vanilla fizzy lifting drink

Vanilla fizzy lifting drink recipe

One of the things I miss most from my childhood is bubbles. Bubbles are awesome and shiny and they float. Anybody can play with bubbles. They aren’t for just boys or just girls. They aren’t fancy or expensive so anybody can afford them. They don’t need batteries or an outlet or instructions or a service […]

lemon rakija (croatian limoncello)

Croatian lemon rakija recipe

Well, well, well, look what the cat dragged in. It’s been a while since I’ve had the pleasure of seeing your face.┬áLast time we met, I saw you eying the twenty something blonde at the next table. After 6 years together, I’ll admit my looks were fading, the crow’s feet becoming ever more apparent. That […]

my first grape harvest

I have always wanted to pick wine grapes.  In my dreams, I was in Burgundy at a beautiful country chateau with gleeming vineyards sprawling in every direction. I spoke French, of course.  We picked massive bunches of plump pinot noir, sneaking a few into our mouths every few feet as we made our way down the vines. Two […]