I am frequently asked two questions this time of year: why is Oktoberfest in September and what is the difference between ales and lagers? While I am no cicerone (the beer equivalent of sommelier), I do know a few and have spent some time around master brewers. So, let's tackle the first question. Oktoberfest originally… Continue reading Oktoberfest to kick off October!
Where has the year gone? I CANNOT believe that we are already discussing the Fourth of July holiday. I also never thought I would be one to go camping in a travel trailer, but here I am, rocking that lifestyle, too. After last year's muted celebrations that brought warnings and admonishments for large gatherings, it… Continue reading Red, White, and Brew: Let’s Chat Day Drinking
Confession: I am not a fan of Valentine's Day. My birthday occurs around the Hallmark holiday, so as a nerdy and awkward teenage girl, I never had a boyfriend on this particular day which meant my birthday was also less than stellar. I had high hopes once I made my way to college, then the… Continue reading Romantic and Fun Options for your Valentine (or Love Stinks Celebration)