We recently treated our mom to a belated Mother's Day lunch at the Hotel Vandivort's restaurant, The Order. I've been bragging about their DIY bloody mary bar, and hot tamale, it was fun. Our server brought us a large glass of ice and Tito's, the rim salted to perfection. We took our glasses to the … Continue reading Bloody Mary!
A very merry unbirthday!
Maybe it's because our high school senior photos were less than stellar (hint: don't choose a photographer just because they offer a twin discount), or maybe it's because we wanted to have an excuse to get dressed up and have a fancy tea party. Whatever the reason is, it doesn't matter. We do recommend, … Continue reading A very merry unbirthday!
Not even Semi-Homemade
If you've been following along, you know we love to entertain. Part of the fun is menu crafting, deciding what to make from scratch, what to collaborate on with the grocery store, and what to just unpackage and put on a pretty plate. Last week Stephanie hosted a Bunco party for some friends, and because … Continue reading Not even Semi-Homemade
Makin’ Whoopie (Pies)
There was a period of time where we made a lot of whoopie...pies. (har har) They're just SO tasty, and fun to make. And with such a variety of flavors, the options are endless! (Trust me...we've tried to make them all.) The best still, though, are the classic version. A chocolate cake-ish sandwich, with marshmallow … Continue reading Makin’ Whoopie (Pies)
Dark and Stormy’s
It was a dark and stormy night... Thus begins many a tale of wonder, magic, and mystery... Oh, I'm not talking about A Wrinkle in Time , but one of my favorite drinks, the rum-and-ginger-beer "Dark & Stormy". A Dark and Stormy: 2 oz rum 5 oz ginger beer (please, do yourself a favor and … Continue reading Dark and Stormy’s