3 Sales Lessons from a Record-Breaking Girl Scout

Just like the cookies themselves, this story is just too hard to resist. One Girl Scout in Oklahoma has broken the world record – – selling over 18,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies and still counting! Here’s a few lessons we can learn from this ambitious girl. Set Goals: Even though in the four yearsContinue reading “3 Sales Lessons from a Record-Breaking Girl Scout”

Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce

One of my favorite recipes from my Grandma Betty is this homemade hot  fudge sauce. It’s delicious when poured over vanilla ice cream and topped with Spanish peanuts. It was one of the best part of Sunday suppers at Grandma’s house. I also love looking at this recipe card that was handwritten by grandma. HerContinue reading “Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce”

It’s National Wine Day (as if we needed an excuse to drink)!

Today is National Wine Day! Gather your glasses, corkscrews and friends and have your own wine tasting party! Grab a few bottles of the varietals from the list below starting with mild and work your way up to dessert wines to taste the differences in mouth feel OR try tasting the same varietals from differentContinue reading “It’s National Wine Day (as if we needed an excuse to drink)!”

How to read a wine label: Part Five (Spanish Wines)

I’ve shared tips on how to decipher wine labels from various regions like Chile, France, New Zealand and the United States. This week, let’s talk Spain! Spain (Classified as Old World) Grape Varieties Red: Tempranillo, Garnacha, Monastrell White: Airen, Macaebo, Albarino, Verdejo, Malvasia Spain’s premier red wine region is  Rioja and was the first regionContinue reading “How to read a wine label: Part Five (Spanish Wines)”