Mimosa Season

It’s mimosa season! Hurray! Personally, I love mimosas all year long but when I think of this glorious champagne cocktail, I think of Sunday...

May Celebrations

You won't need to find a reason for a celebration this month. May is a month packed with special holidays and events! May 1 -...

Rosé All Day

I’ve been on a bit of a Rosé kick lately…a kick that has lasted over a year. I rarely stray from this crisp, tart,...

Brunchy Wines & Brews

Easter Sunday brunch has always been a favorite holiday meal of mine. Brunch is one of the easiest ways to entertain. It’s a perfect...

Springtime Brews

The weather is warming up and I think it’s here to stay! Time to lighten up and savor some spring seasonal brews! Here are...

Cellaring Wines

I am often asked - “How long will this bottle last? Will it get better with age?” You may be surprised by how many...

Are you a seasonal drinker?

Are you a seasonal drinker? I sure am! I tend to drink certain wines and beers during certain times of the year. The weather...

Rosé Gummy Bears

You may have heard of the latest craze in luxury candy (yes, that’s a thing) but have you tried it yet? Sugarfina Candy started...

Welcome Spring!

Since today is the first day of March, I thought it would be fun to write about a few reasons to celebrate this month! March...

Wine Tasting

Wine tasting is the sensory examination and evaluation of wine. Sounds fancy but you don’t need to know much about wine to participate in...

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The 2019 football season for Independence opened Monday evening at North Mecklenburg High School after the game was rained out the previous Friday night. The...

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The Queen's Grant Stallions picked up their first victory of the young season with a 4-1 dominating win over Corvian Community School in a...

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