Tag: grenadine

A Hot Way to Cool Down

Ahh, rum. It was my spirit of choice back when I hit the legal drinking age (no, really, I was a goody two shoes and didn’t drink until I was 21*), probably because I grew up watching Aunt Marie mix Pina Coladas at my grandmother’s wet bar and I just thought that was the life, right […]

Cosmic Cocktails | Aquarius | The Bleeding Heart

As we wind down our trip through the cocktail cosmos, we come to our next-t0-last sign: Aquarius. Symbolized by the water-bearer, Aquarians often find themselves happiest when helping others–both in face-to-face, person-to-person encounters as well as large-scale humanitarian efforts that benefit many. They also tend to be incredibly idealistic, but with follow-through: eschewing businesses that […]

Cosmic Cocktails | Leo | The Mane Event

Who just walked into the room–regal, grand, with a gravitational pull second only to the sun? It’s your friendly neighborhood Leo, most likely. I’ve known many Leos over the years and, as shallow as it may seem, most of them can be easily spotted by their attention to their hair. It doesn’t always resemble the mane […]

50 Shots of America: North Dakota

In our continuing journey across the US via cocktail, we head almost to Canada, today, with a look at either the 38th or 39th state… ~~~oOo~~~ There’s some confusion as to which state rightfully comes next in our tour of the states by date of statehood. You see, North and South Dakota both came up […]

50 Shots of America–Nebraska

I think I’ve been both looking forward to and dreading getting to the 37th state: it’s Todd’s home state and so there’s a little extra pressure to come up with something stellar. Am I up for the challenge? Let’s see… The Cornhusker state came to be on March 1, 1867, just a couple years after […]