I do not know about you, but this quarantine has brought out the drinking bug in me! 🙂 And when the drinking bug hits, Josh Madrid is a good person to know! 😉 Josh and I met while working together as Art Literacy Coordinators at Bonny Slope Elementary School. We had the best time playing… Continue reading Quarantine Cocktails
Wreath Making Party
Oh what an afternoon! Another FIRST in the books!!! I hosted a wreath making party inspired by my dear friend Tania @thebendflowercompany who hosted one in her new space in Bend, OR last year and said it was a total blast! We laughed, we learned and we all left with the most beautiful wreaths to… Continue reading Wreath Making Party
Summer Sippin’: Honey Peach Ice Tea
Since the beginning of summer, our family has been go-go-going nonstop with a house-boating trip to Lake Powell, Disney Cruise to the Bahamas followed by the Disney parks in Orlando, home for a blink to watch the season finale of Big Little Lies (Oh PLEASE tell me there will be another season!!! I love all… Continue reading Summer Sippin’: Honey Peach Ice Tea
Having a slew of relatives over? Or maybe a Friends-Easter? (Doesn't quite have the same ring as Friends-giving, does it?! 🙂 ) We are having both! My in-laws, brother-in-law & his girlfriend and cousin Teresa are coming over for Easter. Then, our family dinner group who all have kids our kids age, are also coming… Continue reading Easter Sippin’
Thailand Inspired Cocktail
Do you belong to a book club? That amazing Oprah inspired us all to start one back in 1996!!! I joined one many years ago just to give me an excuse to read a book a month. With all other life distractions and responsibilities, my reading gets postponed till vacation or summer breaks. Now, that… Continue reading Thailand Inspired Cocktail
Sundown Sipper, another yummy cocktail.
Hey hey hey!!!! Everyone gearing up for Valentine's day?! Oh you know you've been shopping for the perfect pink outfit, sampling chocolates to decide which to serve and sipping on some tasty bubbly all month month long! 🙂 I have done NOTHING! Ok, maybe I bought some cards for my kids and hubby but that… Continue reading Sundown Sipper, another yummy cocktail.
Ginger Fizz Cocktail
Hey y'all! Anyone feeling festive?!!! Well a signature cocktail is JUST THE THING to put you in a festive mood! 😉 I've been serving up a few new beverages this season and this one one is one of my favorites for a large group or if you are just serving 2. 🙂 Plus, it was… Continue reading Ginger Fizz Cocktail
It’s Cranberry Jammy Cocktail Time!
It's Saturday night, before Thanksgiving and we are home. The day was filled with shopping at the Plunky Maidens Christmas Marketplace, lots of odds and ends errand running and de-cluttering of the house. As the craziness subsides, I decided to shake up a cocktail for my husband and I before dinner. This week, I had… Continue reading It’s Cranberry Jammy Cocktail Time!
It’s how I Cinco De Mayo :)
Any other Irish girl LOOOOVE Cinco De Mayo like me?!!! Maybe it's the street tacos I dream of! Or the live music of a fabulous mariachi band playing! Or even the fresh, "made-at-your-table" guacamole that you dip your freshly salted chips into. Aaaahhh! How can you go wrong with live music, fresh appetizers and a… Continue reading It’s how I Cinco De Mayo 🙂
TGIF: Green Cucumber
Well it's almost St. Patties Day!!!! Time to pull out all the green in your closet!!!! I love green but I don't tend to purchase things that are green. In grade school if I (heaven forbid) forgot to wear green on March 17th, I could always use the excuse that I have GREEN EYES (so… Continue reading TGIF: Green Cucumber