• Adventures
  • Alaskan Cruise: Victoria, British Columbia

    Continued from Skagway Part 2 (City Highlights)   The last stop on our Alaskan Cruise on Ruby Princess last summer was in Victoria, British Columbia, our only stop in Canada.  We only had a half day (evening, actually) to enjoy Victoria before our short return to Seattle.  Victoria is considered the “most British of all Canadian cities” […]

  • Entertaining
  • OMG I Love That Skirt!

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  • Champagne Jell-O Shots: Sidecar Cocktail

    I rarely drink anything other than wine.  I like scotch on occasion, but my go-to cocktail is the sidecar.  This brandy/cognac based cocktail originated some time in the 1920s during Prohibition.  Rather than just order sidecars at bars, I sometimes ask “can you make a sidecar?” and heavily scrutinize the bartender’s reaction.  Most bartenders immediately […]