It's that time of year again. You are running around like a chicken with it's head cut off, trying to balance work, life, and the holidays. Time is running out, your patience is wearing thin, you haven't taken anything out of the freezer, and all you have is some canned stuff, a potato, a couple… Continue reading The Best (and easiest) Chicken Soup
As many of you know, I recently held a raffle to celebrate 1000 twitter followers. The blogosphere is a diverse place, and in order to truly make your blog everything you want it to be, you need the support of your fellow blogger. I am blown away by the amount of support and by all… Continue reading Blogger Spotlight: Gina Rae Mitchell
Since I was a kid growing up in the Midwest, squash has been a staple food in my family. My absolute favorite winter squash is the Acorn Squash. There are so many things you can do with it. You can roast it, and serve it mashed with butter, or you can slice and bake it… Continue reading Roasted Acorn Squash with Rice
So far in this blog when I talk cocktails it's usually something I have created myself. I love that I can share these concoctions with you and receive your feedback! Nothing makes me feel better than when I invent something that puts a smile on someone's face. I do realize though, that we all have… Continue reading Basic Cocktails 101
The United States got hit with a cold snap over the weekend and we have been seeing our first big snowfalls and coldest temperatures of the year in some parts of the country. Winter is finally here and 'tis the season to cuddle up indoors and stay cozy! Being a Minnesota native, I am somewhat… Continue reading Baby, It’s Cold Outside!
I'm sure we all have them. Foods that just instantly put us in our happy place. For some people, it's sweets, for some, a certain recipe that only Grandma or Ma could make the right way. Foods, like smells, have a way of instantly transporting us into a memory. Certain foods cause our systems to… Continue reading The Food Train to Happy Town