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End of Summer Cocktail: Yes Way, Rośe!

Gin. Strawberry-lemon shrub. Rośe. Bitters. Looking at it, it doesn’t seem like much. Four ingredients. But it’s delightfully pink, packs a wallop, and is deliciously light which basically means it’s the perfect end of summer cocktail. This cocktail took me a bit of time to suss … it was my first time playing with bitters (and boy oh boy do they live up to their name). I had the OG

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London Fog

When I travel to cities enough I have favorite places I have to – HAVE TO – go eat a meal at. There’s something to be said about visiting a place that soothes your soul after a long day (or more) of traveling; a place that makes frazzled nerves and tightly clenched shoulders (as in my case) to relax is a blessing. If you ever find yourself in or around Springfield,

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The Curse of the Pumpkin Spice Latte

So you wake up to a warm, sunny day and your super pumped that it still feels like a legitimate summer day in September. The best advice I can give you at this very moment is to avoid all coffee shops…and Instagram…and any friend who tends to follow the corporate seasonal calendar religiously. Because believe it or not, regardless of the beautiful weather…the fall season is already starting to drop

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Strawberry Wine Slushies

I don’t know what it’s been like where you live, but it’s summertime here with a capital “S” … with a healthy side of HOT and HUMID. This is what I get for living in the crescent of three rivers, muggy does not begin cover it. So, what’s a gal to do when it’s miserable out and all she wants to do is kick back and have a drink that

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Kentucky Mule: the Zingy, Refreshing Drink

Saturday was the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby, and if by some chance you missed the big race – or, perhaps horse racing isn’t your thing – Nyquist won by 1-¼ lengths. He’s headed off to the Preakness (happening on May 21), and if he wins there as well I’m sure the country will be gripped in Triple Crown fever, much as we were last year with American Pharoah

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