A Better Fuzzy Navel

March 11, 2011


Alright.  I’ll confess.  I’m a sucker for Fuzzy Navels.  Well, let me be a little more correct on that…I’m a sucker for Fuzzy Screwdrivers.  I adore the peachy taste with OJ but I can’t stand the inherent wussiness of the drink so I always have added vodka in the past.  No more!  I have found […]

Posted in: Vodka

A New Store and Celebratory Somerset!

March 10, 2011


Hey everyone.  I know it’s been a little slow on this end, but I have awesome news to share…I will be transferring to a new store!  I may not be promoting or anything, but I’ll finally be someplace where I can get respect.  I’m ridiculously excited.  To celebrate, my new boss and I (we’ll give […]

Posted in: Midwest, Wine

Never Underestimate the Power of Speech

March 1, 2011


…or perhaps of a bar manager. Tonight I went out for a quick drink with my old boss and we stopped by a little sports bar near his current job.  It wasn’t anything special, the most exotic things they had on tap were Leine Honey and Sam Adam’s Boston Lager.  I happened to chat up […]

Posted in: Whisky

Popcorn and a Tetra-Pak’d Rose…my coping mechanism

February 24, 2011


Hey everyone.  I figured I’d hit the popcorn to bring you all a fun-filled post before I get cooking my boyfriend’s mother’s famous cheddar chowder.  Okay, so maybe less fun and hopefully pretty filled. Now it has occurred to me my blog my benefit from the introduction of a few new characters beyond myself and […]

Posted in: My Job Sucks

Boulevard Chocolate Ale and the Anti-Valentine

February 15, 2011


I know I’m a day late for anything Valentines-y…but I’m going to admit, I really don’t care.  I’ve never been a big fan of the holiday (and for those nay-sayers to say I’m just a sore single, I’m happily attached), and indeed have the worst possible luck on the 14th of February every year.  I […]

Posted in: Beer

My New Blog!

February 13, 2011



Well hello all.  Some of you may know me, some of you may not…but let me be the first (and, well, since it’s likely to be just me, the only) to say welcome! To get down to the basics here…what on earth is The Lush, Certified and what’s it all about???  Well, I’m a writer […]

Posted in: From the Author