Thanks so much for having me today. This is such a fun segment.
I’m not a huge drinker but I have been known to enjoy a berry flavored martini from time to time. I found this recipe over the holiday season that is both refreshing and easy to make.
RED RASPBERRY MARTINI
1 oz. Chambord
1 oz. Vanilla Vodka
2 oz. Cran-Raspberry Juice
1 oz. Pineapple Juice
Using a martini shaker filled with ice, add 1 oz. Chambord, 1 oz. Vanilla Vodka, 2 oz. Cran-Raspberry Juice & 1 oz. Pineapple Juice. Shake vigorously. Using the strainer at the top of martini shaker, pour into sugar rimmed glass and garnish with raspberry filled toothpick.
***If you like your drinks stronger you could increase the Chambord and Vodka to 2 oz
Here’s the blurb for Something More.
An affair and a shocking secret threaten to tear apart a rich and powerful family.
Claudia Samson, housekeeper to the privileged Callahan family, finds herself alone and pregnant after a brief fling with Gavin, the youngest Callahan son. When she informed him of the pregnancy he accused her of running a scam and made it clear that she was on her own.
Brody Callahan, Gavin’s older half-brother, has devoted his entire life to running the family business. He doesn’t realize what he’s been missing by throwing himself into his work until he finds Claudia asleep in the family guest bedroom. He has discovered his very own Sleeping Beauty. Intrigued by the young woman, he vows to get to know her better.
Although Claudia is instantly attracted to the charismatic businessman, she knows her secret will destroy any chance they have for a future together, but Brody’s awfully hard to resist.
Meanwhile, as Gavin watches Brody and Claudia’s relationship develop, he begins to devise a plan to use the secret to his advantage. He wants full partnership in the business—something he was denied by both his brother and their deceased father—and maybe now he can finally obtain it.
Can Brody and Claudia survive the storm, or will the secrets and blackmail destroy both them and their love?
Content Warning: graphic sex and some explicit language
Something More Teaser…
“I’m the housekeeper.” She shrugged.
“You’re much more than that.” He walked over to where she stood and took her hand. “Maybe you’ll let me show you.” He pressed her knuckles to his lips. “Will you have dinner with me?”
“Um’s not an answer.” He kissed her hand again. “I have a stressful few days ahead of me and you calm me, so I’d like to spend the next couple of hours getting to know you.”
“There isn’t much to tell.” She watched as he ran his lips over her knuckles. “That’s very distracting.”
“Do you want me to stop?” He wanted to kiss her mouth and trail his lips along her jaw. She smelled like berries. It was her shampoo or body wash, but he had a feeling she tasted as sweet as her scent.
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