It’s not JUST about coffee

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Each month you see me highlight a new brew offered by Cross Country Café here on Champagne Living. I’m sure you know by now which are  my all-star roasts and which I enjoy every now and then. Mr. S, Ben, and I have ALWAYS been coffee drinkers, but in the past month or two, Mr. […]

Handy Guide to Milan’s Local Cuisine

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An  Italian vacation will never be complete without visiting one of the country’s most beautiful and popular cities – Milan. Who wouldn’t love the romantic atmosphere, fashionable people, breathtaking sceneries, and rich culture of the place, right? But aside from the exciting sceneries in Milan , another thing that you should definitely look out for […]

There’s a NEW bubbly in town

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…and I was pleasantly surprised by it. No, it’s not a new Champagne No, it’s not Prosecco It’s not even a sparkling wine But it IS made from another great fruit! Being a modern sophisticated woman, I work hard and appreciate every opportunity to relax and kick back with friends or sometimes just a good […]

Kenwood Vineyards doing/tasting good

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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Kenwood Vineyards. I received product samples and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I have always loved the Kenwood Vineyards, especially its beautiful location in the heart of the Sonoma Valley. I must admit that the location really does the […]

Cool outside – warm inside

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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Teavana. I received samples for this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. While I do love my adopted home state of Florida, I miss New England terribly. Especially THIS time of year. The colors of the foliage as it turns […]

Coffee culture Italian style

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No matter where in the world I travel, one of the things that I ALWAYS do, is enjoy the local coffee. I’ve enjoyed a cup of rich Turkish coffee with the grounds swirling around my cup and a cardamon pod, I’ve had a Cortado in Spain, Cafe au Lait in Paris, and a simple Ristretto in Savona, Italy on my trip last year.