Whiskey Apple Cider Cocktail

Whiskey Apple Cider Cocktail

Whiskey Apple Cider Cocktail - your new favorite fall drink! If you love hard cider, or imbibing in the occasional bourbon, this Whiskey Apple Cider Cocktail will be your new favorite drink! Made with hard cider, apple cider, bitters and a shot of good whiskey or bourbon, this cocktail has all the amazing flavors of fall! Have you ever gone apple picking? I hadn't actually done this quintessential fall activity until I moved to the East coast, where it seems like it's on everyone's fall bucket-list. Since living here in the mid-Atlantic, apple-picking has become one of our favorite fall activities, along with bringing home plenty of fresh pressed apple cider. With having plenty of apple cider on hand, I decided that a good cider cocktail is a must.  This Whiskey Apple Cider Cocktail Continue Reading...

Frozen Raspberry Peach Bellini

Frozen Raspberry Peach Bellini

The most Amazing Frozen Peach Bellini Recipe Just four ingredients are all you need to make this incredible frozen peach bellini! Slushy, fruity, and perfect anytime you're in the mood for sipping a fantastic champagne cocktail. Summer in Virginia is always hot.  Not only is it hot, but the mid-Atlantic humidity creeps up to unbearable levels, especially in July and August. So as soon as these dog days of summer hit, I immediately want an icy cold cocktail like this frozen peach bellini!  Not only is this delicious frozen cocktail super quick to blend up, it requires just 4 ingredients making it super-easy and just minutes to make! Much like my Pina Colada Champagne Punch, this frozen cocktail is made with your favorite sparkling wine. It's a great way to add a little extra Continue Reading...

Watermelon Coconut Rum Punch

Watermelon Coconut Rum Punch

Watermelon Coconut Rum Punch - the Perfect Summer Rum Punch Recipe This amazing coconut rum punch is the quintessential summer cocktail!  Made with fresh watermelon and coconut rum, this simple rum punch recipe comes together in moments.  Perfect for sipping poolside or serving at your next summer soiree! Do you have a favorite go-to summer drink?  For many its a cold, crisp glass of lemonade, or a fresh pour of iced tea.  Don't get me wrong - I really love both of these, especially my Ginger Peach Iced Tea, my Arnold Palmer Iced Tea and Sparkling Blackberry Lemonade.  But sometimes a cold, refreshing cocktail is in order.  Something fruity, crisp and with the addition of a fantastic rum is perfect on a warm summer day.  My cool, fruity and refreshing Watermelon Coconut Rum Punch Continue Reading...

Easy Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie

Easy Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie

Easy Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie Meet your new favorite strawberry smoothie recipe! With five simple ingredients, and just seconds to blend, this smoothie is perfect for a quick, healthy breakfast or snack.  Loaded with nutrients, and light on calories, it makes for a fantastic post-workout recovery drink, too! Whenever I'm craving something fresh, the first thing I look for is fruit.  Especially during the spring, I love fresh berries like raspberries, blueberries and particularly strawberries!  Strawberries and kiwi are a fantastic combination, so as a quick snack, I decided to blend up this Easy Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie.  Making smoothies for snacks, and breakfasts are a great way to add some fresh, healthy fruit to your diet and the perfect excuse to enjoy the season's best Continue Reading...

Pina Colada Champagne Punch

Pina Colada Champagne Punch

Pina Colada Champagne Punch This Pina Colada recipe will be your new favorite happy hour drink!  Made with four simple ingredients, this fantastic champagne punch is perfect for parties, showers, Sunday brunch and girls nights!  Forget the blender, this amazing pineapple coconut cocktail is super easy and completely delicious!   Even though we've had an unusually mild, almost non-existent winter, summer can't get here quick enough.  I've been getting very tired of my bulky sweaters and am really looking forward to the days of wearing shorts and sandals.  I'm longing for the days of sitting in the sunshine, and sipping a cold, delicious drink.  Which brings me to my latest drink creation - this fabulous Pina Colada Champagne Punch! Much like my popular Pina Colada Smoothie Continue Reading...

Strawberry Lemon Drop Cocktail

Strawberry Lemon Drop Cocktail

Strawberry Lemon Drop Cocktail If you like the classic Lemon Drop Cocktail, then you'll love this strawberry version!  Made with fresh strawberry puree, lemoncello liqueur, and a couple other ingredients, this fresh, delicious lemon drop drink comes together in just minutes.  An amazing strawberry cocktail perfect for any occasion.  Cheers, everyone! Have you ever had one of those weeks when nothing works the way it supposed to, schedules don't mesh, family members get sick, and things are pretty much a downright mess?  I'm fairly certain we all have these weeks from time to time, as it's what makes life interesting.  After my mess of a week, I decided that taking a self-imposed happy hour for myself was the perfect remedy to getting my week (and attitude) in a better place.  Mixing Continue Reading...

Spiked White Hot Chocolate Two Ways

Spiked White Hot Chocolate Two Ways

If you're a fan of Rum Chata or Bailey's, you're gonna LOVE this Spiked White Hot Chocolate!  Homemade hot chocolate made with just a few simple ingredients, along with your choice of your favorite creamy liqueur!  Topped with whipped cream, white chocolate chunks and caramel this cocktail is decadent and delicious! As I write this, the wind is howling!  A cold front has just moved in, and the weather has turned from a warm and beautiful to blustery and brutal.  The frigid, biting wind is literally taking our garbage bins and tossing them down the street like a golf ball down the middle of a fairway.  As I go chasing what is left of the bins and bring them back into our garage, I can help but feel the wind bite right through my sweater all the way to my bones. It's definitely time Continue Reading...