The Slinger: Mason Jar Shot Glasses

If you’ve been reading here for any length of time, you’re familiar with my Mason jar issues. I think they’re swell for canning, for storing food, but I take issue with pretending they’re bowls. Um, BOWLS are better suited for being bowls, not jars. GOSH! Consider yourself up to speed! I do make an exception […]

What Grandma Drinks: Stu’s This Is Bloody Mary

What Grandma Drinks is a fun little series of libations o’goodness!  Go take a peek HERE, HERE, HERE or HERE. This offering is no different. ~ 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. […]

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 […]

10 Reasons Homemade Hot Chocolate is Good For You. Bonus Deliciousness Included.

Ooooo, OMT! loves her some delicious homemade hot chocolate!  I bet you do too. I’m talking the kind that you heat on the stove and uses milk, vanilla, a teeny bit of sugar, and pure unsweetened cocoa powder.  Oh, yeah.  I see you nodding in agreement. Yet, while you like it, or love it, do […]

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

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. […]

Mason Jar Mania Gone Too Far?!

I have taken my fair share of fun-time jabs at the mason jar mania culture.  Pies in a jar.  Cakes in a jar.  Garden in a jar.  Lasagna in a jar.  Texas breeze in a jar.  Jars in a jar.  But now I’m wondering if the culture is jumping the shark with Mason Jar Shot […]

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, […]

Barefoot Bubbly Review. Yes, Please.

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 […]

For Your Health

I’m a whiskey drinker.  I also like beer, wine, mixed drinks…fine, alcohol, I like alcohol.  But, whiskey, ahhh whiskey, holds a special place in my heart. Maker’s Mark makes a fine whiskey.  Maker’s Mark also makes Maker’s 46. It’s my latest love. Put me beside a roaring outdoor fire, fill my glass with 46 and […]

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