23
Feb
2018

Blackbeard’s Rum and Coke

It’s Friday cocktail time! We’re starting the weekend with a Blackbeard’s Rum and Coke tonight so we can think of our favorite vacation place…and all the rum. I think I’ve told you a lot by now that my favorite vacation place is St. John. We’ve been following along in social media to see how the rebuilding progress is coming along – and it’s coming along – but not fast enough. A group of our friends are looking to go back in 2020. That’s what we all keep saying…in 2020 we’re heading back there and reliving the best vacation ever. So St. John and all the islands affected by the hurricane have been in our thoughts a lot. One of the places we visited on the way home from St. John was Bones Rum on St. Thomas. Obviously when you go to the islands you’re going to be drinking lots and lots of rum. And we did do that. We definitely supported the local rum producers on that trip and actually we’ve made a few recipes since then with Bones Rum like this Coconut Rum Floater and these French Toast Kabobs. Yes, that’s right, rum for breakfast is totally acceptable when your in...
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What We Ate This Week

We’re on week 3 of What We Ate This Week! This week was a mix of healthy food and comfort food and even a no meat meal! And all were delicious. This week was a much calmer week than the weeks before have been. Our little wrestler is coming to the end of his season – so there’s a little...
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Beer Braised Lamb Chops

Try these Beer Braised Lamb Chops for dinner tonight! Slow braised chops, simmered in broth, cream and beer. This is going to be your new favorite way to make lamb! It’s this time of year when you want to sit by the TV, watch your favorite sports team or movie while something is slow cooking in the oven. Hopefully you’ve got...
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Cherry Cannoli Sandwich Cookies

Try these Cherry Cannoli Sandwich Cookies for Valentine’s Day dessert, or any time you need a fast and tasty no bake dessert recipe! Valentine’s Day isn’t a huge holiday at our house. It’s not that we aren’t into being romantic or going out to dinner, it’s just that life gets busy and we can’t always make it out to dinner on...
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Foolproof Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes

This list of Foolproof Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes is going to help even the most beginner at home cooks look like you’ve been cooking forever! Going out to restaurants on Valentine’s Day can be great. Romantic, fancy, no one has to do the dishes…but it can also be a disaster. Restaurants are crowded, service can be poor and the food...
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What We Ate This Week

Here we are in week number two of What We Ate This Week! I’m still trying to do some carb cutting in my life so here’s what I came up with! Hey everyone. So dieting is HARD. I keep asking myself when, one day, am I going to learn but it just doesn’t seem to happen. My weight goes up...
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