Beverages, Holiday favorites



Warm up this holiday season with Glühwein, a festive spiced mulled wine. German Glühwein is a spiced mulled wine enjoyed during the holidays. Mulled wine is a tradition in many Northern countries where the days are short and the nights cold. There are many variations of this warm holiday drink. […]

Two martini glasses with sugared rims featuring the side car cocktail. A pink rose is nestled in-between the glasses.
Beverages, Foodie book club

Classic sidecar cocktail


The sidecar is a classic cocktail that doesn’t go out of style. It is a citrusy cocktail with a lovely balance between sweet and sour flavors. It consists of Cointreau, Cognac, and lemon. This recipe is inspired by the book Sold on a Monday, by Kristina McMorris. It is July’s read […]

Two lusciously pink martinis. A shaker and bottle of limoncello are in the background.
Beverages, Foodie book club

Pink penguin martini


Inspired by: Where’d You Go Bernadette? The pink penguin martini is a refreshingly sweet and tangy pink lemonade martini perfect for a Friday night chill out. This drink is inspired by the book Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple. And it is the first installment of my online Foodie […]

A glass of apple grape smoothie with a lime slice.
Beverages, Kid's favorites

Apple grape super green smoothie


Ready for something tasty and healthy? Start your day off right with this antioxidant and vitamin-rich apple grape super green smoothie. It makes a great after school snack too. This super smoothie is high in vitamins A, B, C as well as many minerals. This apple grape super green smoothie tastes […]


Strawberry lemonade


Nothing beats a tall cool strawberry lemonade on a hot summer day! Quench your thirst with this sweet and tart strawberry lemonade. It won’t last long! Homemade strawberry lemonade tastes much better than anything store bought. And you can adjust the sugar levels to your taste. Making homemade strawberry lemonade […]

Beverages, Desserts

Lemon granita


A lemon granita is like a tall, cold, slushy lemonade drink. They are incredibly refreshing and easy to make. When it’s a hot summer day having a nice cold drink (and treat) helps beat the heat. I love lemons, so when I was first introduced to the lemon granita while […]