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Fashioned with Maple

Fashioned with Maple

Fashioned with Maple: This had to be the first recipe of the book. One of my own creations that came to me in a wave of pure autumnal inspiration. This seasonal take on my personal favorite cocktail will get anyone in the mood for fall. This maple old fashioned uses...

Holiday Spiced Coffee

Holiday Spiced Coffee

Holiday Spiced Coffee If you know me, you know I love coffee. This recipe for homemade spiced hard coffee is my own creation. I had been working on finding a way to spice up my morning coffee which lead me to think of a nice flavor pairing by adding spices to the...

The Cranfizz

The Cranfizz

The Cranfizz Ahh the gin fizz. A wonderfully bright cocktail that, in my mind, is the definition of effervescence. It is light, crisp, bubbly, chilled, and happy. The gin fizz is something I recently got into, along with my gin obsession. What turned me onto this was...

Racing Through the Weekend: Tuna 200

Racing Through the Weekend: Tuna 200

This past weekend Chris and I participated in the Tuna 200, which is a 200 mile relay race from Garner, NC to Atlantic Beach, NC. Yes… 200 miles. Well technically it was 203 Miles but who is counting…. This might sound like a daunting task but our team shredded the...

Masculinity: A Man’s Interpretation

Masculinity: A Man’s Interpretation

Two weeks ago I cried. Twice. The best part, neither time was out of sorrow, stress or anxiety. It was happiness, excitement, and pride. The first time I cried was while I was sitting on my porch and reflecting on a recent conversation I had where I really defined my...

Tyler’s Top 6 Non-Alcoholic Beers

Tyler’s Top 6 Non-Alcoholic Beers

Below are Tyler’s top 6 non-alcoholic beers! ANY beer drinker needs to try these out. Beware I do have a personal bias to IPAs😊. For those truly interested in trying these non-alcoholic beers, make sure to click the links in each beer's title!...

Its NA Beer Day! – A reflection

Its NA Beer Day! – A reflection

It’s official! Sober October is underway AND we have a new holiday to celebrate. The Non-Alcoholic (NA) Industry has a federally sanctioned day. Thanks to Big Drop Brewing, great friends of ours here at The NA Happy Hour, October 2nd is officially called “NA Beer...

Happy National Non-Alcoholic Beer Day

Happy National Non-Alcoholic Beer Day

We are so excited to finally have a national holiday just for non-alcoholic beer drinkers like all of us! Below is the article from the founders of National NA Beer Day, Big Drop Brewing posted on Cision: PR Newswire. How excited are all of you that we finally have a...

A Charity Ride Rolls into Lessons

A Charity Ride Rolls into Lessons

For those who do not know, I am a cyclist and support driver for The Challenge to Conquer Cancer (also known as C3). This non-profit holds yearly cross-country bike rides to raise money for cancer research. Each year we host a ride from Greenville, South Carolina to...

Hoppy IPA Day!

Hoppy IPA Day!

Let’s Raise a Glass to IPAs Each year, the first Thursday in August is celebrated as IPA Day and is celebrated by beer lovers the world over. Known for its strong hoppy aromas and fresh flavours, IPA, is short for Indian Pale Ale. This is a style of beer that can...