White Peach Sangria

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This morning I asked my husband, “Why don’t we ever make Sangria’s?” I mean it’s a perfect combination of wine, liqueur, fruit, it feeds a crowd, and you can make ahead! It’s not New Year’s, but I’m going to make a resolution to make a pitcher of Sangria. Soon! Here’s one I want to try….maybe […]

Keeping Food & Drinks Cool In The Summer Heat

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Keeping food and drinks cold during a summer picnic can give you one more opportunity to be stylish. That’s right. Try some of these ideas for chillin’ and you’ll be the coolest cat on the block! Start with a trip to Lowes or Home Depot and get yourself a galvanized planter box(or plastic). Fill it […]

Drink Your Dessert

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Yum-O! From Rachel Ray comes these delicious dessert cocktails. I don’t know which I want to try first! How about serving these in a shot glass with it’s namesake cookie. Vanilla Wafer Whirl 3 ounces (about 5 tablespoons) Dr. McGillicuddy’s French Kiss vanilla liqueur 2 ounces banana liqueur (1/4 cup) 1 ounce vanilla vodka (2 […]

Drink Decoration

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 I can’t wait to try these cute drink adornments! They are each very simple but add that extra “umph” to the glass. For a dressier look, try the one on the left. Just tie a thin ribbon on the end of a clear swizzle stick. I like how this ribbon matches the color of the […]

Red, White, And Blue Eats

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To continue with our Stars & Stripes theme for Memorial Day (or 4th of July), here are some serving suggestions for your weekend cookout. Star fruit is the ultimate garnish for these All-American holidays! P.S. These would also be perfect for a beachy/tropical/coastal theme!  Wheather you serve kool-aid for the kids or more spirited concoctions […]

Off To The Races! {Derby Themed Menu}

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I have always wanted to throw a Derby party! Alas, the timing is just never right. But I know there are some of you out there who can pull this off! Here are some classic recipes from Southern Living to get you started. By the way, don’t you just LOVE the bar set up in […]

Earth Day Shot

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How’s this for the perfect Earth Day idea?! Serve a shot in a cucumber cup! Great way to add style and be Earth friendly. Cut a cucumber into 2 to 3-inch slices, then core out the center(with a melon baller or tiny scoop) leaving some in the bottom. Then fill with your favorite vodka or […]