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I was relaxing with my husband after a long day, and mixed this beautiful and delicious cocktail to enjoy, infusing the evening with even more warmth and ease. 64 more words


Chaplin and a visit to Karl May

A few weeks ago I visited the Karl May Bar in the Kempinski Hotel in Dresden/ Germany.  If you are near Dresden, do not miss this opportunity to have a world class drink there. 71 more words

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Aquavit, or what to drink in a viking burial mound

When I was in college, I spent a semester in Denmark studying architecture. Part of our education was to pile into those tourist busses with the grey and maroon carpeted seats and be driven around to endless architecturally significant landmarks, where we’d tumble out, sketch furiously for 40 minutes, then pile back on to the bus. 760 more words


National Margarita Day with Casa Noble Crystal

February 22 is National Margarita Day and I have been #blessed y’all, #BLESSED with this fabulous bottle of Casa Noble Crystal to make Margaritas. I was totally blown away by how tasty this Blanco Tequila is and will try to describe it in a few words. 495 more words

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The Cherry Tree - Presidents' Day

Hey everyone, I’m back! It’s been a while, but I’ve been distracted with things. Anyway, for my first – poor (you’ll see) – attempt at getting back into writing this blog, I figured I’d start with an easy one – Presidents’ Day! 166 more words


MxMo: Martini-like

Hot on the heels of last month’s MxMo comes this month’s Mixology Monday. The theme this month is: “That’s Not a Martini!“. It comes from Dagreb over at… 587 more words



In loving memory of my Nanny: “1 perfect manhattan please, in an on the rocks glass.”

I learned from the best of them.

April 7, 1927 – February 4, 2015… 764 more words