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Adult Halloween Cocktails

Halloween is a time for kids, costumes, candies, and fun.  But who says it's just for kids?  Halloween is loved by the big kids too!  Adults love to dress up and act silly too!  And we certainly enjoy the treats too!  My favorites are those bite sized chocolate bars, specially Snickers!  But if that spooky caldron  of Halloween Hawaiian Punch doesn't quite do it for you, or you're looking for something a bit boozy here are some fun Halloween Cocktails for you! So get out your shakers ...

Tropical Punch Float

Last week I discovered Seafood City, a supermarket chain specializing in Filipino and Asian goods,  in my area.  They have markets in California and Hawaii, and are soon to open one in Chicago. They had opened not far from my house a few years ago.  I don't know why it took me this long to go there, but I'm glad I finally did! I love markets, specially ethnic ones; and I loved Seafood City! I love to wander the aisles looking at different foods and ingredients they offer. I spent a ...

Frozen Mango Lemonade & Simple Syrup Recipe

Yay!  The grandsons have arrived for their annual vacation with us!  That can only mean that summer's here!  They arrived Memorial Day weekend, sure it may be a few weeks before the official first day of summer, it's June 20th. this year in case you want to know, but at our house summer officially begins the day Dion and Devon arrive. Aside from ushering in summer the boys' arrival also means I'll be mixing up more refreshing drinks for them and their buddies who seem to gravitate at our ...

Lemon Grass Ginger Iced Tea Recipe!!!

Lemon Grass, also called fever grass, is an herb with long, thin, leaves that occurs naturally in many Asian countries. This herb is used in various Asian cuisines as a flavoring agent due to its potent flavor. Lemon Grass is a very good source of  vitamins and minerals including folic acid, magnesium, zinc, copper, vitamins A and C, iron, potassium, phosphorus, calcium and manganese.  It also has minute traces of B vitamins. It has many beneficial medicinal properties including ...

Copycat “Orange Bang” Drink

When we go out for lunch or dinner at one of our favorite local restaurants my grand children love to order this sweet orange drink they call Orange Bang.  It's sort of like a liquid creamsicle. It costs just about $4 for an 8oz. drink, it can get pricey when you have to order 3 or 4 of them. I started making the drink at home, so much more cost effective and best of all we can have it anytime we want. Here's the recipe, all you need is a blender and a strainer! Ingredients: 2 ...

The Best Lemonade: Brazilian Lemonade

On our recent trip to Jordan my family and I made a day trip to the Dead Sea.  We spent the day at the Dead Sea Movenpick Spa & Resort where we floated in the Dead Sea and relaxed at the Movenpick's facilities. It was a wonderful day, but it came with a price, the trek down to the beach was done in the searing heat of Jordan's record breaking summer.  That day the temperature was 116 degrees! The long walk down from the resort's lobby was hot but manageable, we were looking forward ...