There is many a besotted couple that only wine on Valentines Day because of the pressure to make this day special. The rest of the three hundred and sixty-four days of the year they rely upon other sorts of spirits to provide that warm and fuzzy buzz, so when this holiday focused on Love rolls around every February, these once a year wine drinkers are left staring aimlessly at the wine aisle with no clue what wine to pair with their impending evening of…
Added by Janice Perry on February 10, 2014 at 4:11pm —
I used to consider myself a Cabernet Sauvignon type of girl. I loved the rich red hues, bold flavors, and the security of what to expect when ordering a glass of wine when out at a restaurant, but recently my taste have changed. Now I would say that I gravitate more towards Merlot and Pinot Noirs (which is unfortunate because of the Pinot's more expensive price tag), but I find these two reds range of taste more broad, and usually more enjoyable as well.…
Added by Janice Perry on February 3, 2014 at 6:21pm —
Some of you may remember this post from a few years ago, and some of you may be reading it for the first time. Whatever the case, it was my own nucking futty spin on the classic tale of "The Night Before Christmas". If your holidays are anything like mine, you'll appreciate the recounting of a Christmas Eve that's not exactly what you might call picture-perfect.…
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 24, 2013 at 11:16am —
** The mayor of Toronto is a walking Saturday Night Live skit.
Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 22, 2013 at 5:33pm —
Well my friends it is time that it happened again, I have been on a winning wine streak, and as streaks are known to do, it has come to an end. As much as I love sharing great budget wines with you I truly hate sharing the budget bombs but an honest wine drinking mama has got to do what an honest wine… Continue
Added by Janice Perry on November 16, 2013 at 10:37pm —
Enter to win Invino World of the Wine Contest!
glassware for 8, wine decanters, wine country artisan treats, and a $250 gift card
Added by Victoria Sconion on October 19, 2013 at 3:30pm —
** It takes me three WEEKS to recover from three NIGHTS of going out.
Added by Jennifer Marshall on October 18, 2013 at 10:52am —
** When people say, "Good morning!", I'm not quite sure how they assume that it's good.
** The government REALLY needs to get over its giant temper tantrum.…
Added by Jennifer Marshall on October 4, 2013 at 9:55pm —
** I could open a wig shop with all the hair in the drain.
** The cooler weather's giving me that "Holy-Crap-My-Twins-Have-No-Pants-That-Fit-Them" feeling.…
Added by Jennifer Marshall on September 20, 2013 at 10:22am —
** I'm pretty sure I'm allergic to myself. *itch* *scratch* *sniff*
** Erectile dysfunction commercials make me really… Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on September 13, 2013 at 1:13pm —
By Anne-Marie Kovacs, Chief Wife
Wine aficionado, wine snob, wine geek or sommelier in training? We all know one. Or want to become one. Well, here are some great kits to up the ante by Le Nez du Vin by Wine Aromas.…
Added by Audreyvp on June 5, 2013 at 6:44am —
These Father’s Day gift ideas are brought to you by GGAB, aka the Gift Giving Advisory Board’s in our Second Annual Sponsored Father’s Day Gift Guide. Enjoy this novel selection from independent creative businesses that excel at delighting us with their ingenious new products. … Continue
Added by Audreyvp on May 31, 2013 at 6:26pm —
** Cramps and mammograms are just two of the many perks (*ahem*) of being a woman.
** I'd rather be a wrinkled mess than pull out an iron.
** Kids and husbands have very selective hearing.
** Getting in bed early to read a book didn't kill me after all.
** Paying your offspring to do things you don't wanna… Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 10, 2013 at 2:30pm —
** Spilled wine is WAY worse than spilled milk.
** The DMV is truly a vast sea of weirdness.
** Turning 29 again wasn't so bad after… Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on April 19, 2013 at 2:31pm —
** Living next door to construction is like having an earthquake as your neighbor.
** I don't know who's more excited when there's no homework -- the kids or me.
** Danica Patrick "pole position" jokes are plentiful when my husband's around.
** I'm not sure whether to feel flattered or offended that everybody seems to… Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on February 22, 2013 at 10:21am —
MOMMA CANDY OF THE WEEK
Things That Made Me Happy
Have you ever had one of those weeks that is so heavy and so trying you can't even remember what you did Monday...Tuesday...Wednesday...I mean, did those days actually even happen? Did I get dressed? What's my name…
Added by Shauna Quintero on February 2, 2013 at 11:55pm —
So did you go out last night?
Did you have a big night out on the town?
Did you wear a fancy dress and sparkly shoes?…
Added by Shauna Quintero on January 2, 2013 at 2:11am —
** Santa needs to be A LOT more organized next year.
** I may never see my son again now that Wii U is hooked up in the basement.
** Goatdog REALLY likes to open presents. Especially ones that don't belong to him.
** When it snows, everyone seems to have forgotten how to drive.
** Teepeeing the inside of your house… Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 28, 2012 at 5:39pm —
When it comes to smashed grapes, I tend to be more of a white wine lover. But every now and then, I do love to sip some red. However, this past weekend proved to me why I should probably save it for very special occasions (like when the floor is lined with plastic).
So it was a chilly Friday evening, and my hubby and I decided to open up a…
Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 5, 2012 at 11:02am —
Check out this fun Mother In-law, Daughter In-law outing!
Added by Abby Billings on October 12, 2012 at 4:27pm —