What Grandma Drinks

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Grandma is never short on new finds to sip by the fire.  What Grandma drinks, she shares…with you! Go, Choochie*! Rojo Dulce is a sweet red table wine found at Specs and World Market (seasonally at WM, starting in September) and sells for $10-ish a bottle. BAM! I know some of you just rolled them […]

What Grandma Drinks: DIY Edition

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The What Grandma Drinks series is about to get serious.  We’re talking pipe-wrench serious. Y’all sit down and pay attention.  Grandmama wants to tell you a story entitled: Why All Gals Need Tools. I dabble in the DIY pond.  Husband is happy to share his tools with me (so many “that’s what she said” jokes), […]

What Grandma Drinks: Winter Pleasure

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♫ Baby, it’s cold outside ♫ It’s that time of year when we slow down and take stock of ourselves and the year past. Needed items for introspection: Roaring fire.  √ Adult drink. √ Toasty blankie. √ What more does one need? ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your […]

What Grandma Drinks

What Grandma Drinks usually highlights an adult beverage or two, but this post is different; this post is about my morning joe. I’d like to say three things before this post gets underway: #1) I’m certified. #2) I’m happy to share most of my embarrassing foibles in hopes of a laugh.  We need more laughs. […]

Slushie Sangria

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Summertime is Sangria time! These hot and sticky dog days were made for icy dranks.  Put down the heat and enjoy the chill, Robin. Let us take a moment of silence to stand in ♫ awwwwwwww ♫ …. Yes, I know the martini glass is in fact a martini glass and technically inappropriate for sangria, […]

Flour Power

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Bakers know it.  Pizza lovers know it.  Now you’re about to know it.  All flours are not created equal. Please, no marches on Washington. All Purpose Flour:  This is the flour most everyone has in their pantry, or if you came to my house, in my fridge. (it’s humid here, so in the fridge it […]

What Grandma Drinks

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Grandma drinks?!  Whaaaa….. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to yourself. It’s much appreciated!~ Oh come on, don’t be like that.  Some alkeehol can be good for the soul.  Just ask The German.  […]

Pico De Gallo

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I know it’s spring in most of the country, but we’re on the verge of summer in Texas.  And once it’s summer, Texans eat pico de gallo by the 10-gallon hat full; we love it!  Although, we usually shorten the name to pico, no de gallo necessary! What is pico, exactly?  The loosest definition is […]

Barefoot Bubbly Review. Yes, Please.

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About a year ago I wrote this: How to Weekend 101 Sister came to visit last weekend.  We had a little bit of fun. OK, fine, we had a little bit more than that… If you look closely, there’s also cake on the table. Cake and Pink Champagne?! It’s how we weekend.  Perhaps I should […]

Homemade Bacon Jam

Homemade. Bacon. Jam. I’ll let that sink in for a moment. That’s right, jam made from bacon. ~swoon~ Obviously, I have food on the brain while waiting for FB. As soon as I saw the recipe, I was instantly dreaming of a dinner meal with savory waffles and bacon jam. MAKE ME STOP! Want to […]