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Blood Orange Mojito by

Blood Orange Mojito

This Blood Orange Mojito adds some dazzling color and extra flavor to this classic Cuban cocktail.   This week San Diego has been hit with Santa Ana winds. What does this mean to the rest of the world? It means that despite the calendar telling us it is February, despite the temperature hitting close to freezing just a […]

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Celebrate the Winter Solstice with this warm, spiced Pomegranate Mulled Wine by

Pomegranate Mulled Wine for my Shab-e Yalda

Celebrate the Winter Solstice (Shab-e Yalda) with this warm, spiced Pomegranate Mulled Wine. Keep it warm in a crockpot and serve it at your next holiday party. Next week, on the evening of December 22, the northern hemisphere will be experiencing the longest night of the year. With this glass is half full mentality, this […]

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Apple Raisin Smoothie

Naturally sweetened with raisins, your kids won’t realize they are drinking something healthy with this Apple Raisin Smoothie. Am I the only one who is scared to look at the family calendar? Since school started, I have been frantically entering in the 10 assorted activities my 3 kids are involved in this year. It is […]

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Kumquat Margarita by

Toast Margarita Day with a Kumquat Margarita

Celebrate poolside, for happy hour or just because with this refreshing Kumquat Margarita. This month I have been testing the waters and branching out with different cocktails and liquors. Today I am going back to one of my favorites, the margarita. And living in San Diego, you can enjoy mighty fine margaritas whenever you go […]

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Berry Bourbon Smash by

Berry Bourbon Smash for Two

The traditional whiskey smash gets a makeover in this Berry Bourbon Smash: strawberries, blackberries and blueberries make this cocktail fun and fresh. I do not tout myself to being a mixologist. Far from it. A good friend of ours did take a mixology class and she has taught us a lot of nifty tricks over the […]

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The Strawberry Lime Salty Dog Cocktail by

The Strawberry Lime Salty Dog Cocktail

A sweet and tangy twist on this gin classic, introducing the strawberry lime salty dog cocktail. Perfect for brunch or sitting pool side on a lazy day! When I first started blogging, my husband wasn’t quite sure what to think of it. After a year or two of my time getting sucked behind the computer, he […]

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