Category Archives: Wines

December is for celebrating!

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December is a busy month for us. Not only do we have many planned holiday celebrations with friends and family, it is also my husband Jim’s birthday! This year, for his birthday dinner, we got to go to one of … Continue reading

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Wait… it’s summer? But it was just March like two seconds ago! Aw crap, there goes that resolution!

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Seriously! Where did the last four months go!?!? I mean really, the fact that I can’t hit my once a month posting goal is kind of sad… oh well, why carry a grudge! So…. it’s summer! There’s that! The kids actually … Continue reading

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Revival

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It’s about time, don’t you think? It has been a really, really, really long time since I last posted. And I miss it. I have been all work and no play… well, okay, maybe a little play. But nothing inspirational… … Continue reading

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“It’s so good I want to roll around naked in it!”

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Yes… you read that correctly. That is a direct quote ladies and gentlemen. I was absolutely in LOVE with the English Toffee Pudding Cake with Vanilla Bean Creme Anglaise that is offered at one of our local wine bars. Like … Continue reading

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I don’t believe it! My husband ate olives…. and enjoyed them!!!

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A couple of weeks ago, Jim and I went to Cuda Ridge Winery for a member’s release party. Larry, the winemaker and owner, had the chef at Posada Catering pair delightful “contemporary southwestern” tapas with each of the featured wines. … Continue reading

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Summertime, and the livin’ is easy….

Well, this is always a bittersweet time of year for me. A much needed and long-awaited break is here, but it means I have to say goodbye to some wonderful young adults that I have had the opportunity to get … Continue reading

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A Malone Family Christmas Eve

The holidays are full of traditions: Jim and I Christmas shopping for the kids on the Veteran’s Day holiday while they are at daycare; visiting Deacon Dave’s to see the lights; taking a ride on the Niles Christmas train; Christmas … Continue reading

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Bring on the Turkey!

Well, it is that time of year again: Thanksgiving. I am not sure how it keeps arriving so quickly, but here it is. We have many things to be grateful for this year as always. Our family is healthy and … Continue reading

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The Tenuta Vinyards tasting experience – Like a nice, warm hug!

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I got a sense of Tenunta Vinyards’ tasting room before I even entered its doors. Specifically, I heard it. It was the sound of joyous conversation and laughter. You might say that has nothing to do with the winery, but … Continue reading

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Instead of the tried and true, let’s try something new!

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These were the sentiments that Jim and I had last weekend as we went out for an afternoon of wine tasting. We wanted to try some wineries in the area that we had yet to visit.  We eventually arrived as … Continue reading

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