Blue Hawaii

I’m a Blue Pennsylvanian

This is an election year, but you’ll be happy to know that the “Blue” I’m referring to in the title of this post has nothing to do with politics.  It … Continue Reading →


Hawaii Five-0

Hawaii Five-O – Let’s Go!

Well, folks, unless you’ve had your head in the sand for the last few weeks, it seems the world is going to end.  All you have to do is touch … Continue Reading →


Blackberry Pineapple Fizz

No Mocking- The Struggle is Real

This probably sounds a bit counter-intuitive to my avocation of writing about cocktail preparation, but my husband and I decided to do Dry February this year.  We’d been hearing that … Continue Reading →


Cranberry Margarita

Cranberry Margaritas for a Crowd

It’s the end of the year again, and with Christmas in the books, New Year’s Eve is upon us.  Have you already secured your wine, beer and spirits for the … Continue Reading →


Grapefruit Crush

Grapefruit Crush

Thanks to a very late Thanksgiving this year, the Christmas season really shocked me with its instant obnoxious presence.  No reprieve after Turkey Day, just full blown panic at trying … Continue Reading →


Pineapple Upside Down Martini

Pineapple Upside Down Martini

You may not think Thanksgiving and pineapples go hand in hand, but they do for me.  Years ago when we took a crazy road trip from Pennsylvania to Florida for … Continue Reading →


Autumn Breeze

Autumn Breeze

Contrary to what you might be noticing online and in the brick and mortar stores, it is not quite the Christmas season yet.  I have already been hearing Christmas music … Continue Reading →


Frozen Mango Margarita

Frozen Mango Margarita

Now that the final weekend of the summer is approaching, I have to tell you about an old recipe that I made in my single days living in the Belmont … Continue Reading →


Second Time Around Raspberry Mojito

Life is always more fulfilling when there are wonderful events to celebrate, and I got to be part of a very special life event this past weekend. My lifelong friend … Continue Reading →


Sweet Peach Tea

Sweet Peach Tea

Anyone who’s read any of my drink recipes (Anyone…? Anyone…?) knows that I like my cocktails STRONG. And seeing as you’ve probably guessed that I was at my prime bar-hopping … Continue Reading →