Samson’s Cocktail

Samson’s Cocktail

When I recently saw this drink advertised in, of all places, the summer catalog of Vineyard Vines, I knew I had to make this tropical drink immediately! It sounds like the photographers of Vineyard Vines met a man named Samson on their recent photo shoot in the Caribbean, who inspired this drink.  Well, Samson, I […]

Summer Salad

Summer Salad

Here is one of my favorite go to salads that is quick and easy and so very healthy!  I really enjoy making it in the summer when cucumbers and tomatoes are at their absolute best!  It has three simple ingredients and makes for a nice side salad with dinner, or it can be a very […]

Goat cheese appetizer

Goat cheese appetizer

I hope that your summer is off to a good start and that the warm days and evenings have you thinking about having friends and family over for outdoor gatherings.  If you’re in need of an appetizer to go with my watermelon martini (I hope you’ve had a chance to try it) this appetizer is […]

Watermelon Martini

Watermelon Martini

Nothing says summer like a crisp piece of juicy watermelon! Summer is almost here and I’m beginning to feel the urge to throw a backyard cocktail party in celebration of the end of the school year and the beginning of longer days and warmer temperatures! Around my house we snack on watermelon May through October, […]

Carrot Soup

Carrot Soup

Welcome to my blog!! Starting a blog is something I’ve been thinking about doing for quite some time and I’ve finally decided to take the leap! I want it to be a place where I share all of the things that I enjoy…..planning getaways with family and friends, healthy cooking, delicious cocktails, and fun fashion […]