Fall Fun with Family Fare – Peach and Basil Bourbon Shrub

Peach and Basil Shrub

With labor day coming and going, and the kids back in school, we officially can say it really fall! In our house, fall means a lot of great nights out by the fire pit and nights watching football. Anytime we get together with our friends, we always love to have some good food to nibbleRead more

Peach and Basil Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

Peach and Basil Moscow Mule

A perfect combination of flavors, it screams summer! Cheers!   For most people, Labor day marks the end of summer, but in our house, Labor Day marks the beginning of peach season, thanks to a couple of peach trees that are growing in our back yard! Once it is time to harvest, we find ourselvesRead more

Beau Jo’s Pizza – Idaho Springs, CO

Oh Beau Jo’s Pizza, how we love thee! On our way out to Silver Plume, Colorado for a family vacation, we made a stop for lunch in the mountain town of Idaho Springs at Beau Jo’s Pizza. Located about 45 minutes out of Denver, Beau Jo’s is a Colorado favorite, known for its “Colorado StyleRead more

Summer Breakfast – Bacon Tomato Onion Egg Sandwich

A great summer breakfast or brunch, this will start your day off right.   This summer has been one of the best tomato seasons that we can remember, so with a bucket or two of tomatoes sitting on our kitchen counter needing to be eaten, we have found ourselves finding lots of new ways toRead more

Chianti, Blueberry and Basil Icepops

Wine icepops? What?   How can you go wrong with adult popsicles? We had a 1/3 bottle of Chianti that needed to be imbibed, but I just didn’t feel like drinking it (I know, crazy, right?!) so I thought, why not freeze it and make something that I can enjoy when it is hot outRead more

Blueberry Basil Lemonade

A great spring or summer refresher cocktail!   As we inch ever closer to Spring, we are always looking for those perfect cocktails for an afternoon enjoying the beautiful weather on the patio. One thing we always enjoy is a nice glass of lemonade, especially the homemade style made from fresh squeezed lemons.   FreshRead more