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Chinese New Year & Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Since Chinese New Year (it’s Year of the Horse) is pretty close to Valentine’s Day this year, I might as well mash them together and give you ideas as to gift giving to your family (if you do celebrate Chinese or Lunar New Year) and loved one (Valentine’s Day). To those who celebrate Chinese New Year: 恭喜發財! Gong xi fa cai! Wines and Spirits Ramey Wines was founded in 1996 by David Ramey and his wife in Healdsburg, California. The winery creates critically acclaimed, award-winning wines ever since, committed to Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Syrah as their primary varietals. Their..

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Indulgence – Gift Guide

To many of my readers who know me, I am a chocoholic. I just need to have my fill of chocolate everyday in some fashion whether it’s in the form of a chocolate bar, ice cream sundae (hot fudge) to a good ol’ cup of rich hot chocolate. For me, Valentine’s Day is just a holiday to eat more chocolate. Not so much about the romantic connotation. So, for those of you who are like me who just use Valentine’s Day as an excuse to eat more chocolate please look through my list. Amano Artisanal Chocolates http://www.amanochocolate.com I have been..

Valentine's Day Chocolate Indulgence – Gift Guide

To many of my readers who know me, I am a chocoholic. I just need to have my fill of chocolate everyday in some fashion whether it’s in the form of a chocolate bar, ice cream sundae (hot fudge) to a good ol’ cup of rich hot chocolate. For me, Valentine’s Day is just a holiday to eat more chocolate. Not so much about the romantic connotation. So, for those of you who are like me who just use Valentine’s Day as an excuse to eat more chocolate please look through my list. Amano Artisanal Chocolates http://www.amanochocolate.com I have been..

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: Libations Edition

As many of you are well aware, Valentine’s Day is coming up in a few weeks. If you have a significant other to impress and he or she loves a good bottle of wine or spirit, this would be a good guide to have ideas, ranging from the celebratory bubbly (Champagne), fine bourbons, to gin and liqueurs that would fill up his or her bar at home. Bourbon Basil Hayden http://www.smallbatch.com This 80-proof bourbon is the lightest bodied bourbon whiskey in the family of Jim Beam small batch bourbons. This spicy bourbon with a hint of honey flavor and a..

Valentine's Day Gift Guide: Libations Edition

As many of you are well aware, Valentine’s Day is coming up in a few weeks. If you have a significant other to impress and he or she loves a good bottle of wine or spirit, this would be a good guide to have ideas, ranging from the celebratory bubbly (Champagne), fine bourbons, to gin and liqueurs that would fill up his or her bar at home. Bourbon Basil Hayden http://www.smallbatch.com This 80-proof bourbon is the lightest bodied bourbon whiskey in the family of Jim Beam small batch bourbons. This spicy bourbon with a hint of honey flavor and a..