The worst part about being sick -- besides the fact that you're sick -- is that you're supposed to stay hydrated, but most liquids are harsh on your throat. Thankfully, there are recipes that can provide you with much-needed relief. Today, I'm going to teach you how to make a soothing cup of honey lemon tea, which is perfect for promoting relaxation while easing aches and pains. Read More
Want to make the perfect cup of coffee to delight your taste buds? Not everyone enjoys the same flavors and no two coffees are exactly the same – which is why it’s essential to understand key differences in coffee roasts. There are many variables that play a part in your regular coffee experience – specifically whether the roast is light or dark. Light and dark roast coffees can vary greatly in complexity, flavor, taste and body, because different amounts and levels of roasting produce ... Read More
Having dinner with your significant other is a great way to bond and get some one-on-one time. There’s no need to wait for a special holiday to take your honey out for a good meal, either! Here are some delicious food and wine pairing ideas for your next date night. Consider giving these a try, whether you’re having dinner at home or at your favorite restaurant. Read More
When you plan a date night, ladies night or other special occasion, do you always find yourself stuck wondering how many bottles of wine are appropriate? How many glasses of wine are in one bottle anyway? The typical wine bottle size is 750 milliliters -- read on to learn how many glasses of wine each bottle can hold. Read More
There are many delicious sodas to combine with your favorite alcohols, and the creativity involved in some of these recipes will surprise you! From adventurous combinations to classic cocktails, if you’re looking for a new twist on your favorite alcohol, try one of these 6 mixes. Which is your favorite? What would you add to the list?
Drinking a good cup of coffee in the morning is routine for many Americans and has been for quite a long time. According to a survey conducted by the World Resources Institute in 2009, the average American drank approximately 416 eight-ounce cups of it throughout the year. If coffee is a regular part of your life, you might want to know what it is doing for you. Here are some ways a consistent intake of java can help your body.
Have you ever met anyone who doesn't like mimosas? It's a sweet, fruity drink with a bit of a boozy kick -- what's not to love? Typically, many often think of mimosas as solely champagne and orange juice, but it's actually all about the champagne and citrus mix. While you may be most familiar with the orange juice style, there are an array of mimosas that are made with other juices. If you haven't tried them, you've been missing out. Read to learn a special homemade champagne lemonade r... Read More
Have you ever rummaged through your fridge for a nice, cold brewski and found that its expiration date has long passed? Is it safe to drink? And can beer truly even expire? After all, alcohol is supposed to age, right? Well, the answer is a bit complicated. Simply put: No, beer isn't going to go bad and become harmful like... Read More
Are you a health-conscious individual who also loves to indulge in an occasional night of whiskey tasting? Well, it's important to be mindful of the nutritional value of the drinks you pour -- especially when crafting mixed whiskey drinks. In fact, the number of calories in your favorite alcohol may surprise you... Think you can take a guess at how many calories are in ONE shot of whiskey? One shot of an average whiskey typically clocks in at approximately...
Yes -- for the most part. Keep in mind that you are receiving an intake of caffeine from additional sources throughout the day as well (such as from soda or chocolate), so it's important not to overdo it on the coffee. By "overdo it," we mean refilling pots of coffee per day, not necessarily a few cups -- so, generally, you most likely are consuming an appropriate amount that shouldn't negatively affect your health. In fact, coffee may have unique health benefits. According to many rece... Read More
At the end of the day, many people enjoy the relaxation of curling up in bed for a restful slumber; however, for some, insomnia is a struggle that leaves them begging to feel tired. Even if you’ve never experienced chronic sleeplessness, you’ve most likely had the occasional (and uncomfortable) restless night – where not even counting sheep will help you drift to dreamland. Drinking certain kinds of caffeine-free, herbal teas can be a great way to calm your mind and body down in preparatio...
Cinco de Mayo is a time to celebrate a little-known battle victory from 1862 with the aid of food, friends, and of course drinks. This list is just a small sample of cocktails with origins in Mexico, each one can be customized to almost anyone’s liking. Whatever you decide, make sure you drink responsibly while you’re having a good time. Happy Cinco d... Read More