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*UPDATE* Dry January and Whole 30…It’s a Healthy #ThirstyThursday!

*UPDATE* Here are some links to the #Whole30 friendly foods and specifically, the coconut aminos Mandy and I discussed. Siete Jalapeno Shrimp recipe: here. Whole 30 sauces and spices: here. Whole 30 ABC Chicken recipe: I used two cans of shredded chicken from Trader Joe's, 1 bottle of Primal Buffalo Sauce, 1 container each of… Continue reading *UPDATE* Dry January and Whole 30…It’s a Healthy #ThirstyThursday!

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Let’s Talk Bubbles!

As we venture into New Year's Eve festivities, let's take a moment and chat about different kinds of bubbles to help you ring in 2022. Chief among bubbles, most folks are familiar with Champagne, but perhaps don't realize that Champagne only hails from Champagne, France. Made traditionally from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and/or Pinot Meunier. The… Continue reading Let’s Talk Bubbles!

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Thirsty Thanksgiving with Mandy Connell and Honoring All Those Who Serve…a Veteran’s Day Thirsty Thursday

Where has this year gone? I can't believe I am already decorating for, yes, you guessed it, for Buddy the Elf (who I am pretty sure is a long lost brother of mine) to make his appearance. While I am all about SANTA! given my Elven heritage, I also decorate for Thanksgiving (picture proves it!)… Continue reading Thirsty Thanksgiving with Mandy Connell and Honoring All Those Who Serve…a Veteran’s Day Thirsty Thursday

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Wine 201: A Follow Up to Wine 101

Here are the terms, in order, that I reviewed on the 23 Mar 19 podcast over at Ladies Chit Chat Club. Varietal is a term used to describe a single type of Vitis Vinifera  or wine grape. Vitis Vinifera is the Latin name for wine producing grapes that originated in the Viticulture is the process of growing… Continue reading Wine 201: A Follow Up to Wine 101