Healthy Cranberry Cocktail for Valentines Day

Healthy Cranberry Cocktail for Valentines Day

  Happy Valentines Day! What do you have planned on this romantic lover’s day? I’m not sure what our plans are, but I know I will be making a pitcher of this Cranberry Cocktail. The flavour is so crisp and refreshing it would make the perfect addition to a...
New Years Cocktail Time!

New Years Cocktail Time!

It’s party time!! Do you love a good party? The “bringing in” of a new year is the perfect excuse to kick up your heels and let your hair down. I what better way to celebrate than with some pretty cocktails. I have some simple but tasty New Years...
Lemon Calippo Cocktail

Lemon Calippo Cocktail

Yeh!! It is nearly the weekend and Alfresco Friday is back with an alcoholic splash and a view of the ocean. We have moved house over the winter and now the nice weather means we can now enjoy the benefits of a beach shack on the headland. …but back to the...
Berry Smoothie & “The Higher Being”

Berry Smoothie & “The Higher Being”

What is “The Higher Being,”… LOL! I wouldn’t know, and I am not going to get philosophical with you, that is definitely not my department! In the context of this story the “Higher Being” is my baby brother. He is absolutely...
Alfresco Friday – Peach Sangria

Alfresco Friday – Peach Sangria

Welcome to another glorious Friday! I hope the sun is shining and you have the most wonderful plans for your weekend. Alfresco Friday is my celebration of the weekend. Usually our family will take advantage of the beautiful mild weather this time of year and have a...
Alfresco Friday – Pina Colada

Alfresco Friday – Pina Colada

Whoo hoo I am off on holidays for eight days and to celebrate I have a cocktail and a song to go along with it! “If you like Pina Coladas And getting caught in the rain If you’re not into yoga If you have half a brain” I am sure almost everyone has...
Alfresco Friday – Sangria

Alfresco Friday – Sangria

Todays Alfresco Friday is a bit of a preview for some upcoming stories.  I won’t give you any more hints… except to say that I have been sampling some different flavours recently and that will be reflected in some of the dishes coming up on the site. Friday, however...
Alfresco Friday – Mango Crush

Alfresco Friday – Mango Crush

It’s alfresco Friday and New Years Eve! So what else could I make but a yummy cocktail to help my readers get the celebrations started?  My favourite cocktails are those which include a good amount of fruit and ice. There is nothing like a chilled fruit drink to cool...
Alfresco Friday -Watermelon Punch

Alfresco Friday -Watermelon Punch

It is Alfresco Friday again and it is my birthday!  I have already celebrated this birthday once, thanks to my gorgeous husband who organized a big surprise party for me last month. But it looks like I am a little spoilt, and we are celebrating again with a weekend...