20 Cocktails to get your Christmas party started!

The following 20 holiday cocktails recipes will get you in the mood at your upcoming Christmas party! Lots of different flavors and choices! You will have a tough choice to pick just one!           A big thanks to all of our fellow bloggers for all the great holiday cocktails!    Read more

Homemade Mulling Spices

Star Anise, Cinnamon sticks, nutmeg, allspice berries and other spices make up a bag of mulling spices.

Mulling spices for the winter months in wine or cider!       When you’ve made mulling spices yourself, there are a lot of options you can go with. There are many different flavors that can be used, so you need to find what you like and go with it. You can use cloth spiceRead more

25 Cocktails to Toast Autumn

Cocktails to celebrate the falling leaves of autumn, these autumn cocktails will hit the spot!       If you need some ideas for cocktails this fall – how about 25 of them? We have all different kinds to offer you! There are so many autumnal flavors listed here – cranberry, apple, orange, pumpkin, vanilla,Read more

Roasted Grapes – A Warm Appetizer

Roasted grapes are a sweet treat, and perfect for a grape appetizer, dessert or a charcuterie tray.     We first had roasted grapes down at a downtown Omaha Restaurant earlier this summer. Both of us were struck at how simple yet elegant this dish came out. When we ran across a bunch of beautifulRead more

Chianti, Blueberry and Basil Icepops

Wine Icepops - Popsicles with wine, blueberries and basil simple syrup

Wine icepops? Wine Popsicles? What?     How can you go wrong with adult popsicles, wine 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 enjoyRead more

Grand Opening at Spirit World

A brand new liquor store opened in Omaha!           This past weekend I attended the grand opening of Spirit World’s new location in Aksarben Village. Being a craft cocktail enthusiast/amateur mixologist, one of my favorite places to wander in and browse is Spirit World.  Spirit World has long been the sourceRead more

Oakville Grocery – Oakville, CA

A fabulous historical grocery store on the main highway through Napa Valley. Check out Oakville Grocery!     During our second day of wine tasting in Napa Valley, we stumbled upon the very adorable Oakville Grocery. Located in the small village of Oakville, California on State Road 29 (the main drag through Wine Country.)  TheRead more