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Minty Moscow Mule with vodka, ginger beer and limes

Summertime Minty Moscow Mule

Saturday, July 8, 2017

For some reason, I never thought of a Moscow Mule as a summer drink. But that was just me being silly, I guess. Moscow Mules are cold, crisp and refreshing. And throw in a little summer mint from your (our your neighbor’s) garden and you’ve got yourself a perfect summertime cocktail. Another reason I probably didn’t ...

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Strawberry Orange Juice Mimosa Champagne

Strawberry Orange Juice Mimosa

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

November's Mimosa of the Month is a simple but special Strawberry Orange Juice Mimosa. With all the fuss around Thanksgiving dinner and the lead up to Christmas I thought something easy might be in needed.   With a house full of guests and the inevitable round of parties and open houses that come with the holiday season, ...

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Champagne, Prosecco, Sparkling Wine, Oh My!

Friday, October 21, 2016

It’s no secret that I love Champagne. And Prosecco. And Sparkling Wine. And sometimes even Cava. I firmly believe that bubbles make people happy, regardless of place of origin.   But in honor of Champagne Day, I thought I would take a few minutes to share the differences between various sparkling wines. But then I found this ...

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summer time cocktail with lime juice, grapefruit juice, fresca and tequila

Rosemary Beach Paloma

Saturday, September 3, 2016

I'm a margarita girl at heart, but this Rosemary Beach Paloma has been my go to this summer. I totally made up the name of this drink - I felt bad calling it a straight up Paloma because a key ingredient is Fresca. I’m pretty sure the dudes in Mexico who created the Paloma did ...

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Simple Summertime Sangria

Monday, June 27, 2016

Sangria is a summer party staple at our house. It’s not something you drink everyday but it’s a great way to turn an ordinary bottle of wine into something special. With so many options, you’re bound to have ingredients on hand to whip up a batch on short notice. At it's core, sangria is wine, fruit ...

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Classic Margarita

More Margaritas, Please

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Anyone else kind of irritated that National Margarita Day is on a Monday? If you’re going to make up a drinking holiday, couldn’t you at least aim for something closer to the weekend?   Regardless, I couldn’t let this day go unnoticed. I love Champagne, but I might love margaritas even more. Maybe it’s because I grew ...

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