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drinks

  • gift guide: gifts to hone skills.

    Knitting Skills: A new knitting pattern +/or the yarn to complete it. Knife Skills: A new cutting board (plus phone holder) +/or a new knife for practicing. Cocktail Skills: A handy guide to strong drinks +/or a whiskey…

    December 3, 2018 9 Comments
  • make your own: strawberry lemonade.

    Here’s a simple thing to do with the last bedraggled strawberries you might have. And isn’t it funny there are always a few that get left behind? Well, when small fingers pick around berries that…

    May 30, 2017 7 Comments
  • make your own: plum shrub.

    No, we’re not crafting woody plants with very low hanging fruit. We’re making summery drinks. Allow me to explain. First things first: To get down with shrubs, the drink, you need to have a healthy relationship…

    August 15, 2016 32 Comments
  • strawberry tarragon smash.

    Born of fresh fruit and a few snips from our tiny windowsill herb garden, this summery drink was not at all what the doctor ordered and that’s exactly why it was perfect. The winning…

    June 10, 2013 13 Comments
  • whiskey and peaches. a cocktail.

    my uncle duane officiated our wedding. there’s been some debate over the use of the term officiant since he’s neither ordained by a church nor, that we know of, a sea captain. he’s not…

    August 20, 2012 12 Comments
  • sun tea.

    a window ledge is the perfect place to brew a refreshing bit of tea. at our house there was hibiscus tea with honey and just a squeeze of lime. on repeat, all weekend.…

    June 18, 2012 17 Comments
  • mulling spices.

    a tiny holiday gift that packs an impressive punch. plop a bag of mulling spices into a burbling pot of cider or wine and set the tone for an entire evening of cozy merriment.…

    November 23, 2011 16 Comments