Santa’s Helper Cocktail Recipe

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Everyone needs a little help at Christmas time, right?  Shake up this “Santa’s Helper” cocktail in the perfect shade of red for the holidays, and you’ll be on your way to having a great time!  Make this your signature drink for a cocktail party too.  Cheers! Santa’s Helper 1 oz Vodka 1/2 oz Amaretto 3 oz […]

Sweet Homemade Christmas Gifts

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If you enjoy making your own gifts to give, here is a sweet gift idea perfect for teachers, co-workers, hostesses, or friends. I created a small crate “basket” filled with mocha coffee mixture (see recipe below), a mini pie, and special holiday mug… You can use any attractive container that can be re-used by the […]

Autumn Entertaining – How To Set Up A Coffee Bar

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In my final post of this Autumn entertaining series I decided to talk about setting up a coffee bar {these ideas can also be translated into a hot cocoa bar too}. If your family & friends are anything like mine, coffee is a necessity of life! We drink it in the morning, in the afternoon, and some […]

Spiced Apple Hot Toddy Recipe

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Need a hot toddy to warm you up this Fall? Give this Spiced Apple cocktail a try.  It’ll warm you from the inside out!  Serve this for a brunch gathering or for Thanksgiving while you’re waiting for the main meal to finish cooking. Spiced Apple Toddy 1 1/2 oz Spiced Rum 4 oz Hot Apple […]

Black Magic Cocktail

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Are you getting ready to have a Spooktacular Halloween weekend of parties and fun? Serving up this delicious Black Magic Cocktail will help get things started. I was recently experimenting with flavor combinations when creating my Gothic Glam ladies night and this one was too good not to share. This is a sweet cocktail that […]

“Green Goblin” Punch Recipe

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Try this adult punch recipe for Halloween and give it a creepy name like “Green Goblin” punch, or “slime.”  The color also lends itself nicely to a St. Patricks day party, or any party based on a green color scheme.  The melon and coconut flavored liquors make this punch delicious year round.  Green Melon Punch […]

8 Ways To Dress Up Your Drink For Halloween

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Whether you are hosting an adult soiree or a family friendly gathering for Halloween this month, here are 8 ways you can dress up your drinks for the party. Half the fun of Halloween after all, is the decor and these range from cute to creepy! These GHOSTLY bottles of milk (seen on my Kids Halloween […]