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Happy International Coffee Day! Recipe Roundup

Happy International Coffee Day. September 29th should be circled in red on my calendar, that is for certain. And to help celebrate this wonderful coffee day, I have a list of coffee recipes, including a few cocktails. Enjoy!

pumpkin spice latte made with real pumpkin and unrefined sugar in a glass with whipped cream

DIY- REAL Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe This is the king of coffee right now, and with all of the uproar about store bought Pumpkin Spice Latte, you can drink this one with no guilt! It is made with real ingredients including real pumpkin! Yum

Jaw-Va Espresso Cocktail - originally concocted for Shark week, but this is good any time of year.

Vanilla Nut Martini At only 130 calories per cocktail, you can enjoy this one with every sip.

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Whipped Vanilla Nut Latte This is especially good on those warmer autumn days. Almost like a coffee milkshake, but for adults only!

Irish Iced Coffee Martini Recipe Like the original but as a fancy cocktail martini!

CAMUCCINO ™ This was part of my brunch cocktail series and it fits in at any cocktail party, and looks especially great with the froth and beans as garnish.

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Game Day Recipes Spicy Chicken Wings & Warm Beer and Cheddar Dip

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Football season = food. That is all there is to it. Whether tailgating at the stadium, or homegating from your couch, all you need are friends and food and you will have yourself a good time. WOO! Whether professional football or college football there’s always a chance to have some good food. Here in the Southern California area we tend to cheer for the San Diego Chargers. Unless you’re a Los Angeles football fan, then you are all over the map with the Raiders, the Rams or 49ers.

Busy Bee Blogger has two football game day recipes for you that throw a little unexpected spicy twist on some of your tailgating favorites. I think I will be bringing the chicken wings with me tomorrow to Qualcomm stadium for the San Diego Chargers game. Yeah, I think the food is my favorite part of the game.

For your tailgating / homegating recipes for this weekend click below.

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2 Southern California Ski Resorts SOLD To Mammoth Resorts!

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Two of the biggest Southern California ski resorts have just been bought by Mammoth Resorts. Bear Mountain Resorts and Snow Summit Mountain Resort are now part of the Mammoth Resorts, along with June Mountain.

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, owner of Mammoth Mountain and June Mountain, announced yesterday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Big Bear Mountain Resorts in Big Bear Lake, California. Big Bear Mountain Resorts includes both Bear Mountain and Snow Summit, the largest and most popular of southern California’s ski and snowboard resorts that host nearly 800,000 winter visits annually.

To celebrate and get everyone in Mammoth and Southern California excited about the occasion, Mammoth has announced a new season pass that includes unrestricted access to all four mountains at the discounted rate of $689 for adults. The new Cali4nia Pass will go on sale at the Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails event at Bear Mountain this Saturday, September 27 and will then be available online for a limited time only at or

It has also been said that this acquisition also includes a golf course, and they are planning for even more year-round opportunities for those that love the outdoor lifestyle. These Southern California road trips distance ski resorts are not just great for skiing and snowboarding they are also great for mountain biking ad hiking during the summer.

“This acquisition represents the beginning of a renaissance for both Mammoth and Big Bear and is the first step in the next era of skiing and riding in California. In the coming months we will be announcing exciting new development and expansion plans for each of our four resorts designed to attract visitors from down the street, across the country, and around the world,” added Gregory.

THIS is BIG news for a lot of Southern California snow bunnies.  I know a LOT of people in the Carlsbad/Oceanside area that go to Mammoth ALL THE TIME and they will want to snag these tickets up.  Hopefully, having Mammoth Resorts in charge of our southern California skiing resorts will help them out.  

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First Day Of Fall – Some Of Our Favorite Things Roundup

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It is OFFICIALLY the first day of fall, the beginning of autumn with the Autumnal Equinox. This is a welcome change, as it is almost every year as an escape from the heat of summer, but before the cold of winter swoops in.

To help celebrate the start of fall, I brought together some of my favorite fall themed posts from the last 7 years. Don’t worry, they have all stood the test of time, unlike this leaves that will start turning color soon.

Fall Recipes And More

MAKE AT HOME DIY- REAL Pumpkin Spice Latte Do you love your seasonal pumpkin spice latte but got a little shock by what is REALLY in your drink? This PSL is full of REAL PUMPKIN, and nothing fake. You can make this at home and feel better knowing just what is in your favorite fall treat.

Eat Seasonally Corn Carrot Soup – Recipe Bring in the flavors of fall and warm up with this easy to make Corn and Carrot soup. This soup can be served warm or cold, and will be a delight for any dinner party, even a party of one.

How To Decorate Your Pumpkin Cookie Like A Pro What is cuter than pumpkin cookies. You can have the kids join you in this fun, or learn how to make your own cookies look like they were decorated by a professional. Easy step by step instructions for you to have the best looking deserts this fall.

Sleeping In Luxury Is A Mouse Click Away As the temperatures drop it is time to start bundling up, even in bed. Treat yourself to luxury with my favorite comforter.

International Coffee Day! September 29th Celebrate your morning with international coffee day on September 29th! Recipes just for you and your morning cup.

Fall Inspired Cocktails

Fall and Halloween inspired spirits for you and your guests this fall.

Apple Of My Pie – Celebrate Fall Cocktail

Autumn Apple Punch – National Punch Day September 20th

The Livin’s Easy Punch – National Punch Day September 20th

September 20th Is National Punch Day! – Elements of Nature Punch

Cocktail of the Day – Bottled Spirits Potion (Raspberry and Dark Chocolate)

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