Scents for Slime

making slime

My daughter's classmates call her the "Queen of Slime". They marvel at her "Slime Station"  which I call my formal dining room. This high-ranking "Slime Status" is NOT something I encouraged or welcomed to our home. After all, I am still traumatized by the pink slime disaster, when our recently new soft tan carpet became pink and stiff in parts. Slime making is not only messy, but it takes supplies. Lots of supplies. My daughter uses every last dime of money she receives  or earns in the "slime section" at Target, Michaels or Joann. Of course, I've been forced to adapt to this obsession. I had to buy a new cabinet and bins to store all these supplies. It is an investment in family harmony; I can now re-claim my dining table when … [Read more...]

Almond ROCA® Cream, an indulgent wine flavor review

Almond ROCA Cream, Indulgent Flavored Wine

Almond ROCA® Cream, is reminiscent of a cream liqueur: a sweet, creamy flavored high alcohol beverage. In many ways, Almond ROCA® Cream is similar to Baileys®Irish Cream. Baileys® is a sweetened whiskey and cream beverage that has 17% alcohol by volume; while Almond ROCA® Cream is a sweetened wine and cream beverage that has 14% alcohol by volume. ROCA® Cream is good enjoyed like Baileys®: over ice mixed with milk, in coffee, or over ice cream. A flavor scientist would blend a Baileys® flavor by mixing vanilla, chocolate and cream flavor. A flavor for a ROCA® Cream would consist of almond flavor, chocolate flavor and toffee flavor. Toffee flavor includes flavor aromatics like Furaneol and 3,4, Dimethyl 1,2 cyclopentadione. These flavor … [Read more...]