• Chai Tea
  • Finding your zen with TAZO® Chai Latte

    Disclaimer:  This post was sponsored by Starbucks as part of an Influencer Activation. I received compensation and complimentary products to facilitate my review. My life has been *crazy* lately.  Stress has triggered numerous panic/anxiety attacks, so I know I need to find my zen when those moments happen.  Lucky for me, one of the easiest […]

  • Chile
  • Wine Wednesday: 2015 Casillero del Diablo Sauvignon Blanc

    Disclosure: I was provided this wine as a media sample. All opinions are my own. It’s finally summertime here in the Pacific Northwest! The skies are blue, flowers are blooming, and the summertime whites and rosés are flooding the market! This Sauvignon Blanc has a nose full of fresh citrus zest, gooseberry, and slight hints […]

  • Basel Cellars
  • Wine Wednesday: 2015 Basel Cellars Sauvignon Blanc-Sémillon

    Disclaimer:  This bottle was provided by the winery for review purposes.  All opinions are my own. I know, I know. I talk about Basel Cellars a lot. When wines are as delicious as these ones, though, they deserve to be raved about. In 2015, Basel Cellars brought on a new winemaker, Dirk Brink. He came […]

  • Italy
  • An Escape to Europe: Affordable European Wines for Summertime

    *Sidenote* My apologies *AGAIN* for disappearing. Life is crazy. Life is good. Life is making me BACKLOGGED! Recently, I was able to attend a tasting with some affordable Italian, Croatian, and Macedonian wines. And when I say affordable, I mean under $20/bottle retail, for the most part. While I won’t go through all 16 (!!!!) […]

  • Fast Friday
  • Fast Friday: A Recap of the Week’s Wine News

    What is this? Well, this is me finding articles that I find interesting or thought provoking. Some interesting articles: Wine Snobs Are Right: Glass Shape Does Affect Flavor This article came to my attention from one of my favorite Facebook pages, SciBabe. This article is quite intriguing, because it delves beyond the typical science we’ve […]

  • Thirsty Thursday
  • Thirsty Thursday: Homebrew Supply

    Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links from Home Brew Supply Have you ever stood in the beer aisle of your local store and couldn’t decide what you wanted? Have you ever thought making your own beer customized to your palate? I know I have. There are some great resources out there and let me introduce […]

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