Strawberry Lime Gin Fizz with 7UP

Strawberry Lime Gin Fizz & Retro Sweets Bar

This post is sponsored by 7UP but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Msg 4 21+. If there’s anything I like at a party, it’s a theme! Themes are a fun and easy way to elevate your entertaining game and bring a bit of whimsy to your affair. Today, I’m kicking it back to the Old School days with a nostalgic candy and cocktails table. It’s going to be retro galore with flavors like strawberry, lime, bubblegum, and watermelon. The whole thing is inspired by the new retro summer packaging for 7UP, so naturally it’s going to …

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Passion Fruit & Peach Smash Gin Cocktail

Patio season is on the horizon. Yes, I know that might seem like a far-fetched notion for those of you on the East Coast right about now, but trust me. The warmer weather is coming! So it’s time to start preparing. Dust off the lounge chairs. Prune the hedges. And get your cocktail arsenal in order. Because let’s face it, there’s nothing more lovely than sitting on the patio and sipping on a good drink. Today I have a fantastically fruity libation to add to your bag of tricks… the Passion Fruit & Peach Smash Gin cocktail. Drink inspiration can …

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Autumn Bloom Gin Cocktail

  As you walk to your front door, the cool breeze picks up and throws crispy leaves about you like confetti at a killer party. The air is filled with the smell of smoke and apple pies fresh out of the oven. You get in your warm house, start unwrapping yourself of knit ware, and decide it is the perfect moment for a cocktail by the fire. The problem is, you don’t know what to mix up. Well my friends, I have the perfect concoction for such a day. Gin, ginger beer, spiced rum, and apple juice. Bookmark this one, …

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Watermelon Cream Fizz Cocktail

I would like to talk with you honestly about bragging rights. You want them. I want them. It is the unspoken desire of every person that has ever hosted a summer pool party. You want your party to rival all others, am I right? You want your house to be the go-to floating paradise that all your friends rave about. I get it. My competitive nature and Pinterest obsession dictate that I have an insatiable need to throw a killer party. One of the best ways to secure those bragging rights are through a signature poolside cocktail. With the help …

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The Pomegranate Kiss Cocktail

Food and travel go hand-in-hand. Part of the cultural and exploratory experience of visiting a new place is trying the local fare. When you think of Texas, barbecue comes to mind. Maine, lobster. Vermont, cheese. And Vegas? Clearly the cocktails. Today’s post celebrates the boozy destination with my signature cocktail recipe, The Pomegranate Kiss, and some charity. To honor the city’s upcoming fundraiser, For the Love Of Cocktails, I’m giving up my top secret, go-to killer drink recipe, The Pomegranate Kiss Cocktail. Now, before I get to the recipe, let me tell you about the lovely event that inspired this …

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The Autumn Bloom Cocktail

As you walk to your front door the cool breeze picks up, throwing crispy leaves about you like confetti at a killer party. The air is filled with the smell of smoke and apple pies fresh out of the oven. You get in your warm house, start unwrapping yourself of knit ware, and decide it is the perfect moment for a cocktail by the fire. The problem is, you don’t know what to mix up. Well my friends, I have the perfect concoction for such a day. Gin, ginger beer, spiced rum, and apple juice. Bookmark this one, it’s time …

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Vital Industries

If you are looking to spruce up your home bar with some fabulous barware, then you have come to the right place. Today we’re introducing you to one of our favorite glassware companies and giving you the chance to take home a set (or two!) of tumblers.  Vital Industries is the brain-child of Crystal and Brett, a wonderfully fun-loving and ridiculously creative entrepreneurial duo located in Denver, Colorado. Their shop is filled with gorgeous designs that range from stunning floral works-of-art to cheeky glassware. Whether you are looking for sophisticated scotch glasses to goofy water vessels, browsing through their shop selection …

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The Malfy Anise Cocktail

One of the many lovely perks of my job is that I get sent free booze all the time. Yes, I know it is awesome. And no, I am not going to share. Well, I actually take that back. Since I cannot physically invite all of you over for cocktails every Friday night, I try to do the next best thing… create delicious spirits recipes for you.  Today I have a super special treat for you, my lovely readers. I was sent this delightful box from Malfy Gin, an Italian spirits company that clearly knows their way around gorgeous product packaging. Seriously, …