Brent & Sara founded Dashboard Living as a place to share inspiration, humor and adventure from their travels and to inspire others to see the world. Join them in their quest to find off-the-beaten path adventures and destinations, the best wine & craft beer in the world, and the unforgettable people that make those destinations so special!

Ultimate Armchair Travel Guide

Ultimate Armchair Travel Guide | 13 Ways to Scratch the Travel Itch

The Ultimate Armchair Travel Guide Whether you’re a seasoned globe-trotter who finds themselves suddenly stuck at home or a home-body who prefers to dream from the comfort of their living room, we’ve got you covered.  Staying home doesn’t mean you can’t continue to explore, learn, and grow through travel.  In this ultimate armchair travel guide,…

Wild Blueberry Gin Smash

Wild Blueberry Gin Smash

Wild Blueberry Gin Smash   This wild blueberry gin smash is Brent’s answer to the question we get every day.     “What’s your favorite cocktail you’ve made so far?”   While it’s not my absolute favorite, this wild blueberry inspired cocktail is way up there on my list as well right alongside the maple…

lemon drop martini

Lemon Drop Martini

Lemon Drop Martini   Let me be clear – I love a traditional martini.  Specifically, I love a dirty martini.  The lemon drop martini is a serious departure from the origins of the classic cocktail.  However, it’s amazing in its own right.   This martini variation is perfectly balanced between tart and sweet and proves…

Bailey's White Russian

Baileys White Russian

Baileys White Russian   My love affair with Bailey’s is well documented in my life (and soon to be on this blog) so when the opportunity arose to craft a cocktail using my favorite Irish cream, I was excited.  This Baileys White Russian makes use of Baileys over the cream and freshly brewed espresso over…

Orange Whip Cocktail

Orange Whip Cocktail

Orange Whip   Growing up, orange creamsicles were my absolute favorite treat!  You remember them, right?  It was an orange popsicle with vanilla ice cream in the center.  If you’ve never had one…put down your phone, head to the nearest convenience store, and get one.  So when we heard about the Orange Whip cocktail, I…

Maple Whiskey Sour

Maple Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Maple Sour   We’re not mixologists.  In fact, aside from one shift as a shooter-girl, neither of us has ever even worked in a bar.  However, we’re on a mission to become the hosts that always mix up the best cocktails!  And, with a recipe like this maple whiskey sour in our arsenal, we’re…