What Grandma Drinks: Glenfiddich 12-Year-Old Scotch

Oh, Grandma! You have such refined taste! Any scotch drinkers in da house? You know, other than Choochie? This bottle of Glenfiddech Single Malt Scotch Whiskey was a gift from Boy to Garry at Christmastime, yet we didn’t get around to opening it until Garry’s birthday and we were not disappointed. From the producer: 12 […]

How To: Open a Bottle Of Champagne Safely

When opening champagne there is no need for anyone to lose an eye. DON’T LOSE AN EYE! I’ve put together a fast and dirty tutorial, complete with videos! Someone get the lights! The professional! The regular gal! #1: Remove foil #2: Find the “key” on the wire cage and twist open, keeping your thumb on […]

What Grandma Drinks: Beer + Whiskey Barrels = An Unexpected Delight

Oh, my babies. If you love an ice cold beer, if you love IPAs, if you long for the craft, and if you also delight in a deeply nuanced bourbon, you should add a Kentucky Bourbon Ale beer to your list. You have a beer to-try list right? RIGHT?! Boy introduced me to Kentucky Bourbon […]

What Grandma Drinks: The Neighborhood Edition

I swear I don’t know how this happened, but apparently I’ve become the drop-off for boxes of booze when my neighbors move away. It all started with our beloved elderly neighbors. Hey, we have some alcohol left in the cabinet. Why don’t you take it. So, I did. You know, as my last neighborly gesture. […]

Chef Shamy Gourmet Garlic Butter

I don’t usually highlight a product that I can’t post an affiliate link to (cause you know, OMT gots to make bank, yo!), but this product is so life-changing, so life-affirming, I had to tell y’all about it. Garlic butter.  ~yawn~  What’s so special about garlic butter?  If it’s this garlic butter…everything! I’m pleased to […]

What Grandma Drinks

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

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

♫ 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

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, […]