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Wine for Christmas Father’s Day

This past weekend was Father’s Day, a day to celebrate the dads in our lives. For us here in Syracuse, New York, the spring has been rainy and cool and not at all like our normal June hot weather. Sunday, for example was around 60 degrees and steady, soaking rain. So, instead of our usual clambake on the deck, I decided to make meatballs and sauce!

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Wine for a Scientific Review

Last week was a blur for me with a bunch of deadlines at work so I didn’t get a chance to post about our trip to Ithaca, New York over Winter Break. I took the kids to the Sciencenter, a place we had driven by but had never visited

Wine for Hot Summer Days

It’s been a hot last few days in Central New York, much hotter than we are used to. The thermometer rarely goes above 90 during a normal summer but so far, we’ve hit and/or surpassed it a few times and it’s only July 3! Typically when it’s this hot, I avoid drinking too much alcohol due to dehydration and just because it makes me feel like garbage when it’s so hot. But, this past weekend, I had some fun loading up the coolers for a graduation party to celebrate my husband’s graduate degree.

Holiday Wine Picks from “A Wine for All Times”

As promised, I’m sharing my top five holiday wine picks for Christmas. These selections are meant for those of you who need ideas on what to bring a host/hostess, as well as those of you who have been asked to bring the wine for the occasion. All of these choices are crowd pleasers and will […]

‘Twas the Night Before the Girls’ Return

Summer brings new visitation schedules for my girls and their father. They spend three, non-consecutive weeks with him during the summer months, which means we go a whole week without seeing them. This past week was one of those weeks and despite missing them and their energy in the house, it was a nice, productive […]