Category Archives: Bubbly Makes the World Go ‘Round

Happy New Year 2023!

  May your days be filled with good health, laugh-out-loud humor, and more happiness than harm.

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National Champagne Day

Once upon a time it was decreed that to be called “champagne” a sparkling white wine had to come from grapes grown in the Champagne region of France. Everything else was simply sparkling wine. Really? Well, that was before the … Continue reading

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National Sangria Day

  We often think of red when we think of sangria, perhaps, especially at Christmas. And yet, my favorite sangrias, even when visiting Barcelona itself, are the white ones. So, today, in celebration of National Sangria Day, I share with … Continue reading

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National Root Beer Float Day

Dad loved root beer floats…. A&W or made at home. Scoop that rich, creamy vanilla ice cream into a tall glass. Pour in the bubbly root beer. Insert straw. Go crazy with happy flavors and fizziness! A favorite memory of … Continue reading

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National Mimosa Day

This is a day to celebrate brunch’s favorite adult beverage… a simple drink made from equal parts of champagne and orange juice. While variations abound, it was named “Mimosa” as the color closely resembles the flowers of the plant bearing … Continue reading

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Quotations Worth Notations

Here comes a little “Cathy Chat.” My inspiration came after finding quotations from some of my books online.  How endearing to find people are reading and being inspired.  Some were about life lessons; others about how we relate to people. … Continue reading

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Florida Book Signing

Saturday, November 10, 2018 11am – 4pm I am pleased to announce that I was selected to have my books featured at the upcoming Author Book Fair at the Collier County South Regional Library on 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway in … Continue reading

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Cranberry Capers

‘Tis the season to add the tartness of cranberries to the menu.  While I offer the Cranberry Cooking cookbook full of super simple recipes, I share here a yummy way to start a day with the zing of cranberries. For … Continue reading

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My First Online Reviewer

Just got my first review on my book “Champagne!”  Here’s the link:  http://www.crystalsmanyreviewers.com/2015/01/champagne-facts-fizz-food-fun-by-cathy.html Thanks to all for so much support!  You’re the best!!!

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Roman Toga Party

Theme parties set the stage for fun.  In college we found toga parties to be a blast, but as adults, they’re still a hoot-and-a-half.  They’re easy for guests, too.  Simply tie on a white bed sheet and decorate your head … Continue reading

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Outdoor Entertaining

We were recently invited to an outdoor appetizer party with an international theme.  After a busy day of boating, I knew I needed a super simple-to-prepare recipe that was also super satisfying for ravenous appetites.   Recognizing a pot luck … Continue reading

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Super Simple Pepperoni Chips – Our Free Gift to YOU!

Whether you are lifting a glass of bubbly, sipping red wine in front of a fireplace, or enjoying a beer during a favorite sports event on television, we have a Super Simple snack that is AWESOME!  We absolutely love the … Continue reading

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