Tag Archive: wine

Summertime White Sangria

Although sangria is not just for summer, this delicious white sangria that I made up for my writing group tomorrow is a feast for the eyes — full of bright colors from the… Continue reading

Refreshing Red Sangria

Oh my goodness, I was so frustrated Wednesday evening trying to pick a new blog layout that the only cure is homemade red sangria with drunken fruit floating inside!  I definitely felt as… Continue reading

Love-Themed Wine Charms

These are festive, little wine charms that are simple to create with a few metal-rimmed marking tags with metal key rings [available at office supply stores], scissors, colored paper, and glue or tape… Continue reading

Full and Happy

I have had the good fortune of spending two consecutive evenings with one of my favorite couples. Friday evening, we met up for a leisurely dinner that lasted until about 10:30 p.m., and… Continue reading

Holiday Wine Charms

As the Thanksgiving holiday nears, we prepare to visit the homes of relatives and friends for lavish dinners, flowing drinks, and general merriment.  Here are some holiday-themed wine charms that I whipped up… Continue reading

Wine Tasting Adventure

This evening I attended my very first wine tasting at a local bar/café/coffee shop.  I enjoy drinking wine regularly, but I had no idea what to expect at an actual tasting.  Before tonight,… Continue reading

Black and White Week: Black and White DIY Wine Charms!

This is a simple method to make DIY wine charms from home for any holiday, color scheme, or party theme you can dream up.  My friend Sarah showed me how to make these… Continue reading

Ribbon Remnant Wine Markers

I went to a party the other night and the hostess, my pal Sarah, had a great idea for wine markers: she used ribbon remnants to tie pretty bows in different colors and… Continue reading

Wine Cork Stamp-ede!

Ok, that was a sad play on words…but these wine cork stamps are decidedly more clever! This summer, I have already made place cards from old wine corks (Place Card Primer: Recycled Wine… Continue reading

Place Card Primer: Recycled Wine Corks

I have a large, crystal vase full of old wine corks on my kitchen counter.  It would probably look beautiful filled with fresh flowers, but when you kill plants with the frequency that… Continue reading

Gourmet Gifts on the Cheap

Here are a few great gift ideas for the gourmand in your life. These culinary offerings won’t break the bank [most retail for under $20 total], but they will score you major points… Continue reading