Tag: peach schnapps

AlcoHOLidays | Cow Appreciation Day | Sweet Bessie Brown

So plenty of folks out there complain about manufactured holidays, especially those by corporations, often in a serious case of sour grapes. Well, today’s holiday appears to be 100% corporate but listen up: I. Don’t. Care. I don’t care that Chick-fil-A seems to a have thought up a cute, fun, customer appreciation idea that takes […]

AlcoHOLidays | National Iced Tea Day | Hospitality Suite

Ah, Iced Tea. It got it’s start here on American soil when an English tea merchant set up a booth at the St Louis World’s Fair in 1904 but it was far too hot for anyone to want warm tea. Even though I’ve heard it said that hot tea can can cool you off, and supposedly does so […]

AlcoHOLidays | Peach Cobbler Day | Early Summer Peach

On the south side of Tallahassee there’s a butcher shop cum lunch counter that features different entrees each day of the week. It is a haven to southern comfort foods and on Fridays we used to go there to pickup meatloaf and mashed potatoes with cornbread and okra (or greens) for lunch. Used to because […]

Cosmic Cocktails | Capricorn | The Social Climber

I’m sure you’ve heard the following phrase: Behind every successful man, there’s a woman. That woman in question was probably a Capricorn. Our tenth sign of the zodiac, Capricorn is the sign of ambition and drive and supreme focus. They are great in the board room not only because they thrive on power and position, […]

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 […]

She Was Afraid to Come Out With the Vodka…

She was afraid to come out with the Vodka She was as nervous as she could be She was afraid to come out with the Vodka She was afraid that somebody would see Two three four tell the people what she bore It was an Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Martini That she […]

A Little Change of Plans

So, this week we were supposed to all be surprised with the fabulous E-Alphatini, right? Yeah, about that, I’ve discovered my deadline for the cookbook project is coming up fast so a lot of my blogging time is taking a backseat for the month of August so I can get some serious, sloggy, un-fun data entry done. […]

50 Shots of America–Alabama

East Avenue South–the background photo is from my trip to Birmingham, its the lane leading down to an amazing restaurant, Cobb Lane Passing through French, British & Spanish hands, the town of Mobile, Alabama was finally captured by Andrew Jackson and claimed for the US free and clear. Now that it had some beach-front property, […]

Sips & Shots: 50 Shots of America–South Carolina

Ah, South Carolina, home of Charleston, the grand lady of the South. All sorts of antebellum thoughts start running through my head when I think of the coastal cities of the 8th state of the Union. But first, some history. The Carolina colony was one of the original 13, settled in 1670 by English colonists […]