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Simple Rosé Sangria (FOR SOMEONE’S BIRTHDAY.) (mine.)

Simple Rosé Sangria / Bev Cooks

It’s my birthday! So I made you (me) (us?) rosé sangria. ROSÉ SANGRIA. But before I even begin this blab fest, you should know I hate fruit and wine together. Hate it! Which makes this entire p0st a walking contradiction on birthday clown stilts – but listen. I can explain. A while back, when my […]

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My Mug Shots (Coffee Mugs! Simmer Down.)

My Mugs Shots. (Coffee Mugs! Simmer Down.)

Did you honestly think they’d let someone like me even cross the prison threshold? Please. Let’s talk about coffee mugs! Also known as, the cockcrow caffeine-carrying cauldron of cheer. But I’m not dramatic about it or anything. It all started, I want to saaay, two Mother’s Days ago. Aaron came home from work early on […]

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Sleeping with Dirty Lemon. Wait, That Came Out Wrong.

Dirty Lemon Sleep Beverage / Bev Cooks

Zzzzzzzzzzzz. (This post is definitely in partnership with Dirty Lemon, but all ramblings and opinions are totally my own. I’m whispering this, so I don’t wake you. We coo?) Sleep. SLEEP. Sleep. Do you know this word I speak of? Ring any snooze buttons? Ah, you might vaguely remember this “sleep” thing. Long before your […]

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How to Host a Rosé Wine Tasting Party.

How to Host a Rosé Wine Tasting Party / Bev Cooks

You know I like rosé, right? I like rosé. The wine. I like it a lot. The rosé wines. So I hosted a blind tasting party! And by blind I mean, we were blindfolded. I didn’t jab my guest’s eyeballs out upon arrival. Contrary to popular belief, I’m not that kind of person. It was […]

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Lemon Jalapeno Spritzers

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Leeeeees! (said like the old guru dude in Eat, Pray, Love)   Happy virtual baby shower baby virtual shower baby virtual day! We all made you things that have lemons in them. Because your site is called The Lemon Bowl. And because you like lemons. And having babies. But not at the same time. Or […]

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Lemon Balm and Crystallized Ginger Granitas

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Summah solllstiiiice, y’aaaaall. Aw, lawwwwd. Time to board those thirsty mouths on the Refreshment Trolley and take a ride! You don’t have to tell anyone I just said that. The other day on the NPRs there was a local story about ice cream vs. frozen yogurt vs. gelato vs. granitas. Which one has the most […]

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Homemade Lemon Balm Tea

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I have a lot of lemon balm in my garden. Like, a lot. No really, a LOT LOT. So much so, that I included a little video at the end of this post of me attempting to harvest lemons in the lemon balm patch. Because that’s how it totally works, right? Oh. Have you ever […]

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Sriracha Hot Toddy with Honey and Lemon

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Ooooooookay. I think I’m about halfway caught up with Parenthood, and it’s official. I want them to adopt me. I don’t even care which family. All of them. Joint custody. Except, as much as I want to stick Crosby in my bra, when he smiles, duuuude it’s intense! How many teeth does that guy have? […]

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