Tagged: sangria

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#FlashbackFriday: Cocktails and Cheez-Its

Cheez-Its, am I right? Looking back to a time when I was in one those, “just because I can” moods. Honestly, what else was I supposed to do with Scrabble Cheez-Its aside from eat them? And can we talk about...

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Better than The “Best” Sangria

I know, I know, I already posted a recipe for “The Best” Sangria a year ago that remains one of my most visited pages on this site. Well, no disrespect to America’s Test Kitchen, but while their recipe is good,...

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The “Best” Sangria

Not to toot my own horn, but I’ve posted an improved version of this recipe. It’s time to trade up! We have tons of recipes for items that are a little past their prime. Whether it’s making bread pudding or...

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in DC: Dusk in Shaw

One doesn’t normally put the last photo of the evening at the beginning of an article, but this was worth sharing first. The sky at dusk from this past Saturday evening in DC, from some friends’ rooftop deck. I know...

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loss: nothing is certain

It’s been a bit of a long blogless stretch, but there just seemed to be more important things to focus on than throwing out a few hundred words. Sadly, death has been a constant theme this month: Iran protests, the...

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summer: I wanna dip my fries in it!

Even though it happened yesterday at lunch, I can unofficially consider this to be how my weekend started. Oh it’s been a rather foul and moody week at the office. The massive amounts of sunshine have helped, but a 3-day...

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sports: Yes, that’s right, sports.

As Natalie says, “I love tickets!” So when Michael had an extra ticket to the Caps game last night, I put my name on the waiting list. I’m not usually a sports guy, and I haven’t been to a hockey...

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sangria: JBJ would approve

I’ll get tired of saying Bon Jovi Friday soon enough after another catchphrase enters my brain, but right now I’m halfway there, whoooooaaa… etc. I met up with Kyle* last night after a hellacious day at the office and we...

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Stepford Saturday

Ever had a Stepford morning? I used to have them in Alexandria a lot more often. For me it’s a morning when I’m up bright and early, willingly, and a plan forms. Even though I’d been out the previous night...

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It’s too bad you can’t blog scents

It smelled so good in here earlier. It was a good domestic weekend, cooking and cleaning and entertaining company. I’m a bit stuffed right now from dinner and sangria so a quick recap. Friday I finally gave in and had...