Holiday Spice by the Ocean – Thirsty Thursday

Hugh Thompson is one of my favorite people. Favorite bartender? Yes, the ultimate. He also gets the "favorite people" title because he is just an all around interesting fellow who knows how to liven up the atmosphere and make you feel like a million bucks. Full of stories and talented in the kitchen, and of course bar. You have to... HAVE…


Spice of Life – Thirsty Thursday

Tuesday was my 9 year anniversary with my husband David. We had a relaxing day enjoying the Spa compliments of One Ocean Resort and Spa, then walking across the street to the brand new Taqueria the Flying Iguana. I was not supposed to be taking pictures... I'm bad....I was supposed to be relaxing...... :D If you are following the blog…


Pumpkin Pie in a Glass – Thirsty Thursday

Today's Thirsty Thursday drink is inspired by the season, and a great suggestion from a friend of mine. I love the idea of a pumpkin cocktail and in my research there are a surprising variety of them out there. I settled on this one sourced from www.fusionmag.com because of it's creaminess. Pumpkin pie in a glass, delish! The Great Pumpkin…


Washington Apple – Thirsty Thursday

September... known for going back to school, change in the weather, and apple season. Today's drink suggestion is the timeless Washington Apple. Thank you Teri for introducing this one to me that fun night in NYC at that Irish Pub... Good times, and a great drink! Ingredients   1.25 oz of Crown Royal Deluxe Whiskey 0.5 oz apple schnapps 2.5 oz…


The Mint Julia – Thirsty Thursday

I mentioned this unique Wine in my review yesterday, but it bears repeating for those of you who may have missed it. I will try almost anything, but admittedly have my few favorite wine varieties I stick to. I love Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio. Generally, I rarely sway from my favorites. When I saw this on Wine, though I…


Watermelon, Lime, Mint Juice – Thirsty Thursday

In case you missed it I've been traveling two and from Kentucky these last few days. I have some great reviews and stories coming your way. In the mean time I think we should celebrate the end of summer with this terrific juice recipe. My friend Lauren has been going on about her delicious Watermelon, Mint juice. I found this…


Pele’s Drinks We Love – Thirsty Thursdays

Some of you may have enjoyed seeing this Pele's Wood Fire Grill "Drinks We Love" segment on the show. For those of you who missed it, enjoy. Behind the scenes facts:  1. During the filming of this segment we shot three different drinks. Pele's Own Wood Fired Cocktail was thrown in as a last minute addition and won by significant…