a birthday drink

Posted on Nov 17th, 2014

Well, today is my 29th birthday. Eeek, where does the time go? Regardless of my feelings of getting older, I decided to make myself a little birthday…

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Blue Lagoon

Posted on Jul 8th, 2013

Summertime is the perfect time for fruity cocktails. No matter where you are, they can instantly make you feel like you are on vacation. I was…

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café au lait

Posted on Jan 27th, 2015

When I worked at a coffee shop, one of my favorite drinks was coffee with steamed milk - a café au lait. I typically made it with whatever steamed…

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cold brewed iced coffee

Posted on Jul 17th, 2013

I love coffee. I try to limit myself to one cup a day, so I like to make that one cup completely worth it. During the winter, I prefer hot coffee…

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doctor who week and a few doctor who themed drinks

Posted on Nov 18th, 2013

  [It's Doctor Who week at Crafty Sundries in Gallifreyan] I am a big fan of Doctor Who. I used to watch it in the 80s with my dad. In fact,…

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eggnog russian

Posted on Dec 4th, 2014

White Russians are one of my favorite dessert drinks. The kahlua and cream blend together famously, and the vodka gives it the right amount of…

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grapefruit margaritas

Posted on May 5th, 2014

In honor of Cinco de Mayo (or Cinco de Cuatro for the Arrested Development fans), I decided to make some grapefruit margaritas. I am not a fan of…

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homemade lemonade

Posted on Jun 24th, 2013

Is there anything more refreshing on a hot summer's day than a glass of lemonade? This recipe makes a lemonade syrup that you mix with water when you…

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homemade lime syrup & a vodka gimlet

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2013

Charles and I were late to the Mad Men party. We started watching it a couple of years after it had premiered, and understood almost immediately why…

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hot toddy

Posted on Feb 24th, 2014

I first heard about hot toddies on The Golden Girls. Needless to say, it didn't really pique my interest...maybe it was the combination of Amaretto…

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infused water

Posted on Jun 5th, 2014

I am terrible when it comes to drinking water. It's not even that I don't like it, it just never my first choice of beverage. As we are heading into…

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raspberry lemonade

Posted on Jul 31st, 2014

I had some leftover raspberries from my chicken with savory raspberry coulis, and decided to make up a batch of raspberry lemonade. It couldn't be…

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ruby sunshine

Posted on Feb 23rd, 2015

For the next two weeks, I am going to be in Florida for a work trip. I am excited to escape the cold that has been blanketing our area. While I…

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sparkling citrusade

Posted on May 29th, 2014

Last summer I drank a lot of lemonade. Now that warmer weather is here, I've been wanting something cool to drink. I decided to switch it up a bit…

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