It’s the holidays, which means it’s time for rush, rush, rush. From shopping for gifts (you’re doing that online, right?) to hosting and attending dinners and parties, and decorating, and holiday travel or guests, or… whew! It’s a lot. It’s easy to get so bogged down in the doing for everyone else that you forget to take a little time for yourself. Continue reading
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Pour on the cheer this Thanksgiving with one of these easy, seasonal cocktails. Grab a recycled glass pitcher and pretty glassware, then stir ‘em up! Opt for organic, locally-produced ingredients to keep things as green as possible.
Fall Red Sangria
- 1 bottle red wine
- 1 – 2 cup brandy
- 4 apples, sliced
- 4 oranges, sliced
- 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
- 1/2 cup pomegranate juice
- Whole cinnamon sticks
Pour wine, brandy and pomegranate juice into a pitcher. Stir in sliced fruit, pomegranate seeds and 2 or 3 cinnamon sticks. Chill for 12 hours.
Fill a glass with ice, add sangria to 3/4 mark, scoop in some fruit. Top with sparkling water. Garnish with an apple slice or cinnamon stick. Continue reading
Along the eastern side of Italy and Sicily are a series of olive groves where trees are lovingly tended following old traditions. These groves were “organic” before the rest of the world knew what the term meant, producing pure, natural, high-quality olive oil. No pesticides. No preservatives. No artificial anything. The resulting olive oil is nothing less than sublime. It’s packed into tins to preserve freshness, protect it from sunlight and reduce shipping weight.
When grocery store shelves are brimming with olive oils, what makes these so special? Continue reading
Are you looking at the calendar and realizing that the holiday shopping season is just a few days away? If the thought of braving the cold in the pre-dawn hours to do battle for the best deals in a frenzied dash to save money and score the perfect gifts leaves you ready to just write off the whole holiday season, we’ve got a better plan. Instead of dealing with malls, and traffic, and parking, and crowds, and… whew! We get tired just thinking about it! It’s a mad dash! Are you ready? Get set! And…
Breathe. Continue reading