Bourbon Apple Cider: Guest Post by Dinners, Dishes and Desserts #BoozeWeek

Bourbon Apple Cider by Dinners, Dishes and Desserts: Guest Post on Cravings of a Lunatic | Turn fresh apple cider into the perfect fall cocktail!

Turn fresh apple cider into the perfect fall cocktail! Welcome to Day 6 of Booze Week. Today is the last day for this round. Don't fret though, Boozy Desserts Week kicks off again in October. This one is the Halloween Edition of Boozy Desserts Week and will take place from October 20 to 24. You're welcome! Today my special guest is the talented Erin Sellin of Dinners, Dishes and Desserts. Erin is a really good friend of mine, in and out of blogging. She's amazing, always so open and … [Read more...]

Spiced Plum Jam & Gin Cocktail: Guest Post by The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen #BoozeWeek

Spiced Plum Jam & Gin Cocktail: Guest Post by The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen on Cravings of a Lunatic

Look into your pantry for an incredibly easy and impressive fall cocktail to make, such as Plum Jam & Gin Cocktail! Welcome to Day 5 of Booze Week. Today my special guest blogger is Susan of The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen. My regular readers know me and Susan are blogging buddies. We do theme weeks like Christmas Week, Cookie Week and Ice Cream Week together. We always have a blast. I've even had the pleasure of meeting her in person. I adore this lady so very much. So when I was … [Read more...]

Sage Smash Gin and Tonic: Guest Post by Isabelle of Crumb #BoozeWeek

Sage Smash Gin and Tonic: Guest Post by Crumb, on Cravings of a Lunatic

The Sage Smash adds muddles grapes and fresh sage leaves to the classic gin and tonic for a refreshing fall cocktail. Welcome to Day 4 of Booze Week Part Deux. I'm home from my blogging conference now. Super tired from all our adventures. Let's just say Seattle's stores got a boost this past weekend. My friends and I shopped till we dropped, and it takes a lot to drop us. So we're having a blast for Booze Week, my friends are whipping up some amazing drinks. Today we have the lovely and … [Read more...]

Bourbon Laced Vanilla Chai Tea Latte: Guest Post by Aly of Cooking in Stilettos #BoozeWeek

Bourbon Laced Vanilla Chai Tea Latte by Cooking in Stilettos, guest post on Cravings of a Lunatic #BoozeWeek

This bourbon laced vanilla chai tea will heat up even the chilliest nights. You'll forget about using premade chai mix once you sip this homemade chai.  Welcome to Day 3 of Booze Week. We're celebrating September's Edition of Booze Week. At this point it seems to be a monthly event. Today's guest is my very dear, and special friend, Aly of Cooking in Stilettos. Aly is my rock when I have blogging issues. She's just the most supportive friend, but she's also not afraid to give me the kick … [Read more...]

Electric Tea: Guest Post by Kita of Pass the Sushi and Girl Carnivore #BoozeWeek

Electric Tea from Pass the Sushi, Guest Post on Cravings of a Lunatic

Looking for a fun twist on the classic Long Island? Get Electric. Cocktail that is. This cocktail is not for the faint of heart, with a strong mix of several liquors it goes down sweet and smooth. Hey peeps! Welcome to Day 2 of Booze Week. Today's special guest is Kita of Pass the Sushi, and Girl Carnivore. I love this lady so very much. She's freaking hilarious, incredibly talented and one of my best bloggy buddies in the world. I adore her. So give a warm welcome to Kita. Hey … [Read more...]

A Light Drizzle: Guest Post by Ashley of Quarter Life (Crisis) Cuisine #BoozeWeek

Light Drizzle by Quarter Life Crisis Cuisine , Guest Post on Cravings of a Lunatic A spicy-sweet cocktail, inspired by the popular Dark & Stormy, that won't kill your diet!

Welcome to Booze Week! This is a spicy-sweet cocktail, inspired by the popular Dark & Stormy, that won't kill your diet! Hey peeps! Welcome to Day 1 of Booze Week Part Deux. I'm away at a conference in Seattle so some of my favourite bloggy friends are filling in for me this week. First up is Ashley of Quarter Life (Crisis) Cuisine. Ashley is an amazing blogger, she's super talented and always fun to visit. Plus she's just good people. Which I dig. Please give a warm … [Read more...]

Homemade Stain Fighter and a little Announcement

Homemade Stain Remover for Real Housemoms by Cravings of a Lunatic | This is a little trick I learned over 20 years ago, works like a charm for getting stains out of clothes. Plus it's wicked inexpensive. Ditch the brand names you pay big bucks for and try this instead.

Homemade Stain Remover!  This is a little trick I learned over 20 years ago, works like a charm for getting stains out of clothes. Plus it is wicked inexpensive. Ditch the brand names you pay big bucks for and try this instead. Hey peeps. So my regular readers are scratching their heads right now. You're saying, very loudly I might add, where the H E double hockey sticks is the food. It's okay, I'm still a food blog. So let's just slow your roll for a minute. It's all good in the … [Read more...]

Cookbook Launch plus Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker Giveaway plus Cookbook Giveaway

Sweet and Spicy Carnitas by Cravings of a Lunatic

Today's recipe can be found in a new cookbook called Where Slow Food and Whole Food Meet. Read on to find out where you can get your copy! Okay so that title is a mouthful. I was trying to fit in all the elements of this post. It's for a good cause so bear with me. Plus you have lots of chances to win stuff so that's an added bonus. The basic idea of today' post: Show you the photo of the recipe I contributed to the cookbook we are chatting about today. Tell you a little about the … [Read more...]

Bacon Bits

Bacon Bits | How to make bacon bits at home. You can use them on salads, or keep them on hand for quick bacon pizza bites as an after school snack.

How to make bacon bits at home. You can use them on salads, or keep them on hand for quick bacon pizza bites as an after school snack.  Okay, I'm going to be honest here. I mean why hold back. But I feel like everyone already knows how to make these. Yet my friend told me she had no idea how to make them at home. Colour me surprised. So I jumped up immediately and made some bacon. Then smashed it to smithereens. I'm not going to lie. Making bacon bits is oodles of fun. First you … [Read more...]

Fig Newton Cocktail: Guest Post by My Catholic Kitchen #BoozeWeek #Giveaway

Fig Newton Cocktail | Guest Post by My Catholic Kitchen on Cravings of a Lunatic

This Fig Newton Cocktail is refreshingly delightful and oh so easy to prepare. I can't think of a better way to beat the heat than enjoying this seasonal libation Today is a very special day. I have the distinct pleasure of kicking off Booze Week. It's a week of guest posts by some of my bloggy buddies, all booze centric. How fun is this going to be. My first guest is no stranger to Cravings of a Lunatic. My dear friend Veronica of My Catholic Kitchen is going to entertain and delight … [Read more...]