Pomegranate Bellini and DIY Festive Champagne Glasses

pomegranate bellini

“She’s crafty, she gets around….She’s crafty, all over town!”  Not me exactly, but I would say that I can be crafty (and thrifty) every now and then.  As for being all over town, I can say that is partly true, because I have been all over town hitting up every Dollar Tree for their pretty green glassware.  […]


Thirsty Thursday – Sparkling Mojito with Prosecco

Sparkling Mojito

Food Thoughts of a Chef Wannabe a fellow food blogger invited all her food blogging friends to add a drink recipe to her Thirsty Thursday Facebook post.  I have been wanting to recreate the AWESOME sparkling mojito that my sister and I slightly overindulged on at Casa Marina while we were on our sister-sister vacay in Key West […]


I’m Such a “Jerk” – Lychee Mimosa

Lychee Mimosa

I went to Jamaica with every intention of coming back with an authentic Jamaican recipe to share on my blog.  I made arrangements with Chef Andre to meet  for a cooking class at our resort and learn how to make classic jerk marinade and as vacation would have it the only knowledge of anything “jerk” that I came […]


Strawberry Basil Mimosa


What could be better on a warm Spring day than a mimosa???? I took inspiration from the beautiful Giada for this sweet and sparkly thirst quencher!! Garden fresh basil and deliciously ripe strawberries are combined with crisp Prosecco, local honey and San Pelligrino Limonata to create a zesty drink perfect for a weekend brunch. Strawberry Basil […]