Brandy Cocktail Twist: The Spiced Mustard Sidecar

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Special thanks to Colman’s Mustard for partnering up with me on this delicious post! The year is about to come to a close, so I ask you this:have you done anything crazy yet? If you’ve been following along with my website throughout 2018, then you know I’ve been challenging myself to make some pretty insane …

Spicy Artichoke Mango Michelada

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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. …

Irish Spirit Takes ‘Dublin’s Own’ DWD Whiskey Back to the USA

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At the ripe young age of 20, I traveled with a group of friends to Dublin. I was studying abroad at Cambridge University and a weekend trip to Ireland was no big deal. I went on a whim and with little idea of what I would find. What I found was unexpected… humor. Dubliners are …

Santa’s Sweet Tea Station

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The moment that the last trick or treater leaves my doorstep, I am in full Christmas mode. Yes, I am one of those people. Sure, I love Thanksgiving just as much as the next red blooded American, but I live for yuletide cheer. On November 1st, I have my ugly holiday sweater on and I …

Mommy Time-Out with Southern Living

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of PEOPLE®, Real Simple®, and Southern Living®. The opinions and text are all mine. Everyday life can certainly drain my creative reserves: work emails, laundry, chasing after a toddler at Gymboree, planning photo shoots, baby swim classes, more work emails. By mid-day, my brain is …

Patrón’s Platinum Margarita

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We have been on a cocktail and wine streak lately, so why mess up a good thing?! Let’s continue our good fortune of fantastic drinks with a ridiculously decadent recipe from Patrón.  My lovely friends at the company have sent me today’s physics-bending cocktail and I simply couldn’t wait to share it with you all. …

Skinny Citrus Bramble

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Spring is upon us and with it comes fresh flowers, delectable, fruits, and the threat of swimsuit season. Oh, don’t pretend like you don’t know what I am talking about. As the weather warms and winter becomes a chilly memory, a little nagging voice in the back of your head starts the cyclical chant “swimsuit …

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

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If there is one thing I love on a cold winter’s day, it’s a cup of hot cocoa. Add to that another one of my loves, red velvet cake, and you have one heck of a drink recipe. Now, if you’re not too familiar with the world of red velvet, it is a red colored …