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15 St. Patrick’s Day Drinks

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I love a good drink for St. Patrick’s Day.  While I’m not always into the GREEN drinks, sometimes they are can totally delicious.  But let’s not forget that Guinness, Irish cream, and some good Irish whiskey can give any one a wee bit o’ the green on St. Patty’s Day.  After years of bartending, Mike […]

Wedding Planning: The Venue

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Oh wedding planning.  How I love and hate you.  If you’ve never had a wedding (or been closely involved with a wedding) let me impart a tiny word to the wise – this a whole world of craziness you never knew you were getting yourself into.  There are about a million and five questions, and […]

National Food & Drink Holidays

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January – Soup and Oatmeal Month 01 – Bloody Mary Day 02 – Cream Puff Day 03 – Chocolate-Filled Cherry Day 04 – Spaghetti Day 05 – Whipped Cream Day 06 – Shortbread Day 07 – Tempura Day 08 – English Toffee Day 10 – Bittersweet Chocolate Day 11 – Milk Day 15 – Strawberry Ice […]

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30 Minutes or Less | Appetizers | Bacon | Beef | Breads & Spreads | Breakfast & BrunchBrownies & Bars | Burgers & Sandwiches | Cakes | Cheesecake | Chocolate & Candy | CookiesCooking with Booze | Crock Pot | Cupcakes | Dips | Drinks | Frosting & Icing | Frozen TreatsHoliday | Knock Off | Pasta | Pastry | […]

2nd Annual Downtown Mesa Wedding Walk

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On January 19th (the day after we moved, I’m insane), I grabbed my mom and we did my first big wedding thing.  We attend the 2nd annual Downtown Mesa Wedding Walk.  The walk consisted of 8 venues completely set up for reception/ceremony so you could get a feel for the space and dozens of vendors […]

Pumpkin Chai Hot Buttered Rum

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The days are getting shorter and the evenings are getting cooler.  Fall evenings are meant for curling up under a cuddly blanket with a mug of something warm and tasty in your hands. One of my favorite winter time drinks is a nice hot buttered rum.  Butter, brown sugar, a few spices… add a shot […]

31 Halloween Party Ideas

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Party Printables Monster Party Printables from The 36th Avenue Trick-or-Treat Halloween Party Printables from We Do Fun Here Free Halloween Printable from Fancy Designs Halloween Party Time Banner from Mom’s Best A “Frightfully” Delightful Halloween Party Printables from I Dig Pinterest Halloween Chalkboard Printable from I Should Be Mopping the Floor Party Decorations & Place Settings […]

What is a Whole Food?

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So last time I talked about food as being Medicine and this week, I am going to give you more specifics.       What is a whole food?   Whole foods are foods that are in the same form that they are found in nature. They are fresh, unprocessed, simple, and organic. You will see […]

Basil & Garlic Bloody Mary

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  Football season is upon us, folks!  Some of you are fans.  Some of you are crazy fanatical fans.  And some of you all could care less.  But I think we can all say that we are fans of tailgating and football parties and the tasty foods and drinks that those little get-togethers entail.   […]

Monsters University Disco Ball Candied Apples

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I don’t know about you, but we’ve been waiting and waiting to see Monsters University ever since the trailers first came out for it’s theater release.  We haven’t attempted a movie theater trip with the boys yet, and to be honest, it’s way easier to throw on a movie at home.  I spend less buying the […]

The Most Powerful Thing…

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  The most powerful tool you have to transform your health or keep your health is your fork! Use it well and you will thrive. Choose poorly and you will suffer.  This principle starts at a very young age but it can also turn things around mid-stream if you’ve been using your fork in a […]

GYCO: Blackberry Napoleons

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Hi.  How’s your day going?  It’s a new day.  It’s officially July 16th.  I’ve been 30 for 1 week and we’re cooking with blackberries for the Get Your Chef On cooking challenge!!       I kind of have a little love affair with blackberries…especially this Blackberry Lemonade Cake Mojito I whipped up.  {get ready for […]

Wednesday Whatsits (42)

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Hi Everyone. Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits! This year started off with some seriously amazing posts. Thanks for linking up everyone! What’s going on this week?  I’ll tell you. I’m 5 likes away from 800 on FB.  So when we get there, someone’s getting $10 Amazon.com gift card. White Lights on Facebook And and and! Jen […]

Get Your Chef On

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Welcome to the Get Your Chef On Cooking Challenge!   Here’s how it works.    Every two months, we post the secret ingredient for the coming round of Get Your Chef On.  You have one week to sign up to post a NEW recipe featuring the secret ingredient – sweet, savory, drinks, anything goes.  Recipe […]

Mango Piña Colada

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So here’s out little love story.  Mike and I met each other 10 1/2 years ago.  We worked at the same restaurant.  He was the head bartender and I waited tables.  We talked at work, and he was just the nice guy behind the bar.  We were both dating other people.  Fast forward almost 4 […]