Dead Leaves

November 3, 2010 (Day 277) — Dead Leaves “Dead leaves and the dirty ground/when I know you’re not around/shiny tops and soda pops/when I hear your lips make a sound” — Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground by the White Stripes It’s officially fall! I’m going to have to go out and actually rake the […]


October 29, 2010 (Day 272) — Plasma Only two more nights until Halloween, my pretties! That means two more night of Halloween drinks preparing you for my favorite holiday all year! I’ve made some progress on early food prep for our Halloween party tomorrow night so it’s time to turn my creative juices towards some […]

Red Hot Apple

August 26, 2010 (Day 208) — Red Hot Apple Count me as one happy camper. The unseasonable fall-like weather has continued in our area! Not only that, but we’ve been able to crack open all the windows in the house and air it out really well for the first time all summer. You really can’t […]

Ring of Fire

August 2, 2010 (Day 184) — Ring of Fire “I fell into a burning ring of fire/I went down, down, down/And the flames went higher/And it burns, burns, burns/The ring of fire.” — Johnny Cash, “Ring of Fire” It’s 105 outside my window right now. It’s a brutal, heavy, hateful heat. Dry, withering, ball-shirvelingly hot. […]


February 07, 2010 (Day 8 ) — Toasted What would drinking be without throwing the odd shot into the mix? And since it’s Super Bowl Sunday — traditionally a day of revelation, even though none of my teams made it — we figured this would be the perfect time to bust out a shot recipe […]