Maquis Lien 2004 Colchagua Valley $18 Okay, why did I buy this wine? I’ll fess up, come closer; I’ll mutter it to you softly. I LIKED THE LABEL! I really do go up and down the wine aisle and pick wines based on the label. I can’t help it. I know you do it too. … Read More about The Lizard Whisperer
Ummmm…I have a serious problem. It’s my kitchen utensil drawer. Ridiculous isn’t it? Okay, so I use the stuff in this drawer probably more than any other stuff in my house (except for the vacuum, toilet paper, my hairbrush, my toothbrush,) but you get it…this is a very busy place. But just because it’s a … Read More about My Crazy Place
2003 Cooper-Garrod Santa Cruz Mountains Finley Vineyard Syrah $24 Syrah, one of my favorite, favorite wines. Same grape variety as Shiraz in Australia. It’s rare to come across a Syrah that is a total disappointment. This one is no different. Syrah is known for its fruit and peppery flavors. This particular wine was neither super … Read More about Syrahalicious
Being the wife of an OB/GYN I’ve heard some things. Way too many things…some sad, some happy and a boatload of really weird, bizarre and wacky, gross, disgusting things. Many of which I absolutely would NEVER repeat. You would never believe me anyway. But from my unique perspective I feel I have some invaluable information … Read More about 10 Things You Should Know Before Your Next Trip to the Gynecologist
A constant battle I’m having with my kids is teaching them to not interrupt adults when they are talking. Regardless of my constant reminding, threatening and outright pitiful begging of them not to compulsively bust into every conversation, they still consistently disregard my requests. I’m pretty sure this a universal topic among parents EVERYWHERE and believe me I would … Read More about Booger Assault
Are these scrumptious looking or what? These lemon squares are the perfect balance of sweet and sour. They are so addicting that I am unable to rest until they have all been devoured. It’s sad but true. I’ve been making these lemon delights since I was a young girl. I don’t even know where the … Read More about The Best Lemon Squares
What you have all been waiting for. Some ranting about wine. Yes, I will post here about wine. It’s my “thang”. My life-line. My bread and budda. My shuga-booga. Well, not really. BUT, even though I have my fancy-schmancy wine education to back up my intoxicating, wine-related ramblings;I tend to be irreverent about things, even … Read More about Get This Wine…before it’s gone!!
Setting the scene: On a recent vacation we decided to take the hooligans to an upscale establishment for dinner. We prepped them all day long on the rigors of Fancy Restaurant 101; how to act, how to address the server when spoken to and how to use only their quietest voices. No stone was left … Read More about Conversation with a Waitress