Thanksgiving Mocktails (drinks without alcohol)

Thanksgiving Mocktails (drinks without alcohol)

I promised you all some mocktails (cocktails without alcohol) for Thanksgiving or anytime during the holiday season. Not everyone drinks alcohol but everyone loves a festive drink during celebrations. These are perfect those who chose not to partake in alcohol because they just don’t like it, they are in recovery, they are pregnant, and also perfect for all the kids. Cranberry Champagne Mocktail Ingredients: 1 ounce cranberry juice 1 lime … Continue Reading →
More Thanksgiving Drink Recipes

More Thanksgiving Drink Recipes

Are you ready for Thanksgiving yet? I have got two more Thanksgiving drink recipes for you this week to consider for your Thanksgiving Day menu. Make sure you check out last week’s Thanksgiving cocktail recipes as well and stay tuned for more next week. Gathering all your ingredients ahead of time and setting up your bar area with pretty glasses is a nice touch for your guests. You can assign … Continue Reading →
Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes

Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and I have some great cocktail recipes to share with you today and over the next couple of weeks. Selecting a few cocktails to have at your holiday event keeps your overall costs down. This week’s Thanksgiving cocktail offerings are the Sparkle and Spice and the Whiskey Peach Pit Pie Cocktail. The Sparkle and Spice needs some extra planning as you need to infuse a bottle … Continue Reading →
Cinnamon Mulled Sangria Plus Outdoor Entertaining Tips for Fall

Cinnamon Mulled Sangria Plus Outdoor Entertaining Tips for Fall

The weather is turning chilly but the outdoors are still bright, crisp and full of fabulous colors so you sit back outside, wrapped cozily in your favorite fall sweater, and enjoy a nice warm mug of Cinnamon Mulled Sangria with friends. How nice is that scene? Well, you can do it! This recipe for Cinnamon Mulled Sangria is a perfect blend of hot apple cider and fruity sangria wine. Plus … Continue Reading →
Vodka Ginger Lemonade

Vodka Ginger Lemonade

Thirsty? How about a nice tall glass of Vodka Ginger Lemonade? Ahh, refreshing! While summer is officially over there are still lots of warm days and picnics happening in my neck of the woods. This is an easy recipe to make whenever you are having company. The ginger is a really nice zing of flavor added to the lemonade. Fresh ginger root can be found in most produce departments these … Continue Reading →
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 →