National Drink Wine Day – February 18 plus How Long Does Wine Last Infographic

National Drink Wine Day – February 18 plus How Long Does Wine Last Infographic

February 18 is National Drink Wine Day – Cheers! I wanted to share this day and the infographic for those of you especially who feel intimidated at times by the wine connoisseurs. You do not need to feel that way at all. Yes, there are really expensive wines out there, but there are also lots of great low cost wines available. While there are guides to pairing wins, what really … Continue Reading →
Celebrate National Tequila Day on July 24 with These Cocktail Recipes

Celebrate National Tequila Day on July 24 with These Cocktail Recipes

Have I got a great holiday for you this week! July 24 is National Tequila Day! Now there are, of course, plenty of margarita recipes you could use to celebrate National Tequila Day but I have some different drink recipes that use tequila. Thanks to Sparkling ICE for sharing these recipes today. Tequila is actually made from the blue agave plant and was first produced in the 16th century. The … Continue Reading →
World Whiskey Day

World Whiskey Day

May 21 is World Whiskey Day! Yes! World Whiskey Day is a day to celebrate whiskey and the wonderful cocktails you can make with it! Today I have two great drinks to share that use Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey Whiskey that will be perfect to toast the day! World Whisky Day is all about making whisky fun and enjoyable. It’s not about being exclusive or prescriptive. You can drink it … Continue Reading →
Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade

Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade

This week’s 5 o’Clock Friday cocktail recipe had to be pink in honor of my new twin granddaughters! I’m going to toast to them with this Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade this weekend! This recipe uses Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore. Prosecco is an Italian sparkling wine and is fabulous to put those bubbles into cocktails like this one. It is generally less expensive than Champagne. I prefer it over Champagne for most drinks … Continue Reading →
Football Playoff Drinks

Football Playoff Drinks

Football playoff season is in full swing! Today I am offering up several cocktails to support your favorite teams courtesy of Sparkling ICE.  What team are you rooting for this season? ARIZONA SWILLER Ingredients 4 oz. SPARKLING ICE Black Raspberry Smashed berries Fresh cut pineapple 2 oz. Club soda Optional Cocktail Version: Add 1 oz. Rum Directions Muddle small handful of berries in the bottom of a glass Combine with … Continue Reading →
The Dealer’s Choice

The Dealer’s Choice

My dad was here on Thanksgiving and so I made sure to have Seagram’s 7 and 7-Up on hand for him. That is his drink of choice. We were talking about other drinks though and one thing he mentioned was adding triple sec to the mix. I did a little search and found out this drink is called The Dealer’s Choice. So credit today to my dad for this week’s … Continue Reading →
Holiday Whiskey Punch

Holiday Whiskey Punch

The holidays are quickly approaching so we need some holiday cocktails! Today I have another great one from the folks at Jack Daniel’s – a Holiday Whiskey Punch. Not too many ingredients for this recipe either. If you don’t keep orange juice and cranberry juice on hand, you really should. They are fabulous mixers for so many drinks, like this one! Is this something you might serve during the holidays? Continue Reading →
Captain Morgan Crannon Blast

Captain Morgan Crannon Blast

Have you noticed those cannon ball looking bottles at the store recently? They are Captain Morgan Cannon Blast. I kept seeing it and was intrigued so I bought a bottle last week. Delicious! It tastes citrusy at first but then kind of finishes with a mild cinnamon flavor. If you are drinking it just as a shot, I prefer it cold. Taking a look at the Captain Morgan website I … Continue Reading →
Halloween Drink Roundup

Halloween Drink Roundup

With Halloween happening very soon I thought for this week’s cocktail post I would instead do a little roundup of some of my past Halloween drinks and pull in a few others from fellow bloggers. Smashed Pumpkin Pie Cocktail This is one of my favorites because I would rather drink the pumpkins on Halloween if I can. Zombie Cocktail Who doesn’t love a drink you can set fire to? Ann’s … Continue Reading →