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Smoked Cinnamon Old Fashioned Recipe

The holidays are all about spending time eating and drinking with family and friends. There’s nothing better than playing a little Christmas music and sipping a good cocktail next to a Christmas tree. In thinking of a holiday cocktail…

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What I Eat: Simple, Satisfying Salad Recipe

I’ll be thirty this year and as I’ve gotten older I’ve realized that my ability to eat whatever I want and stay thin is fading. So I’ve been on a bit of a health and fitness journey as of late.…

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Surviving the Holidays Happy + Healthy

The holidays are closing in fast… Pretty soon the chaos of all this holiday planning will be going into effect. And while the holidays are nothing if not enjoyable, they come with their own set of stress and anxiety. Coordinating…


A Very Merry Moscow Mule

Ingredients (Makes 1 cocktail) 1.5oz vodka (I personally love Tito’s) 1.5oz mulled apple cider 3oz ginger beer Nutmeg Apple slice + cinnamon stick Recipe Okay so this cocktail is super easy to make. Like it will only take you…

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The Story of a Man & Some Scotch

After a long, hard day at work or even an easy-breezy day doing nothing, there’s nothing I enjoy more than a nice drink. I love concocting easy cocktail recipes or simply enjoying a nice glass of wine. If you…


Smashed Watermelon Cocktail Recipe (Psst… It has tequila)

It seems there’s a national “day” for almost everything nowadays. That being said, who wouldn’t be on board with National Watermelon Day (Wednesday, August 3rd)? I love watermelon and pretty much always go for anything watermelon flavored. Remember watermelon…


Simple Cucumber Gin Cocktail Recipe

It’s hot. It’s humid. And it’s time for a cocktail. By the end of a hot summer’s day all I want to do is cool off with a refreshing and light cocktail. I love fresh or herbal flavors in cocktails–I…


Simple Kale Pesto & Seafood Pasta Recipe

My wife and I have a good solid rotation of healthy, delicious meals that we love. They’re easy to throw together after a long day at work and are always satisfying. I’m going to start documenting them here because I…


Supercharged Turmeric Tea Recipe

I’m always on the hunt for a natural way to get healthier. I’m not a big fan of medications and would always prefer to treat any ailment with proper nutrition or natural supplements. That’s why I’m so excited about…