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Tis the Season: Gingerbread Eggnog Cocktail Recipe

Whether you are having a party, small get together, or just looking for a great seasonal cocktail, we have one for you. We love to serve this Gingerbread Eggnog Cocktail Recipe from Thanksgiving to Christmas. It is filled with all of the great flavors of the season. This is the perfect cocktail to welcome guests with when they arrive for a holiday party or as…

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Ordering Wine In Restaurants With Confidence

In case you haven’t noticed, we like our wine at the TriWivesClub. It is definitely one of our pleasures and a way to cope with the triathlon lifestyle…at times…But, we’ve actually even started to get a bit more sophisticated about wine and learning what constitutes a good wine from a “why am I drinking this crap” wine. It has been an experience, however, albeit a…

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what goes into hosting a dinner party
in Cocktails & Wine, Fabulous Finds, That's Life

Dinner Party Hosting Doesn’t Have to be Scary

Dana and I love hosting dinner parties, but for me, it wasn’t always that way.  She, on the other hand, is a born party thrower and hostess.  I fretted over absolutely everything, but mostly that people would cancel at the last minute.  After the first few, however, when people actually did show up and seemingly had a good time, I started to relax and even…

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wine tasting
in Cocktails & Wine, That's Life, Travel Tips

How to Feel More Comfortable Tasting and Buying Wine

In case you haven’t noticed, we like our wine at the TriWivesClub. It is definitely one of our pleasures and a way to cope with the triathlon lifestyle…at times…But, we’ve actually even started to get a bit more sophisticated about wine and learning what constitutes a good wine from a “why am I drinking this crap” wine. It has been an experience, however, albeit a…

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simple syrups summer drinks
in Cocktails & Wine, On the Menu, Recipes

Do It Yourself Simple Syrups and Summer Drink Recipes

My husband and I are at a new stage in our lives.  With the twins off leading their own lives and my hubby no longer doing triathlons, we have a lot more time to play.  So, what are we doing you ask…We decided to learn how to make simple syrups and of course, Sunday afternoon drinks.  Great fun AND great practice for our next party! Perfecting…

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in Cocktails & Wine, Fabulous Finds, Home, On the Menu

10 SUMMER PARTY MUST HAVES FOR IMPROMPTU ENTERTAINING

I can’t believe summer is FINALLY here.  I have been waiting so long for this moment.  With the advent of summer, comes backyard barbeques, beach picnics, and impromptu entertaining.  Summer just seems to mandate nothing fancy and elaborate.  The same holds true for triathlete get-togethers. After a long ride or run with friends, no one really wants to fix anything complicated.  It’s time to relax,…

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