Cocktail Hour

18 Fall Recipes I Want To Be Eating and Drinking Right Now

As the weather starts to turn cooler, it’s time for comfort food and all things pumpkin spice! This collection of delicious fall recipes will keep you warm and cosy! Hearty stews, baked desserts and warming drinks, there’s something you are sure to love here! Fall is tactile. Thin cotton sweaters coming out of hibernation, followed a few weeks later by their cashmere counterparts.  It’s boucle and wool, chunky knit throws and glen plaid blazers. It’s dry, brittle, exuberantly colored leaves the crumble between your …

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Stone Fruit Summer Sangria

This Summer Sangria recipe is light and packed with fruity flavors! It’s a great batch cocktail that mixes rose wine with vodka and a cornucopia of stone fruits. I love a big batch pre-mixed cocktail that takes the fuss out of making sure everyone’s drinks are full and keeps the vibe feeling laidback.  When we decided on this month’s Summer Sangria recipe, Smirnoff promptly challenged us to a blind vodka taste test! Eek! It made me so nervous! What if our results didn’t confirm Smirnoff as the winner?! They were …

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4 Ingredient Pineapple Mango Margaritas (+ Mocktails!)

There are literally zero places I would rather be than in Palm Springs this weekend with our LA besties that we haven’t seen in months!  The palm trees, the pool, our girls brunch!  As if that wasn’t reason enough to celebrate, Aaron just finished his last tape day of Season 14 at The Ellen Show which means he’s on hiatus for the next two months and it’s officially summer for our family!  I will still be working (perhaps summer hours?!), but it means weekend getaways, a lot more co-parenting, and plenty of date nights as we prepare …

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Cocktail Hour || Springtime Whiskey Sour Recipe

It’s hard to think about summertime entertaining without thinking about delicious cocktails. (Sadly for me of course! I’m counting down the days until my Labor Day cocktails in September!)  When we were chatting with the team about what kinds of cocktails we wanted to incorporate over the next few months, we kept coming back to this idea of simplicity.  Entertaining that isn’t fussy or too time consuming. A happy hour gathering that focuses more on friends coming together and less on menu items that take hours to …

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