Category Archives: sweetness

Hot Toddy Upgrade with Cinnamon Simple Syrup = Seriously Simple

Snow days call for some hot libations, I spent twenty minutes upgrading mine with cinnamon simple syrup.  This was promptly added to a soy mezcal chai latte To enjoy: 1 cup of light brown sugar 1 cup of water 5-7 … Continue reading

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Sparkling Cranberries

Last year I made these sans alcohol. This year I’ve up it two times, once with champagne and the other with bourbon. Both times the verdict was not enough booze. Next year it’s on! The receipe below is the family … Continue reading

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New Year – New You

A New Year doesn’t have to mean a New You! The power to change is from within always, but a new year does offer a good excuse to make some new habits. For me, that getting more into here. Let’s … Continue reading

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Beat Monday Blues

This revitalizing antioxidant filled DIY body scrub made with coffee grounds and citrus lime is the eye opener needed to jump start the week or morning. The honey and coconut oil base is moisturizing not pore clogging. Depending on the … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wiener Wedding

So Happy to Capture and Share the love of this Happy Couple

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Huevos Needed

Dessert Disaster!!! Embrassingly Enough we all need kind baking reminders after a kitchen fumble #kitchenwitch #kitchenfumble #ccscupboard

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Doughnut Heaven

On a mission and a craving for unique and delish doughnuts! Welcome to the Doughnut Plant available in NYC, at free standing shops, coffee shops and delicious carts. We tried on our first sitting the pumpkin, & apple crisp. Same … Continue reading

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