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...