Tipsy Tarot: November 27, 2017- December 3, 2017

  This week’s pairing is the Steampunk Tarot with Bluecoat Gin.   Something about Steampunk screams time for gin don’t you think? The sci-fi inspired genre filled with leather and attitude served up with Bluecoat Gin’s independent attitude is the perfect pairing. This week the Devil, Death, and Page of Cups is in the house. That has the makings of a […]

Busken Bakery In Cincinnati

I had the pleasure of being invited on a press trip to Cincinnati, Ohio this year. I loved the city and had the best time. I’ve been raving about Cincy ever since. It was a very warm and welcoming trip. Long story short, don’t sleep on the city. It has a lot of offer. If they don’t have what you […]

Three Candle Joy Spell

Got, joy? Life throws so many things our way, joy can be hard to find or hold on to. We all could use a more of it. Joy is considered different that happiness, because it’s a spiritual quality that is internal. It’s a state of being. Below is a spell that will bring some joy to your chakras and spirit. […]

The Sweet Wines of Bordeaux

The Bordeaux region of France is known for it’s spectacular wine. Did you know that the region also produces exquisite sweet white wines?  There are ten appellations that the wine comes from with the most popular and well known being the Sauternes. The sweet wines require intense labor which make them the most expensive to produce in Bordeaux. The golden […]

Tipsy Tarot: November 13, 2017- November 19, 2017

Divination through tarot paired with wine/spirits This week’s pairing is the Angel Prayers Oracle cards with the Esprit Gassier Rosé Cotes De Provence. I love pairing  rosé with angel readings there is something about the wine that reminds me of the the essence of angels. The Esprit Gassier Rosé is a light yet vivacious just like angels. And esprit means “spirit” in […]

Tempted by Tempranillo

Tempranillo is a wine that’s on the come up. It’s slowly, but surely taking center stage. A good day to get it in is November 9th which is “International Tempranillo Day”. I had the opportunity to catch up with Ana Fabiano, Rioja’s North American Ambassador and author of the The Wine Region of Rioja. We talked Tempranillo and Rioja… of course: YS: […]

Tipsy Tarot: November 6, 2017-November 12, 2017

  Divination through tarot paired with wine/spirits This week’s pairing is the Santa Muerte Tarot paired with Hennessy Master Blender’s Selection No. 2.  Skulls are a symbol of change in life and the Cognac is Yann Fillioux’s last batch as master distiller of’s the perfect pairing. The spirits have spoken and the 4 of Pentacles, The Fool, and the […]

Loire Valley

I really need to get myself back to France. I would love to go and explore the Loire Valley Region. Not only do I love the wines from the area, but there are some glorious magickal castles to see. I would of course have to visit  Château de Chinon where they do  Joan of Arc exhibitions. Maybe in 2018, I will […]