Christmas Cocktail {Jolly Old Elf}

Champagne Cocktail

The perfect signature cocktail to make you jolly!  This is what I recommend with the Cocktails & Cheers party.  Garnish with frozen cranberries to keep it cold and make it pretty. Jolly Old Elf In a fluted glass add: 1/2 oz Amaretto liqueur 2 oz Cranberry juice Fill to top of glass with brut champagne […]

Autumn Cocktails

caramel appletini

  Enjoy the flavors of Fall in these cocktails I blended together.  Like most martinis, they pack a punch so take it slow.  The slightly sweet-sour blend goes down rather smoothly. Caramel Appletini 1 oz Vodka 1 oz Sour Apple Pucker 1/2 oz ButterShots 3 oz Apple Cider Shake up ingredients with ice and strain […]

Dressing Up Your Drinks

summer drinks

  What is the one thing everyone has in their hand at any given party?  A drink of course!  Whether serving iced tea, juice, wine, or a cocktail, these are some great ideas for dressing up your glass. Stylish Stemware – wrap your glasses in a unique way using colored rubber bands, or thin ribbon.  […]

Creative Drink Bottles {DIY}

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I couldn’t resist sharing this unique little project I found on My Creative Cafe.  You can dress up small plastic bottles of juice, gatorade, or even water, for birthday parties or favors. Simply layer scrapbooking paper (or felt or fabric) flowers, and glue on to the top of the drink.  Embellish with buttons, a tag, and ribbon.  Ta […]

I’ll Drink To That! {Glass Stenciling}

glass stensiling

After learning about stamping your party plates with food coloring gel, you can imagine my jubilation when I found this equally fabulous party project, for your glasses! This genius idea comes from A Subtle Revelry, and was done for a Roast & Toast Housewarming party. She simply used stencils, corn syrup, and cinnamon to ‘etch’ […]

Cheese, Glorious Cheese! {And Wine}

cheese boards

Simple-Elegance doesn’t get much better than Cheese & Wine. The pairing of the 2 works equally well for a rustic picnic, or a glamorous soiree. The photos above offer some great suggestions for serving your cheese with style. Consider slicing your hard cheese into ‘sticks’ and laying them in a criss-cross form…adds height and interest. […]

Set Up Self-Serve Stations For New Years Eve

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I think New Years Eve calls for something different, something a little more special, something interactive even! How about setting up different serving ‘stations’ or ‘bars’?  We already know Champagne is a must-have. Why not kick it up a notch by setting up a Champagne Bar. You can’t read this blog without knowing my love […]