Have you guys jumped on the bandwagon yet? One of my biggest weaknesses is soda! I love an icy cold soda at about 3pm - with a straw. Many times I've tried to kick this craving with so much luck! When I heard about La Croix I thought it was something I could get behind and try and slowly get off of my soda addiction. La Croix is a sparkling water with a flavor essence. They have lots and lots of flavors to choose from. Today I'm drinking apricot which is the perfect summer flavor. La . . .
Enter the Mother's Day Giveaway to win this Coco and Kiwi Diaper Bag (and several other amazing items) by clicking HERE When I was a kid we would only go out to dinner when report cards came out. We lived in Kansas City and would always go to a restaurant called Black Eyed Pea. We would order the kids meal with steam spinach, mashed potatoes + gravy and a Shirley Temple for a drink. WE LOVED this dinner. The waiter every.single.time. would gape at us kids ordering steamed spinach! What . . .
Strawberry Basil Lemonade. Does that sound a little unusual to you? It's kind of different. When you first drink a sip of the lemonade you're hit with a sweet strawberry sensation, then comes the bubbles (if you used sparkling water) and then the basil, followed with minty, refreshing aftertaste in your mouth! I recently served this at a dinner party and everyone asked for the recipes. They LOVED it. One woman said "You know how lemonade is so sweet it doesn't really quench your thirst or leave . . .
Ok friends. I'm excited about todays post because it's personal and we have a giveaway + coupon code for you! (Head over to Instagram for giveaway details!) I'm sharing a recipe for Citrus-Infused Elderberry Juice made with the Takeya Flavor Infusion Pitcher. We have been using Takeya products for a few years now and are always impressed with the intuitive design and eco-friendly materials. Great company. They are even offering our readers 20% everything on their site! Guys thats huge! Use the . . .
Guys we are back with another fabulous holiday giveaway plus a festive recipe! You've seen this small appliance on our blog before - and you know how much we adore it. It is a shining star in my kitchen! Guests always ask me about it, and it was a recent super star at a bunco night I hosted where I served up an Italian Soda Bar. For today's giveaway - one of our readers will win a Kitchenaid Sparkling Beverage Maker of their very own. And the winner chooses the color to match their . . .
Whenever I serve water at a party or holiday, I like to make it extra special. This twist on serving water is perfect for your Thanksgiving dinner. Not only is it beautiful, but your guest will love the touch of flavor that cranberries and mint add. I like to serve my water in a decorative punch bowl or a drink dispenser. That way your guest can see what they are serving themselves, and it adds to the decor. For this water I've chosen a simple punch bowl. Treat your guests and . . .
You guys, Halloween is right around the corner! Are you prepped and ready with your costumes, candy, and festive foods? We may not be able to help you with your costumes, but we have you covered in the food department. Chili is a traditional Halloween dish - and we have a few delicious ones to choose from. Check out: Chili Con Carne Creamy White Chili Vegetarian Chili Sloppy Joe Chili What about a side for that steamy pot of chili? How about: Cheesy Corn Bread . . .
Years ago my husband I lived in Long Beach, CA. There was this little restaurant in a strip mall called Cha For Tea. I still crave that place. They had the most delicious blended drinks with boba. They also had these crispy dumplings that were to die for. When I was developing this recipe I kept thinking of Cha - and wanted to re-create what I used to order there. The base of my drink is the Coconut Lime Rooibos from Takeya. I'm an herbal tea drinker, so this is right up my alley. I . . .
Lemonade is the perfect summer refreshment, right? We have some pretty killer lemonade recipes here on the blog. Be sure to check out our classic lemonade and our strawberry lemonade. Divine. But today I want to talk to you about my newest creation. Sparkling Lavender lemonade. The Benefits of Lavender I think every mom out there needs a little R&R, and this lemonade is just that. Lavender is kind of the swiss army knife of home remedies. It aids in insomnia, anxiety, . . .
How about a special little spritzer for Easter? This drink will satisfy you craving for summer and leave you refreshed, so you can indulge with your Strawberry Coconut Cake. I've always liked special drinks and I love making punch recipes - so I have been so intrigued by the soda stream. Ever since they came out I have had my eye on them and thought that I would love to own one. KitchenAid recently released a line of Sparkling Beverage Makers by Soda Stream that are to die for cute. . . .