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 →

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 →

The Melon Chiller

The Melon Chiller

We all have a tendency to berate ourselves from time to time, and I am no exception.  I figure if I cut myself down, I will beat someone else to … Continue Reading →

Calypso Breeze

Ahhhh, vacation.  It’s what we full time employees look forward to every year.  Some of you are probably able to take more than one vacation a year.  Although I have … Continue Reading →

Pink Fizzy-tini

The Pink Fizzy-tini

One of my favorite pastimes is reading.  I assume that this type of non-strenuous pastime will be one hobby that I will be able to do for the rest of … Continue Reading →

The Spiked Banana

The Spiked Banana

I was perusing my liquor cabinet in search of inspiration the other day.  I felt like I had been concocting too many similar-tasting cocktails and I wanted to mix things … Continue Reading →


Pumpkin Cream Martini

It’s the first day of Fall, even though here on the East Coast you won’t notice the transition in the weather.  It’s still pleasantly warm and the trees are mostly … Continue Reading →

Skinny Colada


Five Summer Cocktails with Only Three Ingredients

Ahhh, summertime…. the word alone conjures up images of lazy afternoons at the beach or lounging in your porch swing with a trashy novel.  But many of us, myself included, … Continue Reading →


Bloody Marys in Big Bear

If you find yourself able to enjoy a Bloody Mary on a vacation or a weekend (or a snow day!), especially if you’re enjoying it with good friends, consider yourself … Continue Reading →