National Labor Day

In September on the first Monday, the U.S. Department of Labor celebrates and honors the greatest worker in the world – the American worker. Labor Day, September 5, 2021 is the 127th anniversary of Labor Day being celebrated as a national holiday. Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor …
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International Coffee Day

On October 1st, we celebrate International Coffee Day. What better way to show your love of java than by enjoying a cup today. Whether we make it at home, or stop by your favorite coffee shop. A cup of this pick me up is definitely on our menu today. Most of us start our mornings …
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NATIONAL ESPRESSO DAY – November 23

Get the pure coffee essence on National Espresso Day! Whether you sip one cup or keep buzzing all day long, November 23rd is the day.  The word espresso (/ɛˈsprɛsoʊ/; Italian pronunciation: [eˈsprɛsso]) in Italian means ‘quick in time.’ Before the advent of the espresso machine, espresso was simply a coffee expressly made for the person ordering it. …
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NATIONAL CAPPUCCINO DAY – November 8

National Cappuccino Day on November 8th whips up a frothy, hot cup of cappuccino. It’s a perfect drink on a frosty morning, meeting with friends or just to enjoy a creamy cuppa. Traditionally prepared with espresso, hot milk, and steamed milk foam, a cappuccino is an Italian coffee drink. The word cappuccino comes from the …
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NATIONAL ORANGE JUICE DAY – May 4

On May 4th National Orange Juice Day recognizes America’s most popular breakfast drink. Orange juice holds a large margin over second-place apple juice, too. People have been waking up to a glass of orange juice for many years and enjoying the health benefits it gives them. One 8 ounce serving of orange juice has 124 …
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No Fail Fresca Sangria

This simple recipe is not only a super hit, it’s so easy to make. Tip: Freeze your grapes and use instead of ice. Your drinks will be cold without being watered down. Ingredients 6 cans Fresca original2 bottles wine (red like a merlot or white like pinot grigio)Fresh fruit 2 peaches, strawberries and grapes.  (See …
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Carmel Apple Sangria

1 cup Carmel Vodka1 cup apple liquor750 ml white wine ( I’m using an apple moscato)2 green apples cut into slices (I saved myself some work and got them already sliced from my Walmart produce section) Combine all ingredients in large pitcher.  Chill and serve.Add extra slice of Apple as garnish

November 12th, Fun Holiday – Happy Hour Day

November 12 is Happy Hour Day. So, on this unofficial fun holiday take advantage of happy hours at your favorite bar, cafe or restaurant. Happy hour is a term used to refer to a period of time during a day when establishments sell drinks and food at a discount. While traditionally offered by bars, restaurants …
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La Fiesta Reasons to Party

Hello May flowers! As we enjoy nature’s beautiful celebration there are plenty of reasons to enjoy before the hot summer months. Cinco De Mayo is just around the corner, followed closely by Mother’s Day, and Summer Vacation for the kids. Cinco De Mayo gives me an excellent reason to pull out the blender for Margaritas …
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