The Floridian

The Floridian

This, my friends is the Floridian: This is the sunshine state in a glass, with bright ruby red grapefruit,a squeeze of sweet orange, tangy lime, and tropical coconut, poured over ice in a salt rimmed glass, it’s like a visit to the beach that you hold in your hands and drink. Minus the sand and sunburn, of course. As a Florida native, I know these flavors well. When I was a child, my mother would take me to “the groves*” as she would call it, and we would take a tram ride into a forest of citrus trees, pregnant with […]

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sparking wine and glitter

citrus sparkler

Note: This is a sponsored post, however the opinions expressed are my own. This time of year, I tend to see random flecks of glitter…. everywhere. Be it that I have little girls, and nowadays it seems like all the clothing is embedded with glitter, and,  that every holiday card I get in the mail has glitter, and be it that most of my ornaments sparkle with… you guessed it: glitter. So: I’m not surprised when I glance in the mirror to fine glittery specks on my forehead. I’m convinced there is a glitter elf that sprinkles glitter on my […]

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winter spiced sangria

*sponsored post* I made this concoction for National Sangria Day, which is December 20th… I found that a little odd, because I always think of Sangria as a summery beverage. To make it a bit more “wintery” I added some cinnamon apples, clove spiced oranges and a cinnamon stick; the result: summer sangria kissed by a spicy winter. I know sangria and seasons can’t kiss, it’s just a metaphor… It might make a pretty interesting surreal picture, though. The Sangria I used in this recipe was Besa Del Sol Sangria, and ohmygoodness- you will LOVE it…. not too acidic, not […]

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