Category Archives: Drinks

Mimosas: saying goodbye to an old friend, and hello to a new one

Share, if you dare…We’ve been friends, close ones for many years. We have shared so many moments together. And its not as if this is an unhealthy relationship. This just isn’t working anymore. You’re uninteresting. A relic of the 80s … Continue reading

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A lime shortage on Cinco de Mayo? What about my margarita?

Share, if you dare…You might have heard about the worldwide lime shortage. The timing of it couldn’t be any worse as Cinco de Mayo is here. What will we do without our precious and key ingredient: limes?  ¡Cálmate! Share, if … Continue reading

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Almond Vanilla Smoothie

Share, if you dare…There are two schools of thought on smoothies.  School of Thought #1 by Cook This…Get Laid creator & wife: MONA.  “What woman doesn’t want a smoothie? I always want a sip full of good flavor, sometimes slightly … Continue reading

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The Healthy Chocolate and Wine Combination

Share, if you dare…Yes, you read that correctly, wine and chocolate can do some good things for your body. I wrote about these health benefits of combining chocolate and wine together on the Huffington Post a few years back. So I … Continue reading

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What Men & Women REALLY Want For Valentine’s Day

Share, if you dare…What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the phrase, Valentine’s Day? WOMEN: Chocolate! MEN: Oh shit. I know it sounds harsh. But I mince garlic and not words on my blog. Many women have high expectations … Continue reading

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Pineapple, Banana Coconut Smoothie

Share, if you dare…I am sitting in an air conditioned room, and it is still hot. Standing in front of the fridge checking out the limited inventory, revealed this: While blending all of these ingredients, I threw in a banana … Continue reading

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Watermelon Lemonade

Share, if you dare…There it sat on my counter for almost a week. And I knew if I cut it open, that watermelon would be mealy but sweet. I don’t throw produce away if I can help it, but what … Continue reading

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The Mimosa Alternative: Juicy Bubbly aka Watermelon and Champagne

Share, if you dare…I love champagne. But I also love variety. As do most women. And the orange juice, champagne combination is old. And it’s time for a change. My husband came up with what I’m calling the Juicy Bubbly … Continue reading

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