The Plunge: A Fruity Sangria Punch

by Marla on November 23, 2014 · 18 comments

Can you taste color? I know I sure can! Especially when its a fruity blend of flavors in a cool crisp cocktail. Seagrams Escapes invited me to create a cocktail with their assortment of flavors. Any excuse to go on a flavor journey & I’m in! 

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In this cocktail (#2 in my Telluride Ski Runs series) ~ The Plunge: A Fruity Sangria Punch, I’ve combined Seagram’s Escapes flavors with orange bitters & some ginger syrup. It’s a crisp, refreshing cocktail sure to please. Guests at your holiday parties will swoon over this drink! It’s perfect for aprs ski too…

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Super Holiday Giveaway!

November 22, 2014
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Hi everyone! Happy weekend. A bunch of us are playing Santa ~ I’ve teamed up with a fabulous group of bloggers to bring you some amazing holiday gifts…enter now!

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Roasted Butternut Squash & Turkey Tacos

November 20, 2014
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My Caribbean Carnival cruise last month inspired all sort of fresh & fun flavors! These tacos make the most of your Thanksgiving leftovers and are a perfectly balanced family meal, with a Mexican twist! On my cruise in the Western Caribbean I enjoyed so many regionally inspired flavors. Fresh Mexican food was everywhere. Cooking it up at home […]

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Chambord Raspberry Cranberry Sauce

November 19, 2014
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Mixing booze with cranberry sauce is one of the greatest things evahhhhhhhh! Don’t you worry, the alcohol cooks out, almost…. Looking for a creative way to prepare cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving & Christmas? Look no further…cranberry, raspberry & liqueur are the most perfect pairing in my Chambord Cranberry Sauce…

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No-Bake Lemon Drop Cookies

November 17, 2014
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The folks at Better Homes & Gardens invited me to be a contestant in their Ultimate Baking Challenge. So here I am adapting one of their amazing recipes to share with you! Please VOTE FOR THESE TODAY & I might just end up competing in NYC! xo Calling all lemon lovers ~ I can’t begin to tell you […]

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Happy 1st Birthday Moose!

November 16, 2014
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This weekend has been sooooooo fun! I’ve proclaimed November 15th as our Moose’s 1st birthday (he’s a Second Chance doggy, so were not sure of his natural birthdate) We had a super fun little party. Take a look… Moose has become our best friend, ultimate hiking partner & most loved family member. You could say we […]

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Misty Maiden Martini

November 13, 2014
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I’ve made an executive decision around here. What is it? Now that designing cocktails is my new favorite thing to do (ahem, mixologist wanna be) I’m going to create a series of cocktails named after Telluride ski runs. And by the way there are a lot of ski runs!  Here’s No. 1… This Misty Maiden Martini is […]

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Mini Blueberry Lemon Muffins

November 12, 2014
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It’s the time of year when we wanna cozy up with a warm drink & baked goodies. I’ve got some mini delights for ya right here! Don’t underestimate these Mini Blueberry Lemon Muffins because of their petite size. They offer big, bold flavor & I bet you won’t eat just one!

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Thai-Mex Steak Tacos

November 9, 2014
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Thai-Mex Steak Tacos ~ a zesty flavor combination of two regions, which are located no where near each other on the globe. Together we can take a flavor journey with simple ingredients designed to take us far, far away. Even if just for a few moments… I’ve never been to Thailand (or anywhere in Asia) but I sure […]

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Cruise Inspired Recipes! Pinterest Board

November 7, 2014
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Embarking on a cruise is fun! What makes it even more fabulous is all that glorious food & drink…. Hi everyone! I have been reflecting on my wonderful Carnival cruise & I added a Cruise Inspired Recipes Pinterest board to share recipes inspired by cruise cuisine. There were so many wonderful ingredients & flavor combinations I tasted on my […]

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Pumpkin Bars with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

November 5, 2014
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Pumpkin Bars with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting…..naturally sweetened cake bars perfect with a chilled glass of milk or steamy cup of coffee. Serve for breakfast, brunch or mid afternoon snack attacks! Hi & happy Wednesday! So where’s Waldo now? She is prancing around London Town dining at the finest restaurants, shopping up a storm & visiting with friends & […]

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Crispy Brussels Sprouts Chips & The 52 New Foods Challenge Cookbook

November 2, 2014
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How was your Halloween? I hope it was amazing! We had a blast. After all that candy maybe it’s time for some veggies? Are you looking to get your kids to try new healthy foods? Or maybe you have adult picky eaters in your house? If you answered a definitive YES to either of those […]

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Happy Halloween 2014!

October 31, 2014
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Hi everyone! Happy Friday & HAPPY HALLOWEEN! We are so excited around here & have been preparing for this holiday since late August (I kid you not!) That photo was taken late August right when my kids got their costumes. You can tell my son was in a great mood about trying his on…meanwhile the […]

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Cinnamon Candy Apple Cocktails

October 29, 2014
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Can you believe only 2 days until the best holiday evahhhhhh?! The word on everyones lips is Halloween. Here in Telluride, there will be a town parade, parties & of course lots of tricks & treats! Let’s not forget the cocktails…. Last week Mini Cinnamon Apples swooned us. Today they perch proudly on Fireball spiked Cinnamon Candy Apple Cocktails.

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Halloween Chocolate Monster Cookies

October 26, 2014
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Halloween Monster Cookies go something like this. My sweet little 2nd grader was home from school feeling a bit under the weather. He was well enough to bake cookies though! These are my sons version of Monster Cookies. And he is mighty happy to share them with you…

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