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Snack Time!

Check out this fun snack I picked-up the past weekend at a wedding shower. The wedding shower was at The Little Traveler on Third Street in Geneva. After the shower they gave all of us a coupons to enjoy some … Continue reading

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Garden Done!

We had great weather yesterday to spend the afternoon in the garden. We planted our five plots with peppers, tomatoes, broccoli, onions, green beans, kale and herbs! We celebrated with some wine in the garden and now we just wait. … Continue reading

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Cooper’s Hawk Wine Dinners

*Please note you must be a Cooper’s Hawk Wine Member to buy tickets for this event. If you have a friend that is a member you can attend as their guest. My husband, Mike and I have been going to … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter from the Murphy family! We are spending the afternoon trying out some new quiche recipes. Broccoli, cheddar and bacon or ham, onions and peppers…so many options! What is your favorite ingredient combination for quiches?

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Fall Bucket List for 2017

The weather was starting to feel like fall in the Chicago Suburbs and then we had a “heat wave” hit the last couple days. We had just enough cool weather to get me thinking about fall. Check out my fall … Continue reading

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Bloody Mary Alternatives

Last weekend we went with friends to check out the Bloody Mary list at Art & Alma’s Century Inn in Burlington. They offer so many twists to the original Bloody Mary it is hard to pick. Mike went with one … Continue reading

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Date Night at Cooper’s Hawk Winery¬†

Date nights at Cooper’s Hawk Winery start with a wine tasting and we follow it up with some Drunken Shrimp. Pairs perfect with all the white wines on the menu. Did you know the brand new Cooper’s Hawk Winery in … Continue reading

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Happy Tuesday

Some days you just have a good day at work and cannot wait to come home to have a glass of wine. This weekend we picked-up our Barrel Reserve bottles from Cooper’s Hawk Winery so we will be enjoying a … Continue reading

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The Bachelor Fantasy League – 2017 Picks

The Bachelor 2017 airs tomorrow night! For us in the Murphy house tonight is almost as exciting as Christmas Eve since we had to pick our teams for The Bachelor. We always pick our teams the night before the season … Continue reading

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What Halloween Candy Pairs with my Wine?

Every year I take pride in buying the king size candy bars in flavors that kids actually want for Halloween. This year I am going to take it one step further and buy candy bars I know pair wonderful with … Continue reading

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