Monday, July 27, 2015

Top 10 Easy Cleaning Tips

My Top 10 Easy Cleaning Tips to make household clean up a little bit easier.

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Basic Potato Salad Guest Post From The Complete Savorist

I'm so excited to be having Michelle from The Complete Savorist guest hosting on the blog today with an a tasty recipe for Basic Potato Salad! I can't wait to try it! 
She has a gorgeous blog with tons of delicious recipes! Please make sure to take a minute to stop by her blog and say hi! 
Basic Potato Salad Recipe Guest Post From The Complete Savorist!

Hi everyone, I’m Michelle from The Complete Savorist and am really excited to be here with you today. Thank you Serena for the opportunity to share a recipe with you.
How many of you have a potato salad recipe? Most of you I bet. I have many. My parents divorced when I was young, so I don’t have just two recipes, one from the maternal grandma and one from the paternal grandma, but over six different family potato salad recipes.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Earl Grey Ginger Spritzer

I'm so excited to have Janette from Culinary Ginger guest hosting for me today. She has a gorgeous blog full of lots of delicious, healthy recipes! She's been a wonderful blogger friend for sometime and I was thankful she volunteered to guest host so I could spend a little extra special time with the family this week since Colt and I are both celebrating Birthday's tomorrow the 21st and he is turning the big 40!
Please make sure to stop by Janette's blog and follow along so you don't miss any of her stunning photos and tasty recipes! 
I personally can't wait to try these Earl Grey Ginger Spritzers! 
Earl Grey ginger spritzer
Hello everyone, this is Janette from Culinary Ginger and I have for you a light, refreshing Summery drink. This Early Grey ginger spritzer is just Earl Grey tea and non alcoholic ginger beer. A simple 2 ingredient drink perfect for sipping on those warmer days or evenings as the sun goes down.
Earl Grey ginger spritzer
More than 60 billion (that's billion with a 'b') cups of tea are consumed in Britain every year, wow. Earl Grey is one of the most popular teas to drink and is not just used to drink hot out of tea cups anymore. I'm seeing tea being added more recently in alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, just like this Earl Grey ginger spritzer.
Earl Grey ginger spritzer
To achieve the 'layered' look of the drink, I first poured the more viscous (thicker) of the 2 liquids, the ginger beer, to half fill the glass. I then poured the tea into a jug with a small spout because I want a slow pour. I tilted the glass and poured the tea as slowly as I could (and got some spillage) down the side of the glass and that's it. A delicious drink that everyone will enjoy.
Earl Grey ginger spritzer
I want to thank Serena for having me guest post today and I hope that you all get a chance to cool off this Summer and try my tasty twist on iced tea.


Earl Grey ginger spritzer
Recipe Type: Drinks
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Cook time:
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 2 cup water, boiled
  • 2 Earl Grey tea bags
  • 16 ounces (1 1/2 bottles) good quality non alcoholic ginger beer, chilled
  • Fresh mint leaves
Instructions
  1. To a heat proof bowl or pitcher, add the water and tea bags.
  2. Steep for 5 minutes.
  3. Refrigerate the tea until chilled for 2 hours.
  4. Fill a glass half full with ginger beer.
  5. Tilt the glass and slowly pour the tea down the inside until full.
  6. Garnish with mint leaves.
   
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