Easy Valentine’s Brunch


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Butter My Hot Rum

buttered-rum-2To me, the holidays are about being around family and friends; hanging lights, trimming the tree, singing carols and drinking the old fashion cocktails of the season.  With times being what they are, in this busy life, you may never even have had the privilege, or the joy, of drinking a fresh cup of homemade Eggnog.  You may not even know that a Tom and Jerry is, not just a cartoon, a classic Christmas cocktail.

This drink took the forties and fifties by storm, when drunk in many a Hollywood holiday film (even though it has been a traditional yuletide beverage since 1820 when Pierce Egan wrote Life in London, or The Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn Esq. and his Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom; Pierce wanted to promote his book so why not invent a cocktail…best idea ever!)

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Elderflower Cocktail: Drinks With the Girls Spring Edition



It is finally spring, although it may not seem like it yet in some parts who are still experiencing snow. But, it will melt and spring is here, so it is time to break out the cocktails and get spring started!

This cocktail is gorgeous and pink and so, so yummy!

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Watermelon Kiwitini – Girl’s Night In – #Mixedwithtrop


This post is sponsored by my friends at Megan Media and Tropicana. All opinions expressed are my own. #MixedWithTrop

Cocktails with the girls. These nights are my favorite, and unfortunately, as we get older, they are becoming fewer and farther between. With our families growing, coordinating our schedules and finding time to get away has gotten a lot harder.

But we try. We know how important it is to our friendships and keeping them strong through all of life changes.

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