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Which Witch is Which?

Which Witch is Which?

Happy Halloween! I think Halloween may be overtaking Christmas as people’s favourite holiday! Kids (and their parents), right now, are probably worried about what they should be dressed as for trick or treating. Wonder Woman (you go, girl!)? Sean Spicer? Peppa Pig? Your favourite Paw […]

Escape to Elba

Escape to Elba

Able was I, ere I saw Elba. This saying might be the most famous palindrome of all time and yes, when I think of Elba, the island off the coast of Tuscany, this always pops into my mind. I’ve wanted to go to Elba for a […]

(No) Labour Day Cocktails

(No) Labour Day Cocktails

Hard to believe that we’ll be saying goodbye to summer and hello to back-to-school! Summer seems to have gone by quicker than usual! Here’s hoping for a nice long Indian summer with warm days and mild nights. This is the last long weekend of the […]

Oh (M.G. Boozy) Fudge!

Oh (M.G. Boozy) Fudge!

What is better than tomorrow being a Friday? Tomorrow is also National Fudge Day! Yet another day that, although you still have to go to work, you have a reason to celebrate! The first-documented mention of fudge was in a letter written in 1886 by […]

#Get Bitter – Amaro cocktails

#Get Bitter – Amaro cocktails

Last week in advance of both St. Patrick’s Day and Italian Unification Day, I extolled the virtues of Amaro and listed 5 entry level Amari and 5 advanced level Amari to try. Now that you have ventured into the bitter world, here are some cocktails to […]

Amore Amari

Amore Amari

Next week, there is going to be a lot of celebrating. Whether you’re raising a green pint to say SLÁINTE and cheer St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) or raising a glass of wine to say SALUTE for Italian Unification Day (also March 17 – both […]

The Emilio Picariello Cocktail – A Guest Post by Homebartendr

The Emilio Picariello Cocktail – A Guest Post by Homebartendr

Thanks to Scott and Beth from Homebartendr – my go-to blog for what cocktails, home bar information as well as one of my favourite Instagram posters- for this guest blog post, inspired by Gasoline Alley. You can follow them on Twitter, Instagram, or sign up […]