4th of July Cocktails

4th of July Cocktails

It is time to plan ahead for next weekend’s big 4th of July Celebration! I’ve got a few cocktails here to inspire the Red, White and Blue! American Cherry Mojito 4 oz.  Cherry Limeade SPARKLING ICE .5 oz.  White Rum 10 Mint leaves (plus a few more for garnish) 6 Cherries (stems and pits removed) Lime slices for garnish Directions In a large, sturdy glass, muddle together the mint and … Continue Reading →
Peach Raspberry Lemonade

Peach Raspberry Lemonade

Hubby really loves fruit and so this Peach Raspberry Lemonade cocktail will be perfect for him this Sunday on Father’s Day! Nothing overly complicated either so everyone can make this one. Thanks to Sparkling ICE for sharing this recipe with me! What kinds of cocktails does your dad like? Continue Reading →
Sparkling Palmer Cocktail

Sparkling Palmer Cocktail

Summertime is here and an Arnold Palmer, mix of iced tea and lemonade, is always great. This weekend though let’s kick it up a bit and do a Sparkling Palmer which adds a bit of vodka. Hubby has been on a big Arnold Palmer kick lately and he loves this version too. This is a simple cocktail that only has three ingredients even. Thanks to Sparkling ICE for the recipes … Continue Reading →
White Sangria Popsicles – Cocktails You Can Eat!

White Sangria Popsicles – Cocktails You Can Eat!

This week’s cocktail comes in an edible form, the White Sangria Popsicle! Since summer is here and the temperatures are warming up I thought a frozen treat would be a great way to start the summer. Just be sure to label these in the freezer so the kiddos do not get into them! The recipe uses one of my new favorite Moscato wines, VOGA Italia Moscato – which is so … Continue Reading →
Refreshing Cocktails and Mocktails: California Roots and Cucumber Basil Soda

Refreshing Cocktails and Mocktails: California Roots and Cucumber Basil Soda

Ok gang, today I have a cocktail and a mocktail (no alcohol) to share with you. These are created by California Pizza Kitchen – thanks to them for sharing the recipe with me to share with all of you. I love the fresh flavors of both of these drinks – very refreshing for the summer! We have lime, avocado, mint, basil, and cucumber, all great summer ingredients. The Cucumber Basil … Continue Reading →
Mom-scato Cocktail for Mother’s Day

Mom-scato Cocktail for Mother’s Day

One of my favorite brands of wine is Barefoot Wines. They kindly sent me some samples and shared this fabulous Mom-scato cocktail recipe for me to share with you all! Perfect for Mother’s Day! I love how pretty this drink is. The marshmallows are a fun addition, but it is still lovely if you skip that part. Simple syrup you can be already made, check with the mixers and such … Continue Reading →
Grapefruit Jalapeno Cocktail Recipe

Grapefruit Jalapeno Cocktail Recipe

Now doesn’t this sound refreshing and delicious? This week’s cocktail would be perfect for Cinco de Mayo and/or Mother’s Day – take your pick! Plus, it is a really pretty cocktail on top of everything else! Thanks to Sparkling ICE for providing this recipe for me to share. Would you try this drink? Continue Reading →
Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cocktail

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cocktail

You all know I have been in love with Fireball Cinnamon Whisky – it is so good! However, the Easter Bunny put some nippy bottles of the Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire Whisky in my Easter basket this year – yep that Easter Bunny rocks! I thought I had to compare the two! Fireball is still fabulous, the Jack Daniels Tennessee Fire is a bit smoother and very cinnamony, but less … Continue Reading →
Madras Cocktail for Easter

Madras Cocktail for Easter

  The Madras Cocktail is both tasty and pretty. Easter is almost here and this will be a great cocktail for you to serve to the Easter Bunny and your guests this weekend courtesy of Powell & Mahoney. For those that are not familiar, Powell & Mahoney make classic cocktail mixers which make it super easy to create fabulous cocktails! Will you be celebrating Easter with the Madras? Continue Reading →
Absolut Cilantro Rita Cocktail Recipe

Absolut Cilantro Rita Cocktail Recipe

This afternoon I went to the liquor store and browsed a bit. The most interesting thing I found today was Absolut Cilantro! Oh my! This was a must try for me! This vodka is flavored with cilantro, one of my favorite herbs, along with lime juice. Amazing! You must try out the Absolut Cilantro Rita too! You will love it! This recipe (and photo) is from Absolut. BONUS WORD: If … Continue Reading →