For my recent holiday party I wanted to offer my guests some festive cocktails that would be as easy to prepare as they are enjoyable to drink. In my mind, there is nothing worse than a party stalling at the bar because a guest doesn’t know what they want or because the bartender doesn’t know… Continue reading Festive Holiday Cocktails
My favorite part of the holidays is inviting friends and family into my home. Today I’m giving you a sneak peek into my holiday celebrations, along with two other bloggers – Kippi from Kippi at Home, and Lia from Southern Yankee DIY. If you visit my house this time of year, you’re likely to find… Continue reading Holiday Home Tour Blog Hop
I spent the final night of 2017 in the company of some of my favorite people, ones who I am so lucky to call family. The year had some amazing moments and some I’m quite glad to be leaving behind. We had a bonfire in the backyard around midnight, along with champagne and confetti. We… Continue reading Happy 2018!
I’m a huge fan of old-fashioned flavors not often found in the US, and black currant is one of my favorites. Between that and my love of all things French, it’s no surprise that I love crème de cassis. So when my local farm share offers that I can pick as many black currants as… Continue reading Homemade Crème de Cassis
The end of July is always a busy time in my business, and often I don’t slow down enough to celebrate. This year I made time for a casual party with a few friends, cocktails, and croquet. It might be my most laid-back party ever. We didn’t dress up, and the house wasn’t spotless. We grilled… Continue reading Birthday Cocktails and Croquet
For several years in a row I hosted a Spooky Cocktail Party for Halloween, complete with a full assortment of creepy yet elegant Halloween cocktails. A short but sweet menu is key to keeping guests from feeling overwhelmed by too many choices, and also makes the bartender’s job much easier. This was a great party to… Continue reading Getting into the Halloween Spirit