Valentine Drink: The Sparkling Valentini

Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day. VALENTINE DRINKS Valentine’s Day a big deal to some. Not a big deal to others. And others blame commercialism, grumble, and ignore the day altogether. I approach Valentine’s Day with a healthy dose of, “OOOOH HEARTS!” and “CRAP. I GOTTA THINK OF SOMETHING.” I like the idea of it… […]

Valentine Drink feat. Whiskey: Whiskey Me Away

Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day. VALENTINE DRINKS Hello Valentine. HELLO, WHISKEY. When you bring together whiskey and San Pellegrino’s Blood orange beverage (and a cherry) on Valentine’s Day you get a… Whiskey Me Away! I am so clever with naming things. CLEVER. An aside: You can use maraschino, but I recommend Luxardo cherries – DO […]

Don’t Plan Your Super Bowl Party Until You’ve Seen These 15 Game Day Foods

I don’t mean to be the boss of you, but… Don’t plan your Super Bowl Party until you’ve seen these 15 Game Day Foods Actually, ALL of these ideas are perfect for ANY football party.  Whether you are are wanting to bring your A game to another party or impress others with your own party-planning skillz, […]

The Monday Minute: National Croissant Day

Happy Monday, friends! Not only is it Monday, but it it National Croissant Day! So all you croissant lovers out there (is there anyone out there who doesn’t?), today YOUR day! Let me break-down the other days we have to look forward to this week.. – Tuesday (the 31st): National Backwards Day – Wednesday (February […]

Who is YOUR Holiday Hero?

Let’s chat heroes for a moment… Who is YOUR Holiday Hero? Do heroes have to wear capes or unitards with clever insignias? I DON’T THINK THEY DO. *This post is sponsored by Keurig Green Mountain┬«. All opinion and talk of heroes are my own. Do they need to have the strength to lift tanker trucks […]

The Metaxa Sidecar Feat. Tropicana Tangerine Lemonade!

There’s this tapas bar in town that my husband and I love to go to. Actually, ALL our friends love to go there. The food is exceptional, as are the drinks. It is at this tapas bar a friend introduced me to beauty of a Sidecar. (hashtag somewhere in here) A METAXA Sidecar, to be specific. […]

Ten Election Day Libations and an Election Day Drinking Game!

A friend of mine messaged me and was all,  “Darling. Can you do some boozy research on the best drinks to make while watching election results? Something patriotic? Something red, blue, or mixed up into purple and infused with positivity? I feel like we need more kindness as a nation and there’s an opportunity to […]

The Easiest Dessert in the World: Dump Cake

Outside of buying a frozen pie that is already made… or maybe buying a roll of cookie dough that needs slicing… DUMP CAKE is probably the easiest dessert in the world… that requires BAKING. I owe all credit for this amazing recipe to my mom. I have no idea where she got it. I am not […]

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Nachos

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Nachos, y’all! Tailgate season is in FULL SWING: friends and football and food! **The National Pork Board and Kroger are sponsors of this post. All opinions are my own. I am going to share with you how to make Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Nachos because the world needs more pulled pork nachos in it’s life. […]

Three Cheese Ranch Buffalo Chicken Dip

I. Love. Buffalo. Chicken. In any way I can get it… Straight-up, old fashioned wings dipped in Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing… on a buffalo chicken pizza… Orrrrr…. AS A DIP. BUFFALO CHICKEN is my love language. *This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Hidden Valley Ranch. The opinions and text are […]