Thursday, September 3, 2009

Vodka-Thyme Lemonade

Yum! We spotted this recipe on the Martha Stewart Living website and just knew it would be a real winner for an after-work cocktail. Invite some of your pals over and enjoy these last few days of summer! Vodka-Thyme Lemonade

Vodka-Thyme Lemonade

Serves 8

2 cups sugar
12 sprigs fresh thyme, plus more for garnish
4 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice, about 24 lemons
2 cups vodka

1. In a small saucepan, combine 2 cups water with the sugar and thyme; bring to a boil over high heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat; let cool to room temperature.

2. Pour mixture through a fine sieve into a large glass measuring cup; discard thyme. You should have 2 cups syrup. Cover with plastic; chill.

3. In a large serving pitcher, stir together lemon juice, vodka, and chilled syrup; garnish with thyme. Divide evenly among eight tumblers filled with ice; serve immediately.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Your dream job

Does your dream job resemble that of Dr. J.D. Dorian's? Check out this funny clip from the once popular NBC comedy-drama Scrubs:

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Invest time into money management

Angela Self, one of the founders of the Smart Cookies money group, has some words of wisdom for those of us who say we don't have time to manage our finances. In Make the time for your money, Self has some great tips on how to get your financial house in order.

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