To dream anything that you want to dream .. That's the beauty of the human mind. To do anything that you want to do … that is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself to test your limits…that is the courage to succeed.
-Bernard Edmonds

Cocktail Corner: Sipping on Sipp Cocktails

by lesliedinaberg on January 5, 2018

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!  By Leslie Dinaberg We’re always looking for simple cocktail mixers around here, so when the sample box of Sipp Sparkling Organics arrived, I was eager to try them. Company founder Beth Wilson-Parentice began experimenting with flavors after being laid off from her corporate job. “After many inspiring conversations with my friends, I […]

Cocktail Corner: Ocean Vodka Makes a Splash With Great Taste, Organic Practices

by lesliedinaberg on December 7, 2013

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! by Leslie Dinaberg | A little bit of the ocean came with my family to the desert last week, when I brought a bottle of Ocean Vodka on vacation to Palm Springs. This craft distillery—which recently announced its expansion into rums, whiskies, bourbons and organic liqueurs and is sold locally at […]

Cocktail Corner: Tailgate Time

by lesliedinaberg on September 6, 2013

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg Though the air in Santa Barbara feels more like Indian Summer than fall,  football season is upon us, which means it’s tailgate time. Toast the kickoff with these Super (punch) Bowl worthy libations: On Bruin game days, we had beer for breakfast; it was cold, […]