• Entertaining
  • 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 […]

  • Crafts
  • Wine Cork Christmas Ornaments (DIY)

    I’m a wine cork hoarder.  I collect wine corks from home, restaurants, wine festivals, and winery trips.  I love making wine cork crafts with these little wooden memories.  The holiday season is no exception, so I have about two dozen wine cork ornaments on my Christmas tree. Wine makes everything more festive!  This is a […]