Simple Summer Wine and Cheese Spread


Food and Wine, Happy Hour

In spite of all those back-to-school ads, it’s still summer and I plan to squeeze out as much of it as possible. Even the weather knows what’s up (hello, consistent triple digit heat). But with the weather brings a level of laziness, or perhaps heat exhaustion, that means even though I want all the fun […]

July 24, 2018

Cocktail Recipe: Bountiful Boilermaker


Happy Hour

I’m so thankful to be able to spend Thanksgiving with our family. We’ve always made it about spending time with each other, catching up and laughing to old stories. To say our blessings are bountiful would be an understatement. A tradition in our house is also watching football. Every Thanksgiving we gather around the television […]

November 21, 2017

Cocktail Recipe: Almond Joy Espresso Martini


Happy Hour

“Trick or treat..smell my fe…” Just kidding! It’s way more appealing as an adult to say, “Trick or treat…drink this drink!” Which you will, trust me! As I’ve mentioned in my other cocktail posts, I’m a big fan of low effort high impact cocktails, especially when entertaining. When you host a gathering you also want to […]

October 6, 2017

Cocktail Recipe: Last Days of Summer Spritzer


Happy Hour

Around here the arrival of August usually signals the beginning of the end. The end of carefree summer days soaking up sun rays, staying up late, and making rosé into its own food group. But don’t put away that unicorn float yet. Mr. Cochran, there IS a cure to those “summertime blues” and it’s my […]

August 4, 2017

May 2017 Round-Up


Lifestyle

May, where did you go? You just got here and then you were gone. What a month! It seems like it went by too fast to really do much, but every time I look back on the previous month I realize what a great month it was. And we packed in a lot of fun […]

June 1, 2017