Iceland: First World Country. Third World Prices

December 23, 2013 Dan Ashbach 0

  First, a little business history: In 2007, the three major banks of Iceland were doing a brisk business. In 2008, unable to refinance their loans, all three failed. They owed nearly six times Iceland’s GDP.   It was an epic crash, the worst of…

Recipe: Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

December 23, 2013 Dan Ashbach 0

On Day 9 of the 12 Days of Cookies, we bring you the traditional holiday flavor of peppermint. Time to try Sheila Hill’s Chocolate Peppermint Cookies. Ingredients 2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 cups sugar 2 large eggs, at room…

Easy Christmas Mixed Drink

December 22, 2013 Chris 0

This easy Christmas mixed drink is super simple to make. Hosting company, dealing with family and the busyness of the season is enough to deal […]

Hot Holiday Drinks

December 22, 2013 Dan Ashbach 0

The kids are out of school. Many of us are out of work….. using personal days. Take this opportunity to get those kids outside and […]

Tranquil Anguilla, A Foodie’s Taste of Paradise

December 21, 2013 Dan Ashbach 0

Situated about one mile east of St. Martin in the northeastern portion of the Caribbean, Anguilla is a tiny and pristine eel-shaped island (anguilla meaning eel in Italian) in the British West Indies. Though it’s a scant 35 square miles , don’t…

The magical island of Capri

December 21, 2013 Dan Ashbach 0

Lush, extraordinary warm weather Capri is the Mediterranean island where there’s been jet-setters, intellectuals, artists and writers, all captured by its magical beauty. A mix of history, nature, have given life to the myth of Capri, which is part…

Snowball Cookies

December 21, 2013 Dan Ashbach 0

Snowball Cookies (via Made From Pinterest) This recipe makes me laugh.  There are so many different names for this cookie – like Snowball Cookies, Italian […]

Introducing Zubie!

December 20, 2013 Chris 0

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Zubie for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Let me tell you about Zubie. I […]

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Introducing Zubie!

December 20, 2013 Chris 0

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Zubie for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Let me tell you about Zubie. I […]

English Toffee

December 19, 2013 Dan Ashbach 1

English Toffee (via Made From Pinterest) I am an English Toffee snob.  It is my favorite candy of the Christmas season so it has to […]