Watermelon Bourbon Cooler – Watermelon Cocktail

Watermelon Bourbon Cooler - A Bourbon Cocktail with Tropicana Premium Juices

A refreshing combination in a watermelon cocktail perfect for summer porch sipping!       We have been having a quite the odd spring this year, with hot weather in the early spring, then cold and rainy weather that has made spring seem rather fleeting the past few weeks. We have been really looking forwardRead more

Aperol Spritz – A Perfect Italian Cocktail

A classic Italian cocktail, perfectly refreshing is this Aperol Spritz!     In these waning days of summer coming, we are still enjoying warm weather drinks, so we figured we better share another classic, the Aperol Spritz. The Aperol Spritz, is bubbly and refreshing and just the right amount of bitter and sweet at theRead more

Kentucky Derby – Mint Julep Cocktail

Mint Julep for the Kentucky Derby with bourbon, mint simple syrup and ice

Need the classic Kentucky Derby cocktail? Here you go with this classic Mint Julep recipe!       In honor of the Kentucky Derby race, we celebrated by making our own Mint Juleps! The Mint Julep was first prescribed in 1784 for stomach issues, and in 1803 was described in a book in London as,Read more

Sangria Blanca – Summer Punch Recipe

Sangria Blanca with berries and citrus

A beautiful white sangria punch, perfect for summer sipping!     Since the days have been getting warmer this spring, and we had a plethora of fruit, we decided to make some sangria. Sangria is a typical drink from Spain, consisting of wine, fruit, a sweetener and sometimes some brandy or a liqueur. The beautyRead more

Raspberry Gimlet – A Gin and Raspberry Cocktail

A twist on the classic, this raspberry gimlet is perfect for summer! The sweet raspberries play well with the bite of the lime! Cheers!     This drink takes the refreshing classic gin cocktail, the Gimlet, and adds fresh raspberries to bring a hint of fruity sweetness that makes it taste a bit like aRead more

Honey Blackberry Shrub Cocktail – A Bourbon Drink

Honey Blackberry Whiskey Shrub Cocktail with clear ice. Blackberries and mint garnish.

A summery Honey Blackberry Shrub Cocktail that is refreshing for hot weather!     The summery weather had made us spend lots of time outside by our pool! Obviously any cocktail we can make without taking away pool time is a win for us.  We looked for some good drinks to serve by the poolRead more