60 Amazing Holiday Cocktail Ideas

60 Amazing Holiday Cocktail Ideas

The most amazing holiday cocktail ideas perfect for your next Christmas Party! Add a little extra holiday spirit to your Christmas or New Years party with these amazing holiday cocktail ideas! Everything from holiday Mules, Vodka cocktails, Fruity Sangria's, Champagne drinks, and especially hot toddies. Your party will definitely be one to remember this year! Are you thinking of hosting a Christmas, holiday or New Year's party this year? The holidays are a wonderful time to gather friends and family and have some cocktails. I've teamed up with some of my fellow food bloggers, and we've come up with an incredible list of mouth-watering holiday cocktail ideas that are sure to add a little extra holiday spirit to your soiree! We have over 60 cocktail recipes are are sure to suit Continue Reading...

How to Make a Brandy Alexander

How to Make a Brandy Alexander

Brandy Alexander - the Classic Cognac Cocktail Want to know how to make a Brandy Alexander? With just 4 simple ingredients, this sophisticated cognac cocktail will be your new favorite libation for holiday parties, or your own personal happy hour! Up until a few weeks ago I had never had cognac or brandy. But while asking my husband what he thought was a classic holiday cocktail, he immediately said, "You can never go wrong with a Brandy Alexander!" Intrigued, I started doing a little research, and discovered that you didn't need much to make this classic cognac cocktail - just 4 ingredients. Jason then prefaced his comment with the following statement, "Don't buy cheap cognac. Get the good stuff...the stuff that's behind the counter." Once again intrigued, I then asked what Continue Reading...

Slow Cooker Honey Roasted Mixed Nuts

Slow Cooker Honey Roasted Mixed Nuts

This post was created in partnership with ALDI. All photos, opinions, and recipe are 100% my own. How to Pair Your Favorite ALDI Wines with Snacks Absolutely love ALDI wines? Don’t we all! Here’s three amazing wine and snack pairings that are perfect for your next girls night in, movie night with your spouse, or happy hour at home! My friend Jill and I are always trying to get together for drinks. With our busy schedules, spouses, kids’ activities and school commitments, it seems like going out is more of a hassle than it is a relaxing evening. For us, having a night where we can just throw on some yoga pants, enjoy some wine and watch a movie is always more relaxing than fighting the bar crowd. Jill and I decided we were overdue for one of our movie nights! With this in mind, I Continue Reading...

Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake

Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake

Turn a Pumpkin Spice Latte into a healthy, delicious breakfast! If you love a PSL but don't like all the calories, sugar and fat, then you've gotta try this Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake! Make with REAL pumpkin and spices (not a syrup) this pumpkin protein shake is amazing for a healthy breakfast or post-workout drink! I've been really trying to do a better job of starting my day off with a nutritious breakfast. Most mornings during the week I'm heading off to the gym as soon as I drop of my son at school. With this in mind, I don't want a heavy breakfast, but instead something that will give me a bit of energy and still help me feel full through the rest of the morning. I also need something really quick.  Between getting my son ready to go to school, I typically don't have time to Continue Reading...

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...