This weekend we shall get festive and celebrate the unofficial start to the summer season. We are talking BBQs, enjoying the sun, splashing in the water, cute summer outfits, and cocktails that are as happy and refreshing as the season itself. I have plans of joining my boyfriend’s family for a BBQ and, of course, I shall concoct something for everyone to enjoy and get festive with. No matter if you are in charge of cocktails or not during your plans this long weekend, here are three Memorial Day cocktails that’ll have everyone saying “ahh!”.
A lot of people feel that Valentine’s Day is mostly a holiday for women to get spoiled by their men or their closest girlfriends. Cue Galentine’s! However, Valentine’s Day can also be a great opportunity for women to spoil their men, even if it’s with a small treat and a great set of lingerie underneath her clothes to say thank you for such an amazing date night… wink, wink! All the pink, hearts, and flowers that fill the stores have nothing against these fun ideas to gift your man this Valentine’s Day. Keep reading to find my suggestions with ideas on how to make these gifts go the extra mile.
As a Blogger, I get to try various products, enjoy fun experiences, and new places. Sometimes, it is not possible to share all of these discoveries with you in a blog post. So, I’ve decided to compile a list of the discoveries of the previous month, along with my top blog posts, and Instagram pics so you get a recap all in one place. So, get ready to discover new products and add new places or activities to try in the near future. As December and January are a blur between holidays, days off, and the kick-off of a new year, I decided to share the best of December and January together.
I was super excited when Maker’s Mark reached out inviting me to join a Blogger challenge to create a delicious and unique Hot Toddy recipe using their smooth and delicious Bourbon. As the fan of Bourbon that I am, I had to say yes without skipping a beat. Aside from using their Maker’s Mark in the recipe, we were required to use our choice of four different teas from Harney & Sons. After a bit of reading, I got inspired by Maker’s Mark’s notes of caramel and vanilla, plus the festive holiday season to come up with this twist on a Hot Toddy… The Tea-Nog Toddy. Keep reading for the recipe.
Who doesn’t have a person on their holiday gift list that is all about that foodie and cocktail life? These giftees love checking out the latest restaurant and bar openings, experimenting in their kitchen with gourmet products, and playing bartender with their friends and family. So, for all those Food Network aficionados, chef and mixologist wannabes, and sweet tooth owners, I bring you an assortment of items perfect to make their holidays and new year even tastier. Have a fashion fiend or beauty junkie on your list? Check this gift guide, instead.