Monthly Archives: August 2015

Lula Cellars Wine Weekend, San Diego Style

The wine from Lula Cellars arrived just as we walking out the door to enjoy a relaxing weekend with friends in San Diego. A bottle of Sauvignon Blanc, Rosato, and Gewürztraminer were quickly packed in ice and snuggled safely into … Continue reading

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Adventures in Book Touring: Week Two

With the help of our friends and family, we packed dozens of press kits to ship off to magazine and newspaper offices in Los Angeles, New York, and all the cities that we’ll be visiting on our book tour. It definitely … Continue reading

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A Private Tasting of Pura Vida Tequila

We consider ourselves passionate about tequila. We like to drink it, we like to read about it, we like to talk about it. But there is no comparison to the passion that Pura Vida CEO Stewart Skloss exudes when the … Continue reading

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How to Make a Dreamsicle Cocktail

It’s a simple cocktail but a good one nonetheless. Most likely to be served poolside at a hotel, a dreamsicle cocktail tastes especially good when you’re sun kissed, partially submerged in water, and feeling nostalgic. One sip and you’ll be transported … Continue reading

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Protected: Possibly the Best Purse Ever Invented for Going Out on the Town

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Dark Horse Wine Wins in California

Writers, bloggers, photographers, and foodies from LA gathered together on Thursday night for an intimate dinner at Birch restaurant in Hollywood. The occasion? Meet winemaker Beth Liston and learn about her fabulous California wine, Dark Horse. Upon arrival we were greeted … Continue reading

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Meet Hard Rock Cafe’s Master Mixologist: Cindy Busi

On Monday we posted about our visit to Hollywood’s Hard Rock Cafe to taste their new cocktails and burger pairing. While we were there, we learned that the master mixologist behind the drinks on our menu, and on every Hard … Continue reading

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Adventures in Books Touring: Week One

The advance copies of our new book Cocktails for Cougars & Cowgirls: Simple and Delicious Recipes for Every Woman have arrived and we’re goo-goo gaa-gaa over them. You know, it’s like being pregnant and you know you love the baby in … Continue reading

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Hard Rock Cafe’s Summer Cocktail Lineup

It’s fun to be a tourist in your own town, and that’s what it felt like when we ventured into Hollywood to dine at the Hard Rock Cafe. The place was packed for a Monday lunch at 2:15! There was … Continue reading

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