Jealous

Dan and I created these spooky Halloween cocktails to serve to your friends for your next Halloween gathering whether virtual or in person. I recently decided to add a Halloween Charcuterie board as a party idea to serve with your spooky Halloween cocktails. I also added a creepy jello brain and some cookies for a […]

Which is the Best Ceviche Recipe, Peruvian or Mexican?

To find the best ceviche recipe we tried several variations. We will be preparing it using recipes from two different countries and comparing them while learning about the cultures at the same time. What is Ceviche? Ceviche is a traditional way of curing fish chemically with fresh citrus juices instead of using heat. Serve it […]

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

Country roads lead to Bunker Hill Vineyard & Winery in central Florida. At the end of the road you will see rows of muscadine grapes growing on their vines. Behind them a two story country home radiates friendliness as a wooden swing hangs from a nearby tree. A stream gently meanders along in the distance. […]

Blueberry Wine: Boost Your Immune System with these Sensational Libations

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 central Florida or are planning a stay in a nearby timeshare rental, these […]

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

I originally wrote this last year before vaccines were available, and my husband and I did not want to go out to eat. With the latest strain of this virus, my husband and I don’t feel comfortable eating in public once again. Therefore, I decided to add some recipes to this post in addition to […]

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

In Vineyards Near Me, a follow up post to Best Winery Tastings Around the World, we continue to explore some of the best places to taste wines and tour vineyards world wide. Vineyards Near Me in India Contributed by Nilima from The Traveling CA The city of Nashik, around 4 hours drive from Mumbai is […]

Winery Tastings: Sneak away to the best around the world

My husband and I love doing winery tastings. We have mostly sampled Florida wines since we live in this region. However, we have been to wineries in upstate New York, South Shore Long Island, and Arizona. We even toured South African wineries virtually via zoom. Winery Tastings in Montepulciano: Contucci Maria and Jurgen from Places […]

Red White and Blue Drinks: How to Make These Patriotic Drinks

I wanted to create some red white and blue drinks in time for the 4th of July holiday. That is to say, after much research and experimentation these are what I came up with. I hope you enjoy these red white and blue drinks as well as leave me a comment as to which is […]

Speakeasys, Pubs, and Bars: Find More of the World’s Best

In this follow up to Best Pubs and Bars of the World we continue to explore additional hidden speakeasys, converted pubs, and happening bars. The authors have included additional links for more information on these speakeasys and pubs. Speakeasys and Pubs in Dubai: Barasti By Sharon Cassidy from My Free Range Family There is no […]