Game Day & Tradewinds Slow Brewed Tea

Kick back and savor the moments that matter most with Tradewinds Slow Brewed Iced Tea. One of the moments in our home is watching sports. As loyal Ohio sports fans, preparing for game day is a priority. Laying out our sports gear, picking appetizers, and having the perfect beverage can make or break the experience. I know it sounds crazy, but other sports fans can relate and agree. Continue reading


Holiday Sangria by Kizzie Inc.

The hustle and bustle of the holidays like decorating the Christmas Tree, preparing a meal and wrapping presents deserves a moment to sit back and have a refreshing beverage. 

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I’m here to tell you that there is a wonderful serene moment about sitting back and sipping hot cocoa, feeling the bubbles of a spritzer or the mellowness of a nice glass of wine. But, today Sangria is to the rescue!

Check out my holiday sangria recipe below.

Mixology to the rescue!


Holiday Sangria


1 bottle (32-ounce size) Ocean Spray Cherry Juice Blend
1 jar (6-ounce size) maraschino cherries — undrained
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 apple, thinly sliced
2 oranges, thinly sliced (reserve 1 for garnish)

1 lime, thinly sliced (reserved for garnish)
1 lemon, thinly sliced

1 cup blueberries

1 cup blackberries

1 cup strawberries, sliced in half
1 (20-ounce size of 7-UP)

The Process

In a large pitcher, combine cherry juice blend, maraschino cherries with their liquid, orange juice and lemon juice; mix well.

Add 1 orange, lemons, blueberries, apples, strawberries and blackberries. Stir.

Refrigerate, covered, for 2 to 3 hours.

Before serving, add 7-UP; stir gently.

Serve over ice cubes in tall glasses. Garnish with additional maraschino cherries and orange slices, if desired.