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Classic Margarita Recipe

Classic Margarita Recipe

On the rocks or blended, there are many ways to serve a Classic Margarita! Who doesn’t love a cold refreshing homemade margarita on a warm summer day? The Best Homemade Margarita Summer is soon upon us and nothing rings in the season like the cold, crisp, distinctive favor of a classic lime margarita. Even if …

Blood Orange Cider Mimosa

Blood Orange Cider Mimosas

Blood Orange Cider Mimosas became one of my go-to winter cocktails this chilly, wet winter. It is bright, bold, and I love the orange cider twist to the boozy beverage. Blood Orange Cider Mimosas You can whip up these mimosas for an after work unwind, or to serve guests as you enjoy a savory dinner together. …

Dirty Shirley Mimosas

Dirty Shirley Mimosa

Have I got one sweet cocktail for you all! It is a Dirty Shirley Mimosa. An adult version of a Shirley Temple with a Mimosa twist. You will find this drink sweet, refreshing and the perfect cocktail to serve at any party or event. Dirty Shirley Mimosa I never pass up a good Shirley Temple, …

White Wine Spritzer

Strawberry White Wine Spritzer

My Strawberry White Wine Spritzer has delicious white wine, rum, bubbly soda water or lemon-lime pop, and White Cranberry Strawberry juice to make a light and refreshing cocktail you can use anytime to remind you a little bit of what summer tastes like! Strawberry White Wine Spritzer Just because fall is here doesn’t mean that …

Homemade Sour Mix

Sour Mix

Store bought sour mix can’t compare to a homemade sour mix version. If you want a fresher version of the sour mix, this recipe will fit right in. Dress up your cocktails and mixed drinks with this fresh and light homemade sour mix recipe. The Best Homemade Sour Mix Three simple ingredients are all this recipe …

Blackberry Margarita Mimosa Sangria

Blackberry Margarita Mimosa

These Blackberry Margarita Mimosas will be a perfect drink for any crowd. Tequila, orange juice, blackberry puree, lime, sour mix, and a few other ingredients come together to create the perfect drink to relax after a long week or serve up to guests at your next barbecue or potluck! BLACKBERRY MARGARITA MIMOSA FOR A CROWD …

Dole Whip with Rum

Dole Whip with Rum is an easy summer frozen cocktail that is perfect sipped lakeside or poolside out of a fresh pineapple! Dole Whip with Rum So by now, you have probably realized that I love making drinks. Like, really love it. I spent over 10 years as a bartender, and part of the fun of …

Blackberry Margarita

Blackberry Margaritas

My Blackberry Margaritas are a fruity twist on a classic summer cocktail. Enjoy one of these anytime by pulling out some of your frozen stash of berries! Blackberry Margaritas It is mid-summer, so that means the blackberries are almost ripe in the Pacific Northwest and ready to be picked. If you live in a different, hotter part …

CHAMPAGNE AND PROSECCO COCKTAILS (1)

Best Champagne Cocktails for New Year’s Eve

If there was any theme to my 2017, champagne cocktails may have been it. I kind of fell in love with bubbly sparkling wines this year, and much like my hard apple cider obsession of 2016, this one will be carrying over into the new year, for sure. That makes it very fitting to wrap …

Cranberry Orange Mimosa

Cranberry Orange Mimosa

The good thing about a mimosa is that there’s almost never an inappropriate time of the day to fire one up. This cranberry orange mimosa is a special weekend or holiday treat. If you are looking for a pretty champagne cocktail to help ring in the New Year, a holiday gathering, or just your average …

Salted Caramel Spiked Hot Apple Cider

Salted Caramel Spiked Apple Cider

Hot boozy drinks are one of the best things about the winter, and this Salted Caramel Spiked Apple Cider skyrocketed to the top of my list this year. Salted Caramel Spiked Hot Apple Cider I’ve been “testing” this cocktail all week long. Maybe for two weeks. I’m normally not a whiskey drinker (but don’t tell …

Blue Hawaiian Long Island

Blue Hawaiian Long Island

Blue Hawaiian Long Islands are a concoction of alllll the liquor plus blue curacao and some 7up. Not for the faint-hearted, make sure you enjoy this colorful drink in moderation! Blue Hawaiian Long Island You guys know my love for blue drinks and fun cocktails is pretty intense. Most recently I posted this awesome Baby …

Baby Blue Punch

Baby Blue Punch

This Baby Blue Punch packs an adult-sized kick, so make sure to keep the kids away! It is BABY shower time for one of our most beloved fellow bloggers, Angie of Big Bear’s Wife! She just welcomed her little baby bear into the world this week, and we wanted to get together and throw her …

Raspberry Pina Colada

Frozen Raspberry Pina Colada

This Raspberry Pina Colada recipe is not only fast, easy, and full of real fruit flavor, it also packs an adult bevvy punch with some delicious malibu rum. Get that blender out and make good use of the last rays of that summer sunshine! Raspberry Pina Colada Sometimes a girl just wants a frosty, sweet, …

Cranberry Champagne Punch

Cranberry Champagne Punch

Cranberry Champagne Punch is light and bubbly and delicious. It is like a champagne cosmopolitan, but I added an extra kick with a dash of Chambord. Cranberry Champagne Punch I love all the champagne cocktails right now. I don’t know if it is summer, or just that I didn’t know I even LIKED champagne until …