St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail :: Green Leprechaun

GREEN LEPRECHAUN cocktail

How do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?  Do you celebrate it?  From what little I know about my family’s heritage, I do have some Irish blood.  Not surprising given my penchant for parties *wink*. But if you don’t, don’t let it stop you from celebrating – after all, you still love to celebrate Cinco de […]

Red Carpet Cocktail

RED CARPET COCKTAIL

I’m about to wrap up this week’s Oscars party ideas with something to quench your thirst – a Red Carpet cocktail.  I’m actually hosting my own Red Carpet viewing party on Sunday with a bunch of girls, and I was of course inspired to create a drink that would echo the red color.  I started […]

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 […]

Ideas for Setting Up a Bubbly Bar

New Years Eve bubbly bar

Rarely do I get photos of any of my real life parties.  I’m usually running around up to the last minute, plus the lighting, by the time the party begins, is terrible for good quality pictures.  I decided to put together this bubbly bar based on the one I set up for our holiday cocktail […]

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 […]