August 20, 2013

Celebrate National Lemonade Day Skinnygirl Style

National Lemonade Day is August 20th, and we can’t think of any better way to celebrate than adding a little “kick” to this summertime staple! Skinnygirl Cocktails was nice enough to send over some intriguing lemonade cocktail recipes, and I thought I would share them on the blog today.  These recipes reminded me how much I love the taste of lemonade.  On a hot summer day there’s nothing like a light and icy drink to cool you down. In my middle school days I would reach for a pitcher of lemonade, in my twenties, I’m reaching for one of these babies. Happy bartending!

Sparkling Lemonade


  • 1½ parts Skinnygirl™ Bare Naked Vodka
  • ½  part fresh lemonade
  • 1 part seltzer
  • Squeeze of lemon
  • Lemon twist for garnish Read the rest of this entry »

August 16, 2013

ENDED August Free Food Friday: Chicago Cutlery ProHold Knife Line

This contest has ended. Congratulations to Marilon Krebs for winning!

August 15, 2013

How To Quickly and Easily Dry Your Own Herbs

The product of way too much time on my hands one Sunday afternoon left me pondering the various spices and oils populating my mother’s cupboard. I saw rows and rows of dried herbs and spices. I was reminded of a family friend’s herb garden and wondered how I would go about drying my own herbs. Here’s how I did it. Read the rest of this entry »

August 14, 2013

10-Minute Quick And Easy Breakfast Recipes To Make

Breakfast, I’m sorry for my inconsistent ways. Some days, I enjoy your company. Some days, I don’t. But today, our love-hate relationship will be restored. I’ve found the solution: 10-minute quick and easy breakfast recipes. Now nothing can ever stand between us.

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