Mint Simple Syrup

mint simple syrup

Wow… talk about a hiatus. I have been MIA all summer. Things got hectic between changing jobs, getting the cutest pup ever (more to come on that) and planning some awesome things to come. I’m going to make it a commitment to blog more regularly so stay tuned!

Ever since we moved into our home almost two years ago, we have had an excessive amount of mint growing in our garden. We’ve given up on trying to eliminate it completely, and have come to terms with the fact that we just have an endless supply of invasive mint (hey – could be worse).

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Rosemary Lemon Gin Fizz

rosemary lemon gin fizz cocktail

So, it’s football Sunday. I am not a sports fan, but I support my husband and his team; especially when they make it to the playoffs. What football season typically means is beer and greasy food which, along with football, are some other things I’m not a fan of. If you consider cider to be beer (which I don’t), then you can call me a beer girl… But let’s be real I’m just not a beer girl.

So, that leaves me with wine and cocktails on game days. And although it’s the middle of winter, I have been in the mood for a light refreshing cocktail – something that you can sip on and not feel guilty about or bloated from.

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