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Dearly Beloved I Thee Red

Summers always make me nostalgic. It starts around the time the seniors are getting out of school and graduation is approaching. I remember the feeling of freedom after my last exam, the excitement that life was about to change. I … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Foodie and Wino

For years now I’ve been struggling with my weight. Actually I’ve struggled with it all my life. In high school, I stayed thin by not eating. Sure I’d faint or come close to it several times a week but at … Continue reading

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The Absent Wine Blogger

I think I should change the title of my blog to “The Absent Wine Blogger”, because that’s just what I’ve been…absent. I don’t know how other bloggers with full time jobs do it. After spending 8-10 hours on a laptop, … Continue reading

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Applesauce, Not Just For Pork Chops Anymore

We’ve all seen the Brady Bunch episode where Peter Brady tries to reinvent himself and gives his horrible yet now well-known impression of Humphrey Bogart. Peter walks into the Brady’s burnt orange and avocado green kitchen and asks “What’s for … Continue reading

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Basil Pesto Rigatoni and Herres Brut Sparkling

Every October I start watching low temps to see when I need to either make pesto with the remaining basil or try to bring a plant or two inside for the winter. Last year I brought two plants in and … Continue reading

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Creamy Chicken with Mushrooms and Wild Rice Soup

Rainy, dreary and all around kind of yucky. It’s October 1 and it doesn’t really feel like fall. The temps are cool but there has been so much moisture, it’s just been a muggy mess. To top it off, I’ve … Continue reading

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Middle Sister Wines Part Two

Aw, fall, my favorite time of year. Brilliant pops of orange, yellow and red have been appearing on store shelves for weeks and now the vegetation as well. I grew up in Florida and didn’t experienced a true fall. In … Continue reading

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Cartlidge and Browne Merlot and Chardonnay

Is it the destination or is it the journey? My husband will tell you he’s all about the journey and mostly I just want to get to the destination. Sometimes it’s both. Just a few weeks ago I embarked on … Continue reading

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Girl and Dragon Wines

Not having kids, summer really just means those months where it’s warm and the days are long. It also means lighter traffic for my husband’s commute which is good but I miss the summers I had when I was younger. … Continue reading

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2014 Giesen Estate Winery Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

Summer is in full swing. The heat wave my area was experiencing has finally broken and we’re beginning to get some rain again. As I type this I’m listening to the sound of distant thunder and watching the skies darken … Continue reading

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