Sparkling Blueberry Lime Tequila Punch is a festive cocktail to serve at any holiday party. With only 5 ingredients, mix up a big batch and enjoy the party! The holiday season is my favorite time of the year. I love Christmas and everything that goes along with it… except for being crazy busy. If you’re
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Sometimes I’m amazed at the taste memories that stick with me long after I travel. Some of them are expected: fish and chips in London, Peking duck in Beijing, tapas in Barcelona. Other times, I’m caught by surprise when I’m still thinking about certain foods months or years after tasting them. These Czech gingerbread kolache are
I eat oatmeal nearly every morning for breakfast. I’ve trained myself into a routine for consistency and health purposes. I open up a packet of plain oatmeal, microwave it with some water, and add just enough brown sugar and cinnamon to make it edible. I eat it quickly while skimming my email and the news
When I was 4 years old, I went through a phase where I only wanted to wear clothes with fruit on them. My mom searched far and wide and came up with several fruit outfits — t-shirts, shorts, jumpers and even a few pairs of pajamas — all featuring strawberries, cherries, pineapple, watermelon, and other fruit designs. It’s
This week, I did a little research to find out what people around the world eat on Easter. While I noticed some commonalities (eggs, rich breads, lamb, and spring vegetables), I also learned of some interesting traditions such as Green Thursday in Germany and the legend surrounding hot cross buns. Here are 11 of my
While my family doesn’t have any true Easter traditions, we always try to go out for an indulgent breakfast or brunch. I’m a sucker for a grand buffet at a nice hotel, and many years we’ve been out of town and able to enjoy some wonderful Easter brunches. Two of the most memorable were at the Ritz
Cookbooks are my go-to gift and you can’t go wrong giving books for the holidays. Before giving one away, I love to personalize it and write a little note in the front cover with the date. 2014 was an incredible year for new cookbooks and I’ve made a list of my favorites that are sure to make great