Whiskey Sour Popsicles

Whiskey Sour Popsicles

It’s “popsicle time” again, folks! It’s warming up out there, and everywhere I look there is a different popsicle recipe….so I am at it again.  However, it should have taken me a few moments to blog this recipe up for you, …….but I made the time consuming mistake of checking my spelling of “popsicle.” Much to my surprise….. This actually a recipe for a Whiskey Sour “Frozen Pop.” It turns out – POPSICLE is that colorful brand of frozen treat that has been around for a very long time – - – and folks have generically just called anything frozen on a stick – popsicle.   Other names for the cool concoction are Ice Pop, Freezer Pop, freeze pop, ice lolly, ice pole, icy pop,...

Fruit Flies & The Things We Do to Trick Them

Fruit Flies & The Things We Do to Trick Them

It’s actually quite hilarious.  If you are looking for an answer to getting rid of fruit flies – - – the first thing you do is put up all food AND put away unrefrigerated food that might be going bad (bananas, avocados, tomatoes….)  That usually fixes it in a couple of days. HOWEVER, we as humans, myself included, seem to take joy in crafty projects that might trick these “highly intelligent” creatures. Do they work? ….. You can try them.  I did & I killed a bunch of bugs. Check out the pics & results below!   Three Options I have tried: 1. Outsource Your Troubles: Carnivorous Plants  Check this out: Since I didn’t “catch them in the act”…. I don’t really know if they got rid...

Feeding Children Cheap on Vacation

Feeding Children Cheap on Vacation

Maybe I went once or twice as a kid, but Golden Corral wasn’t at the top of our Favorite Restaurant list when we were growing up.  The first time I went to one as an adult was last year – on a trip – with kids. My mouth popped open as soon as I walked in.  I felt like as a child, I had been tricked – that this is really a land flowing with chocolate and cotton candy clouds & my mother didn’t take me here, because of all these wonderful things……… Truthfully, this utopia was in the Indiana & then another was in Kentucky – - – and they are not your average Golden Corrals. Usually, I try to eat at local, hole-in-the-wall places when I travel.  However, travelling with multiple screaming, picky...