SET UP A HOT COCOA BAR

hot cocoa bar

My kids love hot cocoa and it seems like they ask for it on a daily basis during the winter months.  Thanks to my friend Jessica who snapped a photo on Instagram of her hot cocoa bar, I was inspired to set up my own so the kids could help themselves.  As a mom I […]

GROWN UP “COOKIES & MILK” :: Kahlúa BALLS & WINTER WHITE COCKTAIL

grown up cookies and milk

Do you love to make and bake gifts to give for the Holidays?  Think about those people you want to give something to, but they’re not really on your  “gift giving list.”  Neighbors, hostesses, teachers, can all benefit from a couple of hours you spend in the kitchen on a weekend afternoon.  In fact next […]

ICED MOCHA-EGGNOG LATTE COCKTAIL

snowball cocktail

I’m so excited that eggnog has finally hit the grocery stores.  I really wish they sold it year round, but oh well, you take what you can get.  I’ve been creating lots of drinks this season and most of them are like dessert in a glass.  Today is no exception. I’ve combined another year-round favorite […]

EASY ENTERTAINING RECIPES :: COCKTAILS & SPICY PECANS

cocktails and spicy pecans recipes

I’m so excited to be spending this holiday season in our new house. The neighborhood is proving to be quite the social scene and our calendar is full of social events! Of course I love being the host as much {if not more} as I enjoy being the guest, so I like to keep plenty […]

PUMPKIN SPICE Kahlúa COFFEE

kahlua pumpkin spice coffee

Every morning I start the day with coffee, and I’m always excited when I see the shelves at the grocery store begin to stock the pumpkin spice flavored creamer. That’s when I know Fall has truly arrived! Since this is the time of year when you’ll likely be having house guests {or maybe you’ll be […]

APPLE-PUMPKIN SPICE COCKTAIL

apple-pumpkin spice cocktail

I’ve said time and time again that Fall is my favorite time of the year. Not only is the weather invigorating, but the flavors of Fall are some of the best – pumpkins, apples, cinnamon, yams, etc. With that in mind I was thrilled to taste the new Pumpkin Spice flavor by Kahlua, and create […]

Passion Fruit-Lemonade Cocktail

passion fruit lemonade cocktail

Just because it’s the end of summer doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a fruit flavored cocktail. In fact this drink is so lightly flavored that it’s refreshing any time. I mixed this up using only 2 ingredients – doesn’t get any easier than that! Cruzan sent me a bottle of their Passion Fruit Rum a […]