Are You Ready for Summer’s Last Hurrah? Make Sangria

Summer has been a beast in Texas – just the way I like it! The heat and the heat and, oh yeah, the HEAT has been oppressive. Some days simply call for a refreshing reminder that summer was made for fruity adult fun. As we get closer to the end of summer, I always have […]

From Whine to More Wine in Under a Minute

I’m a corkscrew kinda gal…that is until I break ’em. Gaa! Maybe it’s because I wrestle with wine bottles and corks – maybe it’s because I break the openers – maybe it’s because I asked (it’s this one) – but, Boy and Girl gifted me with this wine opener for Christmas. ~ A gentle reminder: […]

Fun Wine-Related Stocking Stuffers

Christmas is thisclose and today, I have stocking stuffer ideas for your fun-loving wine lovers. May I present a bevy of bottle-top beauties, sure to give a chuckle. ~ 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 […]

Wine + Stop Kitty = ALL THE FUN!

Grandma drinks, or as I like to say when in the company of those who get me: Grandma Dranks! I’m always on the lookout for a fun new product related to cocktail hour. The more ridiculous highbrow, the better, dahling. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through […]

Chill, Baby.

Wine.  OMT likey.  I offer Exhibit A, Exhibit B and Exhibit C  (this last one is really taking liberties when I say “wine”). I prefer whites, but will drink a sweet red.  Dry reds not so much.  They make my face squinch in unflattering spasms. When I enjoy my whites, I like them chilled properly.  […]

Wadda Ya Know…You *CAN* Take it With You!

What Grandma Drinks I always feel like a bit of a lush when I write that title.  (need to catch up on what grandma drinks?  check these out: WGD, WGD, WGD, WGD,and WGD) I’M NOT!  And neither are you.  We just understand the soothing effect a well-timed libation can have upon one’s soul. Yet, what […]

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 […]