Honeydew Gin Fizz with Prairie Organic Spirits

Honeydew Gin Fizz: A Farm-Crafted Cocktail

Thank you Prairie Organic Spirits for sponsoring this post. The contents of this post and the products named are only intended for persons of legal drinking age (21+) and should not be forwarded, shared or otherwise distributed to any underaged persons. Prairie Organic Spirits reminds you to please enjoy their products responsibly. It is officially the heart of summer and I don’t know about you, but I could use a refreshing drink right about now. With the sweltering heat and inescapable sunshine, I crave fresh ingredients and revitalizing flavors. I am thinking organic fruit, fresh herbs, and the farm-crafted deliciousness …

Van Clover Club Cocktail, birthday party

Van Clover Club & Birthday Extravaganza

Why does magic have to stop once you hit puberty?! Who said fairies and unicorns don’t exist?! Well scientists, but that’s besides the point. I never quite understood why whimsy stopped at adulthood… probably the most obvious statement given I created The Frosted Petticoat. But my point is this: magic and fairy dust should always have a place in your life. It adds fun and happiness to life, qualities that Disney makes billions upon billions of dollars on a year. They’re clearly onto something. So, when I’m sent styled photography and recipe submissions like this one today, they make my …

Rainbow Fruit Paloma Tequila Cocktail

Rainbow Fruit Paloma Cocktail

This post is sponsored by Sparkling ICE but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Summer is the time for sun, surf, fresh fruit, and tequila. Yes, te-qui-la! Mix the spirit with a spectrum of seasonal fruit and a bit of bubbly and you’ll be an unstoppable master of summertime refreshment. Oh oh, that should be my DJ moniker! I’m talking Palomas, my friends. And if you aren’t acquainted with the fabulous libation, then let me introduce you. Traditionally, the cocktail is made up of tequila, grapefruit, soda water, and lemon. With the help of my friends at …

Patio Bar Cart Essentials with Prairie Organic Spirits

Patio Bar Cart Essentials with Prairie Organic Spirits

Thank you Prairie Organic Spirits for sponsoring this post. The contents of this post and the products named are only intended for persons of legal drinking age (21+) and should not be forwarded, shared or otherwise distributed to any underaged persons. Prairie Organic Spirits reminds you to please enjoy their products responsibly. This summer The Frosted Petticoat is all about backyard entertaining. Seriously, what better way to beat the heat than with a bit of outdoor glamor?! From BBQ dessert stations to porch viewing parties, we’ve got you covered. No matter what sort of backyard festivities you have planned, there’s …

Kentucky Lemonade Bourbon Cocktail

Kentucky Lemonade: A Bourbon Cocktail

Today we feature a Southern-style event that has all the fixings! Comfort food and bourbon cocktail recipes little the festivities, ensuring a good ol’ time in the Carolinas. Photographer Amber Robinson gives us the Kentucky Lemonade Bourbon Cocktail and offers insight into the importance of celebrating with food & drinks in the South: Good friends, good food, cocktails, yard games, and Lily Pulitzer are the staples to any true Southern affair, and if you find yourself at a party with these elements present, there’s a strong likelihood that you are celebrating in the Carolinas. The food at any event should …

Spicy Artichoke Mango Michelada, Cocktail, Beer

Spicy Artichoke Mango Michelada

Thank you, Reese Specialty Foods, for sponsoring this post! The opinions and text are my own. With the advent of summer comes the inevitable fruity drink. Sure, watermelon and pineapple can be refreshing on a hot summer’s day, but why are we ignoring the savory libations? Savory drinks are the underdog of the cocktail world. They’re even more elusive during the summertime. Add to that the mysterious beer cocktail and you have a trifecta of warm-weather hurdles to cross. Not one to shirk away from a challenge, I’ve decided to tackle this summertime savory cocktail head-on. With an arsenal of …

Crown Royal Texas Mesquite, Whiskey

Crown Royal Texas Mesquite: Smoked to Perfection

There are many perks to being a writer and recipe developer in the food and drinks industry. I literally eat and drink for a living. It’s the ultimate life-hack. But one of the perks I didn’t know would be such a fun and common occurrence were the launch parties. When a new product is about to hit the market, brands tend to throw themed parties for the press to stir up excitement. They’re fabulous. Not only do I get to go to these parties as part of my ‘job’, the brands often let me bring a guest… and if you’re …

Bourbon Sweet Tea, Milo's Tea, Cocktail

Lavender & Camomile Bourbon Sweet Tea

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Milo’s Tea Company, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #MakeItWithMilos  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV. It is officially summer! Wahoo! It is time to break out the swimming suits, fire up the BBQ, and sip on some ice-cold drinks. As the hot weather rolls in, you’ll need to gather an arsenal of refreshing cocktail recipes to have at the ready. Lucky for you, I have teamed up with Milo’s Tea to create an uniquely Southern cocktail that will help you cool off on those unbearably muggy …