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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 one scary looking calendar. Most weekends are triple booked. I am definitely more frazzled this year than last. It […]

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Toast Margarita Day with a 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 out. And since National Margarita Day on February 22nd, I thought it would be […]

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Berry Bourbon Smash for Two

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 years. My Engineer Hubby has taken it upon himself to learn the art of making a fab cocktail. We have experimented with infusions and […]

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The Strawberry Lime Salty Dog Cocktail

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 started questioning my new endeavor. He was eating well, true, but he was eating well before I started blogging. But what really turned my hubby around was […]

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It’s Still Summer: Red Currant Mojito

Yes, the heat wave is continuing here in San Diego. Our normally balmy 73ºF weather has been replaced with 90ºF-sticky, yucky weather. It’s so bad, that I have been running my air conditioner since July. Gasp. Seriously, this is unheard of here in San Diego. Of course, the scorching weather didn’t stop my San Diego […]

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