Posts in category "drinks"

Twitter parties and why you should join in on the fun

This afternoon I attended a Twitter party. I wore my finest clothing and drank something fancy and by that I mean, I wore jeans and a t-shirt and drank a cup of coffee. I didn’t have to travel far, unless you consider coming downstairs to my laptop after putting Franky down for a nap. By... Read more »

How to make a sidecar that would make Don Draper proud

How to make a sidecar that would make Don Draper proud
Yesterday, we were busy all day making paczki. One of the ingredients was a tablespoon of brandy. That left me with nearly a full bottle of brandy just sitting on my kitchen counter. I had no idea what to do with it, but I sure wasn’t going to let it go to waste. I did... Read more »

Get your vitamin C with pine needle tea

Get your vitamin C with pine needle tea
Our Christmas Tree is a sad sight to be seen. We always put it up right after Thanksgiving and by New Year’s Day, no matter how many times I water it, it gets insanely dry. Just looking at it the wrong way will make 50 needles fall. I would have taken it down earlier, but... Read more »
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Making a champagne cocktail and other ideas for a bottle of bubbly

Making a champagne cocktail and other ideas for a bottle of bubbly
It’s that time after Christmas and before New Year’s Eve where you might find yourself with some bottles of bubbly. Sure, you could tip back a glass of the good stuff, or you can get creative and concoct a champagne cocktail. I realize some people consider the only true champagne to be from the Champagne... Read more »

How to solve your problems with this perfect hot toddy recipe

How to solve your problems with this perfect hot toddy recipe
Do you want to stop coughing? Are you feeling like a Grinch and want to get into the holiday spirit? Well then, it’s time for a hot toddy! Good thing I have some whiskey left over from my mint julep experiment because that’s just the stuff I need. I’ve come down with this cough that... Read more »

Favorite holiday drink recipes

Favorite holiday drink recipes
Luckily, we’re not a house that gets sick very often. However, we had a certain seven year old get taken down by a virus. The girl has never missed school for being sick and today, well, today she didn’t either because she doesn’t have school all week. As we sat in the doctor’s office this... Read more »
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