Been a busy month….not a lot of time or energy for blogging unfortunately. I think everyone gets a little surge of energy for January and resolutions and such but for me it always runs out about February 🙂 Anyways, here’s what I’ve been up to (my “excuses” for not posting)….more crafting and cocktails in the near future!
Trip to INDIANA
Went to visit my bestie in Indiana! We got snowed in, drank a lot of wine, and did some “crafting”. After nagging me for nearly 2 years, I decided to make the trip, it was worth it.
I tried to teach her to cook but I just ended up cooking for her and her man every night while they concentrated on homework (I’m pretty sure Kasey was on gchat the whole time but I let it slide…). They are both working on their PhDs in civil engineering…ridiculously smart couple and I had a fun week of distracting them away from their work!
Geriatric Birthday Cake
Last weekend was my brother-in-law Chris’ birthday! We went out to celebrate, and I brought the gift of an embarrassing cake 🙂 I love to play with cake decor, even though I am much too impatient to bake. After acquiring some items from the pharmacy, I made a geriatric themed cake…..with all the essential medications for an old man.
It’s a prescription pad with a viagra, preparation H, and mira-lax. I thought it was cute and luckily it was well received. The cake is wrapped in fondant with a copper and brown plaid background. The best part….it was a GUINESS-BACON-CHOCOLATE cake! It sounds crazy but it tasted amazing. Happy Birthday, Chris!
After 7 years together and a few months of marriage, Michael and I had faded out of the honeymoon phase. Marriage is a lot more work than I was expecting, but after a few long talks and a Romantic Valentine’s getaway, I think we are back in the game 🙂
We went to this amazing seaside resort for the weekend! If you are in a rut in your love life…getaway. Even if it’s just some dumpy bed and breakfast in the next town, I think it’s so important to get away from life and focus on each other. We had a great valentine’s day dinner and a hot stone couples massage. I loved it and I love him, Happy Valentine’s Day baby 🙂
Mrs. Cummings Rx’s Happy Hour
Been cocktailing and cooking as usual! I added an essential bar tool to my kitchen: the cocktail rimmer!
I cannot believe I have gone this long without one. It has a lime juice sponge, a salt try, and sugar tray…..all the essentials for a beautiful cocktail rim. LOVE IT! Cannot tell you how many plates of sugar and salt I have wasted, no mo!
Hosted my own happy hour with cocktails and appetizers since I didn’t want to go out…the guests said the compromise was worth it 🙂 Made lavender lemon drops and bacon/mushroom/ricotta melts, roasted garlic/tomato brushetta, and baked pita chips with hummus.Yum!
Mrs. Cummings Rx Happy Hour is open nightly 5pm…..call ahead for reservations and plan to take a cab home 🙂
I’m alive and WELL…..don’t worry everybody, I’ll try to keep up on this blogging adventure on a more regular basis. Thanks for reading!