Entertaining in Memphis, Home Decor

Entertaining in Memphis

Today we have a guest writer! Wahoo! Teresa Daniel is a photographer living in Tennessee and she loves to entertain. She gives us a glimpse inside her Memphis home, lays out her entertaining style, and even offers up a classic Mint Julep recipe… From mint juleps to charcuterie boards, I can’t get enough of crafting appetizers and drinks in our little kitchen and serving up the good stuff on our classic farm table.  My aesthetic for our kitchen and dining room is light and airy, with a color palette of white and seafoam green tones, while our oversized wooden table, …

Mango Piña Colada Popsicles

Classic Rerun: Mango Piña Colada Popsicles

Some recipes are so good, we made them twice! And isn’t that the goal… a recipe so great, you want to make it again?! With the sweltering heat on this first day of August, it’s time to revisit a chilly classic. Mango Piña Colada Popsicles, baby! Not only is this recipe quite yummy indeed, it is super easy to throw together in a pinch. First, thoroughly mix together 1 1/2 ounces of coconut rum with 1 cup of mango juice and 1 cup of pineapple juice. Then fill a popsicle mold mostly full, leaving a little room at the top. Then carefully …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Whisky, Ben Nevis, Scottish Folklore Series

Scottish Folklore Whisky Series: Ben Nevis 45 Year Old

Hot off the presses! There’s a new whisky in town! Whenever I can, I try to pass along foodie news as soon as I get it. This piece of news was literally released this morning and if you’re as big of a whisky fan as I am, then you’re going to want to get your hands on a bottle of this magical goodness… Scottish Folklore Whisky Series: Ben Nevis 45 Year Old! Make sure to read through to the end, we may just have a $50 Visa Gift Card Giveaway to help you get your hands on one of these lovely …

Ginger Cocktail, Royal Wedding, Prince Harry

The Last Ginger… Royal Wedding Cocktail Edition!

Well, by now the world knows the news. Prince Harry has officially married Meghan Markle. That means the world’s favorite ginger is no longer single. In other words, my last viable chance to marry into the royal family has been dashed. Sure, I’m already happily married with child, but that’s beside the point. As long as Harry roamed the wild, me and countless other 30-something women (and men) around the world held onto a glimmer of royal hope. Crushed are my dreams of donning a bejeweled crown as I tirelessly waved to the adoring masses. Is it too much to …