Drinks

Summer Sangria

How is it almost August already?! The summer is flying by. I have been taking the time recently to just slow down a bit and just enjoy my surroundings. I think it’s really easy to get bogged down by the craziness of life sometimes. When some days get too crazy, I wind down with a glass a wine and a good show on Netflix. I gotta say wine is probably…

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Portugal Part 3 – Porto

My last stop on my Portugal adventure was Porto. I was super excited to arrive because coming to Porto was the main reason I wanted to make a trip to Portugal. It is the second largest city in Portugal after Lisbon and famous for port wine. In fact, the city was built to export wine to Great Britain in the old days. I arrived in the late afternoon and immediately…

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Drinks

Strawberry Lemonade

strawberry lemonade

There’s nothing I like more than a refreshing drink during the summer. The one drink that always makes me think of summer is lemonade. A previous boyfriend of mine was obsessed with strawberry lemonade, so I developed this recipe for him. It has since become my go to lemonade recipe, and now I make it for myself all the time! Making this lemonade recipe allows me to pretend we have…

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Portugal Part 2 – Obidos

Obidos

Obidos is a small town in central Portugal with a population of ~3,000 people. I absolutely fell in love with this place. <3 What this town lacks in size it makes up in awesome scenery, quirky little stores, and good eats. I spent 2 nights here relaxing, eating, and doing a lot of reading. The main reason I came to this town was to stay at the Literary Man Hotel…

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