The Pink Pear – A Gin and Grapefruit Cocktail

The Pink Pear - A Gin and Grapefruit cocktail

A great combination of winter flavors, this grapefruit and gin cocktail hits the spot!       As you might have noticed, we kind of are obsessed with cocktails. This includes reading about them, writing about them, creating them and more importantly getting to drink them and share with you our readers! Its always niceRead more

The Earl of Orange – A Bourbon Cocktail

Earl-of-Orange-a-Bourbon-cocktail

Citrus season is the best season, and we highlight that with this Earl Grey cocktail!       December is one of our favorite times of the year as cocktail bloggers, because it officially is the start of citrus season! Fresh citrus starts appearing in stores and finding its way into our cocktails. With aRead more

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodle Whoopie Pies

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodle Whoopie Pies

Pumpkin spice snickerdoodle whoopie pies? Yes, please!     There is nothing quite like a fresh out of the oven baked good to help chase the chill of winter away, right?! When the temperatures start getting cold, we love to bake something so that we can warm the house up. With two little boys inRead more

The Autumn Pear – A Bourbon Cocktail

The Autumn Pear A Bourbon Cocktail

A great fall hard pear cider cocktail with so many popular fall flavors!     We have a good friend who has a number of pear trees in their back yard. They are left over from an old orchard that used to be on the land where their house was built. Every fall we getRead more

The Clove and Cider- A Bourbon Cocktail

The Clove and Cider Cocktail

A beautiful fall cider and bourbon cocktail with fall spices, it’s a clove cocktail perfect for celebrating!     Fall is one of our favorite times of the year, the cool crisp days and brilliant colored leaves and evenings around the fire pit! These events lend themselves to lots of treats and drinks with warmRead more

The Lucky Lucano – An Amaro Cocktail

The Lucky Lucano - A Bourbon and Amaro Cocktail

An Italian Amaro Cocktail, very herbal and light.     We recently had an evening to catch up with some friends and were sitting on the deck enjoying cocktails! We were trying to figure out how to make one of these evening happen in a far away location like Napa, when one of our friendsRead more

Fall Fun with Family Fare – Peach and Basil Bourbon Shrub

Peach and Basil Shrub

A stone fruit and herbal bourbon shrub cocktail.     With labor day coming and going, and the kids back in school, we officially can say its really fall! In our house, fall means a lot of great nights out by the fire pit and nights watching football. Anytime we get together with friends, weRead more

Peach and Basil Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

Peach and Basil Moscow Mule

A perfect combination of flavors, it screams summer! Cheers to this peach Moscow Mule!       For most people, Labor day marks the end of summer, but in our house, Labor Day marks the beginning of peach season, thanks to a couple of peach trees that are growing in our back yard! Once itRead more

Boozy Popsicles – Cherry Limeade and Vodka, Jasmine Lemonade and Gin

Jasmine Lemonade Gin Pop

Boozy Popsicles? Oh yes we did make icepops!     Everyone loves a good popsicle on a hot summer day, cool, sweet and tart and definitely refreshing. What might make a popsicle even better? How about a pair of popsicles with a little adult twist!? With the end of summer quickly approaching, we decided weRead more

Hatch Chile and Raspberry Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

Hatch Chille and Raspberry Moscow Mule

A Smoky pepper Hatch Chile and Raspberry twist on the classic Mule! This raspberry cocktail adds in some heat with the Hatch peppers!     Every year near the end of August, signs start popping up in grocery stores proclaiming the return of the Hatch Chile. A staple of Southwestern and Tex-Mex cuisine, Hatch ChilesRead more