Christmas

Three Easy Holiday Menus for Entertaining this Winter

Whether you’ve already sent out the invitations or are just dreaming of hosting your own soiree, keep reading for three easy holiday menus for any kind of gathering! One of the most enjoyable part of this busy holiday season, is the welcome excuse to gather with friends and family. Whether it’s a low-key afternoon cookie exchange, a family dinner or an adults-only couples party that you’re considering, don’t wait another day to invite people into your home and deepen those relationships. One of the biggest barriers to …

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls

Go ahead and skip the Starbucks drive thru– these pumpkin spice cinnamon rolls are the only pumpkin-flavored treat you need in your life this weekend. They’re spicy, nutty, sweet and oh so cozy. Pair with your favorite cup of coffee! Every year somehow I cannot believe how quickly September arrives. The slower mornings and longer days of summer slowly conform to meet the needs of lunches that need to be packed and car pools that need to leave at 7:14a sharp! The brisk pace of the week is juxtaposed by the great big exhale that is our …

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Classic Drinks: The Sidecar Cocktail Recipe

Sidecar Cocktail Recipe This sidecar cocktail recipe is a classic for a reason. The cognac cocktail is flavored with lemon and orange for a refreshing citrus drink. It’s easy to make and delicious to drink! Whenever we host at our place, I love to include a cocktail for the evening. Wine is great, but there is something about a craft cocktail that makes it feel like an extra special event. For Christmas Eve with my family, I love sugared cranberry margaritas and this blackberry thyme sparkler has been made for the last three New Year’s Eves in a row! For …

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10 of the Best New Year’s Eve Cocktails Worth The Effort

I took my cocktail research seriously as I was planning our menu for our first annual Austin holiday dinner party and wanted to share some of my favorite New Year’s Eve Cocktails that were unearthed in the process! Mixing up a cocktail is the beverage equivalent of putting on a pair of satin Ganni slingbacks. It signifies that it’s not just going to be any old night. (If it were, you would have opened a bottle of wine and slipped your feet into a pair of mules.) As we head into this next holiday-filled week, the thing I find …

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