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Zero Proof, Full Flavor: Redefining the Cocktail Culture

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Zero Proof, Full Flavor: Redefining the Cocktail Culture In this episode, Kristen sits down with Lisa Danforth, the forward-thinking founder of tonique, a company at the forefront of the alcohol-free cocktail movement. Lisa dives into her venture into mindful mixology, inspired by the noticeable increase in alcohol consumption during the COVID pandemic. She shares her passion for creating tonique, an…

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Reviewing Cave Tools Pigtail Food Flippers… Plus One!

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I love working with Cave Tools on product reviews because their grilling tools and accessories are great – they’re affordable and built to last and let’s be honest… I’m not the only person who forgets to bring their tools in when they’re done grilling. Who else pulls the food off the grill, shuts down the gas, goes inside to eat and completely…

Party food for you March Madness events!

The Best 8 Recipes to Slam Dunk March Madness

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March Madness Party Menu Ideas Here we go college hoops fans… that time of the year where everyone is picking their brackets and planning their parties to cheer for their favorite team.  My hometown, Greensboro, just happens to be the home of the ACC so here in NC, we take our college ball VERY seriously. So seriously in fact, that when…

WP Kitchen and Bar Greensboro NC Pomegranate Bellini

Feasting at the Newly Rebranded WP Kitchen + Bar

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WP Kitchen + Bar in Greensboro Last month I had the opportunity to do a few things that I love all at the same time – meet up with some of my amazing, local, blogger friends, try fun, new cocktails, and eat amazing food at the newly relaunched WP Kitchen + Bar. It’s like winning the nerd trifecta. Folks in…

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Bloggers, Wine, and Medaloni Cellars

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There are few things that bloggers love more than seeing each other in person at meet-ups and wine. Make both of those happen at the same time and it’s Eutopia so when I was asked to bring together a few bloggers to take a private tour of Medaloni Cellars, I gathered up some of the best – and most fun…


McDonald’s New Philosophy: The Simpler The Better

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Earlier this year, I was invited to taste test the then-new Breakfast All Day options that McDonald’s was rolling out. Other local bloggers and our families got to experience having McDonald’s breakfast for dinner!! How awesome is that? This month, a few of us gathered again to try something new — the all new McNugget that McDonald’s has rolled out!!…


Belly Up for Some Sweet Treats and Smokin’ Eats

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Two Great Eats in the Twin City! I love to eat year round but there is something about the food in the summer that makes it especially more enjoyable. Perhaps it’s the availability of fresh, local produce that makes the farm-to-table experience even more flavorful or maybe it’s the fact that the days are longer and if it’s not the…

Which cocktail pairs best with your favorite Netflix show?

The Best Drink to Pair With Your Favorite Netflix Show

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Want to Sip While You Binge? It’s Friday night and you’ve had a long week at work. All you want to do is go home, put on your favorite yoga pants and get horizontal on your sofa and binge watch some Netflix. I’m with you, friends. Nothing makes your day a little less hectic than a good night of Netflix….

Grilling in the dark is no problem with the BBQ light from Cave Tools

8PM and the Grillin’ is Fine….

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No More Grilling in the Dark! While the Boss may be Dancin’ in the Dark, right now the Rooster is grillin’ in the dark LIKE a boss and not having a single issue with the “is it really done??” conundrum that can come with late night grilling. Let’s face it, in an ideal world we’d have dinner over and done…

Nothin' But Snack Bars - Great tasting and good for you!

Nothin’ But Snacking Goodness

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Nothin’ But Snack Bars and Granola Cookies I was asked by a colleague here locally if I would be interested in getting a few all-natural snack bars from the Nothin’ But company and considering the amount of ‘snacks’ my girls go thru – either here or at school – I said sure! I’m always on the lookout for something that will…