Right before my husband and I caught our terrible Christmas colds (I’m playing this down—he had pneumonia, and I was… a giant baby with my virus… ha!) I bought a bottle of RumChata for a holiday brunch. I had a bunch leftover and was really excited to play around with recipes. And then I got sick. After dreaming about this drink for … Keep reading…

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I’ve shopped at Tuesday Morning as long as I can remember. My maternal grandma, Phyllis, was a longtime employee; she was the family’s original shopaholic, but also an avid discount shopper, so she got us all hooked on this close-out retailer. From small gift items to large housewares, our home is full of tons of Tuesday Morning deals. So you can imagine … Keep reading…

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Anyone else over summer? I’ve been done with the season since… I don’t know, April? Probably April. Summer is not my best time. I’m surviving this heatwave with a pretty strict no-pants rule and frosty drinks. Lucky for me, Drizly (the alcohol delivery service I adore) asked me to come up with a new frozen cocktail creation and it has given me … Keep reading…

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Johnson. Joystick. Pork. Snake. Wood. What do these words have in common? [Cue 1970s porno tunes] Heh heh heh. You know. I know you know. But what ELSE do they have in common? They’re all cards in the humorous adult party game Codenames: Deep Undercover. You guys know Lance and I love games. We have a house full of toys. We took … Keep reading…

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I want my cocktails to taste like a tropical Florida vacation… But the state of my refrigerator is normally more “spring breaker” than “yacht-goer.”  We just aren’t great at keeping ingredients in the house for cooking or baking or drinks or literally anything. And for that reason I like recipes that include very few ingredients. Hello, Strawberry Peach Splash. What’s in it? Peach juice, … Keep reading…

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